TLC, on its official company stationery known as The Learning Channel, has been faithfully re-dubbed by my co-producer in this life Wendy as… drum roll please… The Lunatic Channel.
In the new book “The Information Diet: A Case for Conscious Consumption” Clay Johnson illustrates with his use of many credible examples that “just as junk food can lead to obesity, junk information can lead to new forms of ignorance.”
Levan Reid goes around the NFL to talk Jeff Fisher, the Oakland Raiders, and Soccer 6 chimes in about Lebron James, the Karhasians in Dallas and Tiger’s old mansion.
Get a friend with a cheap i-phone to record it, put it on You-Tube and bingo…..chances are one of the formerly legit networks will pick it up. It is disgraceful what the media will sucker for and it’s getting worse….week after week after week.
Yes, reality TV isn’t so terrible — if you take it as reinforcement of the opposite of what it’s glorifying.