Friday, July 17, 2009

The Real Boring Housewife

Okay, since the foot surgery, I have been pretty isolated.
I have to admit an addiction; not to pain medications, but to Bravo TV! Stick with me here whilst I explain. I am so addicted, that when we switched to Satellite TV through my sister's company, I insisted on the more expensive package that carried Bravo TV much to my husband's chagrin. Here are 3 reasons why:

The Fashion Show, below with Isaac Mizrahi, is Bravo's very mediocre substitute for Project Runway. The rights to Project Runway with Heidi Klum were sold to Lifetime television, and it will premiere on August 20.
I appreciated Fern Mallis'(the creator of New York Fashion Week, shown in purple) opinions on The Fashion Show, but in Isaac's own farewell words to contestants, "Sorry darling, I'm just not buying it"

Top Chef Masters
This show is wicked fun. It is great to see master chefs screw up by forgetting how to cook a hot dog, or cook an egg! The premise is this; 24 famous and successful chefs compete 4 at a time in quick fire mini challenges, and big challenges. Then they rack up points. He/she with the most points for that week goes to the finals. The winning 6 chefs then will compete for the title of TOP Chef Master. There is one more week left before the finals! Oh this is such fun to watch. Huge named chefs are in the finals so far, Rick Bayless, Anita Lo, Hubert Keller, Michael Chiarello to name four. By the way Top Chef season 5 will take place in Las Vegas and it begins on Bravo August 19.

The Real Housewives of New Jersey

I am saving the absolute best, best, best for last!!! These 5 women are soooooo much fun to watch. Tiny and I LOVE THEM! I thought the New York City housewives were the best. Those city slickers are oil stains in the parking lot compared to these true grit gals. These girls don't bother with society or social standing! They are no nonsense, hard working women who were not born with a silver spoon in their mouths. Family comes first, and revenge comes second.

Quick rundown from left to right:
  • Jaquline in hot pink: Aching to have a baby, trying to be the peacemaker, every one's best and sweetest friend.
  • Teresa with the black hair: Madly in love with her husband and 3 daughters, pays cash for multi-thousand dollar purchases (6 figures cha-ching). Hot Italian temper!
  • Danielle in the center: Creepy sicko background, husband stealing, gossiping, trampy, stuck-up, broke mother of 2. Everyone loves to hate her, and for good reason!
  • Dina the blond: Quiet spoken, devoted baby sister to Caroline, adoring sister-in-law to Jaquline, and a cat lover.
  • Caroline the red head in black: She is the matron of this bunch. Happily married for 25 years, 3 grown children, extremely protective and very down to earth. Love her, mwah, mwah, mwah!

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