Big Brother: The Young & the Desperate

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As bad habits go, writing  about appalling television sits on the social niceties scale alongside blowing one’s nose on the curtains.

Not only does the act provoke outrage and derision at the time, but everyone feels inexplicably dirty and wrong for a long time afterwards.

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FEMEN: Location, Location, Location

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FEMEN have stormed a shopping mall in Brazil where a glass structure holding Big Brother contestants is currently being housed. According to a Brazilian news site,  it was an attempt to protest against the “social alienation caused by the program“.

Isn’t cultural difference a wonderful thing? In Brazil, this a protest. In the UK, it would have been described as an audition.