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    Filed at 12:03 pm under by dcobranchi

    The mother of the HE family on Monday’s Wife Swap reveals that she was just trying to be an “intellegent & articulate antipreneur & activist” by exposing her life to national ridicule (scroll down to the last entry):

    So we DID this stupid show last month. We knew it was going to be difficuilt at best, but it turned out much worse. Our episode airs on the 7th of November. We started out thinking what a great scam, then got excited by the idea of putting memes forth in a freegan “let them pay for the airtime to put our words out there” kind of spirit and ended up feeling bruised by the monster….

    She goes on to fisk ABC’s press release about the episode. Hard to feel too sorry for her, though.

    2 Responses to “NEXT TIME, TRY A PODCAST”

    Comment by
    November 9th, 2005
    at 12:37 pm

    Her fisking of the press release is believable though. In fact, it’s exactly what I expected from ABC.

    Comment by
    November 10th, 2005
    at 2:03 am

    At least two other homeschool moms who did this program said almost exactly the same thing – what viewers saw was not their experience during the swap and their lives were misrepresented.

    I only watch when hs families are on, but there seems to be a formula and they just plug in new players each week.