Thursday, December 11, 2003

The Simple Life Gets Flak'd

The Simple Life" is the closest thing TV has come to emulating " The Mao Tse-Tung Hour " in the brilliant 1976 satire Network . In the movie, famous for foreseeing much of the trash television we now take for granted, a desperate-for-ratings fourth network starts a reality show featuring a group of revolutionaries that film their own robberies.
I'm still watching.

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