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This blog is not about reality TV, but

apropos of my post about MasterChef awhile back, I wanted to share Andrea Siegel’s New York Times Magazine piece “The Life Lessons Hidden in Reality TV.”  I particularly liked the first section, on Survivor, although I think I’ve seen maybe one episode during its … Continue reading

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Learning from “MasterChef”

At my house, we’ve been following the second season of MasterChef all summer, and we’ll be watching its conclusion on Monday and Tuesday. The contestants begin as ambitious home cooks, people who’ve clearly been “the chef” in their families and among … Continue reading

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