Reality TV

Our One Percent Obsession

Our One Percent Obsession

Alissa Quart

FEATURES

Co-published with Brown Alumni Magazine. Growing wealth inequality is making a comfortable middle-class American life less possible by the minute. So why do so many of us spend our free time gaping at the super-rich on TV?

My Family Was On A TLC Reality Show. Here’s The Dark Secret That Never Aired.

My Family Was On A TLC Reality Show. Here’s The Dark Secret That Never Aired.

Cynthia Jeub

ESSAYS

Co-published with HuffPost. Twelve years ago, Cynthia Jeub appeared on a TLC reality TV show featuring large families. But the cameras didn’t capture everything, especially the abuse she suffered at the hands of her “Quiverfull” parents.