BY Jamie Doak in Boob Tube on May 04, 2010 |
This is belated but Glee last week was awesome. After the cheerleading coach, Sue Sylvester, told Mercedes she needed to lose 10 pounds by the end of the week, the previously confident Mercedes stopped eating all together. She fainted in school from hunger and pregnant former cheerleader Quinn came in to talk to her in the nurse's office:
Mercedes: [Quinn offers her food] Thanks, I’m not hungry.Quinn: Yes, you are. You're starving. I know, ... Read More
BY Lisa Kirchner in Boob Tube on May 04, 2010 |
TLC's new online program, "A Conception Story," disturbs on multiple levels. Blazing a trail for more wholly sponsored programming, who knows where it might lead. Meanwhile, in the concrete here and now, the show is unapologetically mired in the canononization of motherhood. So? You might say. The program is based on what a spokesperson for the show calls "hopeful positives," and there is nothing particularly surprising about fluffing up your ... Read More
BY Phoebe Magee in Boob Tube on May 03, 2010 |
Dearly beloved blog-goers: gathered here today are the six hilarious videos that make up The Message Board, a new project from comedian, actress and writer Giulia Rozzi. Giula Rozzi "spent a lot of time" on wedding message boards so that you don't have to. She then chose the best bits--read: wild, over-the-top, downright frightening--to act out in what is part feminist commentary, part fun time. Questions like: I'm headed for my ... Read More
BY Jamie Doak in Boob Tube on Apr 29, 2010 |
I only selectively like South Park. This is for many reasons; One) It's racist, classist and sexist. Two) I'm a ginger and they told me I didn't have a soul (I'M A CHRISTIAN, I HAVE A SOUL OKAY.) Three) I do not wish to go directly to hell when I die. That said, South Park occasionally provides a cringe-worthy and sometimes hilarious social commentary that people need to hear.
I was forced to watch South Park recently ... Read More
BY Krista Ciminera in Boob Tube on Apr 29, 2010 |
Old is the new... well, new it would seem by current trends in television. Hot on the tails of Betty White's upcoming appearance on Saturday Night Live is a new reality show about nine retirees living in a gated community in Arizona called Sunset Daze. Ranging in ages from 61 to 74, the senior citizens of this show are trying out some new leases on life, from dating to sky diving.
This has the potential to be as bad as any reality show about rich ... Read More