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Old 01-21-2013, 03:56 PM
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I think the interesting aspect about reality TV is that everybody realizes and fully acknowledges that it is trash yet this doesn't hurt but rather enhances the popularity of the stuff. It is basically a weird form of irony.

I also think that this kind of trash should be differentiated from "good trash". One example that comes to mind is They Live. It is on the one hand an intelligent political movie but on the other hand it is pure 80s trash ... yet it works precisely because of this combination.
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