Grown adults should not chomp on gum during business meetings, or ride skateboards to their dates.
And now we know who the real losers on The Biggest Loser are.
Our prayers have been answered. After Chelsea Handler proved to be absolutely terrible at last year's Video Music Awards, MTV has decided to ditch tradition and have no host at Sunday night's award ceremony. There are plenty of other shows that we wish would follow this example, as well as a few we hope never try to be as ahem edgy as MTV.
It might not be apparent to the casual viewer, particularly those of us who are members of the supposedly cynical Generation X, but MTV is actually gearing its current programming to the "civic-minded" millennial generation. Yes, really, that's what the president of MTV Networks believes. And though at first we had scoffed at his bold claim (we are, after all, grievously jaded), upon closer inspection (extremely close) and much to our surprise, we did indeed discover that shows like Jersey Shore and Teen Mom really are virtuous and educational after all. Here's why:
Saturday Night Live's collective IQ is about to drop a bazillion points, but Megan Hauserman is back on the back burner, so it's not all that bad? Maybe?
Besides all the weight-loss shows, the dance shows, the cake shows, the multiple-births shows and the washed-up-celebrities-date-skanks shows, there is another reality genre that surpasses them all: the depressing-as-all-hell genre. Here are the top 10 reality shows that make us cry into our Häagen-Dazs on a regular basis.