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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Calcaterra | John Rocker to join the cast of “Survivor”

Apparently “Survivor” is still a thing. But given how close to the bottom of the barrel they’ve gotten to find “celebrity” contestants, I can’t imagine it’ll be a thing for long.

Coot Veal and Cot Deal taste like Old Bay Posted: August 28, 2014 at 10:39 PM | 9 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Toothless Posted: August 29, 2014 at 03:02 AM (#4781431)
Just have to go on record as a big Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band fan- quite interesting seeing the connection with John Rocker....
   2. zonk Posted: August 29, 2014 at 03:56 AM (#4781436)
Sports bras, human suffering, and ######## -- it's the tried and true winning reality TV formula that Survivor perfected....
   3. Random Transaction Generator Posted: August 29, 2014 at 08:29 AM (#4781472)
Apparently “Survivor” is still a thing. But given how close to the bottom of the barrel they’ve gotten to find “celebrity” contestants, I can’t imagine it’ll be a thing for long.


They don't always have "celebrity" contestants, and the best seasons are the ones where there isn't anyone remotely famous in the cast.
However, if a "celebrity" does show interest in participating in the gruelling schedule, then they'll try to get them in there.
(Like Jimmy Johnson, NFL coach and TV commentator)

Rocker is an excellent choice for the show, as his public displeasure about people of colour and homosexuality is definitely going to be put to the test with the remaining cast. Either he'll flame out spectacularly, or he'll show some personal growth and learn to respect someone he might have hated before (flamboyantly gay guy, for example).
   4. Ron J2 Posted: August 29, 2014 at 09:53 AM (#4781540)
#3 "I wish 37-year old John Rocker could go back and punch 23-year old John Rocker in his face." -- John Rocker.
   5. Shibal Posted: August 29, 2014 at 02:24 PM (#4781866)
Survivor and the Amazing Race are about the only network shows I watch. It's very good TV.
   6. AROM Posted: August 29, 2014 at 02:54 PM (#4781906)
It's not too late for John to punch 37-year old Rocker in the face.
   7. Pat Rapper's Delight (as quoted on MLB Network) Posted: August 29, 2014 at 04:35 PM (#4781980)
"I wish 37-year old John Rocker could go back and punch 23-year old John Rocker in his face." -- John Rocker.

Backpfeifengesicht!!!!
   8. The District Attorney Posted: August 29, 2014 at 04:43 PM (#4781985)
Survivor and the Amazing Race are about the only network shows I watch.
Rocker did try out for The Amazing Race, but then they told him it was a get-somewhere-quickly kind of race.
   9. Win Big Stein's Money Posted: August 29, 2014 at 05:18 PM (#4782004)
Jeff Kent beat him to it.

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