Tagged: Reality TV

How To Give Advice

A guilty pleasure of mine is the reality show “Wife Swap”.  For those of you unfamiliar with the concept, the basics are as simple as the name implies: two families swipe wives/mothers* for two...

The Genealogy of Reality Television

Those looking to confirm their view that everything is, in fact, going to pot should read this history of reality television.

No Condescending Voyeurism Here!

Seriously, read The New York Times on Jersey Shore. Do you think the paper’s audience is on the verge of imitating the show’s participants? Or are they tuning in for cheap mockery?