'Survivor' recap: Rob Fights to the Finish

You know there are certain things about being a writer that kind of suck. Don't get me wrong: I love writing. And while the fact that I have written more words about the reality television program Survivor than any other person on the planet may occasionally cause me to take a long hard look in the mirror and say "WHAT THE HELL HAVE YOU DONE WITH YOUR LIFE?!? And what's up with that zit on your forehead? You're a grown man, for crissakes. Why are you still getting zits?", in the grand scheme of things, it's been a blast. But back to why being a writer sucks. There's simply nothing badass about it. Did you see Boston Rob willing his body past the breaking point to win an immunity challenge, then immediately collapsing in a mix of emotional victory and physical agony? Badass. Nothing I can do can compare to that. What am I gonna do, complain about a little writer's cramp? Not badass. The most — most — I can hope to physically overcome is carpal tunnel syndrome, and that's nothing some well-planned-out ergonomic repositioning can't fix. See, I just used the phrase "ergonomic repositioning"! That's how completely unbadass I am. Read More...



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