Morning Coffee 5.6.09

Homeless Real World (sizzle reel) from Broadcasting & Cable on Vimeo.

Four independent TV producers are looking for a network to run their new reality series which follows real-life homeless victims. Some people have no shame. But then again–if NY1 picks it up and gets record ratings, spin offs will start coming out of everywhere….. the “Cracked Out Real World”… “I’m a Hooker Real World”… I can see it now. Check out the trailer above.  [Gawker]

China holds 70 healthy Mexicans in forced isolation, while Paris airport baggage handlers refuse to touch suitcases from Mexican planes. With all of the media frenzy around the swine flu, Mexicans are starting to feel a sense of discrimination. Meanwhile the US Centers of Disease Control and Prevention reported this week that perhaps this didn’t start in Mexico after all. In fact the virus contains genes from flu viruses that normally circulate in pigs in Europe and Asia. Hmmmm…. [Global Post]

Here’s a little news to get your morning started right. Five years ago, Connie Culp was shot in her face and five months ago, she received a new face from a dead woman. Yesterday, she revealed her new look as the nations’ first-ever face transplant. Riveting! [Associated Press] is giving women a step-by-step guide to receiving anal sex. I think I’ve seen it all. Take that… take that [Puffy voice] [Honey]

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