Debra Goldman's Consumer Republic: The Year in Review - Wit's End

These days it’s taken as fact that 9/11 didn’t raise the tone of the culture as much as we thought it might. Consider that 2002 began with the premiere of Fox’s The Chamber, in which contestants answered trivia questions while being roasted, frozen or otherwise tormented—a concept that seemed such a surefire extension of reality TV that ABC had its own version, The Chair.

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