Occupy Wall Street Is Coming to MTV

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A Craigslist casting call stirred the rumors and now the nightmare is real: MTV announced today that True Life: I’m Occupying Wall Street will air in less than two weeks, joining a canon that includes the super-sad one about Tourette’s syndrome and that guy with the bleeding calf implant. On the night of November 5, we’ll be treated to a well-edited version of the protests we’ve been watching for more than a month, starring college students Kait and Caitlin, and Bryan, a member of the Zuccotti Park sanitation team. As far as commoditization goes, condoms now seem so quaint. (And useful.) Let us not forget that Jersey Shore started this way, too.

Occupy Wall Street Is Coming to MTV