Guilty Pleasures...an Ode to Reality TV
My favorite guilty pleasure is...reality TV! For someone I consider relatively intelligent, I LOVE reality TV. So escapist. The dumber, the better. Example: Beauty and the Geek. I love it, know all of their names, even have a geek-crush on Tommy. His cheeky subtitle is "sweater vest enthusiast". That's the best part of reality tv...the total commitment of these contestants, and the way the producers take the utter piss out of them. I love it! I love the editing of their dumb moments set to some silly song. I just watched the finale of America's Next Top Model, and yes, I have seen 8 out of 10 cycles...They are too frequent, cheesy, and I could totally be better spending my time doing more productive things. I think my love of it is linked to my (unfortunate) love of gossip! My hubby watches them with me and gets into them, too...although he'd never admit it! Once he even boycotted ANTM because his favorite girl was voted off. Also love Top chef, project runway, hell's kitchen (SO ridiculous), and dancing with the stars! The writer's strike just furthered my addiction...I resorted to new lows without the solace of Ugly Betty and Brothers & Sisters and Grey's.