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Kyle Smith (Twitter: @rkylesmith) is critic-at-large for National Review, theater critic for The New Criterion and the author of the novels Love Monkey and A Christmas Caroline. Type a title in the box above to locate a review.

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    When Did ‘Family Feud’ Get So Dirty?

    By kyle | October 8, 2015

    Another chapter in the pornification of everything: the venerable game show “Family Feud.” A column.

    Topics: TV | 5 Comments »

    5 Responses to “When Did ‘Family Feud’ Get So Dirty?”

    1. SK Says:
      October 8th, 2015 at 4:57 pm

      I had no idea that it is still on the air.

    2. K Says:
      October 9th, 2015 at 1:33 pm

      Kyle, do you allow your daughter to watch whatever she wants, or do you censor her media exposure? If so, what are your guidelines and the reason thereof? Given this piece, my curiosity has been peaked.

    3. Kyle Says:
      October 11th, 2015 at 8:16 am

      well, she’s 7. She pretty much just watches cartoons and Disney movies.

    4. Patrick Says:
      October 9th, 2015 at 6:41 pm

      That things is still on? Must appeal to the Jerry Springer crowd. I think this explains the success of Adam Sandler. You should probably get some sort of extra pay for subjecting yourself to that.

    5. Obama bin Biden Says:
      October 19th, 2015 at 10:50 am

      It happened once it was geared towards the urban stay at home crowd.