'Nip/Tuck': Our disgusting, shameful attraction/repulsion
Overheard at today’s PopWatch competitive quarters tournament, fondue party, and Yankee swap:
Editor1: so, did you read gillian’s review of “nip/tuck”?
Editor2: i did! D+ — ouch! It’s funny — the only reason why i started watching it was because she told me it was great! and now she’s trashing it!
Editor1: well, it has definitely changed — even you say not for the better
Editor2: still, i’m embarrassed to admit to her that i LOVE it! i need to get the first two seasons on dvd so i know the whole backstory
Editor1: that paper-bag scene last week made me want to boil my television so it wouldn’t catch anything
Editor2: i feel that way every week — it’s what keeps me coming back!
Editor1: yeah, you’re totally obsessed. you talk about the show in every story meeting, like all crazy and wide-eyed: “so this TERRIBLE, AWFUL thing happened last night on ‘nip/tuck’ — let me tell you ALL ABOUT IT in vivid, gory detail…”
Editor2: i know; it’s a problem
Editor1: i remember the good ol’ days — when the son was circumcising himself
Editor2: ew! (gotta get those dvds)
Editor1: i know — i have to go boil myself now
Editor2: there’s hot oil in the fondue pot