Our ‘TV-addled culture’ is to blame for Balloon Boy hoax
It looks like the Balloon Boy incident was a hoax — and we’re all to blame for it, according to Gawker ’s Foster Kamer. “The story of the boy in the balloon, filled as it was with real feelings of terror and relief, is now merely the latest illustration of the sorry state of our reality TV-addled culture,” Kamer wrote. “The first bit of truth that will be lost, no doubt, is how we all are complicit in this saga. If we [ Gawker ] and you hadn’t tuned in on Thursday afte…
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