Friday, October 29, 2010
Review "Fact or Faked"
(above-special Halloween edition pic this time, next week expect the tank top shots to come back full force)
It's the second season of "Fact or Faked." Those who have followed my blog for a while know a few things about this:
1. There is always a boobie shot based on an inside joke about whether they're fact or faked (the answer is FACT).
2. Upon occasion the show inspires a new episode of my LAUGH series (right hand side of the screen) and expect this season will be most inspiring. In fact, the first episode is on Thursday as part of your reminder to see the show and it was so funny to write, that I literally had to stop, take a breath and continue typing as tears ran down my cheeks.
3. I might have a slight crush on Ben Hansen, the team leader. It probably has to do with his thoughtful deep-thinking stares and his intelligence and slightly nerdish shy feel that I have always had a thing for.
All your comments are graciously welcome, good and bad. We don't hold punches around here. One thing I know about the making of this show is that the premise is a brilliant one and technical issues aside, taking massive hours of filming and reducing it to a single show's time slot is going to be like making your favorite recipe and deleting ingredients you don't happen to have in your cabinets; it may resemble the original recipe, but it may not taste quite as complex.
First, I like to see Ben wearing more casual clothes. Last season, he looked like an eager college graduate in dress shirts and fresh ironed pants. Fashion advice aside, the investigators seemed a bit more loose and comfortable and expressive (as much as some of them can). Maybe someone gave them some energy drinks beforehand? Or maybe a nice shot of whiskey? Either way, it helps.
With only one show to view this season, all I can say is it has potential. I'm just watching the gestation period to see if it'll be a healthy birth.
The video of the mist in McPike Mansion on the ghost hunt had a few explanations from the group, but which explanation was NOT one of them?
a. Fog Mist
b. Bug swarms
at 1:00 AM