The Biggest Loser (TV Show)

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    Marketers Are Totally Judging You Based on the TV Shows You Watch

    ​AdAge has a fascinating little piece on what TV shows you watch and how that relates to the brands you like, based on information from "psychographic" (eek) "ad targeter" Mindset Media. The data was self-reported by about 25,000 TV viewers across 70-plus shows, most of which ended up attract ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2010

    Dieting, Twitter, and Accountability: or, How to Tweet Yourself Skinny

    Traditionally, trying to lose weight involves dieting and exercise. But what about Tweeting the entire process, including your weight and how much you ate on a given day? New York Times media reporter Brian Stelter is doing just that. And it's a far cry from the old days, when dieting was something ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    The Guggenheim to Get a Food Cart; Pringles Go Multigrain

    ​Mississippi is the most obese state in the country for the sixth year in a row, according to the seventh annual "F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America's Future" report. New York tied for 36th place with Florida and Idaho. [NY Daily News] The Guggenheim Museum is seeking permission from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Fat Cat Loses Weight, Helps Others

    ​Often in the blogoverse it seems that our days have unexpected themes. Today's is turning out to be charity, kicking all of those nasty vices like you know you want to, doing whatever it takes to get your own reality TV series, and BP. Well, now a tidbit has come our way that seems to encapsu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2010

    Bernadette Peters and Elaine Stritch in A Little Night Music

    ​That's the replacement cast lined up starting on July 13, according to feverishly excited Broadway insiders. And it's certainly better than the usual American Idol and Biggest Loser stars.

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    Under the Toque: Josh Shuffman in at Lucy Browne's; Joe Isidori Out at Harbour for Good

    ​Rocco DiSpirito has a new cookbook, Great American Meal Makeovers, inspired by his appearances on NBC's The Biggest Loser, in which he made healthier version of his favorite dishes, like fried chicken and macaroni and cheese. [Grub Street] Bill Telepan, the chef-owner of Telepan, has plans ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2009

    Lesbian Trainer? You're Shitting Me!

    I don't know who Jillian Michaels is because I only watch cable news and Forensic Files, but someone who heard The Frank DeCaro Show on Sirius today told me they broke the story that Michaels--who turns out to be the trainer from The Biggest Loser--is the biggest lesbian. She was spotted "in flagran ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 2, 2007

    Dean Johnson's Legacy, Anna Nicole's Lunacy

    Devout banter about a very different Bible class, plus sleuthing about Sleuth and ragging on Rita

  • Art

    April 3, 2007

    Curriculum Vitae

    Learn more, live more.

  • Art

    January 11, 2005

    The Half-Life of Celebrity

    Let them eat stars: Pop-culture vultures circle the flesh of the semi-rich and famous on VH1