Articles tagged survivor

Reality TV’s Enduring Racism (and Other Proclivities)

Sometimes, reality TV lives up to its name and casts "by the numbers". Most of the time, however, it casts according to race and sexual orientation.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: The New Shape of Lara Croft

By beating her down, has Crystal Dynamics successfully created a reasonable image of Lara Croft as a survivor?

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12 Aug 2012 // 10:15 PM

Turn Up That Racket!

I always thought of adolescence as a time to reject my parents’ tastes. So why are my kids into music I listened to at their age?

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Survivor: Tocantins: The Brazilian Highlands

In the first episode of Survivor: Tocantins, we learned that temperatures in the Brazilian Highlands are often in excess of 120 degrees.

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27 Sep 2007 // 1:01 AM

Survivor: China

After 15 installments, the vaguely tropical, vaguely woodsy locations into which our survivors are tossed have begun to blur together.

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10 Apr 2007 // 5:18 AM

Yau-Man Chan He stands only 5-foot-8 with his floppy fishing hat atop his bespectacled noggin, and possesses a physique that is scrawnier than some hat

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21 Sep 2006 // 3:02 AM

Survivor: Cook Islands

"I saw the chicken," said Jonathan. "I grabbed the chicken because the chicken was free."

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22 Sep 2005 // 12:00 AM

Survivor: Guatemala

Survivor remains an addictive, morbidly entertaining affair.

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30 Sep 2002 // 12:00 AM

Survivor: Thailand

Ever helpful, Jeff Probst reminded everyone that, on Survivor, assumptions are always wrong.

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	Destiny’s Child: Survivor

Pop history is as slippery as a Tom Parker, as mysterious as a Brian Epstein, as mercurial as a Malcolm McLaren. Like its great managerial

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Survivor

Survivor's tone is very difficult to locate, and while this elusiveness may be more than the producers intend, it's just as possible to surmise that they know what they're doing and that teasing the audience with its own naivete is their way of undermining the medium even as they exploit it so well.

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Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

// Sound Affects

"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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