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the reality of Trading Spaces.

the reality of Trading Spaces.
I admit it: This is a self-link to a piece I wrote for Salon after spending three days on the set of the Houston: Appalachian Trail episode of Trading Spaces last spring. Despite the title, the essay is about how reality is constructed on the show, and why such manipulation is not necessarily a bad thing.

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