Confessions of a Reality TV Junkie
It all started with MTV's Real World, which I joined midway
through the first season over thirteen years ago.
There was something embarrassingly intriguing about watching the
story of seven strangers, picked to live in a house, and finding
out what happens when people stop being polite and start getting
real...The Real World.
I likened my fascination with it to people slowing down on the
freeway to "rubberneck" an accident - you know you shouldn't
watch, but you can't help yourself. So after a segment on a NYC
street where a young African American male yelled at a na