In the past decade, more than 21 reality television stars committed suicide. Rather than assuming any serious criticism or blame for the deaths, television networks are fueling their own ratings cycle. Current reality TV is pure schadenfreude—pleasure in the humiliation of others—even after death.
The glorified food porn host receives his fair share of criticism for being a frosted-tipped 1980s douchebag who is singlehandedly destroying American food culture. But have you considered the pain he must go through to bring knowledge of all the best diners, drive-ins, and dives to the world? Let’s walk a mile in Guy Fieri’s flaming shoes.
Watch as a man tries to explain why his cheap lifestyle qualifies him as a foodie.
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Guy Fieri is in the pantheon of “things everyone hates” alongside Jar Jar Binks and Nickleback. When he is publicly demeaned or humiliated, dissenters rejoice. Everything he touches becomes trashier by association. And yet, he draws legions of supporters and fans. Can we all just learn to love him?
If you’ve recently pulled yourself from the abyss of a Netflix binge, you may be surprised to learn that cable television still exists. Yep. Millions of people still subscribe to cable television. What may be even more confusing to your streaming-centric brain is that some of those people are watching movies. On cable. With commercials.
Is an appearance on late night TV still a measure of success? Does it mean that you’ve “made it?” For Action Bronson, all that it means is that he gets to spend some awkward air time appealing to people who have never heard of him.
Coasting on reputation and unable to find a niche amongst internet comedy, Saturday Night Live is dead. But rather than supporting character sketches that made the show famous for decades, Lorne Michaels has put the onus on the one remaining character: Drunk Uncle. Read More!