Vapidity on Display

  1. Anchorman
  2. 40 Year Old Virgin
  3. Wedding Crashers
  4. Blow
  5. Dirty Dancing
  6. Chicago
  7. The Notebook
  8. Anne of Green Gables
  9. Shawshank Redemption
  10. The Wizard of Oz
  11. Flashdance
  12. Pirates of the Carribean
  13. Just Like Heaven
  14. Harry Potter
  15. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
  16. "Anything with Will Ferrel
  17. Ghost
  18. Mrs. Doubtfire
  1. The OC
  2. Lost
  3. CSI:Crime Scene Investigation
  4. Sex and the City
  5. Friends
  6. Reba
  7. Survivor
  8. Smallville
  9. House
  10. Will & Grace
  11. America's Next Top Model
  12. Grey's Anatomy
  13. Desperate Housewives
  14. ElimiDate
  15. Arrested Development
  16. Everybody Loves Raymond

With a couple notable exceptions (Pirates and Vacation were good, Wizard and Shawshank are classics even thought I personally didn't like it them, and House is very entertaining) you'd be hard pressed to find a WORSE list of trendy TV shows and movies. Only one film before 1988 and no TV show that's been off the air longer than three years.

So where did I find this listing of bad shows and movies? People Magazine? A bandwagon-jumping teenage girl? You're getting closer: the favourite TV shows and movies of The Edmonton Rush's "Crush" dance squad. Please tell me none of these poor excuses for human beings will be permitted to vote on January 23rd. The list is worse than it appears: the Will Ferrel and OC votes appeared multiple times.

I mention this mainly because Saturday the 7th at Dante's on the West End one could see some of these girls: the Crush Team was at the bar. Did I dance with one? Did I get one of the girls' numbers? Did I kiss one? Did I stuff one up the bunghole? Of course not. Incredibly, the girls' private party area high above the dance floor was guarded by no less than a uniformed Edmonton Police Services officer! Is this a sensible use of taxpayer dollars? I mean seriously: if these girls are so endangered in the public eye, maybe the Rush should keep them encased in carbonite in between games, just for their protection.

The Crush photogallery is fairly sparse and annoyingly flash-protected (no right-clicking to save to the computer, no linking to individual pics in my blog a la yesterday's Jessica Alba bikini pictures) but the "tryouts" pictures are pretty nice.