America’s Downfall: Blame It On Reality TV

The phenomenon that we know today as reality television began with “Cops” thirty-three years ago (although technically more innocent ‘family-friendly’ programs such as “Candid Camera” and “Real People” preceded it). Adrenaline-addicted viewers were literally taken on a ride inside squad cars for a sometimes thrilling, often boring AF first-hand experience responding to and fighting crime. The theme was simple: the…

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