CBBUS, Epligoue: Redeemed

It was a show that made history in that it was the first celebrity Big Brother held here in the United States, and it ended as it began – with history again made with the oldest winner in BB US history in Marissa Jaret Winkour. The 45-year-old Broadway actress did the seemingly unthinkable going into […]

CBBUS, Part IV: Anticipation

The past seven days in the Big Brother house have been more about what is to come then it has been what has come to pass. We have our first ever final day final five that will be whittled down to a champion tomorrow night, and we had another deserter last Monday in the departure of […]

CBBUS, Part III: Responsibilities

The 19th-century writer Charles Dickens might have loved Big Brother, for this show and this season seems to be the best of times and the worst of times. We are simultaneously mindful of the machinations of these houseguests as if they were pieces on a chessboard, held in place by the consequences and the possibilities each […]

CBBUS, Part II: Resurrected

The show is now fully underway, having now aired three episodes on CBS and eliminating it’s first houseguest in Chuck Liddell (7-1 was the vote tally) last night. The eviction cycles will be fast and furious over these remaining two weeks and change, so I’ll implore you all to go visit Hamsterwatch for the vital […]

BB19, Part VI: Abandon Ship!

Okay BB, you win. I give up. I gave up on the night of Day 58, right after the double eviction when Julie Chen teased the coming attractions. She said new Temptations would be added to the game, this coming a few weeks after saying the Halting Hex was going to be the last one. […]

BB19, Special Comment: Judgement Night

I wasn't planning on doing another commentary until August 13th, but occasionally things change. That whole bullying episode with Cody Nickson and Jessica Graf against the other ten members of the house stirred up some things in me that I feel is worth mentioning sooner rather than later. If I wait a couple of weeks […]