Tag: reality TV

How the Death of a Bachelorette Contestant Is Dismantling the Fairy Tale of Reality TV

How the Death of a Bachelorette Contestant Is Dismantling the Fairy Tale of Reality TV

| May 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Despite its best efforts, this absurd reality show has finally revealed one of the most real things: that at the end of it all, we will die.

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Love/Hate Watching the New Real World San Francisco

Love/Hate Watching the New Real World San Francisco

| January 7, 2014 | 2 Comments

The new Real World San Francisco starts tomorrow. Get simultaneously excited and super depressed.

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Honey Boo Boo’s Family Wins Halloween and Maybe Life

Honey Boo Boo’s Family Wins Halloween and Maybe Life

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Proving that they are the truest reality royal family in USA, Honey Boo Boo’s family dressed up as the Kardashians for Halloween.

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In Defense of Kim Kardashian

In Defense of Kim Kardashian

| October 24, 2013 | 5 Comments

The rise and reign of reality show royalty.

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The Bachelorette: A Choose Your Own Adventure Guide

The Bachelorette: A Choose Your Own Adventure Guide

| July 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

The story begins simply enough, but as matters of the heart tend to do, gets complicated fast. Here’s a Choose Your Own Adventure Guide to help you navigate through the tumultuous waters of The Bachelorette.

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Get Ready for The Bling Ring by Watching Pretty Wild on Netflix Instant

Get Ready for The Bling Ring by Watching Pretty Wild on Netflix Instant

| June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Watch the reality show that is Sofia Coppola’s source material before you see her newest movie on June 21.

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Why Am I Watching Dancing With The Stars?

Why Am I Watching Dancing With The Stars?

| April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

What’s the deal with Dancing With The Stars and why do I kind of love it?

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Watch The Real World San Francisco Marathon on MTV This Sunday!

Watch The Real World San Francisco Marathon on MTV This Sunday!

| March 22, 2013 | 1 Comment

MTV will be marathon-ing your favorite season of The Real World, OUR season, SAN FRANCISCO, all day Sunday.

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Will You Accept This Rose?: The Bachelor As Contemporary Gothic

Will You Accept This Rose?: The Bachelor As Contemporary Gothic

| March 4, 2013 | 4 Comments

Gothic stories must possess a few classic characteristics like devious seduction, counterfeit identity, prophecies and indiscretion. Sound familiar?

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Is Kim Kardashian and Kanye’s Baby A Harbinger of the Apocalypse?

Is Kim Kardashian and Kanye’s Baby A Harbinger of the Apocalypse?

| March 1, 2013 | 5 Comments

What does our obsession with Kim Kardashian and Kanye West and their progeny say about us as a culture?

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