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A Different Slice Of Miami Vice

DHE Wrote: Jul 20, 2012 7:20 AM
Well, I will agree with Mr. B that that sounds horrible and you would have to pay me to watch, but so what. His fears that tv/movies translates into real life is backwards. It is people's demand that gets Hollywood to make this stuff as well as real porn. By the way, just having a character with uncomfortable or ugly traits does not mean that this is what the show is promoting morally. But, there is only so much Brady Bunch/Bonanaza that people can watch. People have always liked at least the hint of sex - see The Epic of Gilgamesh, Herodotus, Homer, Shakespeare and so on right up to modern times.

Network television is a pretty dreary place in the summer time. It's somehow the perfect time for Hollywood executives to throw millions of dollars at ever-dumber sexualized content. It's hard to tell what offends more, the raunch or the sheer stupidity of it all.

The network calling itself "the CW" is barely noticed at any time of the year, if quality were a determinant. So instead they seem to be competing for some kind of Nobel Sleaze Prize this summer with a Miami-based "reality" show called "The Catalina."

Hotel owner Nathan Lieberman developed the show simply to promote...