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  1. Fake pleasures of reality TV

    Posted Sep 26th 2003, 12:00am by Jean Nicol

    ... and sexier the better. But isn't it all harmless fun? Well, let's look at the psychology of watching 'reality': the first curiosity, of course, is that nothing on television ... character assassination is the direct or indirect benefits to the ego and bank balance that television exposure can bring. Reality shows are not intended to be uplifting, of course. ...

  2. Reality TV made these nobodies stars - will it do the same for HK's wannabes?

    Posted Sep 01st 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... with proposals to make a Hong Kong version of the hit reality show American Idol. Felix To, controller of programme development and production at i-Cable, which runs Cable TV, said the company ... America. Filmed in a documentary style, the shows focus on everything the contestants and judges do and say both on and off stage, from the preliminary rounds to the final contest. Reality TV had ...

  3. dished up

    Posted Sep 12th 2003, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... There are some interesting Southeast Asian cooking classes being taught by Angie Koong, who was born in Singapore and raised in Malaysia and Australia. The first class, covering fresh Vietnamese spring rolls, Penang assam laksa and black coconut rice, wil ...

  4. How fantasy became a Real-ity for Happy Valley goalkeeper

    Posted Aug 25th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... goalkeeper was able to test his skills against these superstars on the pitch - albeit only in an exhibition match. 'It was incredible as I've only seen these guys on TV and video games. ... on television. Fan says that since the game he has bumped into many people on the street who recognise him and have said they were impressed by his performance. But the no-nonsense player refuses to get ...

  5. Romantic vision with a firm grasp on reality

    Posted Aug 31st 2003, 12:00am by Mani Rao

    ... of a published writer is imagined and has more to do with perception than reality,' she says. 'Because a writer is published is no reason to be impressed. A publisher may be quite capable ... one?' Well, yes. The lounge lizards at the Fringe bar have a few misguided clues to her day job, 'She's on TV. Cable, right?' Well, not quite. Rao is senior vice-president ...

  6. talkback

    Posted Aug 30th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on ATV? There are plenty of recent shows that all English-speaking people here would like to see. Who Wants To Be A millionaire? (UK or US version), reality TV shows like Big Brother, ... compare with other schools in the city. Vincent Sun, North Point Q Are there enough choices for English-language TV viewers? There are enough English-language channels but there aren't enough ...

  7. Will female fantasy match reality in Beckham's Beijing kick-off?

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... would show the flaws, such as Beckham's lack of running speed during games, he said. Also, because the Spanish league that Real Madrid competes in is not screened to Chinese television ...

  8. Reality-rattling roast rat ride

    Posted Dec 28th 2003, 12:00am by Jason Gagliardi

    ... about how much she's enjoying her juicy Italian sausage in a classy restaurant; in reality-land she's chowing down on sticky rice and a chargrilled rat (an Isaan delicacy). 'As the film goes on, you begin to see these worlds aren't really all that separate,' says Mingmongkol. 'You realise there are many links between the world of harsh reality and the world ...

  9. Cold war's chilling reality

    Posted Nov 13th 2003, 12:00am by David McNeill

    ... and granddaughter on national television and pleads that Pyongyang reveal what happened to them, Japan listens. The past year has been 'unbearable', said Mr Yokota. 'We keep hearing rumours. ... about what went on with their own relatives in Japan.' The nightmare year has taken its toll on the Yokotas' faces, which look worn from the endless campaigning, television appearances ...

  10. Dished Up

    Posted Oct 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Pierre Gagnaire, considered one of France's most innovative Michelin three-star chefs, will be at the Mandarin Grill at the Mandarin Oriental from October 13-18. The three-course set lunch menu is $728 plus 10 per cent and includes a starter of fille ...




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