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MTV's 'Savage' Schoolyard

Rabbi Jeffery Wrote: Apr 06, 2012 9:26 AM
While I think that most of MTV's programming panders to sleaziness, we must always remember that the ultimate control must remain in the hands of the parents and viewers. It is known as either the channel selector or the on-off button.
Joe1947 Wrote: Apr 06, 2012 3:38 PM
Except, Rabbi, that, as has been pointed out in several posts above, the crap is available on smartphones and the like, and even if a parent takes the phone away, the kid can watch the crap on a friend's phone. The power of the on/off switch doesn't always work, anymore.

 

MTV is now trying to lure young viewers with a saucy sex show in the "advice" category. They didn't reach for Dr. Drew or God forbid Dr. Ruth or an actual doctor of anything. They turned to filthy sex columnist and gay activist Dan Savage.

The new show is called "Savage U," and it documents Savage touring college campuses to offer snarky/smutty advice to college students. This is MTV's libertine ideology pitched right at children, and Savage is blunt about how he'll be going around the parents.

Savage explained to the Los Angeles Times that, "The...

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