What do you think about reality TV?

James Simons
Marshall, Texas
P.A.M. Transport
“Seems too false to be reality TV.”

Charles Taylor
Mobile, Ala.
McClendon Trucking
“It’s sort of unbelievable. I don’t watch much TV, but I’ve heard about them.”

James Vancoy
Wilmington, N.C.
“I like the ‘Survivor, Australia.’ I’ve always had a thing for Australia. I’ve always wanted to go there. The reason I like them so much is because I write screenplays on the side.”

Tom Wollmann
Portland, Ore.
“It’s all right. You can keep it.”

Mitchell Madison
Philadelphia, Miss.
Dixie Transport
“I don’t have time to watch TV.”

Danny Hughes
Zephyrhills, Fla.
Owner operator
Trans First Inc.
“I like ‘The Amazing Race.'”

Don Gant
New Orleans
Slay Transport
“I don’t like them. It’s a bunch of crap.”

Murray Noblin
Hattiesburg, Miss.
“I like ‘Monster Garage.’ Don’t care about them (dating games).”

Michael Holloway
Leesburg, Ala.
Cherokee Milling
“I like anything to do with hot rods. ‘Motor Trend.’ ‘Hot Rods.'”

Jim Coleman
Woodlawn, Tenn.
Averitt Express
“My favorite thing about them is the remote. I turn it
off. I think it’s stupid. What’s real about it?”

Tye Robison
West Point, Miss.
Total Transportation
“It’s all right. It matters.”

Shannon Boyd
Poplarbluff, Mo.
Continental Express
“Some of the shows are all right. A lot of them suck. I like ‘Joe Schmo.’ ‘The Bachelor’ sucked. It was garbage. A waste of time.”

Scottie Stevens
Greensboro, N.C.
“I don’t watch a lot of TV, but it can be entertainment. I think all of them are OK.”

Terrance Armstrong
Clarkton, N.C.
“I like ‘Fear Factor.’ I only watched one ‘Survivor.’ It’s OK.”

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