Hardcore Pawn

Pawn shop: Try not to mix business with pleasure

This is definitely a week when we're glad we remembered to pay the cable bill. In previous blogs, I talked about the scripted shows -- "The Closer," "Perception," "White Collar," "Covert Affairs." Now let's peek at one reality show, "Hardcore Pawn," which returns Tuesday (July 10); here's the story I sent to papers:


Like most of us, Les Gold can be
tempted to buy a fancy car or a glitzy toy.