20 August 2012 11:41 AM, PDT | Shadowlocked | See recent Shadowlocked news »

Ok, so maybe “hate” is a strong word. Perhaps “mildly perturbs” would be a better choice of phrase I hear you say. But no, I think “hate” sums it up quite nicely, thank you.

So what exactly is it about television that has been known to leave me writhing around in pain, desperately fumbling beneath the sofa in search of the remote control? Well, luckily for you I’ve written down five of my biggest loathes in the hope that some of you fellow sentient beings can relate.

1. Reality Television

Reality television stopped being reality the moment some executive figured out people were so easily manipulated that they could literally be fed any scripted rubbish, starring any bewildered and desperate members of the public who'd happily trade their decency for celebrity. So, if you've never considered the reality around you, even for a second; never wondered why you are here »

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