Friday, June 3, 2016
Is sex in jeopardy?
Doctoral candidate Liz Miles took her interview time with Alex to tell us that Japanese men really do have sex. Since Japan has produced a number of new generations over the centuries, I didn't think this was in doubt. But it's always good to be reassured. Alex seemed a little flustered by the subject but managed to move on.
Sex on game shows has risen (sorry) to prominence with the constant catcalls about Family Feud's mildly off-color humor. This soggy complaint from AV Club is typical of the rants about "boner jokes" and other horrors. I'm a little surprised that the faux prudes - they're not really scandalized, of course, they just want to sound more noble than the rest of us - haven't bashed Craig Ferguson and the more than occasional blue notes on Celebrity Name Game.
But then hardly anybody watches Celebrity Name Game compared to Family Feud. Plus Craig has gotten a couple Emmys, which might protect him a bit from criticism. Meanwhile, Liz Miles lost her game on Jeopardy, so we probably won't hear any more chatter about Japanese sex on Alex's august quizzer. At least for a while.