the Osbournes are like “an efficient corporation” with Ozzy as CEO.

the Osbournes are like “an efficient corporation” with Ozzy as CEO.
Using Tuesday’s episode of The Osbournes as his example, Slate’s Rob Walker “consider[s] the management style of Ozzy Osbourne,” and finds that Ozzy “operate[s] like a big-picture CEO” and Sharon is “effectively the chief operating officer of the family.” Thus, “The parallels between the Osbournes and an efficient corporation, then, are indisputable,” he writes.

Review: Married at First Sight

Marriage At First Sight

In an era of Tinder and Grindr, instant acceptance or dismissal of a potential partner, or instant sex with another body, Married at First Sight offers the thrill of watching strangers deal with the very basics of relationships.

Beyond the headline-grabbing premise, the series has turned out to be a stripped-down, authentic exploration of something very interesting. Read the full review.

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Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 36, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.