Reunited... - February 14
After a weeks hiatus (and
thank you for allowing that!), I am back in the writing
saddle, and ready to talk some game.
begin with Deal or No Deal. Thats the question
hundreds were asked in Huntsville, Alabama on Monday.
GSNN was there before the open call started. More than
an hour before the open call began at 4pm
the line of
contestant hopefuls was already around the building at
the sports bar where the open call was held. (By the
why a sports bar? Are we launching a sequel:
Drunk Deal or No Deal?)
group waiting outside generally seemed to be a
cross-section of the community
all ages, races, and
genders. We dont know if any of those folks in line
will be on the show, but the fact that casting agents
for the show came here shows that all these
people know what Deal or No Deal is about
the show is doing well locally.
see any familiar faces
Ill let you know.
random thoughts about games of the last week or two:
Coulier dressed in womens clothing is scary.
long before we see a celebrity curling show?
Speed Skating with the Stars?
American Idol is WAY more intense this season.
Survivor this season has more twists than a licorice
burying against American Idol and the Olympics
effectively kill primetime editions of TPIR?
Factor still hasnt been cancelled??
on the road next week but will try to file my column
from the road. Ill also be on the road at least four
other weeks between now and the end of April. Some of
those times, Ill have net access
others, not so much.
But I will try to let you know ahead of time if you
wont see a column.
dont forget, the InSites American Idol Scorecard
is coming soon
thatll be a special Tuesday night (and
early on, Wednesday night) feature.
Game Show Alphabet
and were on the letter H this week
surely I can find something related for this
weeks show, right?
wasnt as easy as Id hoped. But I did find one.
called He Said, She Said. Hosted by Joe Garagiola,
the program aired from 1969-1970. In the game, four
celebrity couples had to match answers on questions.
Each celebrity couple was playing for a studio audience
member. The winning couple won a weeks lodging for the
any of that sound familiar? It should. The show was
cancelled in 1970
but retooled and relaunched four years
later as Tattletales.
Jason Elliott ought to take a trip to Greensboro if
he wants to see small-town gamers in action... except
for the fact that Idol was there and he watched. E-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org