Twentieth-century culture's disease is the inability to feel their reality. People cluster to TV, soap operas, movies, theater, pop idols and they have wild emotion over symbols. But in the reality of their own lives, they're emotionally dead.— Jim Morrison
Staggering Reality Tv quotations
There is a strange pecking order among actors.
Theatre actors look down on film actors, who look down on TV actors. Thank God for reality shows, or we wouldn't have anybody to look down on.
Reality TV is sleazy, it is manipulative. It is as momentary as anything in popular culture.
I don't like the negative of reality tv - the 'you're no good, so you have to leave, I choose you, but I thought you really loved me.' It's all about how bad people are and I just hate that. I like Pimp my Ride where someone is helping somebody.
Reality TV to me is the museum of social decay.
The Republican base is now made up of religious and neoconservative ideologues, and the uneducated white underclass with a token person of color or two up front on TV to obscure the all-white, all reactionary all backward — there-is-no-global-warming — rube reality. Actual conservatives, let alone the educated classes, have long since fled.
When A R Rahman won the Oscars, I had a dream of being able to congratulate him in person. This dream is now a reality thanks to Airtel digital TV. This day will forever remain truly unforgettable.
Socializing on the internet is to socializing what reality TV is to reality.
Celebrity culture, it's everywhere, isn't it? It's reality TV, Big Brother.
I didn't become a footballer to be famous, I became a footballer to be successful. I didn't want to be famous. Now people want to be famous. Why? Why would you want people following you about all day?
There's not enough psychedelic stuff on TV.
I want the world to be a bit weirder than it is. I hate reality, so I hate reality TV. But I love Columbo.
Reality TV finds talented people. There are no scripts. The editing is what it's all about. Great editing makes those shows.
I think Desperate Housewives is a pretty good show, I watch it, I like it and I don't love reality tv that much. I do watch some, I've got three daughters so we'll watch the good stuff, the fun stuff.
It is far easier to be entertained by a reality TV than to participate in our own reality.
Being president isn't anything like reality TV.
I think that reality TV is so bad. It is a tool by the media to not make people think.
For me, being on set is no different than being at a dinner table or riding the subway next to someone; inevitably their life story is always more compelling than most ads in magazines and most commercials and reality TV and all the stuff we're sold and told is valuable.
The politics is broken up and down. And Trump may emerge from a reality TV world that is much more powerful than we think. And there is the prospect that this is where we are, which is an horrific thought.
I don't think where people come from is that important.
It doesn't matter if you come from reality TV. The question is whether you can inspire people.
Reality TV looks more like America than movies do.
Television is actually closer to reality than anything in books.
The madness of TV is the madness of human life.
Reality TV now doesn't feel reality TV when it started.
The line between reality and fiction is blurred. So many of these people are phony or shallow, in their own right. If you've ever watched any of The Real Housewives, or those types of shows, they're all performing. Even though they're real people, they're performing.
I've never seen the Osbournes, I've never seen Paris Hilton.
I'd rather read than watch reality TV. I'd rather live life than watch somebody else living it.
The truth is that we have to, as American citizens, stop thinking that this life that we're living, the things that we're dealing with, is some reality TV show. This is real life, real children, real situations.
I enjoy watching Fear Factor, Newlyweds and American Idol as far as reality TV shows go.
People are recognizing that I am an entrepreneur and do more than be on a reality TV show.
The kids now, on "Junior," we educate the parents and it's quite a fascinating turnaround. You can just see the parents thinking, "S - , 10 years ago I was eating so bad, and now I'm seeing it through the eyes of my kids at 9, 10 years of age." There is an upside to that side of reality TV. It's not all negative.
There's a side to reality TV that is part education, as well.
I've seen that since doing "MasterChef Junior," in terms of the effect it has on the confidence given these young kids from 8 to 13, a quality life skill. Even if they never pursue cooking as a job or a career, just learning how to cook for yourself sets you up in a good place.
Wrestling is realer than reality TV.
I have a production company, and we work with reality TV producers 44 Blue.
They asked if we'd like to get involved. When they explained that it was the first transgender modeling agency, we said, "Yeah, of course!"
Since reality TV everything is much more celebrity-oriented, there are gossip magazines, people seem to be obsessed with every little detail. That's why I'm so pleased that I'm not starting out now.
Reality TV is the perfect antidote to people who don't have enough self-centered douchebags in their life.
The only difference is that, in the last 10 years, the public has been so affected by reality TV and the Internet. They really dwell on entertainers' misgivings.
There have always been and there always will be the peripheral sideline activities which are a form of entertainment, which is to say you pay a couple of cents and you see something freakish. That is what reality TV is.
I believe that reality TV should be called 'not reality' TV; it's fiction.
I think its very dangerous, the idea of celebrity - you have to be constantly controversial to maintain the status of celebrity. Reality TV is the death of entertainment - its just mindless TV but popular because of its voyeuristic nature, and people are very voyeuristic.