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So… I Guess I Still Tune Into The Jersey Shore

In Uncategorized on March 25, 2011 at 9:21 pm

I won’t deny it any longer… I still do find sheer joy when plopping down on my couch and unintentionally finding an episode of the Jersey Shore on MTV.

Overall, do I feel as though this season was vastly different from the rest? Not whatsoever, but I will say nonetheless, I very much enjoyed it.

THE BOYS OF THE JERSEY SHORE — Minus Ronnie Who Isn’t Allow to Be Included

 Situation —  I think that after his initial horrifically embarrassing introduction onto the show when it aired, he hasn’t done anything to necessarily bother me. Surprisingly enough. He had a lot of “sex” and by “sex” I am referring to the three-minute long romps he has with drunk girls with whom he snatched up from Karma. After their shock at both the size and the motion of Mike’s ocean, no one… even grenades, stay for breakfast.

Pauly D — Other than his EXTREMELY OUT-OF-NOWHERE freak out in the beginning of the season, he has and continues to be my favorite character on the show. He is never bringing drama into the house, STD’s into the bedrooms and manages to make everyone laugh even when beds are being thrown and prescription glasses are getting cracked. I think out of any of them, there is hope for normalcy when Pauly finally reaches adulthood and chucks all 3,000 bottles of hairspray and gels he has in his medicine cabinet.

Vinny– I just can’t read him. I find him hot at times and at other points throughout the season I wanted to just throw him into the disease-infested hot tub with Snooki to see what would happen. The Snooki/ Vinny love “situation” never fleshed out so his recent attempt for a one night stand with Deena’s friend shouldn’t have been cock-blocked. Even I agree with him on that cat fight. I will say, however, the closeness he has with his family is adorable and I’d love nothing more than to be invited one time to a dinner party of 15 … consisting of of chicken parmesans, fried mozzarella and endless boxed wine, courtesy of Cavit wines.

“RONNIEANDSAM” – Yes, I intentionally didn’t separate their pathetic names  

 What more can we all POSSIBLY say to one another about this couple that hasn’t been said…. at least a million times over? I think Season One I liked them as a couple… didn’t necessarily think it was down-the-aisle potential, but the show need to have that one couple to bring the diversity of all relationship types to the table. What MTV didn’t realize at that point, however, was what came with that decision — unbelievably, never-ending, frustrating and down right annoying relationship drama between the two cast members. I think by the end of this season I decided that if I saw EITHER of those humans while back at home in Atlantic City, New Jersey I’d make it a point to jump and their backs and beat them with my little fists until that is, I get the shit beat out of me … from both of them I’m sure. They are THE MOST VOLATILE COUPLE ON TELEVISION and if after you’re chucked off your own moving bed which is then relocated to the outside deck alongside all of your broken posessions and you STILL return back to someone? You need to be in a cell… for a while… a very, very, VERY small isolated cell.

SNOOKI AND DEENA

You know what? I love both of these ladies. Why you may ask? Because they’re silly and unapologetic… perhaps too much so, but regardless, they make NO apologies for what they do. Snooki, let’s take as a for instance, loves to pee and poop in bushes while at clubs.. she also like to perform cartwheels in skin-tight leopard dresses FAR too awkwardly tight to begin with. Deena, the most recent addition the show, brings for the most part the “bro” girl of the group. She can get down with the boys and likes to mack it with the ladies every now and again. I also love how reliable they are — you know, you can ALWAYS find them on the boardwalk at the socially inappropriate time of 11AM downing shots from scantily clad gay men. Just saying. It’ s nice to know they’re predictable.

J WOWW

J Woww stands alone in my book, not that I thinks she reigns supreme, but more that she is not in any of the cliques within the house. Her and her boobs are in their own exclusive little club. She has such a banging body — I can’t get over it. I see her, drunk at 3 am with Rodger in the living room, S & M attire in full view and I can’t help but think how good she looks. I know her boobs were paid for, but so what? Her flat perfect stomach was not, that’s for sure. Jersey Shore doesn’t pay THAT well.

 

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October’s Hottest Music Videos

In Uncategorized on October 14, 2010 at 4:03 pm

 USHER — DJ’S GOT US FALLIN’ IN LOVE

I will give Usher credit, major credit for one reason only. He literally doesn’t have to throw on ONE more pair of oversized shades and rip off his shirt. He’s the most notable R&B singer of our decade and has proven himself time and time and time again. Him taking the time to kick his own ass learning sick dance routines for his new video is noteworthy in my book. I love the incorporation of Pitbull too. Nicely done Usher.

 

LIL WAYNE — I’M NOT A HUMAN BEING

It is no shocker I’m including a Wayne video in this list, because well, I just love him and his music. This song is cool but the video is just out of this world. It’s kind of creepy? Kind of Halloween/rage glow in the dark themed? He has crazy ass white eyeballs, flourescent “teeth” (using that term loosely) and showcases medical charts and needles. CLEARLY I’d dig this video — anyone who knows me would know that.

TREY SONGZ — CAN’T BE FRIENDS

This video, quite honestly, changed my opinion about Trey Songz completely. He went from being a somewhat known somewhat blah “rapper” to an Usher/ Diangelo esque singer with amazing emotion and an AMAZING body. Great song too. “Bottom’s Up” is a great song but it’s literally only because Nicki was thrown into the mix, her part in the song is the only reason I love the song.

CEE LO– F*CK YOU

Where do I even start with this video? Hands down my favorite one this year. Second is The Black Keys, “Tighten Up” video. The song is pop-py, catchy and so hysterical. I loved the entire video and how it fleshed out from start to finish. You know there was always that ONE guy or ONE girl you just fawned after when growing up and the best feeling in the world in that situation would be having the roles reversed (she/he becomes a loser and you’re happy and filthy rich). You know, real life.

 BRUNO MARS– JUST THE WAY YOU ARE

So, I love Bruno Mars, a lot. Minus the whole pompous wide ass grin he flashed when he got arrested for Cocaine Possession not even a year into super stardom… but we will put that aside for now. The song is great and the video is even more adorable. He uses the tape itself in a tape to draw her, himself, the title of his song. I thought it worked well.

MTV VMA’s 2010– Extensive Recap

In Uncategorized on September 15, 2010 at 3:25 pm

EMINEM AND RIHANNA — LOVE THE WAY YOU LIE

So I think Em has just nailed it lately — I don’t think there are many who disagree with that. He’s come back with such ferocity it’s absolutely commendable — the song he made with Rihanna is catchy, powerful and SO good. So glad they performed together — great start to the show.

KANYE WEST — RUNAWAY

I will be discussing the T Swift/ Kanye situation when I talk about Taylor, but when I re watch Kanye’s performance I can’t help but fall in love with the song and his sheer honesty with his lyrics. He’s straight up explaining his flaws and how he’s not willing to get out of his own way. The all white stage, bright red suit/gold chains and ballerina dancers just did it for me — plain and simple. Great close to the show.

USHER — DJ GOT US FALLIN’ IN LOVE/ MEDLEY

WHAT A DISAPPOINTMENT PERFORMANCE THIS WAS in my opinion — wow Usher, you’re a vet in this music industry and you couldn’t pull it together to not only carry out your own tunes but you also couldn’t even finish a dance move without panting? Get your shit together — sorry that’s rough but he should be able to at least multi task dancing and singing a very easy ballad at the same time.

TAYLOR SWIFT — INNOCENT

I have so much to say negatively about this performance and the way she handled the situation but I will try and summarize to the BEST of my ability. There was NO reason to show a re-cap on the stage of what Kanye did, we remember don’t worry. You also don’t need to come out in a dark room with no shoes on and dramatic/dark make up and literally sing about the innocent 32 year old aka Kanye. So over the top — you should’ve gotten over it a week after the 09′ VMA’s and rose above it — instead of making yourself look like a victim. Trust me, you’re not.

B.O.B. and PARAMORE — AIRPLANES

Love this song, love these artists — so/so performance. It was cute I don’t think it was earth shattering but hey, that may just be my opinion. I think for never having actually vocally worked in the same room together? They did a damn good job.

DRAKE — YOU FANCY

This performance ranks right under Usher’s, which is saddening to me, because I’ve become quite the Team Drake fan. I mean — his CD never lived up to the hype it received, which became evident with sales and his loss of Best New Artist but I still thought he could pull out a STELLAR performance for his 1st time at the VMA’s and it just wasn’t good. He also had to incorporate the help of Mary J Blige and a random other man to help him with a song that’s not even one of his most popular. Try again next year Drake.  Lose the cocky affect in the mean time.

LADY GAGA WINNING BEST VIDEO OF THE YEAR

I think I’m the only person that has and will continue to be on the fence with Gaga — I think she produces hits, I will give her that, but all of her songs are dumbed down to the point that they sell millions. I also really am over her whole “show stopping clothing choices” — I get that you want to be the center of attention at every and all award ceremonies Gaga but I think the raw meat dress and shoes was vulgar and a bit too obvious that you were wanting not just some but EVERY eye on you at the VMA’s.

Teen Mom — The Good, The Bad and the VERY Ugly

In Uncategorized on September 3, 2010 at 5:23 pm

So, one of my freakish hidden obsessions is watching MTV’s Teen Mom. I swore to myself originally that I hated the show, but after watching episode after episode I realized just how different each of their stories were and how admirable for the most part each of the women are. Do not get me wrong — I will comment now and in a minute from now that I HAVE to laugh at some of the white trash undertones that are weaved throughout, but overall, the women hold their own and impress me.

I will go through all of the mom’s in order of favorites:

CATELYNN AND TYLER

They’re hands down my favorite — last season and this season. I’ll explain why. Catelynn has such a raw love for Tyler it’s so obvious on screen and off. I personally also think their decision to give up their baby for adoption was the most mature decision they could’ve possibly made. Financially and emotionally they were unable to give that child the life they deserved — I think to know that and be able to make that decision to give her up at 17 is extremely mature. Sure they go through bumps, but all relationships do, I root for them over all of the other couples.

MACI AND (TEAM ALEX, NOT TEAM RYAN)

Um, while Ryan is VERY attractive he has to be one of the stupidest men on television — SECOND to Levi Johnston. Come on dude, you’re dumb and Maci is extremely put together, attractive and the mother to your kid. The least you can do is give her the measly $300 dollars a month to care for Bentley. You’re a joke. I love Alex, the friend now lover in Maci’s life. She deserves someone who will care for her and for her child.

FARRAH

Minus the fact that for all of Season 1 she  pitied herself and was hard pressed with finding a boyfriend, she has really shaped up this season. She cries less and takes A LOT more initiative — she lives on her own, thank god because her mom’s a NUTBAG, pays her own bills (learning how to embarrassingly at 18 write her first check) and work hard. I admire her much more the season.

AMBER AND GARY

They’re absolutely my least favorite couple– UGHH. Gary, you’re morbidly obese, and have no “redeeming qualities” to offer a woman. WHERE DO YOU GET OFF ditching Amber on a bi weekly basis for women you meet in the diaper aisle of Walmart?

…….. I will not even comment on this photo.

The Most Memorable VMA Performances

In Uncategorized on September 1, 2010 at 3:58 pm

I have loved the VMA’s for as long as I can remember. I think when pop tension used to exist it was even more enjoyable. The Brit/Mandy/XTina/Backstreet Boy/NSYNC era made for some AMAZING skits and dirty glances.

I thought I’d run through some of my all time favorite performances — see if you guys agree with any of them.

EMINEM — SLIM SHADY

No matter what the hell Eminem chooses to do in regards to his performance, it will always be outlandish and memorable. That’s what makes him amazing. This specific performance was revolutionary because this was really his first big ass foot in the door — and he nailed it. Hard.

MADONNA, BRIT, AND XTINA — LIKE A VIRGIN


The phrase “Sex Sells” couldn’t be more fitting for this performance. You take three of the most powerful, hot women of their time, stick em in lace and allow them to make out. What really could go wrong with this stunt? Absolutely nothing. It will go down in VMA history, no doubt in my mind.

TAYLOR SWIFT — YOU BELONG WITH ME

I’m not even a huge Taylor fan — but this intro to her performance at the VMA’s was out of this world. She started in the subway station with a hat and jacket on — got more into the song ripped it off and revealed a hot red dress. She then started singing while trying not to fall in the subway, eventually taking her to the VMA’s. SO cool.

ALICIA KEYS AND JAY Z– EMPIRE STATE OF MIND

I dug everything about this performance, except for the party crasher at the end aka Lil Mama. Alicia is an amazing pianist/singer and Jay Z was on HIS SHIT that night. It didn’t hurt that his ridiculously beautiful wife, Beyonce, was jamming out in a hot red dress front row.

BRITNEY — I’M A SLAVE FOR YOU

I mean…. do I really need to say anything? She was the epitome of hot during this performance. Take a slammin (*at the time) singer, put her in a bikini top, belly ring, and wrap her in a python. Again I say my friends, how could this performance have gone wrong? You’re right — it couldn’t possibly have.

JERSEY SHORE ….. My Hidden Past

In Uncategorized on January 11, 2010 at 2:46 am

So…  did I spend four full days this summer trying to become a full time Massachusetts resident, even after having been rejected on 3 occasions? Yes, yes I did. When in conversation the question arises, “So where are you from?” I die a little bit inside — my answer usually consists of explaining that I live in the Southern “region” of New Jersey on the water. No matter HOW I word it, the response is…. “So you live at The Jersey Shore”. It’s inevitable. With that in mind, I had ABSOLUTELY NO INTEREST IN WATCHING JERSEY SHORE ON MTV… Originally.

I then had a change of heart…..The show is outlandish and full of dumb, shallow NON NEW JERSEY RESIDENTS, but it has such a captivate audience for its ability to brand women with terms never used before, and for the constant physical battles that take place on the show.

Here are my favorites:

RONNIE

Sure, his hair do looks like he belongs on the short bus , but Ronnie is the sweetest guy on the show and the least pretentious — which makes me laugh solely because he’s the most in shape out of the whole crew. His relationship with Sam should end — she’s dramatic and a trouble causer, and he’s not. Ditch that loser and migrate towards the REAL SJ — I promise you a good time Ronnie.

SNOOKI– She gets in more fights than Hulk Hogan in his prime — this petite broad is A SPITFIRE — to phrase it lightly. I love food and I didn’t think a lot of girls enjoyed food more than I do, until I began watching Snooki on Jersey Shore — SHE FAR OUTWEIGHS MY MANLY EATING HABITS. God love her.

PAULY D– His hair, to be quite honest with all of you, is the main pull for Pauly D. Oh, and his Italian obsession — as demonstrated by the Italian Flag Turntables he features on the show. I don’t think he’s a brain trust but to be a professional DJ is that really necessary? His hair mind boggles me — I believe that it would withstand all natural elements, without a doubt.