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Survivor Guilty

As a longtime Survivor viewer, I've been bothered by its slow decline. Some of the show's problems are apparent on its surface, like Jeff Probst's appalling gender bias and the show's overemphasis on tacky "themes" for the season. But I got to thinking about what's wrong under the surface, on a conceptual level....

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One World, One Cup

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I Still Need Explanations

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Al Capone's Virtual Vault

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Happy Birthday Scott!

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Past Tense

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