Posts tagged "game shows"

Awkward Lady On “Family Feud” Doesn’t Know Crap About Zombies

When even Steve Harvey is telling you to "shut up," it is time to admit that you don't know crap about zombies. Where is this "Family Feud" contestant getting her zombie information from? Didn't she read World War Z? Or watch "The Walking Dead"?  THEY'RE UNDEAD, lady. THEY'RE UNDEAD. [YouTube]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 19, 2013

10 Things I’ve Learned From Watching “Baggage” (Which Is A Real Show On GSN)

This morning, I was delighted to find out that "Baggage," a show referenced on last night's episode of "Girls" which I assumed to be fake because it sounds so amazingly ridiculous, is, in fact, A REAL THING. Here's how the Jerry Springer-hosted show works, according to Wikipedia: "Baggage" gives three contestants the chance to wi…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 30, 2012

TV Magic: Joann Chen On “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire”

Our new favorite "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" contestant is Joann Chen, from Brooklyn. She's pretty good at answering questions, but she's even better at adding in strange and bewildering side commentary. For instance, a question about the use of "styptic pencils" elicited the following comment from Joann: "I wore pants today for a…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 7, 2012

Woman Solves “Wheel Of Fortune” With One Letter

Watch as fashion editor Caitlin Burke solves a puzzle on "Wheel of Fortune" with almost zero clues. "Is it just me or was that the most amazing solve we've ever had?" says a bewildered Pat Sajak. And trust us, that guy has seen everything. [Gothamist]…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 9, 2010

There’s More Than One Dim Bulb In This Video

Sigh. We get it. Kellie Pickler, the American Idol contestant famous for not knowing what salmon is (and who also sings the annoyingly catchy tune "Red High Heels"), is not the sharpest knife in the drawer. But is anyone else peeved that Jeff "You Know You're A Redneck" Foxworthy uses her idiocy as an excuse…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 5, 2007