08/18 Comment of the Week: Vote Now!

Voting is now closed -- thank you! Due to the high volume of nominations, we had three winners this week:

First Place: #16
-- "I'm sorry Kate, but the job of Paris Hilton has already been taken." - Anonymous

Second Place: #10 -- "What company makes that pest strip that was hanging in J & K's garage? It really is effective! Didn't you notice how fast it caught Kate?" - Hawkeye95

Third Place: #6 --
"Good, bad, or indifferent, people are tuning in to watch this sideshow act, but instead of the bearded lady and man with two heads, we get the porcupine headed lady and man with no balls." - Lauri

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Here are the nominations, submitted by readers, for the 08/18/08 Comment of the Week. The comment of the week is featured in a link on the sidebar of our home page. It's not going to be easy to vote for just one -- it was a busy week on the blog and we had a record 28 comments nominated! ...continued

"It's already hard enough to develop."

Singer Alanis Morissette, in an interview in the August 2008 edition of Women's Health Magazine, had this to say when asked about the Britneys and Mileys of this world:
"I think it's child abuse to have someone in the public eye too young. Society basically values wealth and fame and power at the cost of well-being. In the case of a child, it's at the cost of someone's natural development. It's already hard enough to develop."

Beach Trip

TLC is airing a new Jon & Kate Plus 8 episode tomorrow night (Monday August 18th) -- a 60-minute feature starting at 9:00 p.m. Eastern titled Beach Trip:
Jon and Kate take the kids to the beach, hoping it works out better than the sextuplets' first seaside experience at age 3, which turned out badly because of cold, windy weather.

Would you be OK with it?

Created from comment posted by "L" in this blog entry.

What red-blooded American family WOULDN'T take a hefty paycheck to allow camera crews into their home to record their daily life if it meant not having to go to work everyday? And who among us doesn't enjoy watching this very attractive family go through their trials every week? I can't say that I blame them for the choices that they've made.
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