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Monday, June 27 2011

Come at Me, Bro!: What Do 20-Somethings See in 'Jersey Shore'?

Twenty-something students opine about their love-hate relationship with GTL, smooshing and the gang that’s always DTF at Jersey Shore.


Columns

Wednesday, March 20 2013

Once More Unto the Beach: The Final Season of Jersey Shore

Post-Hurricane Sandy, the questions the final season of Jersey Shore raise are disturbing: Can we ever go back to the shore? Can we ever rebuild what was broken?


Sunday, August 1 2010

House of the Rising Sun Lamp: Jersey Shore UNCENSORED: Season One

The youth whom I was concerned for regarding this program are not the network’s audience, as I thought, but its stars. Most seem aware that there is a direct relationship between outrageous behavior and screen time.


Blogs

Thursday, April 21 2011

How Much Does an Accurate Location Matter When Watching TV?

Unlike other formats, the sitcom allows us to suspend disbelief because we know this is a set, we know there’s a reason we’ve never actually seen a New York street in Friends, or the fourth wall of an apartment in any show. And we’re okay with that.


Wednesday, January 26 2011

Dear TV Executives: A Few New Years Resolutions Notes for 2011

Television executives should resolve to do a few things for me this year.


Tuesday, September 21 2010

Why I'm Not Watching Jersey Shore (Anymore)

The predictability of the cast is their Achilles' heel. Ronnie and Sammi’s weekly dysfunctional hour of make-up/break-up is as expected as Snooki’s alcohol soaked antics and the Situation’s Sunday dinner of sausage and peppers.


Monday, June 21 2010

New Jersey: We Love It / We Hate It

Both MTV and Bravo have popular reality television shows with New Jersey -- its industrial landscape and its seemingly always volatile people -- at center stage. How long can this euphoria last?


Wednesday, February 3 2010

What's Happening to the Jersey Shore's Situation?

In the Terminator franchise, the moment in time that the hero seeks to undo is the moment that Skynet becomes "self aware", when technology suddenly


Why I Left the Jersey Shore (Channel Surfing) [2.Feb.10]

News

Tuesday, July 27 2010

It's crowded around 'Jersey' at any shore

MIAMI — It's after midnight and the "Jersey Shore" cast has arrived at Tantra, a South Beach nightclub. America's hottest reality TV stars have just feasted


Monday, July 26 2010

'Jersey Shore' gets ready to make waves again

The bad boys and girls of summer are back. MTV's "Jersey Shore" returns Thursday for its second season — based in Miami this time around, not


Monday, March 15 2010

Fake celebrities are back in vogue

Finally. The Olympic flame has been extinguished, and the last Oscar has been awarded. Can we please get back to normal? Can we please get


Monday, February 15 2010

MTV, dropping 'Music Television' from its logo, joins a trend of broadened brands

LOS ANGELES — Twenty-five years ago, MTV was best known for music videos starring Michael Jackson and Madonna. These days, its reigning queen is not a


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