How We Learned To Stop Worrying, and Love Reality Television

November 16th, 2004 · No Comments
by Booksquare

And, yes, we’re linking to this article simply so we can use this stupid headline. We’re contemplating doing a Google search to see how many other clever souls have done the same thing…no, we’re over the idea. Amazing how fleeting these plans for doing research can be. Terry Southern, in addition to all of his other accomplishments, invented the current spate of reality programming (in which wealthy people make fun of desperate people). Not familiar with Southern (despite our lame headline?). Don’t worry you’re not alone. His heyday happened when many of us were mere glimmers or sporting diapers instead of Mao jackets. You can easily catch up with a quick visit to Amazon.

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