Saturday, February 09, 2008

Watch me!

A lovely friend who shall remain nameless owing to copyright issues has put my Merv Griffin's Crosswords episode on YouTube (sans the first round, which I wasn't in): Part 1 and Part 2.

What struck me at the beginning of the first round was this: "Hey, Ilene and Jeff were way thinner than that!" Somehow, all the contestants (self included) look heavier than in real life, whereas Ty Treadway looks the same on TV as in person. How can that be? I swear he didn't look anorexic in person. (Just foxy.)

9 comments:

Feral Mom said...

You looked fabulous. And I agree with the poster that the rules need revamping. You were robbed. Robbed!

bitchphd said...

OMG, how hilarious is it that you moved up with the word "stormtroopers"? Lemme guess, you have a geeky son and/or husband....

Orange said...

B: Mr. Tangerine scoffs and sez to me, "You geek out all on your own."

E. said...

Ooh, yay! I'm so excited. Of course, because my computer is a little punk, I'll have to wait 'til I'm over my strep throat and can return to work, where I have a fully functional computer that actually plays videos.

(My computer. What a mystery. Now, for whatever reason, it will let me back into Blogger comment boxes, but it still won't play any video, or let me onto any number of websites, including DoctorMama. Grrr. But I've decided to tough it out until I can get a new one, since mine is already more than five years old and doesn't seem worth investing much in. How sad that is, but from what I can gather from my computer-savvy friends, that seems to be the case.)

Becky..Absent Minded Housewife said...

Yay!

Lisa said...

So, I was talking to my friend last night and she said, "I'm such a word geek, you know that. I love my puzzle books and I even watch this show called Crosswords--" and I cut her off. I FREAKED. Cuz, see, I tried to find the Gameshow network the day you sent out the email announcement, cuz I was going to set it up to record so I wouldn't forget...AND I DON'T HAVE THE STUPID GAMESHOW CHANNEL. And I forgot to pursue it further.

So, the moral of the story is, I AM BEYOND STOKED THAT THE EPISODES ARE HERE!!!! You have no idea how distraught I was that I had missed it...My friend saw you, though! I described you and remembered you! Hehe!!! p.s. I should really just email you cuz...I'm in love...and this time, it's for real.

E. said...

How fun. You were great, but did not get nearly enough of a chance to shine. And by "spoiler," they really mean spoiler! Damn! No fair.

So, "singing star" - Ray, right? How hard can that be, after how many chances? (Sorry, I know he was under pressure...)

Orange said...

Kay Starr, actually. From way back in the day, I believe. It crossed the K in ANORAK, but he left it as A*ORA*.

E. said...

Ah, I eat my hat. Starr. Of course.

I'd apologize to the dude, but he obviously doesn't deserve it, given what we've recently learned.