Why does every episode of “The Bachelor” have the most dramatic rose ceremony ever?
Unless someone poops on the floor ala “Flava of Love,” the most dramatic things happening at these rose ceremonies are the number of times the camera cuts back and forth between Jake and his harem’s stressed out faces. I’m surprised no one has turned that into a drinking game yet.
I know I said I wasn’t going to wax on, wax off about reality shows, but since I am completely addicted to “The Bachelor” and I did help cast one season, I just had to share my thoughts.
Over the course of my single life in LA, I declared more than once that I was either cursed or cockblocked by the Universe.
Working in reality TV didn’t help.
The kookiest guy I ever saw walk through the “Blind Date” office was a guy who looked like Uncle Fester. And when I say looked like – I mean, he LOOKED like Uncle Fester. Bald head, black floor length gown and when he put a light bulb in his mouth, which he carried on him at all times, it lit up.
What some people will do for a shot of fame. Then I thought – hey wait a minute, maybe he has just as much trouble finding a girl as I do a guy. Who was I to judge? I did everything I could to find a guy in LA and I came up empty… maybe Blind Date was Uncle Fester’s last resort.
I found comfort in knowing that. Is that totally pathetic?
My job at Blind Date was and will always be the best casting gig I have ever had. I loved the people I work with – five of them came to wedding years later -, I love the hours (10a a., – 3 p.m. daily!), and I have a major soft spot in my heart for Roger Lodge.
Overcome by nostalgia, I looked at some old emails while working at Blind Date. I have to say this, when you’ve been removed from something for long enough, you tend to view things through rose colored glasses. Yes, it was a super fun job, but some days I just couldn’t believe the kinds of people I had to cast for the show
Here are some of my most memorable casting notices I posted on MySpace. Which one would YOU answer?!
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