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Thursday, September 2 2010

Extreme Makeover: Hoarding Edition

The clean room at the end of the show is my visual cue that the hoarder is cured simply because order beat chaos. Any thoughts I might have about what it means to overcome a mental illness are overshadowed by the pleasure I feel at seeing the before and after ‘reveal’.


Wednesday, March 15 2006

The Biggest Loser: Australian Edition

The Blue Team's bullshit, taking too much screen time, reminds us that this is a ratings-first program, no matter the good it eventually does.


Tuesday, September 13 2005

The Biggest Loser

Even in its banality, The Biggest Loser hints at some complexities of obesity.


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