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Archive for March 13th, 2011

What bourgeois distractions on television are keeping us from developing a class consciousness?

60 Animal Planet
Cats with Wigs

60 Animal Planet
Meerkats With Wigs

5 MTV
Jersey Shore with Wigs and Pasties

5 MTV
Skins … with Just Skin

10 CNN
The State of Wisconsin

7 ABC
Katherine Heigl’s got a new hairdo to frame her big mouth

8 Fox
“Cops”: Suppressing Your Class Consciousness With Blackjacks

9 NBC
This David E. Kelly comedy-drama perpetuates the meaningless fiction of due process as prisoners continue to rot in Guantanamo

18 PBS
The “filmmaker” who invented the Acorn scandal convinces Newt Gingrich that there’s a whorehouse on Sesame Street and that all the Muppets have the syph.

10 CNBC
Anchor perpetuates the meaningless fiction of shareholder value by promoting stocks that likely pay no dividends

11 VH-1
Flavor of Luv perpetuates exploitation of Flavor Flav

12 Democracy Now
If it tastes good, it’s exploitation

15 TNN
It’s a rat, on a cat, on a dog! Brilliant!

13 Home Shopping Network
The brilliance of this gold necklace, which comes to you via the mercury poisoned blood of an artisan miner in Kenya

14 Fox News
Fox News, Now In Its 15th Year of Suppressing Your Class Consciousness

81 E! Entertainment Television
Dr. Drew’s Charlie Sheen Intervention-Palooza Featuring Kathy Griffin, Tony Danza, Snooki, Charo and RuPaul

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