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My (brief) thoughts on the 2013 Video Music Awards

Madonna still wins the award for best opening, and weird as it may have begun, Lady Gaga’s opening performance was pretty freaking awesome. The woman is crazy, but she sells crazy well, and she can back it up with her talent! I dozed three times during Justin…zzz…Justin…zzz…Justin Timberlake’s performance – I bet it was much better live, it had to have been. Oh Miley Cyrus, how you’ve grown up; it seems like just yesterday you were playing with stuffed animals,… Read More »

Thoughts on the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards – Sunday 9 PM

This is the third time I’ve mentioned the VMA in a blog post this week.  Why?  Because unlike many awards shows they never seem to disappoint at creating spectacle; there are amazing performances we still talk about years later, groan inducing moments of unabashed ego, and unhinged weirdness we can’t help but gossip about the next day. My top three favorite VMA moments: #1     Madonna 1984 – She left it all on stage and set the tone for what a… Read More »

Survivor has found Redemption

OMG! Must See Survivor:  If you suffered from reward challenge and alliance fatigue in the previous seasons  of Survivor, it’s time to come back.  The show has caught its second wind  and is off and running.  With the addition of Redemption Island, Survivor has become more of a physical and mental battle, not just a game of making and breaking friendships.  The tribe still holds the power to vote out the best, the strongest, or the weakest, but after that, it’s every camper… Read More »