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All Male Pro Dance and Opening Introductions!

Found them on the web already – – posted large sizes at Pure Derek Hough. Smaller sizes are below.

September 21, 2009 I Written By

I'm a nerd and proud of it. Two degrees in geology also means I love BEER. :-) I'm also a Derek lover - proud of that too. So don't scream at those of us on this site and call us a bunch of "biased Derek-lovers" - it's just ME. :-) It may sound like I hate DWTS at times, but really, I'm just a snarky nitpicker from way back. And I'm cynical and jaded too. But I do love DWTS. :-)

Dancing with the Stars Season 9 Lists

For those of you that have just found Pure Dancing with the Stars or took a break in between seasons, I want to point out to you some of the great stuff we’ve been working on during the off season. Heidi’s been rocking the Dancing with the Stars Season 9 cast announcement and other Dancing with the Stars rumors. It’s been pretty amazing how well Heidi was at finding out all the information before anything was even announced.

On top of that a number of new bloggers have joined Pure DWTS that have created some really amazing posts about Dancing with the Stars season 9. Take a look.
Dancing with the Stars Season 9 Preliminary Power Rankings
New DWTS 2009 Dances
Top 5 Things I Want to See on DWTS Season 9
Top 3 Things to Change on Dancing with the Stars Season 9
Mya and Louie Vito Talk About DWTS Season 9 and the DWTS Season 9 Odds
Dancing with the Stars Season 9 Winner Predicted

Vote in some of our Dancing with the Stars Season 9 Polls
Vote for the Dancing with the Stars Season 9 Winner
Which Dance is your favorite on Dancing with the Stars?
Vote for First to Go Home on DWTS Season 9
Favorite Past DWTS Winner

We also created a number of interesting lists looking back at past seasons of Dancing with the Stars:
Top 5 Worst Celebrity Partners in DWTS History
Top 5 Favorite Costumes and Top 5 Train Wreck Costumes
Best and Worst Choreography/Dances

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Better known as Charlie.

DWTS Music Suggestions

Time again to get ready to list all of the music from Dancing with the Stars as we’ve done in past years. We’ll be updating the list of Dancing with the Stars music here. That said, below I’m going to make a list of music suggestions that could be cool to hear on Dancing with the Stars.

Falling Slowly The Frames - The Cost (Deluxe Edition) - Falling Slowly by The Frames
Don’t Let Your Feet Touch Ground Ash Koley - Don't Let Your Feet Touch Ground - Single - Don't Let Your Feet Touch Ground by Ash Koley
Untouched The Veronicas - Hook Me Up - Untouched by The Veronicas
Breathe Me Sia - Colour the Small One - Breathe Me by Sia
Belief Gavin DeGraw - Chariot - Stripped - Belief by Gavin DeGraw
Great DJ The Ting Tings - We Started Nothing - Great DJ by The Ting Tings
Winter Song Sara Bareilles & Ingrid Michaelson - The Hotel Café Presents Winter Songs - Winter Song by Sara Bareilles & Ingrid Michaelson
Slow Me Down Emmy Rossum - Inside Out - Slow Me Down by Emmy Rossum
Jungle Drum Emiliana Torrini - Me and Armini - Jungle Drum by Emiliana Torrini
Make You Feel My Love ADELE - 19 - Make You Feel My Love by ADELE
Lost Anouk - Hotel New York - Lost by Anouk
Moonburn Craig Lyons - On Reflection - Moonburn by Craig Lyons
Nobody Ne-Yo - Year of the Gentleman (Bonus Track Version) - Nobody by Ne-Yo
Coldfront Amie Miriello - I Came Around - Coldfront by Amie Miriello
Toxic Yael Naïm - Yael Naïm - Toxic by Yael Naïm
Pollen and Salt Daphne Loves Derby - On the Strength of All Convinced - Pollen and Salt by Daphne Loves Derby
Walking On Army of Me - Citizen - Walking On by Army of Me
Habanera Kate Nash - Foundations - EP - Habanera by Kate Nash
Dance With Me Old 97's - Blame It on Gravity - Dance With Me by Old 97’s

Is there any other music you’d like to see danced to on Dancing with the Stars? Let’s hear about it in the comments.

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Better known as Charlie.

Vote for Dancing with the Stars Season 9 Winner

UPDATE: Vote for the Dancing with the Stars 2009 finale couples.

Tonight is the premiere of Dancing with the Stars season 9. So, it’s time to get a feel for which stars are the most popular. Vote in the following poll for who you think will be the Dancing with the Stars season 9 winner.


Tomorrow, we’ll follow up with another poll asking who you want to be the next Dancing with the Stars winner.

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Better known as Charlie.

DWTS at the Emmy’s

Maks and Karina were on the Emmy’s last night and they were amazing. Apparently NappyTab from SYTYCD choreographed and I recognized some so the other dancers from SYTYCD as well. Cat Deely (SYTYCD host) was also on hand to give out an award. Sadly, Tom Bergeron lost to Jeff Probst as best reality host.

P.S. It’s MONDAY!! Season 9 is finally here!!!

Enjoy the video!

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ABC Interview Videos

Courtesy of  TV Grapevine.  These are the same videos (with bio page)  I uploaded the other day for Macy et al, but different couples. I believe they are in the process of uploading all of them. I’ve included a few, below. The TV Grapevine site is kinda hard to figure out (for me anyway) so this link takes you to Natalie, but the others are listed on the left hand side. This LINK takes you to the list of celebs they have bios for so far – which doesn’t seem to match the video list, even though the videos are also embedded there. Make sense? Yeah, me either. :-)

ETA: I almost forgot to blow my own horn. :-) I was correct – the male pros are doing a pro dance on Monday night, the female pros a pro dance on Tuesday night – the reverse of when they dance with their partners. This is per Louis Van Amstel.  Should be very interesting. ;-)

Natalie and Alec

Mark And Lacey

Ashley and Edyta

Maybe it’s just me, but Ashley and Natalie seem kinda…boring? Maybe it’s Alec and Edyta? I dunno something seems strange there. Or maybe everyone suffers in comparison to Mark Dacascos and Lacey. :-)

September 20, 2009 I Written By

I'm a nerd and proud of it. Two degrees in geology also means I love BEER. :-) I'm also a Derek lover - proud of that too. So don't scream at those of us on this site and call us a bunch of "biased Derek-lovers" - it's just ME. :-) It may sound like I hate DWTS at times, but really, I'm just a snarky nitpicker from way back. And I'm cynical and jaded too. But I do love DWTS. :-)

Seattle Times on DWTS Season 9

I point out this article in The Seattle Times in particular because I found what they had to say about the teams rather amusing. :-)   Here are a few excerpts:

Gather ’round, fellow “Dancing with the Stars” fans, and let us mourn: Gilles Marini is no longer on the show, and none of the new contestants are slinky Frenchmen.

Regardless, everyone’s favorite guilty-pleasure, ballroom-dancing-with-the-C-list reality show is back, to steal our Monday nights and remind us of some of the great mysteries of life: namely, sequined pants, orange spray-tans and Samantha Harris.

 

Aaron Carter

Who? 21-year-old pop singer, Backstreet Boy relative (brother to Nick Carter) and former reality-show participant (“House of Carters”).

Any hope? Sure; pop singers generally know how to move.

Partner: The fabulously named Karina Smirnoff, in her seventh season.

 

Ashley Hamilton

Who? Actor/musician, but better known for being George Hamilton’s son and Shannen Doherty’s momentary husband.

Any hope? Let’s hope he does better than his famously tan father did on the show (in Season 2).

Partner: The marvelously slinky and frequently near-naked Edyta Sliwinska.

My personal favorite – ;-)

Joanna Krupa

Who? Model, best known for one of those “I’d Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur” PETA campaigns.

Any hope? Um, who?

Partner: Hold the phone — she’s dancing with the marvelous Derek Hough.

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I'm a nerd and proud of it. Two degrees in geology also means I love BEER. :-) I'm also a Derek lover - proud of that too. So don't scream at those of us on this site and call us a bunch of "biased Derek-lovers" - it's just ME. :-) It may sound like I hate DWTS at times, but really, I'm just a snarky nitpicker from way back. And I'm cynical and jaded too. But I do love DWTS. :-)

Additional Rehearsal Photos for DWTS Season 9

These are from early on in the rehearsals, it appears – I’ve included a few, below.  Visit Buddytv.com to see all the pictures they have. 

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I Written By

I'm a nerd and proud of it. Two degrees in geology also means I love BEER. :-) I'm also a Derek lover - proud of that too. So don't scream at those of us on this site and call us a bunch of "biased Derek-lovers" - it's just ME. :-) It may sound like I hate DWTS at times, but really, I'm just a snarky nitpicker from way back. And I'm cynical and jaded too. But I do love DWTS. :-)

Tom, Aaron and Macy (!) Interview Clips

Wow, I feel like I hit the motherlode without a shovel (geologist humor). :-) MovieWeb has a whole bunch of short interview clips with the aforementioned stars. Macy, in particular, was cracking me up as was Jonathan. Check them out. I would have embedded them here, but I couldn’t figure it out for the life of me.

September 18, 2009 I Written By

I'm a nerd and proud of it. Two degrees in geology also means I love BEER. :-) I'm also a Derek lover - proud of that too. So don't scream at those of us on this site and call us a bunch of "biased Derek-lovers" - it's just ME. :-) It may sound like I hate DWTS at times, but really, I'm just a snarky nitpicker from way back. And I'm cynical and jaded too. But I do love DWTS. :-)

New DWTS Rehearsal Videos from ABC (Part IV)

ABC added some more. First up, Chelsie and Louie. Um…Chelsie is a brave woman. :-)

One of this seasons Ringers – Mya and Dmitry. Comments on this youtube mention that they took *lessons* from Mya. Ooookay.

Macy and Jonathan. And that’s all I’m going to say about that. Okay – I lied. Macy is really what the show is about. Teaching someone with no clue how to dance, to dance. (psstt – Macy – butt IN).

I Written By

I'm a nerd and proud of it. Two degrees in geology also means I love BEER. :-) I'm also a Derek lover - proud of that too. So don't scream at those of us on this site and call us a bunch of "biased Derek-lovers" - it's just ME. :-) It may sound like I hate DWTS at times, but really, I'm just a snarky nitpicker from way back. And I'm cynical and jaded too. But I do love DWTS. :-)