Shannon Daley visits the Jersey Shore: "I was sure it would be packed with Snooki and Situation clones, and all that implies so I steeled myself for the psychological blow and headed for the coast. The media had tainted my impression of the place, and I only expected the worst. How wrong I was! People, neighbours and strangers know II hate reality television. Actually, hate is too tame a term -- I loathe and despise it with the white hot hate of a thousand suns".