Celebrity Confusion – UK reality TV

Thursday, March 15, 2001 If ordinary people are on TV, does that make them celebrities, or just the subjects of documentaries? What about famous people doing ordinary things? Or people that start out ordinary and become famous? It’s been quite a time for celebrity confusion. First ‘Popstars’ showed us ordinary folks being turned into celebrities […]

Touching Evil

Thursday, March 08, 2001 It’s a staple of the police drama on TV that the hero has some flaw in him – he drinks too much, his marriage has broken down, he’s jaded by the crap he deals with every day. But in the end he gets the job done, and in doing so acts […]