Can We Talk About ABC’s New Diving Show?

Celebrity diving showBecause of the success of Dancing With The Stars, ABC has disregarded the non-success of Fox’s 2012 celebrity diving show Stars in Danger (featuring JWoww, Antonio Sabato Jr. and Terrell Owens) with their own rendition, called Splash.

Based on a show of the same name in the UK on ITV starring olympian Tom Daley, America’s Splash has enlisted true talents like 40-year-old Baywatch boob juggler Nicole Eggert and professional corpse girlfriend Kendra Wilkinson.

Can you think of anything more boring than watching celebrities jump off a high dive? As children, this is something we fear more than losing teeth or going through puberty, but is that phobia enough to captivate a grown-up audience?

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Kareem, Making People Look Small Since 1947

Towering above Zooey Deschanel, Whoopi Goldberg and MSNB's Andrea Mitchell

A few days ago I saw a photo of legendary Bucks/Lakers center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar posing with Zooey Deschanel (in four-inch heels) backstage at The View.

I wanted  similar visuals so naturally I went to Kareem’s Twitter (plus Google image search) and found a goldmine. Continue reading “Kareem, Making People Look Small Since 1947”