The Olympics reality show
Years from now, who will we still admire?
For two weeks Olympic reality has pushed aside TV reality. Instead of debauchery, drunken binges and aimless lives, we’ve had hard work, uplifting stories and fierce competition — not to mention an awful lot of very buff bodies. The athletes in London seem far different from the kind of people the media normally celebrate. Yet is the line between the two really that distinct?