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American Gladiators Go Gay

Posted by tvondvdcritic on December 20, 2007

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      NBC’s remake of American Gladiators is sure to have men tuning in. Gay men. With news that a new gladiator is a former gay porn star, the show is sure to score high in the key demographic of 18-49 year old men. Except most of them might be gay. Of course, why else would a man watch a show with men running around in spandex and showing off their bulges (that means you too wrestling fans, come out of the closet) unless they were at least bi-curious? It surely wouldn’t be to tune into the women on the show would it?

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American Gladiators For a New Generation

Posted by tvondvdcritic on November 28, 2007

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Who doesn’t remember American Gladiators? Well guess what? Now even the new generation of youth will be polluted by this wonderfully bad show. NBC is bringing back the show in a revamped format with hosts Laila Ali and Hulk Hogan. If that alone isn’t bad enough to get you to watch I don’t know what is.

 I fondly remember watching this show and eating rice crispy treats as I was glued to the set seeing if Blaze or Gold could bring down their opponents on the wall or knock them off in jousting. How into this show was I? I owned the nintendo game, which was horribly bad, but oh so good. I threw my controller on more than one occassion while always losing in the final round since I could never do the rope game or the powerball. That’s not all. I also owned the entire trading card set of American Gladiators. You read that right. I own, and still have, American Gladiator trading cards. In fact, I came across them in my garage a while back, wondering what ever happened to Zap and Siren (the deaf one).

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