The Sing Off

Nick, it has been far too long.

The Sing-Off

I don’t know how I got through the last two years without you.

(yes, I realize I am a day late here, but Matt insisted that I wait for him to watch it and his was indisposed last night.)

We are only 15 minutes into it and I’m already dancing around our apartment presenting like I am part of the show.

Boy Bands All Grown Up

This week on the Today show, I’ve sort of felt like I was watching the downfall of my childhood. It was a similar feeling to when I’ve put on

Wednesday on the Today Show, New Kids on the Block performed. It was creepy and not very good.

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The this morning, the guys from 98 Degrees sang and awkwardly danced in unison.

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Don’t get me wrong, growing up I was a big fan of both of these bands. I remember being so jealous of my best friend Lindsay because she has a New Kids on the Block sleeping bag. I was still rocking Sesame Street – which made me an easy target at every sleepover. I was so psyched when my mom finally let me buy the NKOTB tape and then the 98 degrees CD – both Burning Up and the Christmas album (which I may still listen to).

But, I am not sure I full support these comeback tours of the Boy Bands from the 80’s and 90’s. Just because you are jealous that Justin Timberlake was able to go on and become a bigger star than he was back in the days of neck scarves and frosted tips – it doesn’t mean that you have a chance at a comeback.

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Especially when you are still portraying yourselves as “boy bands” when the average age of the group in over 37 years old. I’m sorry – you may look good for your age, but these photos show just how far you’ve come…

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The good news of all of this – it looks like these guys aren’t going away anytime soon!

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Long live the boy band.

Return to Glory

No, this is not another post about Notre Dame football. This is a blog to proclaim that my life will be complete again on Monday September 19.

The return of the Sing Off could not have come at a better time. With the season finale of Design Star just one week away, I was starting to worry. Currently, every Monday from 9-10pm, I sit in my bedroom watching Design Star. Sadly, Matt doesn’t share my passion for David Bromstad and interior decorating (weird, right?). So, I am forced to retreat into the bedroom and text my sister every 3 minutes about the ongoings of the show. The thought of not having this special bonding time is something that I don’t even want to think about.

Well, with the return of The Sing Off, thankfully I don’t have to face those challenging times. And this time around it will be even better. Although we don’t have David Bromstad to watch, we will have Nick Lachey. And Matt will most likely participate in this family fun since he has a massive NGC (non-gay crush) on Mr. Lachey.

It is so nice when you have so much to look forward to in your life. Man, I am one lucky duck.

Another Reason Why Yale Sucks

After performing in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade, the Sing Off has returned to prime time.

While watching this, my reason for living was fulfilled. I was cheering, clapping and dancing around my apartment. And hundreds of miles away, Abby was doing the same thing. If I ever had any doubt before, I am now sure that we definitely are related.

While some could argue that making it onto this show is evidence enough that Yale is “better” than Harvard, I would regretfully disagree. However, if this is what is means to be the best, then I am certainly happy to sit in second place. Great job Whiffenpoofs (honestly, just the name makes me a gag a little…)!

My vote this season goes to the Backbeats.

4 more nights of competition. I am already a little teary eyed that the competition is so short…

The Rise and Fall of Glee

Can we talk about Glee last night? My feelings for this show are certainly something I don’t hide, but to be honest, this season I have felt like I have been on an emotional rollercoaster with the kids from William McKinley High School. I have enjoyed some of the episodes, but let’s be serious, my feelings took a serious nose dive after the Britney Spears episode. Leading up to that episode, I was excited because Brit brings so much potential with her, but it was ruined by John Stamos and the terrible dentist dream sequences. I am not really sure which writer thought that was a good idea.

However, last night all of my negative feels towards Glee were gone and slate was wiped clean. This was done by the Glee club from Dalton Academy, an all boys private school. When Kurt decided to visit the school for a day, we were treated to the musical talents of the Warblers.

Now, for those of you who are also addicted to reality TV, you might recognize some of these singers. That’s right, the boys from Tufts, better known as the Beelzebubs, have joined forces with the kids from Glee. The Beelzebubs gained stardom when they appeared on the reality show, “The Sing-Off” hosted by Nick Lachey.

I am not looking to start a heated debate here, but I am pretty sure that during TheWarbler’s performance of Katie Perry’s Teenage Dream, I was transformed into a gay 16-year-old boy. And I was loving it.

Now all Glee needs to do it get Sam Tsui on the show…