An Open Letter to Charlie Sheen

Greetings, Mr. Sheen. You don’t know me, and you probably have never heard of our blog site here, but if I could have a few minutes of your time, I’d appreciate it. I have followed your career’on and off’since your early days working with Oliver Stone. I have a vivid memory of being deeply moved […]

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The Theology of Big Brother

Several years ago John De Mol started an international sensation called Big Brother. It first started overseas in the UK and spread eventually to the United States once Survivor proved there was an audience for prime-time reality competition. I don’t remember much about the first season of Big Brother; it was a long time ago. […]

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Long Island Medium: Removing the Reality from Reality Television.

Back in the early days of Reality Television, the producers tried really hard to give the appearance that what you were watching was to some extent, real. Everyone was shocked that Storage Wars placed items within purchased storage units. Because, as you know, storage units always have rare jewels inside them. That happens all the […]

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These reality television shows teach your family about capitalism!

Reality television has long been written off as mindless, cheap, factory line, entertainment. Whether you’re talking about Bad Girls Club which pits drunken, scantily clad women in a house to watch them fight, or perhaps the multiple sexes together in Big Brother or The Real World. Not to mention what could only be classified as […]

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