I'm Kia K. and, after a lifetime of city living (Brooklyn and Atlanta, to be precise), circumstances have found me in a honky tonk beach town. To escape the jokers to the left of me and the clowns to the right, my pop culture consumption is at an all-time high. Which means when I am not reminding my children that long pants and closed-toe shoes do not constitute formal wear, I'm watching, reading and listening to anything and everything.
Fortunately, technology is my friend, so even those of us here on the outskirts of civilization, can wade hip deep in the gossip pool. Break ups, make ups, births and deaths mean I scurry to blind item columns to have past wrong doings revealed. My letter to my 12 year old self would detail how delighted I will be to flit around celebrity sites getting my fill of star sightings.
With cable and network shows premiering year round, the buzz of fall network shows is different. But I was born in the 1970's so some habits die hard. From Undeclared to Lone Star, what I hope will change is that my love for a show won't doom it to cancellation.
So, be on the look out for my network TV reviews, in case the shows are yanked off the air during a commercial break! A dedicated sports fan, I promise a dissertation if Tim Tebow joins the NFL "YOU ARE THE FATHER" ranks. And last but not least I am a bona fide bookworm, and find nothing funnier than the battle ghost writers wage whenever they try and spin yarn into gold via the celebrity memoir.
In short, I'll be writing to you from the front car of the Starlight Express. With frequent stops for both young (I live with a tween so will be seeing Fun Size and paying money for the privilege) and old (my neighbor's Mah Jong club reviewed the Book of Mormon for me). I don't know where it will take us but I can promise it will be worth the ride. I never do anything by half-measure.
When I'm not lugging hockey sticks, a 110 lb. dog or selling Girl Scout merchandise in the swamp I call home, I tweet and Pinterest @KiaK1. I'm all in, how about you?
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Written by: Kia K.