MTV's new show 'Skins' premiered this week and it's been predictably controversial. Anyone who saw a promo or poster before it came out could have guessed that: kids, drugs, sex--there's a scandal coming. And isn't that part of the point?
Michael Scherer honed in on the media's paradoxical treatment of the show
Lovely how the cable nets keep showing salacious clips of MTV's skins while speculating about whether or not it is child porn. . .
And Tina Wells said put up or shut up
@goodbusnews brought up some time-honed wisdom, no less applicable here.
Of Skins and Publicity: An old saw says that all publicity is good publicity. And MTV’s racy, controversial new ... http://bit.ly/e6jGtH
Jason Clinkscales brought up that the show is disappointing only if you had any expectations for it
You know the real problem with MTV's "Skins"? People expected the show to be something... well...good, redeeming, important...
And @IAmJustJoshing found Taco Bell's role as arbiter of taste laughable
Taco Bell pulls their ads from MTV's Skins. "Finally," Taco Bell said, "we've found something made in poorer taste than our food."