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Mom Delivers Sextuplets After Having Quadruplets

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.15.2013 | Latino Voices

Salud Romero reportedly delivered the first set of sextuplets born since 2008. CREDIT: Enrique Castro, AFP/Getty A woman from Morelia, Mexico, g...

Amish Mafia Shows Deplorable Depths of Discovery Channel

Michael Shank | Posted 02.02.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Shank

There's much to tell about the Amish and Mennonite communities. The stories are voluminous and varied and an American audience would enjoy the telling of them. Too bad Hollywood won't be there for the discovery of it, nor America for the learning of it.

Cooking With the Boo Boos

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 11.13.2012 | TV
Karen Dalton-Beninato

The teaser for next week's episode of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo starts out with a glamour consultant coaching Alana, who proclaims: "I farted!" Yes, it's a train wreck. Yes, we're in a country where reality stars need subtitles. But this oddly cocky family is not going away and you'd better redneckognize.

What Is Reality on Reality TV?

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.26.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Indeed, all these shows had their forebears in the days of radio. But, for the sake of argument, let's leave our family-tree tracing to the early days of TV. There are really only four models for most reality shows, four shows from which all others spring.

All-American Muslims, Meet Un-Christ-Like Christians

Christian Piatt | Posted 02.20.2012 | Religion
Christian Piatt

In railing against the depiction of Muslims as mainstream Americans, the forces behind FFA expose in their own ranks the very fundamentalist type of aggression they claim to fear.

Storm Chasers: The Science Is Not Worth the Danger

Paul Yeager | Posted 12.11.2011 | Green
Paul Yeager

In a pop-culture world that can turn anyone from a pawn shop owner to a professional beach vacationer to a rich (and petty) housewife into a television star, it's not surprising that tornado-seeking meteorologists would want to get in on the action.

Ted Haggard Documentary

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Disgraced Colorado Springs Pastor Ted Haggard may have scaled back his ambitions to regain his former power and influence, but that doesn't mean he's ...

Aaron Sorkin Misses the Mark on Animal Rights

Pandora Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pandora Young

Mr. Sorkin, that you would prefer an underpaid factory worker kill your dinner for you instead of doing it yourself does not make you morally superior to Sarah Palin. Killing an animal to eat is not a "Lottery-from-hell," it's the food chain.

Palin Hunts Reality

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Polygamy Pays in Cable TV World

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Diane Dimond

In the opening episode of Sister Wives, Kody Brown announced that since "love should be multiplied, not divided," he had decided to take yet another wife.