Arts, Entertainment, Living
It's been two years since I first wrote about prime-time's Tough Guy TV trend and cable's obsession with documenting hard work and rough working conditions continues in Discovery Channel's "Gold Rush: Alaska" (10 p.m. Friday).
This docu-series follows six men, many of them unemployed, who leave their Oregon homes to dig for gold in Alaska.
Given the rising price of gold, the timing of the series is pretty ideal.
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