TV Review: House of DVF

What do you get when you cross glorified interns, wrap dresses and an international fashion leader with a television crew?

Because we slave away over a hot keyboard all day and appreciate the value of any and all hard-earned coin, Screaming Back at the Screen particularly enjoys watching reality shows that feature people at work doing what a former co-worker of ours used to referred to as ‘G’ing the R’ (Generating the Revenue). Some of our favorites include Million Dollar Listing: Los Angeles, Top Chef, The Property Brothers, Income Property and the various Project Runway offerings.

With that in mind, we decided to tune into House of DVF,  the Diane von Furstenberg offering that pits several wrap dress-wearing  young women against one another for an actual staff position as DVF Brand Ambassador for this powerhouse fashion empire.

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Sarah Palin’s Alaska ** Next stop, Washington?

Love her or loathe her, Sarah Palin knows how to sell her favorite product: herself

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“How come we can’t ever be satisfied with tranquility and serenity?” asks Sarah Palin in the opening of her new reality show on TLC. Well, Governor Palin, tranquility and serenity never won anyone the presidency of the United States.

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American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior**Bitching, barking, and beautiful bikes

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Calling all family therapists! The Teutels are back and more dysfunctional than ever

In a previous occupation, I was a sales representative to a family business that was must see TV—without the television set. Their family dynamic was off the hook. Continue reading

The Bachelorette**The man that got away

She lets her desperation and heartbreak show

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Every so often, a television show will come along that is the equivalent of a car wreck on the side of the freeway: awful to look at yet so compelling that I just can’t look away. So it is with The Bachelorette. I have not been a regular viewer of this show but I decided to partake of the current rotation and got stuck with the blubbering mess named Ali Fedotowsky. Continue reading