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MTV’s Skins: Underage and Overexposed

On February 1, 2011 By Megan DeLockery

The world of television teen dramas has historically been populated by actors far past their high school years. Who could forget Luke Perry’s receding hairline while playing a sixteen-year-old on the original Beverly Hills, 90210? New shows like the 90210 remake and Glee have continued the tradition and feature a thirty-one-year-old and a [...]

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When TV Becomes Reality

On January 28, 2011 By Susan Reilly

The “reality” of so-called reality shows has long been a topic of hot debate — and it’s pretty clear that at least some altercations and dramatic encounters are done (at least in part) for the cameras. MTV is host to two of the most popular “reality TV” series on the air: Jersey Shore and Teen Mom. [...]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On November 15, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news. . .

Madonna faces trademark infringement lawsuit by company claiming priority to “Material Girl” used with personal care products.

San Diego Judge resigns from bench due to allegations she taped courtroom discussions in hopeful bid for reality television show.

Class action filed against publisher of Rolling [...]

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“Sister Wives:” Big Love, Big Problems

On October 1, 2010 By Emily Larish

TLC’s new reality show, “Sister Wives,” may soon get very real indeed. The show, featuring a fundamentalist Mormon family in Lehi, Utah, premiered on Sunday, September 26. The cast of characters includes Kody Brown, his four wives, and their sixteen children. The Browns decided to “go public” in order to gain [...]

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Biggest Losers Putting Themselves in Big Danger?

On January 13, 2010 By Megan Bibb

As many of us resolve to drop holiday weight, one of my favorite reality shows, The Biggest Loser, begins. As a long time fan of the show, I can say that over the years the challenges have gotten more difficult and the contestants have become more overweight. Being somewhat [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On December 6, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Sprint providing law enforcement with subscribers GPS information.

Is Wikipedia becoming an oligarchy?

Disabled mayor prepared to bring ADA claim against Disney World for treatment over four-wheeled iBOT at Magic Kingdom. German tourist arrested at same park for making security [...]

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