Tag Archives: Reality Shows

Dangerous When Cornered

It’s a useful cliché – wild animals are dangerous when cornered. That’s why hunters wear camouflage and hide in blinds. The point is to kill those critters before they know what’s happening – sneak up on them before they realize … Continue reading

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Profiting from Reality

There’s a subset of a subset of a subset of Americans who never watch reality shows, and some of us actually live right here in Hollywood. Everyone else seems to watch them, and reality shows have saved Hollywood. Just as … Continue reading

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Imitations of Authenticity

Back in the seventies it was playing in the pit band for a local production of that gloriously silly musical Bye-Bye Birdie – roughly, Elvis gets drafted and American teenage girls go all woozy and their parents don’t understand them, … Continue reading

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