Professor Push-Ups

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Maybe I am taking this post too seriously, but here are my two cents:

I don’t think reality TV has the power to shape our values, because that gives something frivolous more power than it deserves. No, I don’t think TV is better because of reality TV being so terrible. It simply exists because people like tabloids.

Is this a campaign against Reality TV? Hardly, but to argue that I or anyone else somehow NEEDS to or SHOULD apologize to TV made for the purposes of Schadenfreude simply for not liking it or talking trash about it is silly. Some people simply are not entertained by game shows, contests, or other programs that display some hyper-dramatized version of reality.

Is it damaging? I don’t know. I don’t really think so, because it has an audience, and that audience enjoys it. That’s the point of TV or entertainment in general yes? I hardly think it should be abolished, but I am never going to enjoy it. I dislike the format and I don’t appreciate being lumped into a category simply for finding it stupid and distasteful.

Garbage in, garbage out.

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April 4, 2011 on I Think We Owe Reality Television An Apology

This is what Monster Chat looks like every friday!

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February 1, 2011 on Dancing Alone To “Pony” Supercut

Tyler Perry doesn’t need costars, he can do bad all by himself.

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February 1, 2011 on Duh Aficionado Magazine: Tyler Perry ≠ Idris Elba

For Whom The Bell Gnomes

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February 1, 2011 on Gnomeo And Juliet Squeaquel Posters

Basically “I’m not here to make friends” is what I’m saying

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January 28, 2011 on Monsters’ Ball: The Week’s Best Comments

I chock this week up to the Jezebel Principle, which states:

“Everything is rape, but if it is not rape, it is misogyny.”

tia for the downvotes folks

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January 28, 2011 on Monsters’ Ball: The Week’s Best Comments

Billy Crystal is perpetually hosting the 1997 Academy Awards

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January 28, 2011 on Jon Stewart Appointed To New York City’s 9/11 Board

The problem isn’t so much Garden State as Zach Braff’s face.

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January 28, 2011 on Beginners Trailer, You Guys

See how I can reply to my own comment here? In the Late Comment Zone you can post comments with impunity.

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January 28, 2011 on Beginners Trailer, You Guys

Here we are, more than 30 comments down, in what I like to call the “Late Comment Zone”. Typically anything written below this line will be ignored as more new content has filed in above it. It’s the Last Call with Carson Daily of commenting.

Classic Late Comment Zone right here.

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January 28, 2011 on Beginners Trailer, You Guys

Adrian Garnier Fructis

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January 27, 2011 on That’s Your Adrian Grenier: Adrian Grenier In Adventures Of Power

Gabe, just wanted to let you know that if you don’t ever want to post anything about this TALES OF POWER thing again, that’s ok with me.

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January 27, 2011 on That’s Your Adrian Grenier: Adrian Grenier In Adventures Of Power

The Breckanic: Because someone has to fix the problems.

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January 27, 2011 on Old Spice Guy Is Back, Too! Everyone Is Back!

“Give me your heart, make it real, or else forget about it.” -The Matchbox Twenties

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January 27, 2011 on Old Spice Guy Is Back, Too! Everyone Is Back!

First time around was endearing because it was shocking to see decent enough “writing” in a commercial that could make you laugh. Second time around we’ve all learned you are just co-opting more of our own culture and selling it back to us so we don’t like you anymore. Don’t let your molasses-smooth voice hit you on the way out.

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January 27, 2011 on Old Spice Guy Is Back, Too! Everyone Is Back!

from Silver Spoons to DREAMY MCBLUEEYES

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January 25, 2011 on The Videogum Why Don’t YOU Caption It? Contest: Ricky Gervais Graffiti

What? That’s not how you spell Schroeder.

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January 25, 2011 on The Videogum Why Don’t YOU Caption It? Contest: Ricky Gervais Graffiti

Kinda feel like I reacted poorly too. Also need to note I in no way support upskirt photos or the paparazzi in general.

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January 25, 2011 on Gwyneth Paltrow Upskirt

Everyone is being very reactionary. We only find shame in our naked bodies due to puritanical beliefs ingrained in our culture. On that same note it is ridiculous to assume Gabe’s posting of a link will prop up the “Upskirt industry”.

Yes this photo and perhaps this post were in bad taste. Get over it or go read more Jezebel and stop by Cute Overload if you can’t. Videogum is for comedy, and in comedy there is nothing off-limits. I fail to see the humor is the post itself, but the first group of comments before this tirade was pretty decent for a few laughs.

I don’t think joking about this supports upskirt paparazzi either. Women having vaginas they want to see without permission is enough for them I bet.

Gabe, prob not a good idea to post this in videogum as it has nothing to do with Videos, Gum, or Comedy.

Monsters, calm down and have a juice box.

/rant

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January 25, 2011 on Gwyneth Paltrow Upskirt

How do I convert all the bowls in my house into puppy bowls? Wanna have a puppy bowl of cereal in the morning and just in general have more puppies per capita everywhere.

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January 25, 2011 on Announcing The Starting Line-Up For Puppy Bowl VII!