Alessandra Stanley of The New York Times spoke with musicians and scholars to get their opinions on why MTV’s new docu-sitcom ‘The Osbournes’ is doing so well. Anna McCarthy, a professor of media studies at New York University said of Ozzy Osbourne and family’s show, “The show is funny, but it is also emblematic of this age of celebrity. Before, we turned ordinary, real people into protagonists. Now we take celebrities and turn them into ordinary characters for comic effect.” Nationalpost.com has since removed the article.
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