Here Comes Honey Boo Boo: This Week’s Signs of the Apocalypse

by Rachel Stein September 13, 2012 10:53 am
<i>Here Comes Honey Boo Boo</i>: This Week’s Signs of the Apocalypse

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo has come under fire for a new reason every single day since it first premiered. Most recently, the Huffington Post reported that some of the people of McIntyre, Georgia, aren't so happy with the way TLC is portraying their town -- sure, the Shannons are crazy, but the b-roll of junkyard cars, stray animals and abandoned buildings are hurtful to the proud people of tiny Southern town. McIntyre's population is about 650 and nearly 40 percent of the families had an income that put them below the poverty level, according to the most recently Census survey, and, as citizen Carolyn Snead puts it, "I don't mind it, it's just that it doesn't give a good image for the county since it is a small county, and it's a really family-oriented county, and we are basically, you know, church goers down here, and a lot of the things they do ... we don't agree with it." I believe that when Snead says "they," she's talking about TLC -- and if that's the case, I agree with her.

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo: This Week’s Signs of the Apocalypse

by Rachel Stein August 16, 2012 3:10 pm
<i>Here Comes Honey Boo Boo</i>: This Week’s Signs of the Apocalypse

After my initial review, where we could all agree that Here Comes Honey Boo Boo is representative of Idiocracy dictating our lives, TLC brought back June and the gang for two more glorious episodes. Last night in "She Oooo'd Herself" and "I'm Sassified!" we saw some extreme couponing, pageant rehearsal, another round of weigh-ins, a baby shower, an anniversary date and Alana buy a new dress. And just in case you didn't watch but what to know the horrifying things that you missed, here are the episode highlights, or, more appropriately, "the signs of the apocalypse."

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