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A Rocket Scientist, an Oil Tycoon; Survivor Samoa has begun!

| September 18, 2009 at 7:39 AM EDT

,,,And we’re off! Big Brother 11 ends; Survivor Samoa begins! The new season started; and the spotlight was surely on Russell; a self-proclaimed Millionaire “Oil Tycoon”, with a “personality” all TOO familiar to those already missing Big Brother 11.

– It’s a bit difficult to write too much as we’re all just getting to know who’s who. Within the first 30 minutes, I’m sure many of us wondered, “what the world Russell did to gain ANY one’s trust/respect?”!

– NO doubt, this will be one Volatile season! Which of the other guys/gals will emerge as the “stronger” Players?

— A few of the castaways that stood out for me; Eric; VERY handsome, strong, can easily be a huge Favorite for us “Fans”, JaSon; did y’all see that man swim?, and for the girls; you had to feel bad for Marissa, one rather “innocent” comment; and just as “Russell ordered”, she became the first to have her “flame” put out!

– It’s certainly going to be fun getting to know the rest; Will Shambo be able to hang on? Will we see another strong player stand up to the obnoxious Russell? Share your theories, add your comments; OUR flame STAYS Lit!

(My apologies if I screwed up any names!)
– Joey Lee*



| September 17, 2009 at 9:00 AM EDT


I am looking forward to some drama and action filled Thursday nights full of villains, endurance challenges, tribal councils and romance.  Tonight we get to see if our early predictions of the castaways will leave us eating our words or saying “I told you so.”  Furthermore, we get to see if good prevails evil once again. 

We have barely had time to catch our breath from Big Brother and here it is, starting all over again.  I for one am a little relieved it only comes on once a week and is pre taped.  I think I might go crazy if I could watch these contestants live 24/7.  My family complained enough as it is.  I have a teenage daughter and a 2 year old son.  For those who have children, you know where I am coming from.  

 Be sure to check in after the show and let us know who your favorites are and discuss the possibilities of what is to come for this new group living in exile on the beautiful beaches of Samoa.


Survivor Samoa Premieres Tonight On CBS

| September 17, 2009 at 8:00 AM EDT

Get ready guys! Survivor Samoa premieres tonight on CBS at 8PM EST so grab your jungle gear and prepare yourself for another season of fun.

Make sure you’re up to speed on this season’s castaways with a read of Janet’s predictions, Ashley’s expectations, and Fedup’s preview of “Puppetmaster” Russell!

You can join us in the Survivor Chat Room before, during, and after!

Which castaway is your early favorite? Share your thoughts!


METHADONE or Show of Choice???

| September 16, 2009 at 2:40 PM EDT

Hey ya’ll!  Well, well, well…  Here we are and it is time for Survivor’s NINETEENTH season! W..O..W!!  I have watched Survivor’s every season since Season 1 (Borneo- it was renamed when it became apparent that there would be more and more seasons).  I can remember rushing home from pee wee league football practice so we wouldn’t miss it.  (Both my boys are now in college-lol).  This is the Mack Daddy of all Reality Shows. The King.. Deserving of the Utmost Respect for all Reality Show buffs..

I love Survivor. … I do… For me, though, Survivor is methadone…  I am crashing down HARD off my Big Brother addiction.  I need some relief.  What about you guys??? IS Survivor Methadone for you??  Or is it actually your “Drug/ Show” of choice???  LOL!!! 

  Survivor is an amazing show, I just wish that it was possible for it to air more than once a week, and most importantly, I wish we could see the behind the scenes to get the true dope.. (Do you see that I am going with several drug metaphors here.. that is how that dang Big Brother affects me..LOL).  One big difference, of course,  is that as of this article,  Survivor Samoa is over and they are already filming Survivor 20- All Stars.  That bugs me a little, while at the same time, I REALLY admire that for 9 years, word has NEVER leaked out on the winner.

Even though I have watched all nineteen seasons of Survivor, I do not feel like I know it personally like I did BB. Because of the live feeds, and Showtime’s BBAD.  I spent WAAYYYY too much of my actual life living in that house, (at least in my head)  Who is doing what to whom and taking it very personally..  Survivor does not make me feel quite that way.  I cannot get nearly as invested mainly because I have no idea if what I am seeing on the show is the actual reality of the situation in the camps.  Editing, as we BB fans can attest, can REALLY skew the truth of the matter.  In any case, since we have no choice.. All we can do is go with what we see..

So.. I have not blogged before, because I was finishing up with my other love (sniff), and then i wanted to do my homework.  I am QUITE sure that no matter what kind of “read” any of us think we have on these people.. We will end up eating our words.  But.. from all the intel I could come up with at this outset, here is what I see so far…..

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Who will be the first castaway sent packing?

| September 15, 2009 at 7:50 PM EDT

So it is a new season and this one looks to be the best one yet!  With 20 new castaways, the largest number in the history of the show, and 1 man looking to be the biggest villain EVER; Survivor Samoa is gearing up to be the most drama and action filled season ever!!  

It looks like this year is turning into the season of lies and deception regardless of which reality show you are watching, and Survivor is falling right in line with the trend.

We have seen the clips of Russell H. and he is telling some whoppers from the get go and has at least 3 women eating out of his hand or does he?   Will these lies take him to the end, like the other shows we’ve been watching this summer, or will he get called out and face the tribal council?

Who do you think will be the first castaway evicted from Samoa?  My bet is either Laura or Brett. Laure because from what I’ve seen and heard of her, she seems like she is going to try to shove politics and religion down everyone’s throats and I don’t see anyone wanting her around long.  Brett because he just doesn’t look like he can hack it and may bring his team down.  What do you think?  Share your thoughts in the comments.


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