Archive for the 'Women in Reality TV' Category

Big Brother 8

Tuesday, September 11th, 2007 by MaggieCat

It might seem a little melodramatic, but I think Big Brother this season is an excellent example of the 5 stages of grief in a compressed, reality tv show time frame:
1. Denial- This cannot be happening. How did they even find this many truly awful people?
2. Anger- This is horrible, and I kind of want […]


LA Ink: An Existential Boob Dilemma

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007 by sbg

For the most part I’m enjoying LA Ink, though there are a few issues that stick in my craw a little bit. Last night, for example, the episode was described thusly by my cable provider: Kat and Pixie go shopping for bathing suits, and Kat discovers that her weight loss has taken a few inches […]

Big Brother 8- They’ve Hit Rock Bottom and Started to Dig

Friday, August 3rd, 2007 by MaggieCat

After last summer’s horrible display, I fully intended to live the rest of my life without seeing another episode. I’ve almost managed to do that- my awareness of this season’s cast came mostly from a relative I’m very fond of (despite her questionable taste in television) who’s addicted to it, until I clicked on a […]


The Age of Love

Tuesday, July 24th, 2007 by scarlett

I really should have known better then to watch Age of Love. I don’t like reality TV, and I think reality TV dating shows portray women in an especially bad light. But when I heard the premise - seven women in their forties (well, 39-48) and seven in their twenties (21-27) compete for the ‘love’ […]

Kat Von D and the upcoming LA Ink

Monday, July 23rd, 2007 by sbg

I enjoy tattoos. I know many people find them hideous, including my parents who, every time I see them, seek mine out just so they can cringe and whine about them. I can appreciate their and anyone else’s dislike, but to me tattoos can be art. And personal expression.
Because of my tattoo love, I occasionally […]

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