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PBS Wants You to Stop Being So Stupid

It’s not quite Islamophobia, but the latest stunt ads in the New York City subway system are targeting your strange obsession with reality television. The posters, designed in the style of lowbrow programming from TLC (formerly known as the Learning Channel) or History Channel (formerly known as a World War II greatest-hits reel), are actually for the local PBS station Thirteen, meaning attempts to DVR The Dillionaire (“Life’s a Pickle”) and Married to a Mime (“She’s got plenty to say”) will be futile until a network actually interested in making money rips them off.

PBS Subway Ads Mock Reality TV, You