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A Few So You Think You Can Dance(SYTYCD) Factoids – Natalie Fotopoulos and Ivan Koumaev Are Going Home Tonight

Posted by techie on August 4, 2006

If either benji or heidi win, they’ve decided to split the money

Ivan broke up with his girlfriend

Heidi and Dmitry were dance partners before the show in Dancesport

Allison scrubbed dance floors to be able to pay for dance lessons

Heidi and Benji attended an LA LDS singles ward after practice one Sunday

Allison’s sister dances with Celine Deion already

Benji’s sister reported that Benji was in the hospital for 2 days due to strep throat and dehydration

Benji’s dad was scheduled to choreograph the show, but he turned it down so Benji could compete

Allison Holker and Jaymz Tuaileva went to a homecoming dance together at Timpanogos High School in Orem.

Benji danced for his literal life in Mexico once(see story).

Allison and Travis worked together last year, but are not together romantically(although Travis’s myspace says he does have a relationship, but doesn’t say with who).

My Favorite Audience Signs:
Benji, Father my Child
Choose the Benji (Similar to the LDS Choose the Right)

My Favorite Comment by sunsetcliffs:

Hey Benji I may be an older lady but you are the best donggone dancer I have ever watched. I own a adult foster home in the little town of Dallas Oregon and all my residents are pulling for you (voting for you too)My Oldest lady is 96!
Rock on Kid. We Love YOU!!!!!

Now on to our predictions:

My wife wanted to get in on the prediction action. However, she predicted the same thing as me:

Natalie Fotopoulos and Ivan Koumaev Are Going Home Tonight!!

Ivan has lasted long enough and Natalie is hurting too much. They’ve got to go. I can’t wait to see Ivan’s final solo!!

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Allison Holker’s Final Solo from So You Think You Can Dance(SYTYCD)

Posted by techie on August 3, 2006

Man, the outpouring of love for Allison Holker’s departure from So You Think You Can Dance has been nuts. In just the last 12 hours I’ve gotten over 200 searches for Allison Holder sent to my site. This is a week after she was voted off the show. Incredible.

I found Allison’s final solo on YouTube for those who want to rewatch her final solo where she danced around Travis:

I figured out the answer to what Allison will do next. She said this in a recent interview:
“I’ve had a few offers here and there, just little things. It’s too early to say what I’m going to do, because I’m still under contract. We’re doing the tour, and there’s a lot going on, so we can’t really expect a whole lot right now. There’s a lot of teaching offers, convention things, even some modeling.”

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Enlightening Questions About So You Think You Can Dance(SYTYCD)

Posted by techie on August 3, 2006

While watching the latest episode of So You Think You Can Dance a lot of questions came to my mind. Just imagine we were watching the show together. These are the questions I’d ask you. Are you listening Nigel?

What was Cat wearing tonight?

Who would have thought that Natalie of all people wouldn’t be a morning person?

Should Ivan ever do Jive(or any other ballroom type dance)? Before you get mad, I LOVE Ivan’s solos just not his ballroom

Do you wish that Travis would just spin for his solos and stop with the rest of what he calls dance? Yes, I still don’t understand modern dance

Could Cat almost pulling up her shirt like Travis, quite possibly be the most exciting part of the night?

Wouldn’t you have rather seen Benji dance with his cousin Heidi? Even if Benji and Donyelle is a better storyline

Does America really care if Donyelle finishes her arm punches in the air? Follow up: Does Nigel really know anything about dance?

Was Natalie a stripper previous to the show?

Didn’t Heidi look Lovely doing a waltz? Oh yeah, Travis was out there too

Is it just me or do Ivan’s solos always seem to end the same way?

What an intro for Benji and Donyelle’s hip hop!!? I know that’s not a question, but it feels like one since it demands a response

Is Nigel afraid to say something bad about Benji and Donyelle? I’m just not sure if he’s trying to hurt or help them by not saying bad things

Have you ever seen a contemporary routine as “popping” as Ivan and Natalie’s?

Was Benji’s solo, “dancing” or just “shaking”? Give him a partner

Did Travis finally out dance my beloved Heidi in the earth dance? But I still prefer Heidi

What was Donyelle doing dancing contemporary when she’s a hip hop dancer? Maybe it’s because Donyelle already did a hip hop on this show. Still a MISTAKE

Wasn’t Mia Michaels’s comments perfect about the popularity of all these dancers?
I think that all of the dancers have a future in dancing. However, they aren’t singers. How many dancers have you heard that have gone on a dancer tour like Carrie Underwood can do? You can’t really sell a ton of CDs to people like a singer can. Although, I still think there is a lot of potential for my idea that Benji Schwimmer make a DVD of him dancing.

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1/2 – Dana Andrews Kicked Off Rockstar Supernova and Michele Balan Kicked Off Last Comic Standing

Posted by techie on August 3, 2006

As a follow up to my previous predictions Lost Comic Standing and Rockstar Supernova Tonight – Michele Balan and Zayra Are Going Home. So I was completely off on picking Dana Andrews to be kicked off Rockstar Supernova. However, Michele Balan was really a no brainer to be kicked off Last Comic Standing. I guess picking 1/2 isn’t too bad.

I think I’m done predicting Rockstar Supernova. Last Comic Standing is going to be difficult now. Ty Barnett finally did better than Chris Porter which was a big surprise for me. So, sadly I think Chris Porter is going home next week. I feel bad for him since he really has some good material. However, he just didn’t do good last night. I guess we’ll see next week.

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Old School Video of Benji Schwimmer Dancing – A Benji TV Network or DVD?

Posted by techie on August 3, 2006

Benji Schwimmer from So You Think You Can Dance is whooing women left and right with his little boy charm, his true gentleman character, his booty shaking and oh yeah, his dancing. If you don’t believe me then just read some comments from one of my previous posts about Benji Schwimmer. Many of my other So You Think You Can Dance posts have good juicy comments declaring their love to Benji also.

Today, I was thinking that if Benji were a TV network then it could simply be called Benji. If he then followed ESPN’s model, he could start a second network called Benji Classic. This network would of course play Benji’s “Classic” dances over and over again. One example of a video they could play is this fantastic video of Benji dancing with Tatiana Mollman:

Ladies!! Ladies!! Settle down. There’s plenty of Benji to go around. Do you like the idea?

Ok, maybe Benji as a TV network could be a bit of an exaggeration. However, I could see a lot of people buying Benji Schwimmer the DVD. How many of my readers would buy that?

To Benji: I’ll offer you my services creating a website to sell the DVD as long as you give me the opportunity to dance with your cousin Heidi.

A picture of Benji and Heidi much younger:
Benji and Heidi from So You Think You Can Dance
How precious!!

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Lost Comic Standing and Rockstar Supernova Tonight – Michele Balan and Zyeda Are Going Home

Posted by techie on August 2, 2006

Tonight there are 2 interesting reality shows going on:Rockstar Supernova and Last Comic Standing. I think there’s no question which one will be watched and which one will be watched during commercials. Last Comic Standing is 100 times better than Rockstar Supernova. Although, don’t get me wrong. I am glad that Rockstar Supernova is on tonight because it will be a great show to flip to during the commercials. I hate when I don’t have a second show that I can flip to.

The flip principle doesn’t apply to shows like Law and Order because you have to stay focused on the show. However, in reality shows you can flip all you want. Now if my remote would just finally get the channel recall button I would be even happier. I was just wondering what happened to picture in picture. That use to be all the hype in TV’s, but I haven’t heard about it for years.

Here’s my predictions that you can take to the bank:
On Last Comic Standing Michele Balan is definitely going HOME!! She should have gone home before. Reading the entertaining Last Comic Standing blog I realized that maybe she had some risky content that got cut from the show, but people in the audience liked. Either way, it’s time for her to hit the road.

Rockstar Supernova should be interesting, but I’m going with the comments on my previous Rockstar Supernova post that Zayra is going home.

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So You Think You Can Dance Finale Plans

Posted by techie on August 1, 2006

I’d been wondering for a while how they were going to handle the ending of So You Think You Can Dance. Luckily I found a description of what’s going to happen:

It’s “Wednesday Night Fever” as SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE gets closer to naming America’s favorite dancer. Only four contestants will make it to the final showdown in the two-part season finale airing on two consecutive Wednesdays, Wednesday, Aug. 9 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) and Wednesday, Aug. 16 (9:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.

In part one of the season finale on Aug. 9, the Final 4 will perform in hopes of winning America’s votes. After the show, viewers will have two hours to cast their votes for their favorite dancers.

On the night everyone has been waiting for, part two of the season finale on Aug. 16, the voting results will be revealed and America’s favorite dancer will be crowned. The winner will dance away with a $100,000 cash prize, along with a new car and a one-year contract with Celine Dion’s Las Vegas show, “A New Day.”

But who cares about that? We have one more show this Wednesday to worry about. Until then…

-Keep watching Allison Holliker’s videos(I still can’t find her final solo. Good old copyright)

-Check out Heidi Groskreutz and Benji Schwimmer’s dances last So You Think You Can Dance

or

-Watch the Face Plant and the Wonderful Cat Deeley from one of the tryouts for So You Think You Can Dance:

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Benji and Heidi’s Club mambo, Black Mambo and Broadway Dance, Fake Your Way to the Top

Posted by techie on July 29, 2006

Since I started to mess around with embedding YouTube videos on my blog I decided that I should post 2 videos of why Benji and Heidi deserve to win So You Think You Can Dance.

Benji & Heidi – Club Mambo Dance, So You Think You Can Dance

Benji & Heidi – Broadway Dance, So You Think You Can Dance

You are welcome to argue this point, but you are wrong.
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Still Healing from Allison Holker’s Departure from So You Think You Can Dance, Watch Disney’s High School Musical

Posted by techie on July 29, 2006

This post has been moved to Still Healing from Allison Holker’s Departure from So You Think You Can Dance, Watch Disney’s High School Musical

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Allison Holker and Ryan Rankine Get Sent Home on So You Think You Can Dance – What Allison?

Posted by techie on July 28, 2006

Allison Holker and Ryan Rankine both got the boot last night on So You Think You Can Dance. While Ryan Rankine getting kicked off wasn’t a surprise at all since I predicted his certain demise in my post Ryan Rankine and Natalie Fotopoulos Are Going Home Tonight on So You Think You Can Dance. At least I was right that I realized that Natalie going home was a “toss up”, but I still think that America was wrong and that Natalie Fotopoulos should have gone home instead of our dear sweet Allison(and Allison Holker is indeed mormon officially).

Well, I don’t think it was just me that was shocked that Allison got kicked off the show. I guess our only hope now is that Natalie is hurt so bad that she is unable to perform and that Allison can come back in her place. Wouldn’t that be cool? I’m not sure it would happen because if you think about it, Allison would have to be learning the dances that Natalie is learning. That would be kind of weird. However, I guess we could be really surprised next week.

Benji, Heidi and Donyelle are still kicking butt. If you look at my website statistics it says the same thing. I have a feeling that Benji is going to run away with this. I’m not sure why. Can someone fill me in on why he’s running away with this competition?

Well, another nice episode. I loved Allison’s tribute dance when she danced with Travis. I think that Dmitry should have done the same thing as Allison and danced with a partner. The camera would have still focused on him.

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