Occupy Wall Street Is Coming to MTV

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Demonstrators with 'Occupy Wall Street' protest at Zuccotti Park  before they start cleaning up their belongings October 13, 2011 the morning after Mayor Bloomberg gave  a message to Occupy Wall Street protestors that the park needs to be cleaned. And protestors,  signs, sleeping bags, and,  need to temporarily vacate the premises while the park's property owner can go in with a cleaning crew starting Friday.AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A.CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Demonstrators with 'Occupy Wall Street' protest at Zuccotti Park before they start cleaning up their belongings October 13, 2011 the morning after Mayor Bloomberg gave a message to Occupy Wall Street protestors that the park needs to be cleaned. And protestors, signs, sleeping bags, and, need to temporarily vacate the premises while the park's property owner can go in with a cleaning crew starting Friday.AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A.CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images) Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/2011 AFP

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.