my strange addiction

The Season Premiere Of “My Strange Addiction” Features “Maskers” (AKA Something New To Haunt Your Nightmares)

Let’s be clear: there’s nothing “strange” about men dressing up as women; if that’s what you’re into, whether it’s just for fun, or a sexual kink, or you moonlight as…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 3, 2015 - 9:00 am

Can A Doll Really Be Your Soul Mate?

Getting to the heart of why I continue to be riveted by TLC’s “My Strange Addiction” (I know I said I would take a break after the dirty diaper sucker,…

Ami Angelowicz | January 24, 2014 - 3:00 pm

“My Strange Addiction” Tackles Dirty Diaper-Sucking

Pee drinker? Whatever. TLC’s “My Strange Addiction” can pack it up and go home after last night’s episode featuring Keyshia, a woman who is addicted to smelling and chewing on…

Ami Angelowicz | January 16, 2014 - 1:00 pm

“My Strange Addiction” Face Off: Would You Rather Drink Blood Or Pee?

Let’s play a game of “My Strange Addiction” Would You Rather.  You go first. Would you rather drink blood or drink pee? You have to pick one, “neither” is not…

Ami Angelowicz | March 20, 2013 - 4:20 pm

You’ve Got To Bee Kidding: “My Strange Addiction” Lady Stings Herself With Venom 15 Times A Day

There’s a love of natural medicine … and then there are the people who are so into natural medicine that they end up on TLC’s “My Strange Addiction.” Margaret, 53,…

Jessica Wakeman | February 22, 2013 - 12:20 pm

“It’s Got A Cotton Ball Taste,” Says The Woman Addicted To Eating Cat Hair

Yesterday, I had dim sum and was feeling adventurous so I ordered chicken feet just because I was curious. Not exaggerating, one bite and I gagged. They were so gummy…

Ami Angelowicz | January 28, 2013 - 4:20 pm

9 Strange Celebrity Addictions

TLC’s “My Strange Addiction” is everything I could have longed for in a show and more. I am like a kid in a candy store grappling with toilet paper consumers,…

Ami Angelowicz | April 25, 2012 - 8:00 am

The Real March Madness (The Final Four): Rush Limbaugh Vs. Obsessive Pee-Drinker

Whoa, we’re getting down to brass tacks here. In one corner, we have Noted Cro-Mag and All Around Conservative H.R. Puff-N-Stuff Rush Limbaugh. Limbaugh’s been blathering over the airwaves for…

Julie Gerstein | April 3, 2012 - 8:30 am

The Real March Madness, Round Two: “My Strange Addiction”‘s Pee Drinker Vs. Teen Bride Courtney Stodden

In Round One of our Real March Madness, Carrie, the cancer-stricken woman who treated her illness with medically-unproven “urine therapy,” won the “Strange Addiction” matchup, while Courtney Stodden trounced Courtney…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 28, 2012 - 3:40 pm

The Real March Madness: Toenail Grower Vs. Pee Drinker

First, there is Ayanna, who is addicted to growing out her toenails. She looooooves her toenails so much, and has gotten them to crazy lengths. Beyond crazy lengths. But the…

Julie Gerstein | March 22, 2012 - 11:20 am

Cancer-Stricken Woman Drinks And Bathes In Her Own Urine On “My Strange Addiction”

I gotta be honest: the season finale of “My Strange Addiction” may be going too far. Over the course of the show, I’ve been weirdly fascinated by the various detergent…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 15, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Woman With The World’s Largest Breasts Gets Her Inevitable “My Strange Addiction” Episode

We’ve long been fascinated by/concerned for Sheyla Hershey, record holder of the world’s largest boobs. The 32-year-old Brazilian model carries around size 38KKK mammaries. (Or tried to, anyway. It turns…

Jessica Wakeman | February 17, 2012 - 12:20 pm

A Moth Ball Sniffer Is Coming To “My Strange Addiction”

We made our predictions for this season of TLC’s “My Strange Addiction.” We expected a toenail collector (apparently there is going to be a toenail addict this season) or a…

Ami Angelowicz | February 12, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Fun & Games: The “My Strange Addiction” Bingo Card

The new season of TLC’s “My Strange Addiction” is about to start, and while we’ve already been tipped off that this round will feature a woman who is addicted to

Julie Gerstein | January 26, 2012 - 9:00 am

Be My Boyfriend: Guy Who’s Addicted To Pulling Hair From The Drain

Dear Evan,

First off, how was your Thanksgiving? Mine was pretty great. Over the holiday weekend, I spent some quality time catching up on episodes of my fave…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 28, 2011 - 4:40 pm

“My Strange Addiction” Tops Itself, Seriously

My strange addiction is that I’m addicted to “My Strange Addiction.” Each week I promise myself it will be my last time writing about it. And then I…

Ami Angelowicz | August 9, 2011 - 4:20 pm

“My Strange Addiction” Presents A Pillow Addict

 

This week on “My Strange Addiction,” we met 33-year-old Tamara and her pillow Boo. This pair has history. They’ve been together since 1982, when she found him…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 2, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Calling All Never Nudes

We’ve seen a couch eater, a toilet paper muncher, a kitchen cleanser licker, and a scab sucker so far on this season of “My Strange Addiction.” But TLC is going…

Ami Angelowicz | March 3, 2011 - 12:40 pm

This Man Would Literally Rather Eat Glass

On tonight’s all-new episode of TLC’s “My Strange Addiction,” we meet Josh, who is addicted to eating glass. He has a particular affinity for champagne and wine glasses –…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 9, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Girl Talk: And I Thought My Addictions Were Strange…

Thanks to the new TV show, “My Strange Addiction,” I have nothing to feel ashamed about. The TLC series, which offers rubbernecking shock value, made my own struggles with addiction…

Dorri Olds | February 7, 2011 - 2:00 pm
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