Dancing with the Stars Recap: The Top 8 "Celebrate America"

It's Americana Week!!!! And no, I have no idea why. Now yesterday, it was tax day...which is often accompanied by anti-American government protests, but I'm guessing that's not why it was Americana Week. I'm still waiting for the explanation, and if they explained it, and I somehow missed it, and you heard it, I would be so grateful if you could please leave it in the comments! Let's dig in, shall we?...more

Their encore was just as fun and awesome.

And yes, this is the most I've ever liked Maks, and ...more

Dancing with the Stars Recap: The Top Nine

"Classical" Night: Without lyrics, turns out a lot of stars are pretty lost.This week was Classical Week, meaning full orchestra and classical music pieces. Which oddly everyone seemed to think provided no beat or rhythm...despite the existence of an actual percussion section and a traditional drum set. Turns out most people learn choreography to lyrics, preferably English lyrics they can sing along to, not fancy pants opera lyrics in foreign tongues....more

Ok i googled it enough times, someone clue me in, what are spatula hands?more

Dancing with the Stars Recap: The Top Ten Perform Unsexy Rumbas

Featuring the least sexy Rumbas you've ever seen! Well, so much for the Rumba as the dance of romance. Last night it was the dance of death. And oddly enough that made for Rumbas that were way more believable and emotionally satisfying than all those sexy Rumbas ever were. Who's with me? Image courtesy ABC Wondering what I mean? Let's dig in.1. Wendy and Tony danced a Foxtrot...more

Dancing with the Stars Recap: The Premiere, Part Deux

Some people really shine on second try...some don't make that leap. We're back for part two of the two-week season premiere of Dancing With The Stars, and one celebrity will be going home tonight. Who will it be? Well, let's dig in to my recap and you'll find my prediction at the end!...more

I enjoy hearing *your* mini-recap :)

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Kirstie Alley, George Lopez, and Some Bullshit

Kirstie Alley kicked ASS on Dancing with the Stars:   So of course in his recap George Lopez said that she was a fantastic dancer and congratulated her on her second place finish. Just kidding! He said, "She did a nice job, her little hooves tapping away. Before the show she went to the market and then she had roast beef and this is her going all the way home," followed by a video of a pig. Keep it Klassy George. ...more

I love Kirstie Alley, and I think she did a wonderful job dancing. People need to get over their ...more

Leave George Lopez Alone

Goerge Lopez is a funny guy. Admittedly, he's not my favorite stand-up comedian and I don't even consider his talk-show "appointment television." But I attach a certain "Ski Patrol" nostalgia to him and I appreciate his self-deprecating humor. And when I have watched his show, I do enjoy it. He has a solid writing team, a fun set and a pretty laid-back, non-traditional late-night vibe there....more

"Dancing with the Stars" Recap: Season Premiere

It's high-season for me and my reality TV talent show-loving self, as Dancing with the Stars kicks off while American Idol is still early days. Led by the ever-droll Tom Bergeron, and the interchangeable hot brunette co-host, Dancing with the Stars rivals AI for size of viewership, and in my heart! Last night's premiere episode will be followed by a second chance dance for each of the starting 11 couples...so no predictions yet. Let's just dig right in. ...more

It's going to be on for weeks and weeks :)

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Open Letter to Sarah Palin

Dear Sarah, This post is not about my political beliefs.  This letter is from one mother to another....more

Crack Reality Show Ridiculousness

I’ll admit my guilty pleasure: watching cable reality shows. I love anything having to do with food or cooking, interior designing, traveling, and constructing or renovating homes. Those shows, I rationalized, were educational and broadened my horizons. But, like a gateway drug - I slowly started experimenting with prime-time reality. Like many first-time ‘users’, I began with American Idol....more

I'm hooked already on "Survivor: The Real Housewives of Dog, the Bounty Hunter." Could you ...more

Dancing with the Stars Recap: The Finals Are Here

Conspiracy theories aside, who do you think will win? Unlike a lot of other folks, I actually called it that Brandy would exit last week. And unlike a lot of other folks, I don't think it's some huge tea party conspiracy. I think it's a continuation of a fine, but frustrating Dancing with the Stars tradition: An overwhelming urge to root for the underdog. And to take a "ringer" down a peg or two. ...more

I think the saddest part of the entire season was that Brandy was voted off right before the ...more