Undocumented Workers: 19 Kids and Other Reality TV Children Part 1

by PropinquaThe Duggar fantasy mega-house was largely funded by Discovery Networks and built by donated labor that Discovery rounded up. Sponsors even helped to stock the food pantry. By implying that one patriarch’s income can support a multitude in fine style, the house stands as Arkansas’ very own evangelical Potemkin village.Until recently, the Duggar house has been one more thing not often discussed: a workplace for adults and children. The TV network’s role in building the compound and the Duggar brand makes this fact almost inescapable. … [Read more...]

Duggars Remove Payment Request From YouTube Account and Another Sex Scandal

Remember earlier in the week when it came out that the Duggar family had started asking people for money on their YouTube channel? Yeah, well, they have taken down the request for money and the button you had to click to donate. Like many other actions of the family since it came out that eldest son Josh Duggar molested five girls this action backfired on them and had people speculating that they were broke. … [Read more...]

News: Letter With Josh Duggar’s Molestation Details Being Shopped Around

Starting to see news of this at a lot of different sites. First one to pop up on this story was Radar Online.Remember the mysterious letter that was written by someone who knew all the details of Josh Duggar's molestation of girls? The letter that ended up in a book before the book was lent out and the person that borrowed the book faxing the Oprah show with details in order to stop the Duggars from appearing on The Oprah Show back in 2006? … [Read more...]

Vyckie Garrison on “Inside Edition”

The clip is short but here it is. From Vyckie's appearance earlier today on "Inside Edition" where she explains how crime is handled in Patriarchal Christianity and in Quiverfull communities.If this is your first time visiting NLQ please read our Welcome page and our Comment Policy! Comments open below NLQ Recommended Reading … Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement by Kathryn Joyce 13:24 - A Story of Faith and Obsession by M Dolon HickmonAmazon.com Widgets … [Read more...]

That First Kiss at Jessa Dugger & Ben Seewald’s Wedding?

ETA: Looks like the blog that Radar Online and others took all these 'quotes' from, including quotes from anonymous comments, might be a parody blog. It's all from My Life As A Stay At Home Wife and Mom. So even as some of the media outlets are promoting this as if it were a legitimate story it sounds like there is a strong possibility it was an invented tale. Read with a giant boulder of salt. That skipped kiss is driving some rather strange rumors in the gossip world. All of the rumors are coming from guests of the Duggars at the wedding.The first one is that the Duggar parents didn't know about Jessa and Ben skipping the kiss at the end of the wedding and it made for a very … [Read more...]

“19 Kids & Counting” Duggar Fans Got Trolled

by Suzanne Titkemeyer cross posted from her blog True Love Doesn't RapeWe've written and posted too many times here at NLQ about TLC's Duggar family, the stars of "19 Kids & Counting".  You can almost tell how well or not so well the show is doing in the ratings and when the premiere of the new season is by the flood of Duggar family related news/gossip that floods the internet. 'The Duggars stop for bagels!' or 'The Duggar Family says all drag queens need Jesus!' Ridiculous minutia everywhere to keep people talking about the show and the Duggars so all that sweet, sweet cash will keep coming on in like manna to TLC and the Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar compound.Last season there … [Read more...]

News: Jessa Duggar’s Scavenger Hunt Proposal (in Other Words: Perfect For Television Show)

According to the website The Stir Jessa Duggar's intended Ben Seewald set up a 'special' proposal day, filmed for inclusion in this season's TLC show "19 Kids & Counting". Does this not smack of ratings desperation to anyone else?The Stir - Jessa Duggar Had to Say 'Yes' After Ben Seewald's Elaborate ProposalThe day of the actual proposal began with a plane ride piloted by Jessa's brother John-David Duggar, from their hometown of Springdale, Arkansas, to Eureka Springs, Arkansas. JingerDuggar accompanied Jessa as a chaperone, because of course. According to the family's blog:Throughout the day, Jessa had to get a hole-in-one at a miniature golf course, collect a dozen roses fr … [Read more...]

Laughter is Good Medicine: The “Learning” Channel?

"White Trash" isn't a moniker that we use here but it is interesting that The Learning Channel seems determined to feature shows with a freak show element involving mostly Caucasians making fools of themselves. They might … [Read more...]


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