I fully believe that everyone is allowed to have a few guilty pleasures. And it is possible that I maybe have more than a few. But hey, after spending my days reading for class, interning, or working, I deserve a mental break! Or at least that’s what I tell myself. Anyway, I was watching The Bachelor Pad the other night, and I have to say, I think that show is some of the best comedy on television these days. I mean Tenley clearly has the best one-liners ever. ”Because we are Kip-Ten!” Comedic genius right there. I’m so glad ABC finally came up with this idea. It was like when MTV finally came out with The Road Rules/Real World Challenges. My life plan was at one point to be cast on The Real World, get paid to speak at colleges and go out to bars, and then win the RR/RW Challenges to provide my income. Then MTV cast a Paula on the Key West season, so there went that plan. (Side note: Team Mike and Coral for life. They were the best.) Now, thanks to ABC, my life plan is back in action. All I have to do is go on The Bachelor and then forever live off of reward money from The Bachelor Pad! Score.
My devotion to The Bachelor franchise is slightly ridiculous though. Not only do I watch it every week, but I read blogs about it online. I even read the blogs that spoil the ending then still proceed to watch every single episode. But if I wasn’t so devoted to the show, I would miss fabulous moments like this:
And Kasey, who is an excellent singer, also owns the best line ever, “It’s just my heart. Jump in, stay awhile.” He’s also pretty into guarding and protecting people’s hearts. Seriously, how does this show not win an Emmy? I love Modern Family as much as the next guy, but you can’t script the amazingness of The Bachelor/ette/Pad. I know the show is completely ridiculous and it’s a terrible model for actually meeting someone, but man is it entertaining. I love this stupid show and I am not ashamed!
Another ridiculous show that I love is most definitely Make It or Break It. Don’t worry, it’s on ABC Family. It’s about teenage gymnasts in Boulder, Colorado. I’m sure that the median age of the target audience is somewhere around 12. In my defense my old roommate and I used to watch the show last summer when it first premiered, solely to make fun of it. Not in my defense I continued watching the show and now legitimately like it. I feel like it is a little bit more acceptable because the show is set in Boulder, so I can argue that I watch the show to support Colorado, right? Okay, there’s really no excuse for this one.
But my excellent taste in television doesn’t even rival my excellent taste in music. One of my favorite songs is “Kiss Me Thru the Phone”. Soulja Boy Tell ‘Em! Yeah it’s probably a good thing I have cool hobbies.