SURVIVOR AMAZON….Can I just say that Survivor is pathetic this season? I mean, over the years I’ve become a Survivor addict and offer no excuses for it, but this boys vs. girls thing, which originally sounded like it could be some good-natured fun, has just been horrible. I think it’s set back gender equality by 20 years, no mean feat in a TV world already saturated with Joe Millionaire and the The Bachelorette.

On the other hand, I give them some credit for including Christy Smith, a deaf woman from Colorado, this time around. It’s a worthwhile thing to give some real-life exposure like this to the deaf, and it’s worked out pretty well. Good for them.

But speaking as a fan, I think the show needs a facelift. Something’s got to give.

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