Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Can I just tell you - I love political satire. I've mentioned in previous posts that I'm not a big network television type of girl. Since the demise of "Beverly Hills 90210" and "Friends".... network television has gone down in a big way. I'm absolutely addicted to HBO programming. From the Sopranos, to Curb Your Enthusiasm...to Rome - I thank God for "On Demand" because I actually get to enjoy some great television. That being said, I love watching "Real Time w/ Bill Maher". He always has a really interesting panel, and despite the fact that I may be yelling at the t.v. and arguing with the panelists (what, they can't hear me!?!?!), it's a great way to stay in touch with the world on a national level, when this girl just doesn't have time to watch the nightly news. And although Bill Maher and I are often on different sides of the spectrum, I enjoy hearing the points of views from all sides. While I silently "agree to disagree" on some issues, I definitely enjoy his rants and raves, and appreciate his sense of humor. His writing team is top notch. Check it out if you have the chance; whether your Democrat, Republican, or Libertarian - there's a little something for everyone on there.

Speaking of television. I'll throw this out there again: Am I the only one who's riveted to the train wreck known as "Breaking Bonaduce"? This is the only reality show I've been watching. And, I have to say - I love it. He's just a maniac, out of control... and for someone who openly admitted to having a crush on him previously, I have to to tell you -- there is no way he and I ever would've survived a minute together. His wife has got to be the biggest doormat ever. With his rage issues, I'd have been killed by him probably, because there is no way I'd ever have tolerated being treated the way he treats her. And he is like a classic abuser by professing his undying love for her as he's unraveling and overapologetic for his absolute blatant disrespect of her. There is no way in hell I would put up with someone like him.... and at this point, since they have children - she's sort of in a tough situation. The previews do point to the fact that she threatens to leave; but given the press junkets they've been on, obviously it was short lived.

Note to Gretchen Bonaduce: Sometimes love just ain't enough....

5 comments:

clew said...

Girl, the Hub and I LOVE Breaking Bonaduce. We obsess about it all day long on Sundays till it comes on, then we discuss it for days. What a disaster that guy is! We need to take Gretchen out for a beer and a TALK. ;)

Sumeeta said...

I see what you mean about television. I feel the same way. I would recommend some pretty good network shows: Lost, Prison Break, Invasion and House.

I think you might like these.

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McSwain said...

One day last week I was flipping through and ended up mesmerized by the Bonaduce wreck myself. I was wondering what was real and what was exaggerate for the camera, but all I could think was "Those poor children." I was married to one of those. It's a no-win, and in the lovely state of California, you can leave but your children will have to stay, at least part of the time, unsupervised. It sucks.

JAX said...

anything related to tv, i'm just lost. Unless it's 24. That's about the only show I really watch. I have to wait until January though for season 5 to start!