Dancing with the “Stars”

April 12, 2010

Let me be frank.  I watch this show because my mom watches it and on Tuesdays when I visit her house it’s one of the only things on the DVR.  But I probably don’t have to make excuses for watching it since it recently beat out American Idol as the highest rated show on television.  Apparently my mom and I are not the only ones watching!

And to be honest, it has me hooked.  Last season, I was visiting my grandparents and watched one episode and had to continue.  This season, I was not going to watch, but yet again: one episode and I was hooked.

I keep wondering to myself, what is the appeal?  But then I realize it has a little bit of everything (sex, drama, comedy, competition, reality) and a whole lot of nothing.  It’s just entertainment.  One of the guilty indulgences I mention in my About page.

So just to be on record: I like the figure skater, the pussycat doll (I surprised myself with this one), and the football player (although he’ll never win).  But all that might change by tomorrow.

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One Response to “Dancing with the “Stars””


  1. […] with my summaries, I want to comment quickly on last night’s Dancing with the Stars.  In my summary of my impressions of the show, I wrote that I liked Evan Lysacek, the figure skater; Nicole Scherzinger, the pussycat doll; […]


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