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In Defense of Reality Television

In Defense of Reality Television

Reality TV is really, really easy to dislike – we all know this. I’m pretty tolerant of craptastic shows, movies, etc, but there are some that even I can’t handle. I’m talking to you, Teen Moms, Toddlers & Tiaras, and Real Housewives of any city! But I can’t take the high road, because I indulge … Continue reading

Dating Is Like A Job Interview For A Prison Cell

I saw this quote highlighted on theFrisky and it made me smile. I have been blessed with extra luckiness in almost every area of my life – finding parking spaces, winning at slot machines, etc – but that hasn’t quite extended to the area of romance.

“I Never Planned On Marrying A Fat Girl”

That was the description/episode title for the premier airing of Lifetime’s new show “Love Handles: Couples In Crisis”. That statement was also the only reason I bothered tuning in. Why would that attract me? Because, unfortunately, I’ve heard similar things before. So I gave this show a whirl, fully prepared to hate and despise the … Continue reading

A Bone to Pick with Bones

Alright Bones, here’s the thing. I love you. Like so, so, so much. I’m extremely forgiving when it comes to television that I love, so I’ve cut you plenty of slack. But Bones, this shit has to end. What shit, you might ask? I would be happy to share. SPOILER ALERTS ahead for Bones up … Continue reading

But Gaga, You Weren’t Born That Way

I don’t get it, I really don’t. I mean, I understand the general appeal of Lady Gaga, and I think that she has a good message, more or less. I also think she rips off her supposedly original sense of style, but if Madonna and David Bowie aren’t complaining, why should I? Her music is … Continue reading

More (But Not Too Much!) Than Just A Pretty Face

More (But Not Too Much!) Than Just A Pretty Face

Marie Claire urges its readers to be “more than just a pretty face”, but the magazine’s recent editorial decisions indicate that there is a limit on just how much “more” a woman should be.  Maura Kelly’s article, “Should Fatties Get A Room? (Even on TV?)”, for MarieClaire.com revealed the author’s personal prejudices, and in turn … Continue reading