WRECK of the Week

Matt Busekroos

What used to be a fun and frothy late-night diversion, “The Girls Next Door” is now just as stupid and insipid as every other E! reality show. “The Girls Next Door” first premiered in 2005 with Hugh Hefner and his then-girlfriends Holly Madison, Bridget Marquardt and Kendra Wilkinson. Holly, Bridget and Kendra all brought irresistible charm and fun senses of humor (specifically, Kendra and her laugh or Bridget and her Halloween fetish). The series captured the lives of the three women dating a man old enough to be their grandfather. When ignoring the age difference, the girls seemed to care and love the Playboy lothario. However, the three moved out by the end of the fifth season leaving the series at a standstill. Now, the show is in its sixth season and chronicling the lives of three new, younger girlfriends of Hef. After accidentally falling in love with Holly, Bridget and Kendra, why watch three new girls come in and take over? I would rather watch “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” and even that show is worthless. So, the Kardashian family has a show because middle child Kim has a giant derri