Jersey Shore (TV Show)

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2014

    The 20 Best Vampire Movies, 1979 to the Present

    Our review of this week's Dracula Untold doesn't inspire much hope: "This Dracula Begins-style sword-and-fangs curio plays like someone said, 'What if we took a vampire flick but did a find-and-replace swapping out all that bare-neck sensuality for some video-game ass-kicking?'" But for every genre ... More >>

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    November 1, 2013

    Reader: Don't call the PC police for saying Snooki is f-ing ugly

    Our post about the accidental broadcast of KOA's Steffan Tubbs calling Jersey Shore alum Snooki being "fucking ugly" got just as much of a reaction as did the station's announcement that the host would face disciplinary action. Most readers didn't think Tubbs deserved much of a spanking, including t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    The five dumbest celebrity products ever pushed on the public

    Maria Sharapova, the number two-ranked World Tennis Association player and former Sports Illustrated swimsuit model, just launched a line of boutique candies -- including little lemon-lime tennis balls. This seems a little weird, considering Sharapova's athleticism and the nation's current examinati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    Abercrombie & Fitch will pay The Situation not to wear Abercrombie & Fitch

    ​With the half-exception of Pauly D, the entire case of The Jersey Shore is pretty repulsive -- but none more repulsive than Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, whose very pores pretty much ooze the stink of date-rape. Like many insufferable douchebags, The Situation is an obvious fan of Abercrom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    Five equally awful/awesome shows to watch now that Jersey Shore 3 is over

    Like Jersey Shore but with better hair: Police Women of Broward County​After watching the Jersey Shore crew drink and fight and tan together just like a real family, they moved out of the house last week in a rather deflated thirteenth and final episode of the show's third season. Though the group ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Jersey Shore in Italy: Five disaster scenarios

    Sorry about that priceless fountain, Italy. Eh, whaddaya?​The Jersey Shore's third season just wrapped up, and the crew is headed to Italy. In a statement last January, MTV announced that the show's fourth season will be shot in "the birthplace of the culture [the cast members] love and live b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Jersey Shore 3 Episode 13, The Finale: Here's to never seeing The Situation ever again

    King of the toolbox​Really? We mean, really? The Situation is still hooked on the Sammi and Ronnie fight drug? As if this guy needed to play himself out any more like the bored, oversexed, tan and drama-addicted freak show that he is, this finale episode opens to just that. He's on the duck phone ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Jersey Shore 3 Episode 11: The Sitch is a real bitch

    Ugh.​My, how time flies. We can't believe we're already into the eleventh episode Jersey Shore, but it's true. Don't worry, if you missed the first ten, there was lots of tanning, fighting, clubbing, gyming and drunking. Oh, and fighting. We open this particular day to a virtually empty house- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Top 5 Possible Names for MTV's 'O' Awards

    ​Fucking MTV. On the heels of its "extreme" strategy, we just heard the network is introducing another awards show that is apparently supposed to celebrate the "migration of music to the digital space." The show will honor tweets and best apps...uhhh...what?!? This isn't an awards show; this i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    Jersey Shore 3 Episode 9: The Meatballs go nuts

    Snooki makes all her booty calls on the duck phone​Nothing like a flat bang of an episode opening--finally, Snooki has gotten hers (well, again.) But as soon as this dude is in, he's out--he won't cuddle. After Snooki tells him to head out, she gets on the duck phone to call up an old flame. Meanw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2011

    Photos: Pauly D at Beta, 2/18/11

    Pauly D last night at Beta. Pauly D at Beta: All the photos.​Jersey Shore's most drama-free character, Pauly D (Paul DelVecchio) attracted a capacity crowd last night at Beta. A crush of people gathered around the DJ both with cell phone cameras to get a photo of DelVecchio, who is also a club ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    Borders goes bankrupt: Five overhauls to right the ship

    ​Borders filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this morning in New York, making it one more casualty of the continuing slow death of physical media. Six Colorado stores will close in the coming weeks, though none of the Denver locations. They've still got some time to right this thing, but it will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Jersey Shore 3 Episode 7: Even more fighting, even less funny

    The Sammi monster​Guess what? Ronnie and Sammi are fighting. Again. Still. At this point, anyone who stomachs this show has to hate her, because she's turned Jersey Shore house into a petri dish of bizarre mind games, fighting and girlfriend doublespeak. The Situation has been sharing a room with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    The Situation wants to be in the movies. Here are five roles he could take

    Step it Up's got a Situation.​In one of the most ridiculous overstatements since Michael Bay got compared to an "abstract artist," Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino offered this analogy on Friday, explaining to the E! Network why he'd be leaving The Jersey Shore after next season: "It's like Mic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Super Bowl XLV: Ten bowls to counter-program

    Lots of puns involved, unfortunately​The Super Bowl is the biggest TV event of the year. And not just for the actual game -- it affords the host station a massive audience for the post-game show (Glee this year) and other stations the opportunity of 106 million potential channel surfers in Ame ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Jersey Shore 3, Episode 6: Sammi sucks the life out of Ronnie for the last time, again

    We catch Snooki "working." ​Last week, Sammi and JWoww made amends, everyone got drunk, and Deena's taste in men's backsides was the rumor around the barbershop. Basically, business as usual. This week, we join up with the Jersey Shore crew as they're doing the usual group drunk walk home fro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Jersey Shore 3, Episode 5 recap: Ronnie, the broken man

    Deena does not toss salads. She repeats, does not toss salads.​So, we missed last week's episode of Jersey Shore. Our bad. Yes, we know, MTV replayed it at least thirty times since, but we just forgot, okay? From the commercials and pre-show recaps, it looks like Snooki possibly realized she had a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2011

    American Skins Versus U.K. Skins: Looks like MTV forgot that the boobs were the best part

    Hey MTV: Give Tony his naked bedspread back!​There are many things that make English television better than American television. Mostly, it is a lack of censorship; American TV loves violence but hates sex, drugs and profanity. English TV loves them all equally, and luckily for us, by the good gra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    Top five foods the cast of Jersey Shore should be eating

    There's more coming out of their mouths than going in.​I had never seen an episode of Jersey Shore until last week, and now that I've watched both the season-three opener and the second episode, I have come to a few conclusions. (Read Jersey Shore episode recaps in Show and Tell.) First, I a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Jersey Shore Three Episode two recap: Guess what? Sammi and Ronnie are still fighting

    ​Last week, we met up with the old crew and were introduced to Deena, the "dirty chihuahua" (Sammi's nickname, not ours) who came attached to Snooki. This week, we pick back up with the Jersey Shorians mid-fight, with Jwoww and Sammi coming to actual blows as Ronnie and MVP (Michael "The Situation ... More >>

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    January 12, 2011

    Top three foods for Carmelo Anthony when he gets traded

    ​It's only a matter of time till Melo gets his All-Star game out of this cowtown and takes his talents to Sopranoland on the East Coast. The Denver Nuggets are close to trading their best player for the last seven years for a pack of bubble gum, a couple of B-grade b-ballers and a few draft pi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    The Jersey Shore Season Three premiere re-cap: Snooki gets duplicated

    Meet Jersey's newbie, Deena.​The gang's all here -- well, minus Angelina and plus the new and terrifying, droopy-eyed Snooki part two, Deena -- and after a stint in Miami, they're back at the actual Jersey Shore. Thank god.

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    Jersey Shore Cast: Where will they be in ten years?

    The end of your fame draws nigh.​Lower Snooki in a ball in Times Square on New Year's Eve while The Situation and other cast members lead a Guinness-breaking fist pump. That was MTV's original plan, but the authorities shot it down. They're doing it in Jersey instead. Season three of the sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    The Situation: Creepiest possible Victoria's Secret Fashion Show correspondent?

    ​Judge me if you will: I love The Jersey Shore. I love the uber-clever film editing designed to highlight the characters' duplicity and incompetence, I love the fact that it's inexplicably in Miami instead of New Jersey this season, hell, I even, in a weird way, love the Guido gang -- and whil ... More >>

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    October 14, 2010
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    September 17, 2010

    Jersey Shore: Five reasons why Pauly D is the best cast member to hit Denver tonight

    ​Guido and guidettes, have you heard the news? Pauly D, the super-creepin', GTL-in' cast member from the cultural phenomenon Jersey Shore will be beatin' up the beat tonight at Beta. Personally, we haven't been this excited about anything since Walgreens offered two-for-one spray tan in a can. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2010

    MTV sheds the "Music Television" portion of its identity​In terms of startling revelations, news that MTV has dropped "Music Television" from its brand ranks right up there with the results of Michael Jackson's recent autopsy revealing that the King of Pop was indeed rather gaunt at the time of his death. Anyone who's caught even t ... More >>

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    February 3, 2010

    Jersey Shore nicknames for Colorado's political contenders, bro: Guido for Governor!

    J-Muscle, indeed.​Is the media beating this whole Jersey Shore thing to death? Definitely. Are we here at Westword going to join in on beatin' up the beat? Damn right. Being the thoughtful and responsible journalists that we are, we decided to use the "Jersey Shore Nickname Generator" to crea ... More >>

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    January 25, 2010

    The Top 10 Jersey Shore Parodies

    Jersey Shore is over. The fact that a 10-episode reality TV show needs no introduction and that its conclusion is an event is shocking. Whether the show was so successful because it was Freud's wet dream or because we secretly love stereotypes or because of some unrepeatable Gladwellian cultural coc ... More >>

  • Music

    December 24, 2009