- Gangsta rap from the ’90s
- MTV and VH1’s signature blend of homogenized reality programming
- Celebrity couples and their awesomely annoying nick names
It’s like if Us Weekly had a TV show on BET.
During a riveting discussion about MTV’s "The Hills" being nothing more than scripted reality, I argued, "Yeah, well, that’s even how ‘The Real World’ is anymore…"
Bob started to nod his head in agreement, then, thinking that I might be delving into deeper trains of thought, he asked, "Wait — the show, or like, the actual real world?"
"The show," I clarified. Then we laughed jovially at the idea of me actually philosophizing here at work. Or ever.