Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Quid Pro Quo


Trudging through the murky misery that is Big Brother 13, I find myself covered in fecal matter, sludge, and cornflakes. You may ask yourselves, "Why cornflakes, Lala?" Well, here's my answer: Cornflakes are boring. They're bland. They're banal. They're unseasoned, unsweetened, and often need something like fruit or yogurt to dress them up. We're pulling into the final stretch and when I look back at all I've seen since July, I just kind of roll my eyes and shrug one shoulder in that infuriatingly nonchalant way that would make someone want to punch me. Christ, I want to punch me. When I think of all the outdoor activities and social gatherings I shunned for those first 6 weeks, I begin to question my sanity and wonder what the hell I was thinking. Big Brother 13 was set up to fail the moment they announced the duos returning. Robyn Kass couldn't do the job of finding 13 or 14 entertaining people and, in return, we were punished for it. We, the innocent fans, who have stayed faithful throughout the years were punished. I don't know about you, but I'm pissed off about it. I'm Joan Crawford "Damn mad!" about it. Let's rant, shall we?

Look, I love Big Brother. I've watched it in three countries, blogged it for years, and put my life on hold for it for months at a time. It was all justifiable because what I was doing/watching was entertaining. That is all I ask from any tv show I watch or write or about it - ENTERTAIN ME. It's the reason I watch and it's the reason you watch. Television's job is to either entertain or inform. As Big Brother is in the "entertainment" category, I can, without a doubt, conclude that Big Brother 13 is a giant festering failure of funk.



Any reality tv show's success, whether it be Big Brother, Bad Girls Club, Real World, or the Jersey Shore, depends on casting. CASTING! A show based on the everyday happenings of real life people has to be propelled by the very people being documented. Let's imagine for a moment if the Bad Girls Club was full of shy, quiet, studious types or if the Jersey Shore was just a bunch of kids who thought premarital sex was a bad thing. Casting makes or breaks a show and for the past 2 years, Big Brother's casting has been an insult to us all.



The key to casting Big Brother is to cast BIG personalities. You want confident, manipulative, and charismatic people in the house. You want people who aren't afraid to express themselves, people who are willing to stand up for what they believe in, people with opinions, people who are passionate, and people who don't hide behind what they think we all want to see. When you cast a bunch of lumps who are satisfied with the status quo, you've called my mother a whore and kicked my dog. I take it as a personal insult when someone hand delivers me a person like Adam Poch and expects me to be entertained by him. Exactly how stupid and zombie-like do you think I am Robyn Kass? Am I supposed to eat up someone like Adam Poch and ask for seconds? Give me a little credit, why don't you. I'm smarter than that. I'm better than that. I deserve a go-getter. I deserve a little personality. How you interview and screen thousands of people every season and come up with a waste of space like Adam Poch is a mystery to me.

If casting ordinary people who come to the auditions is so fucking difficult, then, by all means, recruit. Recruit actors and models for all I care - at least those people are in the industry of entertaining. As entertainers tend to be charismatic and outspoken, I'm all for it. Take, for example, Russell Kairouz of Big Brother 11. I don't think he was a model or an actor, but he was a recruitment. As a person, he wasn't my cup of tea, but as a player he was pretty off the charts entertaining. I can still remember where I was, what I was wearing, and exactly what I was doing the day Russell crawled on his stomach up to the HOH room to have a secret meeting with Ronnie. I was on my treadmill approaching the 40 minute mark when I leapt off and damn near broke my face in an effort to run over to my computer and drink in the amazing scene unfolding before me. I want to feel like that again. I want to be shocked. I want to be surprised. I want to catch my breath and literally bite my fist in anticipation of what could possibly happen next. In contrast, with Big Brother 13 I sit with a scowl on my face and glare at my computer in resentment. I watch the houseguests nap and daintily tiptoe their way through the game. I wake up in the morning and ask myself, "How the hell am I supposed to turn this into an entertaining blog?" I shouldn't have to ask myself that. There are 24 hours in a day and $500,000 on the line. I should be clicking through pages upon pages of notes, sifting through dozens of screencaps, and chomping at the bit to tell you all what went down in the house yesterday. Instead my notes read: Adam didn't use the POV. Kalia sad.



What really chaps my ass is how Grodner's team knows this season sucks and, in response, has resorted to cheap hokey tactics to entertain the CBS viewing audience. Had Robyn Kass and Allison Grodner not made the the mistake they made in casting in the first place, CBS wouldn't have to invent last minute Pandora's Boxes and drag people like Tori Spelling into the house. Since the cast was hopeless from the start and it was pretty evident around week 2 or 3 that this was going to be a lackluster season, new people should have been brought in and the game should have been revamped. It's done all the time in the UK. New people are brought in well after the half way mark, multiple evictions are made, housemates are forced to scramble, and it's like having an entirely new season laid out before you. My motto is: If there's a problem, fix it. Just fucking fix it. Bringing Brendon back, designing comps for certain vets to win, and dressing up Adam with primal screams and meeting his dream woman is not fixing the problem. It's putting a giant sign over it that says: "Look the other way please. Look at the shiny Tori Spelling over there. Nothing to see here." Again, how stupid does CBS think we all are?

Typically, I come here and pick on the players, but today I'm laying all of the blame on Allison Grodner and Robyn Kass. Had you done your jobs right from the get go, I wouldn't have spent my summer bitching and moaning about how boring and useless this cast is. I'm not exactly sure how it works in tv land, but when people in the real world don't do their jobs to the best of their ability, they're fired. I think you two ladies need to hand in your resignations and pass the torch on to someone younger, someone with newer ideas. Competitions shouldn't be recycled, favoritism shouldn't be an issue, and it shouldn't be a struggle for me to force myself on a daily basis to watch your little dog and pony show. The only reason you survive in the ratings is because you have little to no competition and a fiercely loyal online fanbase. If you can't do the show right, then don't do it at all. I'd rather you take it off the air then have to watch it go down in flames like it has. I respect the institution that is Big Brother too much to watch you and your staff cast lifeless uninteresting people time and time again. What's worse is that we can all see your giant hands manipulating the game more than ever. It's insulting.

In closing, I truly love the game of Big Brother and when someone takes a giant dump on top of something I love, I get angry. When someone insults me with dismal players, I become furious. When blatant manipulation is flashed in front of me, I begin to seethe. I don't know if anyone of any importance will ever see this blog, but they need to know that what they're doing, what they're creating, is a joke. I'm not one of those neutral BB sites that pretends everything is fine and dandy just to please the masses. Everything isn't fine and dandy. Changes need to be made, people need to be held accountable, and we need the show that we all adore to come back next summer with a vengeance. According to a random numerology site, the number 14 is considered "the number of forgetfulness". I'll make you a deal CBS - give me a killer cast, innovative competitions, and a ruthless game for Big Brother 14 and I'll be willing to forget the tragedy that has been Big Brother 13. I'll sweep it under the rug and never speak of it again. ENTERTAIN ME AND I'LL ENTERTAIN YOU. That's how this works - it's a give and take. Quid pro quo Big Brother, quid pro quo.

Since the HG's are having an early eviction this week and I think they're pretaping a show today, the feeds could be down for almost 24 hours. I'll be back on Friday to discuss the ridiculous final four we're left with. Since these late in the season blogs are more likely to be seen by the cast than my earlier blogs, expect even more vitriol than usual. I want those idiots to see what I really think of them. In the meantime, comment it out bitches and have a great day!


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58 comments:

  1. Preach on, sister!

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  2. Thank you for saying what I've been(and many others)thinking all season. And I truly hope someone from CBS does read this post and decides to make some very crucial changes to the next season - otherwise i believe BB will lose its dedicated audience and bloggers.

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  3. Amen! I want this post blown up billboard size and placed in AG's and Kass's front yard. GAWD I miss my Big Brother of years past.

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  4. OMG it could not have been said better. Is there a way to hand deliver this to AG herself sometime today?

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  5. Big Rick scheduled a circumcision knowing he would rather see that then this crap he's watching on BB13. Big Rick no longer cares who wins.. Big Rick will miss his foreskin :(

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  6. "I respect the institution that is Big Brother too much to watch you and your staff cast lifeless uninteresting people time and time again. What's worse is that we can all see your giant hands manipulating the game more than ever. It's insulting".

    I AGREE 110%

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  7. This is boring Adam Jordan they make me want to fall asleep one can't make a decision the other one is here because she lets others play for her!

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  8. YOU should cast the next big brother. Or what about a season of big brother bloggers like you. I couldn't have said all of the above any better.

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  9. Daniisd@sh!tsofuhaterzSeptember 6, 2011 at 11:43 AM

    Man I could not have said that better, realest shit I have read to date...

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  10. So eloquent..so honestly written...LALAH never fails to deliver to HER fans! I am one of them :D! It occurred to me that maybe we could get something started here...perhaps a petition to remove RK and AG from CBS altogether. They say it takes a village, but I am betting that most of this country's BB Fans would take the time to sign this petition. From 1 BB bitch to another..Salud! I am all IN!

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  11. I was just talking about this with my fellow real life BB fans. We were so looking forward to this season, and this is what we got. We all hate Adam, wish he was never casted, even the sound of his voice is grating. The whole vets vs. newbie thing could have worked if they had ruthless newbies, or Jeff and Jordan haters, Dani haters, Rachel haters, but no, they casted a bunch of kiss ass fans. I know you dont like Kalia, but at least she has played the game, and now she is going home before Adam and Jordan. This game sucks and I dont care who wins at this point. They are all lame.

    Raquel

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  12. Thank you , thank you, thank you! 100,000% agree!

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  13. Amen! Everything you wrote is spot on and I also hope someone from the show sees this post. They changed from the format of the first season, so they can definitely make improvements again.

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  14. And let the church say AMEN. Preach! I've given up on the season. All I do is read your blog and watch CBS. I don't have any more time than that for this mess. And that is a sad sad thing. Stop bringing people back CBS!

    Well. One things for sure I can't wait for more vitriol. Bring it, girl.

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  15. Right on point, Ms. Lala!

    CBS & Big Brother production team,....

    "PAY ATTENTION TO THIS POST OR LOSE MORE VIEWERS THAN YOU CAN IMAGINE NEXT SEASON & WATCH THE SHOW END FOR GOOD!"

    SERIOUSLY!

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  16. Adam is the dumbest (expletive) of all... I cannot believe he didn't take Porsche off and have her replaced with Jordan.

    Gotta quit here Lala ... as I thank you a bunch for laying out the entire problem with BB13 ... and placing the blame for these imbeciles directly on CBS.

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  17. You took the thoughts right out of my head and the words right out of my mouth. How so very frustrating and boring this summer of big brother has been.For weeks now I have not watched cbs3's big brother broadcasts and very rarely have turned on the live feeds. There is nothing to watch. Will not subscribe to the live feeds next year(if there is a next year after this disaster). What a waste of money! I have enjoyed reading your blog and therefore, thank you so much for all your time and effort. My heart goes out to you in your agony. I have big a faithful fan of big brother from the get-go, so, I am so sad to state that I don't give a flying fig who wins bb13. Can't believe I just wrote that. Thanks again for your oh so entertaining blog. You, my dear, truly have a way with words.

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  18. 1) PLAY THE GAME....season 10 was great because they were no returning people. Dan was able to play a pure game and dude won it all unanimous because the game didnt change every 5 minutes.

    2) no returning players. They don't want to be there. They think they're celebrities not Big Brother players. Most of all, the porducers cater the game to them.

    3) Stop casting superfans. Do you ever see sports teams hire sports bloggers or fan club president or sports talk show hosts to run their personnel departments? NO. Fans like us are great because we watch it, not play it. I realize this is hard because you have 13 seasons but stop getting Adams and Ronnies. They suck as players and bring down the experience for us.

    4) Get rid of every gimmick but power of veto and double eviction. No coup de tat. No golden ticket. No Pandora's box. No gimmicks at the start. Play the fricking game.

    5) Change the producers asap. Fresj blood saved Big Brother in season 2. It's time to do it again.

    Great blog this year, Lala. You're awesomely bitchy.

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  19. Amen!!!! Thank you!!!

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  20. those are the ugliest women i have ever seen...

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  21. allison grodner looks like janis joplin's homely sister...

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  22. Totally agree - Lady Lala and ev1 here. AND 'What she said' re: Survivor, too. Stop bringing ppl BACK - what may have been interesting the first time is usually a stuck-up ass the second time. ALL NEW PPL - ALL THE TIME!!!! That goes for Amazing Race, too. Cya for Survivor!!!! and AR......

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  23. Lala, girl, you can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear. This season has sucked hard and has given you nothing to work with. We, your loyal readers, see that...it sucks all around. I can't stand the crap the producer are pulling to get their pick to win the big prize. We can all see that this shit is rigged, the deck is stacked and the fix is in. The only good I ahve seen this season is that Adam's girlfriend/fiancee is finding out just what a spineless-pusscake he really is. She must be so proud!

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  24. "What's worse is that we can all see your giant hands manipulating the game more than ever. It's insulting." This is what chaffs my ass, by far the most. You'll always have the boring, uninteresting, lazy, sleeps-all-day people. But they still get to play. They're still a chance they could win. When there's disgustingly blatant manipulation and control of almost every outcome, the show no longer becomes watchable. Also, do you realize Brendon came back and Jeff was never supposed to throw his clown shoe outside his bin? Meaning Production was essentially telling us "Yeah, we wanted a Vet Final 5, what are you gonna do about it?" Even for a JJ fan, they can't believe this season is anything other than total horseshit, and if they do, they need more help then I thought. Like you said Lala, Grodner and her crew know this season sucks. They've done everything but tell us to our face this season was made for a vet. So what did they do? Bring Tori Spelling in the house. Which is a giant "FUCK YOU" to everyone. As long as the ratings are up, no one at CBS will even try to stop this. People wanted to sweep 11 (After the Final 2) and 12 under the rug. Now 13? How many seasons can we do that to? I know you have a blog to do Lala, and I love it, like everyone else. But the most you can do to tell CBS, Grodner, Julie Chen, and anyone else that there needs to be a change is...don't watch. I'm not. Neither should anyone else fed up with this shit. It's funny. It was week 3 or so and I said to Joker's people "Is this the worst cast? Worse season? Or Both?" Everyone said it was too early to say. Now I can, yeah. At least one of my predictions came true.

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  25. Yes it is a casting issue... HOWEVER I also see it as a fear issue from the cast (sans Dani and Shelly) that they will have backlash after the show. Look at Rachel not being able to get a job. She was hideously entertaining at times last season and this season... the Vegas is tarnished. What is sadder... she is still the most entertaining one left without getting in everyone's face. Look at Shelly and all the hate that I PRAY will go away.

    How are they going to get houseguests with a clean background that will go apeshit in the house anymore? I planned on auditioning, but with the backlash toward Shelly... I have pause now. It is sad and I don't know how they will ever get an entertaining cast again that PLAYS THE GAME. Looks like a sinking ship to me.

    Bloggers aren't posting as much and even Evil Dick hasn't done an episode since 8/25. EVERYONE is bored! Ross Matthews has done 3 or 4 videos about this season and he was a SUPERFAN. How many times have they shown BB on The Soup the past few seasons??? I think once or twice this season. Even Superpass has fewer shows up and going. Kevin's show has gotten shorter and shorter.

    My point.... EVERYONE IS BORED TO DEATH! Take note AG. Vets should only have come back to play as pairs if ONE VET and ONE NEWBIE were paired together and the VETS weren't couples... and even that is pushing it. VETS should only come back for ALL STARS. SIGH.

    Give us some people with gumption and manipulation and attitude again please. I don't think it is too much to ask. Oh and GIVE THEM MORE ALCOHOL and games in the house (at least real cards, dice, Jenga, SOMETHING... it isn't like they are going to drive drunk. Feel free to recruit me... at least I don't sleep all day or chew all the time with my mouth open.

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  26. This season has made BB12 shine. Just plain boring. The manipulation from AG was so obvious. Always loved your blogs though, best thing about season. Can't wait for your Survivor!

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  27. I DVR the show and fast forward thru the entire show. It is too hard to watch....Horrible season... Great blog

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  28. The Universe must be imploding on itself because once again I AGREE WITH YOU! I could throw darts out my window randomly striking passers by and if they survived my dart attack they would make better house guests than the ones we have. This can't be that fucking hard. If you speak before you think, if you're so self absorbed you would cry over your picture, if your children hate you then you're in! BB could be Jersey Shore meets Dexter, instead we get Adam and Kalia? Adam is supposed to be a metal head but he's more like Justin Bieber without the edge. I will give Robyn Kass this, if her goal in casting Kalia was to find the most annoying person on the face of the planet, she accomplished their goal! I kinda liked Pinto for a while but now I question her self absorption, I mean you could literally park a Pinto on her ass at this point (I'd still do her). How bad was the casting this year? I'm rooting for Rachel, I think that says it all!

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  29. I was watching a bunch of stuff on youtube and one of the clips was from the former EP in 2007 All Stars, Adam Shapiro. He said people were accusing him of rigging the game and favoring certain players. He said they absolutely DO NOT do anything like that. The game is 100% legit.

    Then the next dozen clips I watched were of DR leaks where they are telling Kail word for word what to say about the POV comp. Joe and someone I forget were laying in the backyard talking about how they tell them what to say in the DR and suggest stuff to them about who to nominate and who they can't trust.

    Yeah, sure we believe that BB is 100% legit. Pigs can fly too right? BB is so damned rigged it's sickening. It wouldn't be so bad if they would just admit it and be done with it. But to keep denying it is a slap in the face. It is so blatant and then to say it is legit is a load of BS.

    I had forgotten about Nakomis and her 6 finger plan to evict Jase so I watched the clip to refresh my memory about how it exactly worked, brilliant. But then the following season they came up with the names in the bag and the POV players being chosen "randomly" so that the players couldn't control the game anymore cuz BB wants to be the one to control and rig everything.

    I'm surprised Jeff didn't have 10 yellow clown shoes in his bin. I bet they won't make that mistake again. They will cover their asses next time so that their favorite player doesn't get eliminated by such a stupid, careless fluke. Kalia said she couldn't find any yellow shoes. She had about 5 black shoes laying on top of her bin that she had found.

    I also don't like how the games are always done in the same order and are pretty much the same exact game except instead of hot cocoa it's dish soap, or instead of faces morphed as babies they are morphed as aliens. All the players know exactly when and what type of game is going to be played. For instance (not correct just an example)Week 5 is always questions, week 8 is always endurance, week 10 is always before and after, week 12 is always physical. Why can't they mix it up and move the comps around so that they don't always know exactly what it's going to be.

    And last but not least QUIT FUCKING BRINGING BACK JESSE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OMFG! I am so sick of him. Move the fuck on BB. I did not like Jesse in his season or the all star season or the teams season or Pandora's box last year or Pandora's box this year. My gosh do something else. Jesse is not cool, Jesse does not look good, he looks disgusting with those big muscles. That is NOT sexy. It is gross. Jesse is a douche-bag. Plain and simple.

    And then to top it all off-I was looking forward to Survivor starting and then we get that promo that has FUCKING Coach on it. OMFG I hate Coach. He is stupid, boring and right up there with Jesse as a big ole douche. Why do they insist on bringing people back? Why can't they just let knew people have their own season?

    BB 13 might have been a really great season if those newbies would have been left to make names for themselves without having to worry about playing in the vets shadows. Kalia might have been pretty interesting or even ruthless if she wouldn't have had to suck JeJo's ass all summer long and she could have played her own game instead of Dani's.

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  30. I think that the newbies were put in the game to just be fish in a barrel for the vets to pick off one by one until the vets were final 6.

    That plan was ruined when Dick left early. Dani knew it would be 4 on 1 once the vets got to final 5. She actually started to PLAY THE GAME.

    Unfortunately, when she jumped to the other side there were no PLAYERS on the other side.

    She had Kalia and Lawon. (2 of the worst players ever.). What was a dumber moment...Kalia nominating her alliance member or Lawon thinking that if he was evicted it would improve his game. It numbs the mind of any sane fan of this game.

    When you cast crappy characters just to be road kill for the vets it is only karma that one of these worthless fuck-tards might win the whole damn thing and ruin the franchise.

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  31. love the idea of firing pple and bringing in new memebers when people suck! this season really pissed off me even though I like J&J... I despised Rachel and i learned that she was the ONLY 1 playing... the season sucked, i wonder how much dear Ed would have improved it?? Maybe thats what they thought, who knows... but jessie again... ugh, we hate him... i swear this 'vote w/ the house' bullshit that i think rachel stared... grr, im hating her all over.... go into a couple dozen bars across the country... i bet the cast woulda been better... sleeping shouldnt be allowed during the day unless a comp was horrid... shiiiit even the comps sucked ass.

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  32. You know why production keeps bringing back Jessie?

    B/c they feel bad that they totally fucked him over in BB11 by creating the coup-de-teat specifically for Jeff.

    So now they throw him a bone every year.

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  33. I think the people doing the casting need to spend more time getting to know the true character of the applicants prior to final casting. They need to make sure they aren't lazy, boring or posers. I'm sure casting THOUGHT Adam was a metal head due to his appearance, but his true personality is more like a soggy Kleenex. Kalia speaks a mile a minute and casting probably thought this would be funny; however they failed to notice how BORING her stories were and her penchant for sleeping and eating NON-STOP. How did Porsche make the cut? It's not because of her beauty, her bikini body, her humor, her intellect or her personality! And what about Lawon? Casting probably chose him for his choice of wardrobe? It certainly wasn't his conversation skills. Shelly was bust as well. Please BB do not cast players who claim they can't play their true game because they are a parent. These people almost always have the most to be ashamed about by the end of the game.

    I loved all the returning vets this season. If Dick would have stayed, this season might have been better. But mixing the vets with a horribly boring group of newbies was a bad idea. I am glad that Rachel is still in the game. I hated her last season and now absolutely love her this season. She was the best cast choice by far. Hopefully Rachel will make the final 2 so jury will award her the big money. She is the only player left in this final 5 that deserves to win the game. If BB was smart, they would guide Rachel to the end safely and keep this season from being a complete failure. Her winning is the only thing that will keep me from regretting all the hours I wasted this summer watching all the live feeds!

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  34. The trouble is, the HGs have figured out that the big, dynamic personalities have a tendency to be voted out first.

    What really needs to happen is for the game to be changed up, IMO. Drop the HOH being ineligilbe to compete in the next comp, for starters. Give the HOH 5K for each win. Anything to prevent a bunch of people from throwing comps til day 55.

    I think they spent so much on the vets stipends that left little for luxury comps and other interesting things like that, as well.

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  35. I'm done. Fini. Kaput. Stick a fork in me. It's over. BB13 has ruined this game for me. Yes, I will finish the season and see this thing through, but I'm not in for next year.

    Jump the shark.

    Sometimes a show just goes overboard, in this case with piss poor and lazy casting (returning duos? really?), blatant manipulation (Brendon America's fav? really?) and desperate sideshows (Jesse again and Tori? really?). It IS insulting.

    Next summer I will choose NOT to participate. It will be hard, but I am adamant. Furthermore, Survivor is close to jumping the shark with returnees and redemption island.

    BB = Buyer Beware. Thanks for the forum to get this pus out.

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  36. Thank you, Lala! See, I didn't WANT to route for people like Rachel, but when she is the closest thing to a personality in there, what other choice do I have? Even Jordan, who I liked in her season, is just as dull as Kalia in this one. Luckily, Rachel has been a much more watchable person without Bukie around. I really hope she wins...

    But I crave new competitions. In Survivor Heroes vs Villains, they recycled a comp from every season a cast member was on. THAT seemed cool. The difference, is, I shouldn't EXPECT a recycled comp, and that's what I get in BB. This season was the worst by far, though. Have we had one single innovative HOH? Even this last week was a giant rip off of the POV comp where Kalia had to be cut out of Lawon and the jump suit, claiming death. I can accept a lot of things, but recycling a comp within its own SEASON is taking it too far.

    New comps. Better players. Innovative twists. I frequent Morty's Big Brother TV site a lot, and almost every year I've seen, "What ideas do you have that would improve Big Brother?" How there can be pages upon pages of (mostly) cool, unique, and fun ideas from half wits with no marketing degrees, but not a single new idea in the actual show, is beyond me. Haven't seen that thread this year...maybe we've all given up?

    And look, I liked the vets. I'm not an anti vet-y like the majority of people on this blog. The problem was the newbies should have been good enough for me to want to cheer for them, instead. Almost none stepped up, and what we have left is some of the saddest sacks in the game. If there had been some real contenders, some smart and physically fit characters, who knows how we'd all feel? Sadly, Shelly was the closest thing, and even she really got annoying to me her last week.

    Ah well. Lookin forward to your Survivor Blog, Lala. You always impress with it.

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  37. Adam=fat ,lazy, useless, C-list celeb lovin, lump

    Jordan=fat ,stupid,useless, hypocritical,bratty lump with bald spot.

    Kalia=fat,lazy, boring,lump

    Porsche =feeding constantly 24/7,stupid,lazy lump that got lucky

    Rachel=needy, oblivious, irritating, beak nosed,ducklips...quack quack quack!

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  38. FYI TO ADAM ... RACHEL'S TAKING JORDAN TO THE FINAL 2.....JORDAN'S TAKING RACHEL ...SO WHOSE PLANNING ON TAKING YOU...OH THATS RIGHT NO ONE!!!!..GREAT GAME IDIOT

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  39. I hate to say it but looks for BB to be canceled. Julie doesn't need this vehicle and she is busy with the Talk and a 2 yo. Her hubby will take a chance on something new rather the go thru this embarrassment again. You're right Lala the only reason it gets ratings is that it hasn't any competition. Hopefully CBS can find something to entertain us. Bye-bye BB, rest in peace.

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  40. Did you notice the unprecedented brief interview that Julie had with Kalia following her eviction? I'm not a Kalia fan, but she did try to play the game, and deserved more respect than received.

    Totally agree with you Lala, BB is so rigged there is no joy in watching. I don't give a damn who wins, because quite frankly they are all losers with the exception of: Dani, Kalia, Rachel, and Dominic.

    Darlyne

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  41. Please, please please, no more returning guests, play a pure unadulterated game. If you do have to have returnees, bring back one whole cast , for instance bring back the whole house that Howie, Kaysar, Janelle and the others from that particular season, it might be interesting to see how they play against the same people the second time around. Anyway, although its not what I was hoping for, I think you have to give it to Rachel over anyone else if she makes it to the final 2.

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  42. Glad to find other people are bored and pissed off too. Big Brother hasn't been good since Evil Dick left the building. I was kind of getting into Danni, but then that didn't even work out. I have the After Dark show on right now and it's so exciting, NOT! They are sitting in the HOH bed playing Rummy wow, it's so exciting I can hardly stay still. Can you believe one of these 4 people are about to win this money. Sad, too sad.

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  43. Gee whiz LaLa, my feelings are hurt, I posted a comment re a possible idea to make the show interesting again.......it took me a long time to do because I typed it out with just one finger on my android phones little teeny keyboard, when I checked back couple hours later it wasn't posted. Gosh oh golly, did I do something wrong?

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  44. You didn't do anything wrong Rumpole. I was asleep.

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  45. They should have a silicone contest with the three girls. Who has the most. And maybe even Adam has some it would be in his brain.

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  46. Ha, ha, Colette! Gotcha! Whatyya doing on here? It's Thurs. morn. You love us posters, dontcha?

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  47. ....at least Dexter starts in less than a month!

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  48. Sorry folks but the cold hard facts are that these networks are full of blown-up, self-entitled, greedy, lying, opportunists..just like the ones that congregate in Washington. It does not always come down to what the people want, if there is an agenda involved. CBS and Julie Chen are a prime example of this..especially after what they did to Leah Remini and Holly Robinson Pete on "The Talk"

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  49. Colette,

    BB13 was a stinker this summer.

    But you know what?

    Since there was nothing to cover you went on some wonderful tangents and we got to see a side of you that was hidden. I liked how you tore CBS a new one. I liked how you revealed Jeff/Jordan to be a sham relationship. I liked how you noticed that Rachel is actually a parrot. You have spectacular insight. I loved your "WTF America" opening after Brendon was "voted" back in the house. That opening was the best you've done since you closed North Carolina to Chase on Survivor.

    Now it is time for Survivor. Feel free to go on long tangents and may baby Jesus in heaven bless you.

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  50. I'm sure they will fix the votes for the 25G prize.
    I would want Shelly or Danielle to win it,but I doubt that would happen. I'll "vote" for free online,i wont give them a dime by texting! Also cassi should apply for some other show because she's hot with a chill personality to match.we lost her too soon.

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  51. I voted online 10 times (free) for Cassi. I agree - gone too soon.
    Wanted to vote for Shelly but it would be like voting for Ralph Nader. I like him but it is a throw away vote.

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  52. Horse face Rachel looks better when she is doing the fake crying.

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  53. OMG! I've been saying Grodner needed to to go for years. I didn't even watch the show last season, just one episode. I'll give it a try next year, but if the casting is as bad as it was this year I'd be doing something else before too long. Vets should only come back for All Stars games. This game needs a complete overall. The competitions are getting old, as is slop. It is not very fun watching people starve for a week (except on Survivor where starving is actually a part of the game). If the food bill is too high, then go back to how it was in the beginning when they had to compete for food choices. Let the HOH play in the next HOH competition. Get rid of "special powers" and other gimmicks, just cast fun, energetic, manipulative people. I refuse to believe there are no more evil Dicks, Dr. Will's, Boogie's or Nakomis's who want to play the game. FIND THEM!! Or else recruit wanna be actors and give them a part to play. It wouldn't be the same, but it would be entertaining.

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  54. Lala, once again you have hit the nail on the head. This season has been a woeful disappointment. Adam reminds me of the retard Warren from Something about Mary. I am praying to your gin fairies that this idiot does not make the final 3. Go back to Hoboken you "superfan"

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  55. Superfan = Superdud and yet there he sits in the BB house yakking about all the cool things he did - BLECHHH!!!! I just wish I could be a fly on the wall when he reads how ppl REALLY think about him. I really hope he goes next and Rachel FTW (can't believe I said that) *sigh* Oh well, Lady Lala, TY for entertaining us. cya for Survivor.

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  56. Dear Lala:
    I know the season sucked but I count on you for your sarcastic recap. I wish you would have written a post mortem of the season instead of just hanging- you left us hanging before on a season of the amazing race.
    Gin and Glitter kisses xoxo

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