"OK, recently I watched every episode of Jersey Shore's first season. I don't know if it was any good and I certainly didn't learn anything, but it was definitely hypnotic and it gave my brain a vacation."
— Designer Marc Jacobs explains that mindless reality TV like Jersey Shore has value exactly because it's mindless. So next time you feel guilty about indulging in a pop-culture guilty pleasure, just tell yourself you're taking a brain vacation.
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