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Thought Jersey Shore killed brain cells. Now there's Buckwild. MTV

I wish I could accurately describe this unbelievable show now on MTV.

Best I can come up with is Jersey Shore but its a bunch of red necks instead of whatever they were on JS.

they spend their time burning up junker cars, making swimming pools out of old dump trucks, getting evicted for loud parties and fighting with neighbors and sloshing around in mud.

Fun all around.
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Re: Thought Jersey Shore killed brain cells. Now there's Buckwild. MTV

Just like Jersey Shore, Mob Wives, Bad Girls, Honey Booboo, and all the others.
Television by idiots. With idiots. For idiots.
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Re: Thought Jersey Shore killed brain cells. Now there's Buckwild. MTV

Am I the only one who's never subjected himself to a single episode of Jersey Shore? The ads were grating enough.
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Re: Thought Jersey Shore killed brain cells. Now there's Buckwild. MTV

I haven't watched MTV like in 10 years, or even more.
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Re: Thought Jersey Shore killed brain cells. Now there's Buckwild. MTV

Originally Posted by RocShemp View Post
Am I the only one who's never subjected himself to a single episode of Jersey Shore? The ads were grating enough.
Never saw it either. I don't even remember seeing ads. I only know about Snookie & the Situation due to internet memes & other pop culture references. Other than that. Nada. Ditto for Honey Boo Boo, those Duck guys, and all those Housewives.
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Re: Thought Jersey Shore killed brain cells. Now there's Buckwild. MTV

Originally Posted by RocShemp View Post
Am I the only one who's never subjected himself to a single episode of Jersey Shore? The ads were grating enough.
I've only seen the clips in Beavis & Butthead/The Soup and even in mockery I felt like I saw too much.
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Re: Thought Jersey Shore killed brain cells. Now there's Buckwild. MTV

If the hillbilly broads are hotter than snooki or Jwow (which ain't saying much and is probably not too hard to accomplish) i would look into this.
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Re: Thought Jersey Shore killed brain cells. Now there's Buckwild. MTV

Originally Posted by Ropes Pierre View Post
If the hillbilly broads are hotter than snooki or Jwow (which ain't saying much and is probably not too hard to accomplish) i would look into this.
2 of them are very attractive. This wasnt awful. They didn't seem like bad people like most of the JS does...
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Re: Thought Jersey Shore killed brain cells. Now there's Buckwild. MTV

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I wish I could accurately describe this unbelievable show now on MTV.

Best I can come up with is Jersey Shore but its a bunch of red necks instead of whatever they were on JS.

they spend their time burning up junker cars, making swimming pools out of old dump trucks, getting evicted for loud parties and fighting with neighbors and sloshing around in mud.

Fun all around.
First season will be the most real, after that they will play to sponsors, and everyone around them will recognize them as $$$$.
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Re: Thought Jersey Shore killed brain cells. Now there's Buckwild. MTV

Originally Posted by RocShemp View Post
Am I the only one who's never subjected himself to a single episode of Jersey Shore? The ads were grating enough.
It's mindless trash, the first season at the very least they didn't act like stars, afraid to f**K up sponsorships.
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Re: Thought Jersey Shore killed brain cells. Now there's Buckwild. MTV

I have to admit I enjoyed the first episode enough to watch next week.

The girls fighting about one having sex in the other's bed while the guys biggest problem was "he has the chips, yup sucks to be you" is the funniest thing I've seen in a while.
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This sounds just awful:

http://shine.yahoo.com/parenting/oxy...212100389.html

Have we gone too far? It's a question we ask at the outset of every outrageous new reality series—be it "Survivor" or "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo." It's also usually an early sign of a show's success.
How reality TV hurts girls
But response to a new show teased as part of Oxygen Media's spring lineup, seems to mark a momentous moment when reality has truly jumped the shark. Collective and largely unchallenged outrage over the network's upcoming show "All My Babies' Mamas" is the unusual case of a show sparking enough controversy to potentially kill it.
"All My Babies' Mamas," a one-hour reality special slated to air in the spring of 2013, features Carlos "Shawty Lo" Walker, an Atlanta-based hip-hop artist with 11 children by 10 different women. Oh, he's also got a 19-year-old girlfriend, who's a year shy of his oldest child.

By the looks of the leaked sneak peak and an early press release, the show's take on this challenging family dynamic is more "Brady Bunch" than "An American Family."
"As the household grows, sometimes so does the dysfunction, leaving the man of the house to split his affection multiple ways while trying to create order," reads the goofy-sitcom-style description, in a press release posted the Oxygen's website late December. "Will there be a conflict over a family holiday, who needs school supplies and who holds the household finance purse strings, or can these feisty babies' mamas band together and live peacefully as one family unit?"
Since the show was publicized, the conflict has been primarily off-camera. Calls for a boycott of the network and a petition to pull the special from the network's lineup have risen to a fever pitch in the past week.
"By pushing these degrading images, your company seeks to profit from the humiliation of girls and women and the blatant stereotyping of African-Americans," writes, Sabrina Lamb, the woman behind the petition.
Lamb first noticed the press release on Oxygen's website, and after watching a 13-minute sample reel of the series on YouTube—which at one point features Shawty Lo unsuccessfully naming his 11 kids as quiz show music plays—she wrote an open letter to the present of Oxygen calling for the cancellation of the show before it goes to air.
"The focus of our outrage is that they would dare exploit the pain of these children and that Oxygen would promote this toxic situation to its young, impressionable female audience," Lamb, an author and cultural commentator, tells Yahoo! Shine. "There's no way this can go forward. We're going all the way to the end with this."

As of Friday, her plea to the network's president had received well over 13,000 signatures and countless support from bloggers, journalists, and activists, including the NAACP.
But network executives may be just as hellbent on attracting those young, impressionable women Lamb is talking about. In the show's press release, Cori Abraham, senior vice president of development for Oxygen Media promises, "All My Babies' Mamas" will be filled with outrageous and authentic over-the-top moments that our young, diverse female audience can tweet and gossip about."

Cat-fights, questionable parenting, and unregulated households have become the bread-and-butter of cable TV ratings. The soaring success of "Honey Boo Boo," "The Real Housewives" franchise, and the Kardashian conglomerate all hinge on those three voyeuristic elements for success. But it seems Oxygen has officially gone too far for viewers—if those 13,000 signatures are any indication.

Chicago Tribune editor Clarence Page likens the premise of "Mamas" to slavery. Huffington Post contributor and Syracuse University professor Dr. Boyce Watkins calls the show a "platform for ignorance."
"As a respected African-American media professional I can not in good conscience allow this program to move forward," writes radio personality Morris O'Kelly in an open letter to Oxygen.
Lamb and her fellow critics take particular offense to the press release's suggestion of scuffles between women for entertainment purposes, and the fact that each woman is given a pithy nickname to describe their flattened, TV-friendly personalities ("Jealous Baby Mama" and "Shady Baby Mama" are two of the moms). Shawty Lo's teenage girlfriend as the can-it-get-more-outrageous X factor doesn't help.
"You've got a network with international reach telling a young female audience it's okay to have unprotected sex, that other women are enemies, that they're not valued by men, that their financial sustenance should come from a man, and that babies are just spectators in all of this," Lamb tells Shine. Still she wants to be clear: "This is not just a women's issue."
The depiction of a disjointed African-American family, with an ill-suited father, is also a sticking point.
"To someone committed to the black family, who has spent a good part of his career fighting to improve the image and perception of black men, this all feels like a sticky gob of spit in my face," writes My Brown Baby's Nick Chiles in a post titled "If We Let Shawty Lo's Show Get On Air We Will Have All Failed Ourselves."
Chiles also notes the irony of the network's history. "Painfully, Oxygen is the network that was started by, among others, Oprah Winfrey in 1998, with the brilliant idea of—wait for it—empowering women," he writes. "But 1998 was a loooong time ago. Since then, it was purchased by NBC Universal in 2007 for $925 million and any kind of mission about female empowerment was long ago abandoned."
Oxygen is not the first network to face backlash for exploiting the tribulations of troubled family dynamics. In fact "Mamas" co-creators and former MTV honchos, Tony DiSanto and Liz Gately, faced similar outrage with the launch of their hit series "Teen Mom" a few years back. But this may be the first time a show has been boycotted before it has even completed production.
"What we have here is a show that's not even on air," says Lamb, who also runs World of Money, a nonprofit dedicated to the financial education of children. "We can fight this. We can say to advertisers if this show, about kids watching their mothers fight each other for crumbs, is what you value, then we don't support your brand."

Shine's request for a statement from Oxygen was not returned by press time. However, we did obtain correspondence between Oxygen President Jason Klarman and the New York Chapter of the NAACP, after a representative from the organization requested the show be dropped from the network.
In his emailed response, Klarman claimed "the show is still in early development" and the footage leaked was "not representative of the final special, which is still being cast and developed." He also responded to the accusations of racial stereotyping. "While we are seeking to chronicle a true story, it is not meant to be a stereotypical representation of everyday life for any one demographic or cross section of society…That said, we are highly attuned and sensitive to your concerns and our diverse team of creative executives will continue their involvement as the special is developed."
Klarman's email is unlikely to quiet the growing campaign against the show and the network. Lamb, for her part, is making it her personal mission to thwart Shawty Lo's debut. "I don't want him on TV," she says. "He needs therapy and condoms, he doesn't need a TV show."
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Re: Thought Jersey Shore killed brain cells. Now there's Buckwild. MTV

Meh. Sounds like a POLYGAMIST to me.
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Re: Thought Jersey Shore killed brain cells. Now there's Buckwild. MTV

2 of the girls look ok but they are thin girls with a beer gut so they look ok from the front or back but as soon as they turn to the side you see that gut.
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Re: Thought Jersey Shore killed brain cells. Now there's Buckwild. MTV

Originally Posted by RocShemp View Post
Am I the only one who's never subjected himself to a single episode of Jersey Shore? The ads were grating enough.
You aren't the only one. I have some friends who were addicted to the Jersey Shore phenomenon, but all I could do was just shake my head at them. The only show I have watched on MTV in a number of years is Beavis and Butt-Head, but then again, I guess I'm not that network's demographic anymore.
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I have to admit I enjoyed the first episode enough to watch next week.

The girls fighting about one having sex in the other's bed while the guys biggest problem was "he has the chips, yup sucks to be you" is the funniest thing I've seen in a while.
I enjoyed it too. It's just a bunch of hicks doing hick things. Plus there are a few hotties. I can see why all the guys want to get with that one red head chick.
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Re: Thought Jersey Shore killed brain cells. Now there's Buckwild. MTV

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I haven't watched MTV like in 10 years, or even more.
I'm surprised they still call it MTV.. Unless they changed the M to stand for something other than music. Do they even still play Music Videos? A while back, when they started airing more shows and less music, they created MTV2. But even that one I don't think plays much music at all.
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I'm surprised they still call it MTV.. Unless they changed the M to stand for something other than music. Do they even still play Music Videos? A while back, when they started airing more shows and less music, they created MTV2. But even that one I don't think plays much music at all.
....was the plot of this week's episode of Portlandia.
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I liked the Indian chick with the big hooters...weird seeing a Indian Red Neck.
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I thought it was hysterical, but I like Jersey Shore, Jackass, and stuff like that.

If anyone's curious, here's some info on that chick's puppy:
http://www.lavish-treats.com/the-cut...show-buckwild/
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Confirmed to be dead now.

UPDATE: BUCKWILD star, uncle reported missing, bodies found near Wolf Pen Drive

"BUCKWILD" star Shain Gandee was reported missing by family members on Monday after disappearing early Sunday morning with his uncle, David Gandee.

UPDATE: A Kanawha County 911 dispatcher has confirmed that three bodies have been found in a vehicle on Wolf Pen Drive in the Sissonville area. The call concerning the bodies came into the 911 center around 11:30 a.m. today, the dispatcher said.

The identities have not yet been released.


CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A star of MTV's "BUCKWILD" and his uncle have been reported missing to authorities.

Shain Gandee, 21, was last seen about 3 a.m. Sunday at Larry's Bar in Sissonville with David Gandee, 48. The two said they were going off-roading in Shain's Ford Bronco, according to a statement from the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department.

Neither Shain nor his uncle told anyone where they planned to go. It is also unclear what direction they traveled when they left the bar.

Shain is 6 feet tall and weighs about 180 pounds. David is also 6 feet tall and weighs about 225 pounds.

Both have been missing for 31 hours. Family members spent most of the day Sunday trying to track them down, according to the statement.

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Re: Thought Jersey Shore killed brain cells. Now there's Buckwild. MTV

I only watched a few episodes, but I just saw this news posted on mtvs facebook page. It also mention they renew the show for a second season, gotta wonder how this will be handled.
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Sounds like he took the truck out for some drunk 'mudding' at 3am. Stupid. I watched the show, I feel for his family, they seemed like good people.

(though this article and another one I read didn't make it seem clear that it was a car accident, just that they were found in their car.)
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Watched the show and loved the show. Thought at first it was Shae that kicked it so his is a relief.

Still seemed like a good kid though so I'm sorry to hear it.
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Sounds like he took the truck out for some drunk 'mudding' at 3am. Stupid. I watched the show, I feel for his family, they seemed like good people.

(though this article and another one I read didn't make it seem clear that it was a car accident, just that they were found in their car.)
Maybe passed out in the running truck and died of carbon monoxide poisoning?

Oh and some older news:
The Indian red neck girl Salwa Amin busted for Possession with intent to deliver oxycodone and heroin. And rearrested for failing a drug test, for oxycodone and morphine.

http://www.tmz.com/2013/03/27/buckwi...codone-heroin/

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