In the first of an occasional series, we share with you the signs that Big Brother isn't quite as exciting as it should be this year.
#1: The "watching paint dry" moment.
Having watched the full half hour Big Brother round-up on Channel Four tonight, we realised the housemates' antics weren't setting our adrenalin running shortly after the following conversation:
Viewer one: "Gaetano's omelette looks nice."
Viewer two: "Yeah, but I see he's having it with buttered bread. I would have made toast."
Viewer one: "Yes. I suppose I would have, too."
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According to Marxist theory, cultural forms such as opera, classical music and the literary works of Shakespeare all fall under the heading of high culture. Low culture refers to a wide variety of cultural themes that are characterised by their consumption by the masses.
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