Tagged with reality tv

Maniacal Musings Part Three

1. In October I came across a television show called, “The People’s Couch” on the Bravo channel. For thirty minutes I watched people, watching T.V., and having exaggerated reactions to reality and scripted shows. It was inane. This show was based on a U.K. program called, “Gogglebox,” which I hope was in some way more … Continue reading

Mom, Can I Watch Hookers?

My daughter came up to me yesterday and asked, “Have you seen the show Top Hooker.” Stunned, not believing she said, what I think she said, I say, “Did you say Top Cooker?” Keep in mind she has been watching Food Network a lot. “HHHHookkeeerrrrrr.” Never hearing my 10-year-old say this word before and not … Continue reading

Why Honey Boo Boo And Snooki Are Beacons Of Hope

Ridiculous, over-the-top personas are entertaining to a large number of people. That’s the big secret behind all reality characters fame and fortune. I don’t have any illuminati secrets to share so this revelation will have to do. My point is the universe would not allow such a bewildering phenomena without balancing itself out. With every person … Continue reading