DWTS: Ralph Macchio vs. Kirstie Alley – It’s On!

Screen shot 2011-02-28 at 10.06.01 PM.pngOkay gang – if you’re as big a fan of “Dancing with the Stars” as I am, you’ll be thrilled to know the new season is finally here! Tonight, ABC announced the new celebrity cast and I’ve already got my favorites…Ralph Macchio and Kirstie Alley – who incidentally, looks gorgeous!
Additional dancers this season include Sugar Ray Leonard and Wendy Williams but other than that, I couldn’t recognize any of the other competitors – which is a big bummer considering I absolutely loved Jennifer Gray last season and couldn’t wait to root for another favorite movie star from the 80’s.
So depending upon how he struts his stuff, my money is on Ralph Macchio (or Sugar Ray Leonard since boxers typically hold up pretty well in the competition. As for Kirstie Alley – I just hope she hangs on long enough for us to see her transform each week on the show. It’ll be like the “Biggest Loser” in dance shoes.
Meanwhile, over at NBC, the Celebrity Apprentice is about to kick off and all I can say is, what happened to poor David Cassidy and why is he throwing himself into the scrap heap with Meatloaf, Gary Busey and Latoya Jackson. Oh David, what has become of you?
Anyway, as I sit watching the two-timing bachelor guy hand out a rose to the two remaining bachelorettes on the show, all I can say is, I can’t believe I get sucked into all these ridiculous reality shows. Oh wait, better run – missed “American Idol” last week and have to catch up before we get to see the final 24 compete for a chance at instant stardom. I do have my priorities you know.

Qwiki: New Site Makes Learning Fun!

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Qwiki, a new site still in alpha, is revamping online learning. A visit to the homepage tells you that “Qwiki Knows Millions of Thing” and prompts you to “Enter a Topic” such as your hometown or favorite actor. The possibilities are endless.
Let’s see what Qwiki has to say about New York City:

Pretty slick right? Try clicking around… the “Qwiki” is completely interactive. You can stop the presentation at anytime and get more information about a specific image or video. Also, since the site is still in alpha, they encourage users to help improve the content via the “Improve This Qwiki” button above each Qwiki. The best part? It’s free! Anyone can access Qwiki’s current database of over 3 million topics.
If you’re thinking that the kids might like this… we agree! Which is why, starting today, we’ll be sharing a daily educational Qwiki for kids. Share your comments with us below -we’d love to hear what the whole family thinks.
Qwiki of the Day: Amelia Earhart
Not only was Amelia Earhart the first woman to fly alone across the Atlantic Ocean, she was also an author and equal rights advocate. Her mysterious disappearance during a highly publicized flight around the world is still cause for speculation and curiosity.
Here’s more:

View Amelia Earhart and over 3,000,000 other topics on Qwiki.

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Aviator, Navigator, Howland Island