Sunday, January 7

Jan. 4th continued: It’s fun to watch people contradict themselves. “They’re over,” said Sandy Grushow, chairman of the Fox Television Entertainment Group, referring to trash-reality shows like “Who Wants to Marry a Millionaire.” And now, we have “Temptation Island.” Oh, yeah – Fox has definitely stopped programming tasteless, amoral shows with zero socially redeeming value. It seems that Fox feels absolutely no responsibility to slow the inevitable atrophying of America’s collective brain.