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?

Accept That He Cheated

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Seeing clearly what is within one’s power to change is the key to taking action after infidelity.

The Ethics of Reality Television: Kant and Bentham on the Jersey Shore

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As Jersey Shore builds to a not-at-all climactic conclusion, Jim Jividen discusses what we’ve learned about ethics from watching Snooki, JWoww, the Situation, Ronnie, and all their gym/tan/laundry pals.

Man Up / Man Down

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Hipster Sexism doesn’t serve humanity any better than the Classic variety.

Over the Rainbow

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Donald D’Haene finds the spirit of the original Dorothy in a Canadian reality TV show contestant.

Hemingway Tweets

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What would Ernest Hemingway have tweeted?