December 1st, 2009


Are you 'Hoarders' in need of 'Intervention'?

Do fans of Hoarders call themselves “Hoarders”? Or “Hoarderers”? In any case, the series is back for its second-season premiere tonight on A&E, and it’s an unsettling doozy, about a toothless, stubborn woman in Louisiana named Augustine. Her house is a hoarder-nightmare. The amount of filth, the layers of rotting food, mountains of dirty clothes and kitchen utensils, and the occasional dead animal found crushed in these rooms is truly amazing and appalling (I brought up her teeth because her lost, false set of choppers plays a part in tonight’s episode):

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