I remember being reluctant to watch Dirty Dancing when I was a kid because the title sounded, well, gross to me. When I finally watched the movie, it became one of my favorites. Of course I had to watch ABC's remake despite seeing multiple headlines stating how awful it is. It can't be that bad, I thought.
I thought wrong.
I know a lot of people are against remakes in general. I am not one of them. I loved Disney's…
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At last television features a real-life, normal blind lady—sorry, Mama June doesn't count. I recently saw this Dove commercial where they give a blind woman... body wash? Finally everyone will know that blind people bathe, too. Or at least we fondle handfuls of soap while fully clothed.
I appreciate Dove featuring a blind woman in their campaign, but something feels off about this to me. On the one hand, she looks presentable, and her disability isn't necessarily being…
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Since I got engaged, I have been obsessively watching wedding-related TV shows and movies. Now several months into my engagement and with more than a year to go, I find myself having to slow down or risk running out of material.
I quickly burned through all of Hulu's Say Yes to the Dress catalog. I then had to resort to "borrowing" my brother-in-law's cable log-in to use the TLC Go app. Finally, I ran out of episodes of the original…
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If you’re a woman with a love of fashion and a lackluster social life, you’ve probably sat at home alone on a Friday or Saturday night watching Say Yes to the Dress. For those too cool to watch, the show follows brides as they shop for their dream wedding gowns at Kleinfeld Bridal in New York City.
I started watching the show back when it started in 2007, when I had no boyfriend, no hint of marriage anywhere…
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Greetings, and a festive #FoodieFriday to you all. This week, I had the pleasure of trying something I had been dreaming of for years.
Anyone who knows me well understands that I am mildly obsessed with classic sitcoms. To give you some evidence, a friend of mine immediately posted on my Facebook timeline when he learned that Alan Thicke died—and that friend doesn’t even like me very much!
Like most sitcom enthusiasts, I used to love watching re-runs…
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