Friday, August 17, 2012
Today's column for the Daily Banter returns, unfortunately, to the subject of Honey Boo Boo -- only this time I'm looking at it from a pop cultural perspective.
Here's an excerpt:
"What I didn’t bother getting into — because I admit I was too busy just being fucking furious at how close we now are to the kind of 'Ow, My Balls TV' featured in the entirely prescient 'Idiocracy' — was how the Honey Boo Boo clan’s path to instant stardom, morbid fascination, violent backlash and ultimate pop culture flameout is sure to follow the time-tested media model that we’ve come to expect by now."
Read the Rest Here