incest http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/16957/all en Step Right Up to MTV's Incest Plot http://mrc.org/bozells-column/step-right-mtvs-incest-plot <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/tim-graham">Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>For those who predict the coming collapse of Western civilization, there’s always MTV for proof. At this year's Television Critics Association summer tour in Hollywood, MTV put on a panel discussion for the press with the cast and creators of a forthcoming series called "Happyland." The female star of the show, actress Bianca Santos, announced the new MTV motto: “Incest is hot, and we’re going to have fun!” </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bozells-column/step-right-mtvs-incest-plot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division incest Lisa de Moraes MTV Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:39:29 +0000 tim.graham 46790 at http://mrc.org ‘Bates Motel’: Incest, Bondage, A Strip Club and A Man Set on Fire http://mrc.org/articles/bates-motel-incest-bondage-strip-club-and-man-set-fire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A&amp;E sticks with outlandish use of TV-14 rating for over-the-top program. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The bosses at the A&amp;E network think it’s time for children to grow up – their way.</p> <p>The network, better known for family fare like “Ducky Dynasty” and “Storage Wars,” has decided to push disturbing, sick and violent fare – and designed it for 14-year-olds.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/bates-motel-incest-bondage-strip-club-and-man-set-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Family A&E Bates Motel incest TV-14 Tue, 26 Mar 2013 22:09:58 +0000 dan.gainor 43028 at http://mrc.org ‘Bates Motel’: New ‘Psycho’ Has Rape, Violence, Incest for 14-Year-Olds http://mrc.org/articles/bates-motel-new-psycho-has-rape-violence-incest-14-year-olds <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> TV-14 rated show included graphic rape, hinted at incest. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/katie-yoder">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Alfred Hitchcock’s film masterpieces thrilled audiences with imagination and suspense, but if Hitchcock focused the cameras instead on graphic violence and rape, “Psycho” might resemble today’s “Bates Motel” series. And throw in some implied incest just because it’s TV.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/bates-motel-new-psycho-has-rape-violence-incest-14-year-olds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Family Bates Motel Hitchcock incest Psycho TV-14 Tue, 19 Mar 2013 21:05:31 +0000 dan.gainor 42964 at http://mrc.org Incest and Pedophilia, The New Frontier http://mrc.org/bozells-column/incest-and-pedophilia-new-frontier <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> Veteran reporter Sharon Waxman knew she’d found a new low. Reporting from the Toronto Film Festival, she revealed the viewpoint of director Nick Cassavetes, which she summarized in a headline: “Who Gives a Damn? Love Who You Want.” The topic was incest.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bozells-column/incest-and-pedophilia-new-frontier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division incest Movies Nick Cassavetes pedophilia Wed, 19 Sep 2012 17:03:41 +0000 tim.graham 41286 at http://mrc.org TeenNick Endorses Teen Incest, Casual Sex in New Season Of ‘Degrassi’ http://mrc.org/articles/teennick-endorses-teen-incest-casual-sex-new-season-%E2%80%98degrassi%E2%80%99 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Stepbrother and stepsister consider having sex; other characters push gay agenda. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/lauren-thompson">Lauren Thompson</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.teennick.com/">TeenNick</a>, which targets younger audiences with sex-filled, high-school dramas, has taken a flying leap over what is appropriate with the new season of “Degrassi.” The headliner of the mid-season premiere featured a stepbrother and stepsister making out and debating if they should begin a sexual relationship.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/teennick-endorses-teen-incest-casual-sex-new-season-%E2%80%98degrassi%E2%80%99" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Family Degrassi incest sex TeenNick Wed, 22 Feb 2012 16:52:46 +0000 dan.gainor 39219 at http://mrc.org Taboo-Busting ABC Touts Sister-Brother Love http://mrc.org/articles/taboo-busting-abc-touts-sister-brother-love <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >ABC's <i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">Good Morning America</i> on Tuesday continued the morning show drive of busting taboos by touting the romantic relationship between a half-brother and sister. GMA reporter Nick Watt informed viewers of the Scottish couple Danielle Heaney and Nick Cameron, now charged with incest, and rather neutrally explained, “<b>Danielle and Nick are in love. But their love is taboo. They're half-brother and sister.</b>” </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/taboo-busting-abc-touts-sister-brother-love" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education abc GoodMorningAmerica incest taboo Tue, 06 May 2008 04:00:00 +0000 admin 28263 at http://mrc.org