Tag: reality tv

What’s wrong with dating a clone?

I don’t believe in fate, but I do sometimes find that logic fails to explain circumstance. I recently had the experience of finding someone on a dating website who was theoretically a 99% match for me, but was unfortunately categorically unwilling to date me due to the arrangement […]

“The Bachelor Vernacular”

At The Los Angeles Review Of Books, Suzannah Showler writes about the complexity of the reality tv show The Bachelor and her complicated love for it. “I love The Bachelor the way I love most things, which is to say: complicatedly. On the one hand, I think it’s […]

“Let’s Be Real”

“All movies choose their moment. It’s called a release date. Some moments, however, choose their movies. And it looks as if the moment has chosen Let’s Be Cops.” Wesley Morris starts a review on Let’s Be Cops and ends up meditating on movie police and real world police, […]