The Tribe Has Spoken: Life Lessons from Reality TV

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Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2004 - Humor - 138 pages
The Tribe Has Spoken crystallizes the wisdom of reality TV, explaining how to use its lessons to avoid being voted off your own metaphorical island. The book includes nuggets from The Real World, Survivor, Paradise Hotel, The Amazing Race, What Not to Wear, The Osbournes, Joe Millionaire, The Apprentice, and more! Through quotes and recounts of outrageous on-camera events, author David Volk extracts gems of advice from tales of the bizarre, wacky, shocking, and indigestible. The Tribe Has Spoken will amuse and fascinate all reality TV fans -- even those who watch with guilty pleasure (you know who you are). Book jacket.

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This book is a great deal! You will laugh and then laugh again as you read the quotes from reality tv shows and the accompanying life lessons. Whether youve watched the shows or not this is a highly entertaining book. Makes a great gift too! Read full review

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This book is laughoutloud funny. The quotes from the reality TV shows are a hoot but the life lessons will really keep you laughing. Read full review


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David Volk's articles and insight have appeared in publications ranging from Seattle Magazine, Alaska Airlines Magazine, Air & Space/Smithsonian, and the Chicago Tribune. As a reality TV junkie, Volk has probed deeply into the most watched programs, which demonstrate the funniest, strangest, and most fascinatingly repulsive side of human nature. It was a harrowing feat; this hotter-than-hot genre has spawned more than 150 reality programs and still is growing!

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