Why Has There Never Been an Unemployment-Themed Reality TV Show?

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With the right help, the whole cast could be winners, says employment strategist Richard B. Alman.

‘The Quest’ Breaking New Ground in Reality TV

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Go Medieval with The Lord of The Rings meets The Amazing Race on ABC — Are you looking for something different in Reality TV? Well, here it is! What happens when you get the makers of The Amazing Race, The Lord of the Rings’, and The Blair Witch Project together? You get “fantasy-reality.” Variety calls […]

Wherein This Real Life Gay Couple Moves In With An Anti-Gay Preacher

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It was bound to happen. A reality TV show reaches the bottom of the explosive cliche barrel.

Throwing Our Kids to the Lions: The Dangers of Scared Straight

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Answers about what works best for troubled young people should be based in sound research not in storytelling aimed to generate profits for television networks.

Rags to Riches to Rags: Achieving Fame, Losing it, and Finding Yourself

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After appearing on MTV’s True Life and finding early fame and wealth, Apollo Poetry lost it all, only to find true success and stumble onto his own happiness.

The Bachelor’ is Wrong and Cliche About Gay Men-But Accidentally Right About Reality TV

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Current ‘Bachelor’ Juan Pablo Galavis comments about gays were off-base, but he got one thing right.

Too Cold for Television

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When you write a blog, sometimes you have encounters with people that surprise you. I had one of those encounters this week.

Sunset Chasers: Only on The Weathers Channel, and The Discouvery Network

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Oh the sheer devastation of this sunset!

Cue the Brady Bunch Theme Song: Donald D’Haene DISHES with Florence Henderson

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Donald D’Haene talks with Florence Henderson about families, reality television, and Robert Reed aka Mike Brady coming out as gay—as well as her new show: All the Lives of Me…A Musical Journey.

On Being a Prepper: Disaster Preparedness and Moral Standards

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Capt. William E. Simpson, well-known ‘prepper’, gives some examples of how the best prepared in an emergency situation or disaster have training, experience, and moral courage.

I Don’t Want to Keep Up With The Kardashians

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Alex Yarde remembers sitting down as a family to watch TV together, and thinks about the ways in which entertainment has changed over the years – for better and for worse.

Zimmerman: Do We Need the Daily Trial Blow-by-blow?

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When any trial becomes the sole focus of the media, we miss crucial other things that are happening in our world.

Somebody’s Been Tinkering With My Television

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Television and film writer Greg White offers an insider’s perspective on why great television can suddenly go so bad.

My Fascination with the Amish Mafia

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No matter how beautiful the garden appears from the outside, the serpent still finds its way in.

Before You Cheat: 14 Things You Need to Know

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Advice on the high price of infidelity, from a man who’s paid.

Open Thread: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Are Expecting

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What is it about celebrities that make an announcement like a baby international front-page news?