Wednesday, January 23, 2013

10 Books You Should Read Instead of Watching ‘Buckwild’

10 Books You Should Read Instead of Watching 'Buckwild'
This month, MTV premiered its newest reality show, Buckwild, which is being widely touted as the “redneck Jersey Shore” — with a little bit of Jackass thrown in there for good measure. Set in West Virginia (whose senator Joe Manchin has fought against the show), Buckwild follows the exploits of six girls and three boys growing up in a small town in Appalachia, doing their best to get into trouble. Here’s what we think: yawn. If you feel the urge to watch this silly show, we have a better idea for you — pick up one of these books. 

Our reading list will give you a dose of Appalachian culture, hillbilly antics and redneck voyeurism, and you won’t have to feel badly about it after. … Read More

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