There are a zillion mega-reality shows out there, but “Dancing with the Stars” has long been my favorite. Why? Because it’s part “Strictly Ballroom,” part the “Surreal Life.” I mean, where else can you see Joey Lawrence out fox trot Cloris Leachman?
During the Grammys, ABC announced the new lineup of celebrities competing in “DwtS”‘ eighth season, which kicks off March 9th. The bizarro assemblage of “stars” (and let’s face it, the word should be in quotes) has us even more ridiculously excited about the show than normal. After the jump, the contestants we just can’t wait to see rumba…
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We couldn’t help but roll our eyes at this story in the New York Times about Dating a Banker Anonymous, a new support group for women who are married to/dating/shagging financial scions whose lives, and paychecks, have taken a turn for the worse in the abysmal economy. Here’s a sample quote:
“Once it was seen as a blessing in certain circles to have a wealthy partner who would leave you alone with the credit card while he was busy brokering deals. Now, many Wall Street wives, girlfriends and, increasingly, exes, are living the curse of cutbacks in nanny hours and reservations at Masa or Megu. And that credit card? Canceled.”
Oh, the horror. Keep reading for the spouse support groups we’d like to see… Keep reading »