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Dancing with the Stars Season 20, Week Three – Let’s Discuss Tonight’s Show!! (Spoilers)

Well, I don’t know about you all, but in this saga known as DWTS, I fully expect Rumer to get a tongue bath whether she deserves it or not, and Nastia/Riker/Willow (or any combination thereof) to get relentlessly nitpicked over something stupid…most likely something they have little control over, like music…in order to make sure the leaderboard changes up again. Anyone willing to take that bet?? :-D

Very nice opening pro dance!!

Already prepping the audience for leaderboard switchup.

What monkey dreamed up Disco Salsa, not that it will matter. Loved her outfit this week and the dance was very good. It was just so weird.

CAI – thanks for giving the money on the bet that some wack judge will complain about something out of a dancer’s control. Just didn’t think it would be Rumer. I expect it to be worse with other contenders.

Gotta cut Charlotte some slack – girl has to work when she has the chance. Charlotte looked very beautiful – but I don’t think Keo is doing her any favors with the choreo. Super crappy comment by Bruno, he should be ashamed.

Sorry, I missed Michael. Boo.

No, Riker. No. But beside the chest thing, I thought his dance was really good, except he still has a bit of that feminine thing going on that Allison needs to get rid of. Good dance though.

Ha, androgyny. I’m not sure that was worth of three 9s. But I am happy they’re at the top of the leaderboard. :-) Downside – they are trying to give Rumer an arc,

You go, Suzanne. I can’t believe she’s 68. And she’s turning Tony into a Soprano. :-) Not a bad dance, all things considered.

Okay. I saw the sexy, Chris. And that dance wasn’t horrible, really. It was simple, but Witney needed to do that – he’s not Alfonso.

Anyone else think that Robert is like if Robin Williams and Derek had a baby together?? He looks like a merge of the two, oddly. It’s not bad – I have a mad crush on him and I think that dance was pretty darn good.

I still wanna be Patti when I grow up. :-) She didn’t do a ton of dancing…but she has swagger.

Willow is so freakin’ cute!! I love her!! But she does show her age in the Paso, she’s not quite as intense as the older folks. But damn, that’s was pretty good!! Well, done, girl.

Yeah, that’s what I was seeing – her core isn’t solid. Couldn’t quite put my finger on it. But dang, girl is good,

Wow….that Samba was chock full of Samba. And hope the Henry fans are happy, since he got credit. But by my math, four rehearsals with Derek versus two rehearsals with Henry ain’t even close to half the time. Just saying.

So…I lost track – Riker in first place, Nastia in second….

Derek/Nastia are safe.

Chris, Noah and Charlotte in Jeopardy….

Next couple safe is Noah and Sharna.

And going home is….Charlotte and Keo. Called that one, I’m sad to say.

March 30, 2015 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. :-)

DWTS Season 20, Week 2 – Dancing by the Numbers

Well, DWTS Season 20 Week 2 is in the history books and it was a pretty good week. There was nothing that made me snort in disgust (from the judges, anyway) and a whole bunch of pretty darn good to great dancing.

But, as usual, someone has to go home on Monday night. Last week I was pretty clear when I said “Either Charlotte or Redfoo” and said my number 1 choice for most likely to be eliminated was Charlotte. I was pleasantly surprised to find that she was safe – most likely by 0.10 percent. No, I don’t believe Suzanne was a real bottom 2. For her to be a real bottom 2, it meant that Charlotte got nearly 10k more votes per million votes cast than her and that Redfoo did nearly that much – and there ain’t no way you’re convincing me of that. Nope. I think that’s highly unlikely.

Now, normally, I would automatically assume that Charlotte was definitely the next to go. But I’m not so sure that’s true. Why? Well, let’s look at all the scores. Read more..

March 26, 2015 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 20, Week THREE – Who’s Dancing What…and When?

Okay, we’re trying something new. We’re putting this up on Tuesdays and updating as we find out information – as long as we’ll get no one in trouble, that is. :-) Note that next week is Latin Week. Below are some of the dances. Be sure to check out our Media post for new interviews.

ETA: ABC has released show information for March 30th. Listed below are the new songs for each couple. Be sure to read the link. It has some fun info on the opening number.

ETA2: Court tell us Willow and Mark have a Paso Doble!

Charlotte and Keo – Rumba (??) (“Empire” by Shakira)
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March 24, 2015 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 20, Week TWO – Let’s Discuss Tonight’s Show!! (Spoilers)

So, who will go home? Who will be in jeopardy? Will there be a real bottom two?? These questions and more, answered tonight on DWTS. :-)

More importantly, who will get the judges’ scorn and who will get pimped to high heaven?? Do we even need to ask these questions or is it a foregone conclusion? ;-)

Not a great dance from Chris, but not horrendous – thing I like about Chris is that he GOES for it. He really, really tries and he wants to do it.

At least I can handle the Tony and Suzanne wardrobe this week…vastly improved routine too, although I doubt any other celebs or pros will get away with that amount of fluff in the beginning and in the end.

I love Robert and Kym, that is all. :-)

LOL to Patti and Artem walking with Michael and Chris in Shades acting as body guards.

Aw, Charlotte, I love ya girl. And much better than last week. Amen to Julianne!

I liked Michael, but I liked his dance better last week.

“People are scared of us??” Well, Rumer, maybe you should be a bit scared. And humble. So, Len wants nmore recognizable Cha Cha but gives then an 8. This sounds familiar.

Vast improvement from Redfoo, but I don’t think I care for him at all. One point below Rumer?? Maybe he’s going home….

LOL…Mark is the perfect partner for Willow. And the 14 year old just did a pretty damn good AT.

Sharna is so beautiful. The hair/eye combo is amazing….and refreshing on this show.

I think Noah’s dance was also an improvement from last week!! But let’s not get carried away, Julianne.

Okay I’m crying. Wanna bet Nastia is next. They would put her after that.

Beautiful Rumba…beautiful. LOL Tom trying to skip CAI’s drama.

Who’s scared now, Rumer?? Watch your back for Willow and Nastia, hon.

Damn, Riker – well done. I’m impressed. Another contender.

OMG….I love Patti Labelle. The woman is COOL….

WhoooHOoooo Charlotte is safe!!

Chris and Witney are safe.

Redfoo is eliminated…it was NOT a real bottom two. Tryin’ to boost Suzanne’s votes a bit maybe….

March 23, 2015 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. :-)

DWTS Season 20, Week 1 – Dancing by the Numbers

So sorry that this has been much delayed this week – I’m still trying to catch up from my whirlwind trip to New York City. If anyone cares, I saw Book of Mormon, New York Spring Spectacular (twice) and Wicked. All were tremendous. As I was telling someone on Twitter, Derek actually sings as much as he dances in this show and that was a real treat. Great voice on that boy.  My favorite line from the very sacrilegious Book of Mormon??  “Jesus thinks you’re a dick.”  OMG, I laughed and laughed and laughed. Read more..

March 22, 2015 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 20, Week TWO – Who’s Dancing What…and When?

Here we go again!! In order to avoid being scooped, we giving you everything we have at once. Bah humbug!! :-) Yeah, that’s right. I wrote this BEFORE ABC.com decided to spoil our fun yet again. What, we’re going to have to spoil the show on Monday nights now?? Bastards. ;-)

Who’s idea was the cute play on song title for Rumer?? I imagine hers, since I like it. :-) Also LOVE Willow’s song.

ETA: Check this tweet from Tommy B:

Chris and Witney – Cha Cha (Song: “Time of our Lives” by Pitbull)
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Charlotte and Keo – Cha Cha (Song: “California Gurls” by Katy Perry feat. Snoop Dog)
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March 20, 2015 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 20, Week ONE – Let’s Discuss Tonight’s Show!!

T-minus 18 minutes to the new season of DWTS. And at this moment there is so much to look forward to!! Let’s go!!

Discuss!

Opening was kinda cool. Weird note – they did the intros about four minutes before the show actually started. I don’t know if that’s their tape delay this season or if they just taped them to play after their Opening credits. No idea.

Damn, I looked away for a second and missed Willow. Saw that bit they did at the opening. Cool if everyone gets something like that.

Robert started out a bit stiff, but loosened up quickly. I like him – he’s cute. :-)

Riker did a great Jive except he was holding his hands funny. Great job. He’s a contender if his little fans vote.

OMG, CAI is bring back her stupid “freeegin” whatever the hell. :::eye roll:::

Charlotte’s Jive was limp like Courtney heard, but I like the girl. She’s cute. But that outfit – she want’s to be more than her chest and Keo puts her in that? Dude.

Dang, I missed most of Patti due to multi-tasking. The judges sure loved her though – were they blowing smoke??

Holy crap….Chris was actually pretty damn good. Thing is, he isn’t AFRAID to go for it!! Shut up, Julianne – I think he might have been better than Robert. We’ll see though if he can keep it up in week 2.

I thought Michael did good! Not as good as some of the other men, but good. This is going to be a tough season if everyone holds up in week 2.

Really, CAI?? I thought lifts were something that a woman couldn’t do on her own. Pretty sure Nastia CAN do that on her own. Duh. Anyway, I kinda agree with Len, it was a little staccato, but the song kinda called for it. I loved it.

Ah, Redfoo, you’re going to have to do better than that, dude. I love Emma and I enjoyed it, but he’s got a ways to go.

Noah is interesting to watch. He’s not blessed with the same fluidity Amy had, but he’s a guy. And he dances like a guy who’s never danced. Inspirational though, and interesting to watch. And hot. :-)

And next we get to see if they are still pimping Val for a win. Seeing a bit of whining on Twitter about Derek getting Nastia, but let’s get real. Val has yet to have a partner who actually sucked. And they were all ringers except rumor and his first. But I don’t want to hear any whining about Derek’s partners now, looking at what Val has had.

Suzanne does look good. And she danced pretty damn well.

Good foxtrot from Rumer (and I like her) but it didn’t have the entertainment value of Derek and Nastia. And commence the over the top drooling from CAI. Man, when the judges try that hard it just turns me off. So both Len and Julianne call them out as the ones to win. Yeah, not at all surprised.

OH MY GOD. Val, never speak again and let your partner do all the talking. She is so much more humble and well spoken than you are. Over scored – she was not two points ahead of Nastia, but really are we surprised by any of this by now. Gotta get Val that shiny ball.

March 16, 2015 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 20, Week ONE – Who’s Dancing What…and When?

I can’t believe it’s that time once again. :-) Time for figuring out who’s dancing what and being totally frustrated when they refuse to tell us WHEN. :-D

A few tidbits which, if you’ve been reading the comments on other posts, you may have already seen: Nastia and Rumer are looking really good. Noah was having some prosthetic problems – he had to have his leg re-programmed.

I’m off to NYC to see my boy Derek in “New York Spring Spectacular” so Vogue and Court will be updating this post as needed. Here’s something to get the weekend started.

ETA: A new song update and it’s a goodie. Look below! ~ Vogue

ETA2: WHA?? “Physical” for Tony and Suzanne?!! Oh, I love this song, do you? Something to keep in mind as you watch them in rehearsals tonight on DWTS All Access. ~Vogue and Court over and out and missing Miss Heidi already!

ETA3: Broadway World Via ABC posted a press release for the show next week including the songs for each couple which you can read and listen to below. ABC ruined our fun promoting the songs. *cries* Oh well.

ETA4: Voting numbers are listed below.

ETA5: A couple running-order updates.  Kinda surprised they have Charlotte going first – they seem to start the show off with a strong routine, and from what I had heard, this…wasn’t, really. Maybe she’s improved since then. -Court-

Charlotte and Keo – Jive (“Shake a Tail Feather” by The Blues Brothers)
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Redfoo and Emma – Cha Cha Cha (“Juicy Wiggle” by Redfoo)
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Rumer and Val – Foxtrot (“Take Me To Church” by Hozier)
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Patti and Artem – Foxtrot (“Lady Marmalade” by Patti LaBelle)
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Willow and Mark – Cha Cha Cha (“Lips Are Movin'” by Megan Trainor)
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Chris and Witney – Jive (“Footloose” by Kenny Loggins)
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Michael and Peta – Cha Cha Cha (“Uptown Funk” by Bruno Mars & Mark Ronson)
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Noah and Sharna – Cha Cha Cha (“I Lived” by One Republic)
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Robert and Kym – Cha Cha Cha (“Bills” by Lunch Money Lewis)
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Riker and Allison – Jive (“What I Like About You” by The Romantics)
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Suzanne and Tony – Cha Cha Cha (“Physical” by Olivia Newton-John”)
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Nastia and Derek – Foxtrot (see PureDerekHough)
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March 13, 2015 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. :-)

DWTS Season 20 Rehearsal HQ Rehearsal Photos

Filling in for Vogue, but not very well. :-) Here are some shots from Getty – love the one of Emma and Redfoo. :-) See them all at Getty Images.

March 12, 2015 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. :-)

It’s Official: The Bachelor Chris Soules is Now a DWTS Contestant

Miss Heidi and Vogue here: We’ve known for a while, really. And we’ve had sources – and other media outlets, including US Magazine which made an assumption and stated it as fact that Chris was the final DWTS contestant and met with producers. Then yesterday, Chris confirmed he was doing Dancing With The Stars on Direct From Hollywood. Chris also just confirmed this news on Good Morning America this morning.

Our source has had other things to say about Chris, as you can read in the comments on another post. If you thought he had little to no rhythm on The Bachelor, you were right. :-)

Stay tuned! We’ll post some video from Good Morning America as soon as we can. Chris is also going to be on Kelly and Michael today.

ETA: ABC posted an announcement as well as Chris And Whitney Carson’s Promo Shoot pic. See the story and photo here!!

ETA2: Here is some GMA video thanks to @idolxfactor1…

ETA3: Thanks to People, below is Chris and Witney’s first meeting… Read more..

March 10, 2015 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. :-)