I watched this 17-minute documentary called “Dirty Girls” and my heart fell out of my chest for these girls. Shot by then-high school senior Michael Lucia in 1996, the film investigates a group of 13-year-old girls with a reputation for being “dirty” –as in unwashed and unclean. The “Dirty Girl” crew is spearheaded by two sisters, Amanda and Harper, who just don’t give a fuck what other people think of them. The girls make a riot grrl zine that they distribute around school — and some of the worst criticism they get is (surprise, surprise) not from boys, but from other girls, many of whom appear to espouse an “alternative” aesthetic, too.
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So after the final tribal council is filmed, the Survivor final two join the other castaways at Ponderosa, the location where they all have to hide out until the show is finished and they head home. CBS filmed a lot of the action this season at Ponderosa and posted the footage online. After the final two joined them, Ozzy finally got a chance to makeout with Amanda. A lot. Keep reading »
Why am I such a sucker for reality TV romances? Aside from Jim and Pam on The Office, most romantic TV story lines don’t penetrate my cold heart, but for some reason, when love blooms on reality TV, I turn to mush. On last night’s Survivor: Micronesia finale, Ozzy declared his love for Amanda during the jury deliberations. It was really, really cute. Now I understand why “Ozzy and Amanda” is such a popular search term on Google! Keep reading »
It’s happened before — Rob and Amber fell in love on Survivor: All Stars, got engaged on the live finale (Amber also won the $1 million prize), and got married in a biggie TV special. Could the same happen for Ozzy and Amanda on this season, Survivor: Fans Vs. Favorites? Amanda, a favorite who originally appeared last season in China, admitted to having a crush Ozzy (the runner-up from his season) before taping began and the two nature buffs quickly hit it off, cuddling and smooching within the first couple of days. On last night’s episode, Amanda caught a shark with her bare hands (or so the Survivor editors and producers would like us to believe), which impressed Ozzy, who clearly wants a chick he can climb trees and go deep sea fishing with. The thing is, going 30 days without brushing your teeth, washing your, uh, parts, and shaving your body hair does not make for sexy time in our book. But Ozzy is sort of like a live action Mowgli so maybe he doesn’t care about that. Anyway, we think they’re super cute and we don’t usually like “showmances”. [CBS: Survivor]
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