All kinds of professions suffer from an occasional attack of the Stupids, be it accounting math, inexplicable personalized license plate denials, or big-time software bugs (and the /. discussion thereof), but burning a 'Dear Jane' letter from your estranged husband while on wildfire-patrol duty takes the cake.
June 2002 Archives
The answer to yesterday's (rhetorical) question, of course, is that the shows aren't designed to help beautiful people hook up; they're designed to put beautiful people on TV so that lots of people will look at them. The show isn't the product; the viewers are the product. Ask Dallas Smythe.