- Men’s soccer drops MAAC opener in OT
- Community protests after controversial Snapchat photo
- ‘Lo’ and Behold
- Field hockey sisters bring Spanish influence to the team
- Student facing disciplinary action for posting racist Snapchat photo
- University hires former New Haven Police Chief
- Watch your words
- Old fashion isn’t overrated
- Is change always for the better?
- Men’s soccer shuts out Yale
WRECK of the week: TLC Exploits the Weirdos
TLC is known as the learning channel for a reason. After watching the original series “My Strange Addiction,” I have learned just how bizarre some of my fellow Americans are.
The Feb. 12 season three premiere certainly lived up to its strange expectations. From snorting baby powder to dating a car, sipping on nail polish, eating tape and cleaning out your ears with a pair of scissors, TLC has somehow located America’s finest.
Serious psychological addictions are nothing to joke about, but when someone agrees to broadcast his “secret” addiction to the entire nation, judgment becomes fair game.
Poor Nathaniel will forever remain in my mind as the man who had sex with his Chevy Monte Carlo.
“My Strange Addiction” successfully evokes an array of emotions from viewers, none of which are positive. From speechlessness and disbelief to disgust and annoyance, the stars of this show have quite the talent for eliciting responses from viewers.
For all you nail biters, procrastinators, thumb suckers and scab pickers, these hardcore “addicts” are sure to make you feel better about yourselves.
It is too bad Sigmund Freud isn’t still alive — he would have had quite the field day psychoanalyzing these nut jobs.