Why should adults have all the fun of enforced starvation, dehydration, and emotional abuse on national TV? Finally, The Biggest Loser, NBC’s heinous, fat-hate juggernaut, is adding kids into this mix. Specifically, two 13-year-olds and a 16-year-old who are competing, sort of, in Season 14 of Yelling At Fat People The Biggest Loser.
We used to be obsessed with perfection. In the ’60s our favorite shows were Leave it to Beaver and Father Knows Best, sitcoms that promoted a family ideal where the biggest problem was whether the Beav might mildly disappoint his mother and father by forgetting to share. Even the mold-breaking and offbeat I Love Lucy […]