Media Did The Stranger Run The Real World Out of the Country?
posted by January 12 at 10:12 AMon
That’s what AOL’s TV Squad is suggesting. After mentioning the possible relocation of MTV’s bracingly shameless “reality TV” monolith to Australia for its next season, TV Squad member Julia Ward muses:
Actually, it’s a pretty wise move to beat it for foreign shores. The alternative newsweeklies in American cities, like The Stranger in Seattle, have made it harder and harder for the Real World crew to shoot without interruption and open hostility from the locals.
Granted, it’s been almost 45 years since The Stranger devoted itself to punking The Real World: Seattle, but still, anything we can do to help rid the United States of the booze-and-syphilis-drenched Real World plague is a pleasure…