Key takeaways


  • “Does [appearing on reality television] attract people with a higher rate of instability?” Levak asks. “Are people who are unstable more interested? Or do the vagaries of reality TV precipitate people killing themselves?” (View Highlight)
    • Note: What’s the direction of causality
    • Is it nosocomial or a selection effect?
  • “Now they’re even more in-depth, and they ask for your best friend’s number and five past girlfriends. They want to know dirt so they can create a story around you.” (View Highlight)