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6 Sarah Palin Reality Shows We Would Actually Watch

What is it about Sarah Palin that TV networks just keep giving her reality shows? Serious question. The former governor of Alaska has signed up for her second reality show, this time on the Sportsman Channel (wherever that is). “Amazing America With Sarah Palin” will highlight “people, places and pasttimes” in America that make it a great country. Or something. “Sarah Palin’s Alaska” was cancelled by TLC after only one season, so I don’t have high hopes for this one. But I would watch the following reality shows starring Sarah Palin… Keep reading »

Sarah Palin’s Succinct Explanation For Why Her Family Does Reality Shows

Homphobic Fight
Bristol Palin's reality show premieres with a homophobic bar fight. Read More »
Bristol Vs. Gays
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Bristol Palin wags her finger at Obama for supporting gay marriage. Read More »
"Trial Marriage"
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Bristol Palin renames sinful activities, like living in sin with her boyfriend. Read More »

“I’m certainly not doing it for the money, no! … Our family’s mantra is to live life vibrantly.”

– This is Sarah Palin‘s response to questions about her family’s embrace of television, which, if you are keeping count, started with “Sarah Palin’s Alaska,” moved on to “Bristol Palin: Life’s A Tripp,” and will soon include Todd Palin in a new game show called “Stars Earn Stripes.” It’s all about living life vibrantly, everyone! [NYMag.com]

Sarah Palin Makes Kate Gosselin Cry

Last week’s episode of “Sarah Palin’s Alaska” brought the ire of PETA. Which means next week’s episode should get an outcry from the Moms Of Eight Association Of America. In the episode, Sarah brings Kate Gosselin camping, where Kate is cold and hungry to the point where she breaks down and cries. Sarah’s response? “Come on, it wasn’t that bad.” Aww, a TLC friendship made in heaven. [Huffington Post] Keep reading »

PETA Blasts Sarah Palin For Killing A Caribou On Her Show

Sarah seems to think that resorting to violence and blood and guts may lure people into watching her boring show. But the ratings remain as dead as the poor animals she shoots.”

PETA vice president Dan Matthews sounds off on the scene in Sunday night’s “Sarah Palin’s Alaska” where Mama Grizzly downs a caribou. [PopEater]

See Palin’s response after the jump. Keep reading »

Sarah Palin Proves She’s A Pistol-Packing Mama

Sarah Palin the hunter is even more disturbing than Sarah Palin the politician. I will have nightmares about the look on her face when that caribou falls. And then the snapshot she takes while holding the dead animal’s head upright? NO! All to impress her daddy. [BuzzFeed] Keep reading »

Willow Palin Uses Homophobic Slurs, Bad Grammar, On Facebook

It’s wash-your-mouth-out-with-soap time at the Palin household. After people criticized the family’s new TLC reality show, “Sarah Palin’s Alaska,” on Facebook, little sis Willow Palin busted out with homophobic slurs, put-downs and grammar gone rogue.

“Haha your [sic] so gay. I have no idea who you are. But what I’ve seen pictures of, your [sic] disgusting,” the 16-year-old wrote. “Tre stfu. Your [sic] such a fa**ot,” this charming child wrote elsewhere. Willow also accused commenters of being “jealous of my families [sic] success and you guys aren’t goin [sic] to go anywhere with your lives.” Keep reading »

The Curse Of Reality TV: Why I’m Scared For The Palins

This Sunday night, “Sarah Palin’s Alaska” premieres on TLC. Early clips from the series show Sarah “bein’ free” while climbing a glacier and communing with mama grizzlies. So I assumed that the show was going to be a glorified nature show.

But upon reading some reviews, it sounds like the show veers more into reality television territory than I would have expected. Keep reading »

Sarah Palin Meets A Real Mama Grizzly On “Sarah Palin’s Alaska”

Mama grizzlies stick together. While Sarah Palin films her TLC reality show, “Sarah Palin’s Alaska,” with Todd, Piper and her niece, McKinley, a real-life mama bear and her cubs emerge from the woods to catch salmon. But then another bear — clearly a Democrat — comes along and mama bear lays a fuzzy smackdown. “I love watching these mama bears,” Sarah says. “What I see in that is what a mom would do, too. Anything and everything, laying down her life for her kids.”

Next on “Sarah Palin’s Alaska”? On a visit to the Wasilla dog pound, Sarah is charmed by an actual pitbull in lipstick. [Mediaite] Keep reading »

“Sarah Palin’s Alaska” Is On The Way!

Get your moose hunting gear ready! The date is set. “Sarah Palin’s Alaska,” the reality show which features the former governor and her clan, is set to debut on November 14 on TLC. Um, aside from the obvious reason that it will be amazing, it has been confirmed that we will get to see an episode where the Palins go on a camping trip with Kate “Plus 8″ Gosselin. I can’t wait! [NY Daily News] Keep reading »

Today’s Lady News: A Sarah Palin Reality Show?

  • Sources say A&E Networks and Discovery Communications are interested in acquiring Sarah Palin’s “reality show” in which she gives a guided tour of Alaska. The working title is “Sarah Palin’s Alaska” and Palin is allegedly asking for $1 million to $1.5 million per episode. [Reuters]
  • Christiane Amanpour, CNN’s chief foreign correspondent, is headed to ABC to anchor the Sunday morning talk show, “This Week,” beginning in August. [Washington Post]
  • Two House Representatives this week introduced the Women and Workforce Investment for Nontraditional Jobs Act, which would promote training for low-income women in jobs they don’t traditionally go into.
  • Last month, Afghanistan’s news and culture minister asked 20 broadcast channels to “revise their programs” in order to keep images of women’s flesh off TV. Currently TV stations employ “pixelators” who go through foreign programming, like Indian films or Turkish soap operas, and make the women’s bodies blurry. [Reuters]

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