Street-smarts versus book-smarts

Admittedly, I have been hooked on watching The Apprentice. I didn’t watch it the first season, but I got into it this year. It’s gotten to the point where I will watch almost any reality TV show if it’s on while I’m sitting and eating dinner: Nanny 911, Wife Swap, Trading Spouses, the Biggest Loser, etc. I don’t watch a lot of television and I don’t have cable, so besides Will & Grace, it’s the only type of thing I have occasion to see. If anything else comes along I usually just download it from one of the tv torrent sites.

The 3 hour season finale of The Apprentice was on last night and that was a pretty huge television committment. The best part was the announcement that season 3 will consist of the so-called booksmarts against the so-called streetsmarts, which is enticing. We will be sure to see heated moments of class warfare. I predict the streetsmarts will have an early edge given that they are certain to have a more practical and pragmatic intelligence. In the video preview, they looked a lot harder. There will be a few cutthroat booksmarts who will pass muster.

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  1. That was a great episode