reality TV

Douchebag Decree: MTV Reality

"My Life As Liz" has put me over the edge. I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore. Read more »

On the Map: Reality TV MP Busted with Hidden Cash in Brassiere

Tower Block of Commons is a four-episode reality TV series in the UK that features five Members of Parliament (MP) who have agreed to live for eight days in British housing projects, or, as they’re called across the pond... Read more »

E!'s "Pretty Wild" Looks Wildly Terrible

Has anyone seen any of the promos for the new E! series Pretty Wild? Am I just a grumpy old lady, or does this show seem wildly inappropriate, wildly unnecessary, and wildly shitty? Read more »

Screenshot: Lose the Biggest Loser already

Not only does this show perpetuate the popular "fat equals unhealthy" with its unspoken corollary "therefore, thin equals healthy," it also overtly coaches its participants to engage in what Kate Harding so aptly called "the fantasy of being thin." And then there's the vomiting and dehydration.... Read more »

Fake Reality TV Kidnapping, Real Consequences

Earlier this morning in Istanbul, Turkey nine women were rescued from a fake reality show set where they had been held captive for two months. The women each responded to an ad for a new season of... Read more »

Don't Just Stand There, Let's Get to It: Vogue Evolution

If you haven’t been watching America’s Best Dance Crew this season, it’s time to start. For those out of the loop, ABDC (as it is known in the in-crowd) is a dance competition show on MTV that... Read more »

For Realz?: Mayim Bialik, Still Not a Dag

Beloved child actress and former Sassy cover girl (and now Ph.D-holding) Mayim Bialik gets ritually humiliated on What Not To Wear. I'm not super happy about it. Read more »

5 Totally Random Things I'd Like a Moratorium On...Forever

Read on for 5 things I don’t want to read about anymore: 1. Stories about and video clips of Britney Spears’ public menses-related mishaps. This keeps happening (if the reports are even true) because she’s mentally ill, very forgetful, or terribly overwhelmed. Either way, give her... Read more »

For Realz?: I Bitched About Hitched Or Ditched

If I were in a same-sex relationship in California and looking to formalize my commitment to my partner, this new show on the CW, Hitched or Ditched, would not be... Read more »

For Realz?: The Divorcees

OK, Gretchen Bonaduce and Danielle from Real Housewives of NJ are both maybe a little psycho, but can we get a little bit of love for these two plucky divorcees trying to pick themselves up and move on with their lives? No? Read more »

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