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“Grey’s Anatomy” May 13th Episode: Recap (spoilers)

First scene is Bailey with a hot, shirtless man. It’s obvious they are about to “do it” which is what Bailey needs.

Teddy enters Sloan’s apartment, walks in, undresses, and sees another woman in the bed as he comes out of the shower, shirtless, of course.

In the elevator, Bailey is singing a song and Mark and Derek ask why. She’s just happy (after sex glow) and giddy and doesn’t say anything. Then the guy (I’ll look up his name, McHotCoco?) gets on the elevator and he’s singing the same happy sex song. hmmmm? Subtle.

Demi Lovato is playing Hayley, a schizophrenic girl who’s parents are about to commit her. She grabs a sharp implement to kill herself and Alex Karev is calm and talks her down with his charm and cuteness.

She keeps insisting she’s not crazy and she gives Alex the sharp tool.

She’s tied to the bed. “Page Shephard,” says Karev.

Shep wants to run some tests. They want to find out what is really wrong but the parents, especially the father, are just convinced she’s schizophrenic.

They finally agree to run more tests.

Sloan with Amber, a driving-while-texting victim. They will remove the burned area and regraph her skin and hair. The entire side of her face is burned.

Old couple reunite while their gurneys are passing in the hall. Marion Ross, was his wife’s best friend and supposed to be the maid of honor. They were in-love but both married other people. They were each other’s first.

They were each in their respective exam rooms telling the doctors of their love story gone bad. He wanted to call off the wedding. She left across the country and he married his wife and she married someone else. They both never stopped loving or thinking of each other. Both of them reminisced with sweet love in their voices.

The other doctors put them together but Yang says he has a bad heart. “A happy patient is a healthy patient.”

“You’re okay with this?” barks Christina?

“How Romantic” — says the doctor in charge.

Checking Hayley’s brain. All clear. Alex is saying “I know crazy, I grew up with crazy . . . ” They all decide to advocate for the patient and continue tests. She’s crying as she comes out of the MRI. I think she’s crying because she’s relieved that someone, Karev, is listening to her cries for help and not just announcing her “crazy” and needing to be committed.

Lexie asks Alex “are we dating? . . . what are we? I”m over Mark.”

He kisses her and says, “We’re a thing . . . we see each other . . . whatever.” it was cute and she looked happy when he walked away. She’s actually a very pretty woman and I think she looks good as a blond.

In surgery the Chief is commenting on Owen and Teddy’s surgery “shorthand.” Remembers having it with with a former colleague. Christina immediately knows that Chief is talking about Ellis, Meredith’s mother.

Alex and Mer talking about the girl they were testing and Mer says that Alex is becoming a real doctor. Sort of like saying ‘you’re growing up.’. Christina sits at another table because she’s mad at Mer for giving her doubts about moving in with Owen.

Alex suggests they ask “Lexopedia” if she has a mysterious diagnosis that she possibly read about a long time ago. Mer says, “She’s not a book.” and Lexie sheepishly says, “I kinda am.”

Lexie remembers some article, June ‘o4, green cover. Wow. Alex will check it out and he leave the sisters alone. Lexie tells Mer that she thinks it’s gross that Mark is with Teddy. Mer says, “you’re with Alex.”

Then Christine, with emotion, comments on the conversation that Owen and Dr. Weber had in the operating room.

“Owen is Ellis, Teddy is Dr Weber, I’m Thatcher?” and she’s very upset. Mer, speechless for once, says, “I don’t know . . .”

“Forget it” spouts Christina as she storms away.

More tests for Hayley. Big eyes. Mom is complaining that these test are torture but she cooperates. Alex has her hold her nose and blow. This is a very specialized test. Her eyes start convulsing back and forth. She cries “no” and rips off the apparatus on her head.

“What did you just do???” said an angry parent.

“I diagnosed her,” says confident, happy Dr. Karev.

Bailey sees her man flirting. Flirting hard. Giggling, touching. She looks PISSED off and walks away without speaking to him. “Miranda? Miranda?:? Shit. I didn’t know she had a first name or I thought her first name was Bailey.

Amber, the car crash victim has to have 3 fingers amputated. This has to be done before her hair graphs. Bailey says she could cry. Amber’s annoying friend says, “NO, we stay positive.” Bailey, “she can be positive tomorrow,.” The girl breaks down crying and is grateful for the freedom of being able to feel sorry for herself and weep.

Back to the other patient, Derek and Alex explain the condition to the parents. It’s an ear thing that’s very difficult to diagnose. She’s not schizophrenic and this can be corrected with surgery.

Miranda and Sloan are alone and she starts grilling him. “Is one woman ever enough for some men?” She’s thinking of her guy but he’s thinking of himself and says:.

“Teddy and I were never exclusive. Were you and your guy exclusive?
“We’re not talking about me” and she leaves the room.

The old couple are now in the same room. He asks her to live with him. She says they barely know each other. He wants her to think about it before surgery (not sure who’s surgery).

Marion Ross, Emmy winner and icon, “I got over you . . . Henry” She explains the joy of her family and her life with her husband, children and grandchildren. “I got over you. I’m sorry.”

Everybody, especially Callie, is heartbroken.

Surgery on the car crash victim. Sloan wants to do the hair restoration while she’s anesthetized. They decide to go for it.

Christine has a sad look and walks up to Mer, hesitates and says, “do you think your mom ever got over the chief? Do you think she still loved him after all those years”

“She loved him till the day she died.”

“What were you trying to tell me about Teddy and Owen? Tell me what you know.”

Mer says something stupid that reminded me of Kelly from RHONY, “There is you and me, and me and Derek, and I’m telling you because of you and me but I can’t say more because of me and Derek.” yeah, whatever.

Christina says, “I need there to be a me and Own>” Ohe, I hear you sister. I’d like there to be a me and Owen too.”

Mer finds Derek and exclaims, “I hate your job.”

“I love you,” responds her post-it note husband.

“Do you think he loves her? Teddy?”

“You can’t tell Christina.”

“I know, that’s why I hate your job.”

“Wanna hug?”

Surgery and Lexie is being sarcastic to Callie about Mark sleeping around. Callie wants the old couple to be together. She wants to “believe” Good luck with that. I do too.

The girl is complaining about the scar. Her delusional friend says, “you’ll be doing shampoo commercials in no time.”

The friend states “we’re alive, it’s better than the alternative.”

Amber starts telling her friend that she can’t drive because of her fear after the accident.. She’s begging her best friend and she want to be REAL for once, !

The friend loses it talking about romantic comedies. They laugh together. Mer watches & thinks about Christine.

Mer goes to Owen and says something I can only describe as ‘ripping him a new one.’ She basically told him to make up his mind and decide if he will be ‘that guy’ for Christina.” She was brutal. I liked it.

Mark and Teddy. “I should have knocked, it’s over.” Don’t know if she meant the incident or the relationship.

Callie wants Mark to go to Lexie. “She’s with Karev” he whines.

Callie thinks they are the love of each other lives and wants Mark to go to her now. They hug. They sleep together when she’s not gay.

Owen explains to Christine about wanting the hospital to hire someone else in stead of Teddy. He’s trying to’get better” and doesn’t understand how he feels.

They are fighting. “I don’t know what I feel for Teddy.” It’s all related with his ptsd and it’s confusing. She’s crying and Owen is yelling that he shouldn’t have to explain himself to her or Meredeth. Teddy was eavesdropping. She was there to notify Owen about the old man patient.

The old man crashed. He wakes up and they tell him they need to insert pacemaker.

Marion Ross says she’s moving across the country to be with him and she never forgot him. What a great actress.

“how long do you need me to wait before I propose?” he says.

Christina stomps out, Owen chases, “Christina?” . . .

“Don’t.

Hayley is waking up. She feels “good.” “I’m Good.” I’M GOOD” mommy hugs her, everybody is happy. On FOX this story could have been an entire episode of “House.”

Bailey at the elevator and guy wants to talk to her. “I get it , you want to see other people” she spouts at the man she recently had sex with.

He explains that he’s nice to Liz cuz she’s such a bitch. He says he flirts with her because if he’s nice it benefits his schedule and who he might work with. It’s just “his way” and he really doesn’t give it his “good flirting.”

He tells her that the Good flirting is for Miranda because HE Means it. She starts the singlemomswhine . . . “I don’t have time for games.”

“I’m not playing games, I’m in this for real.” Yeah, whatever. They are in the elevator together and they hold hands.

Lexie was right about the diagnoses and Alex want them to celebrate at the bar. He walks off for a minute and Mark walks up and tells Lexie he’s still in love with her. He asks for another chance. “I’m in love with you.”

“Karev, he’s, . . .I I have a boyfriend . . .”

“Oh well, I’m saying you could have a husband.” He walks away ansd Karev puts his arm around her, “you ready?” he slaps her ass and they walk off with their arms around each other.

Callie on elevator with her ex, Arizona. They broke-up because Callie wants kids and Arizona absolutely does not want children. Awkward. Hot lesbian kissing.

That’s what elevators are for.

and Arizona she walks off . . . no words spoken.

Der & Mer in bed and Christine storms in. Der leaves and Christine gets in the bed. “Well, I’m not moving in with Owen.” Mer shows her “her room” in the new house they were building in the woods.

They cuddle.

May 14, 2010 Posted by | Couples, Grey's Anatomy, Hunky Men, Kevin McKidd, TV Drama, Workplace | | Comments Off on “Grey’s Anatomy” May 13th Episode: Recap (spoilers)

RH of NYC….Kelly implodes

On this episode 5 of the ~real~ housewives head off to St. John …or “St. Johns” to Ramona…to celebrate a bachelorette weekend before Ramona’s vow renewal.

Ramona says that Jill didn’t join them on the weekend because it was not about her.  It couldn’t be because she felt uncomfortable spending a weekend with Bethenny. Right?

The countess is visiting a major record producer to record her single.  He is the real deal and we get to hear the long list of real stars that have paid him to record there.  While Bravo tries to spin it to sound as though she is very talented and that is reason he records her, the smart viewers know that he will record anyone who can pay the bill.  The bill will be high.   He wears his sunglasses the entire time, which makes him look like a dork, and feeds her a load of BS about how wonderful she is.   She is not horribly horrible.  That is the nicest thing I can say.

The ladies land in St. John, minus Jill and Luann,  and Bethenny looks like she is in shock. She just buried her father.  I feel bad for her.  Kelly announced that she doesn’t eat processed foods and says she prefers gummie bears.  Not one to let things like that go by Bethenny points out that gummie bears are hardly natural.  Kelly then says that it’s ok because they are “fun candy.”   Be warned, this is just a taste of the crazy that is to come.

They go to the dock because Bravo has arranged for them to stay on a yacht. Ramona grabbed the master suite because we are all supposed to believe that she is hosting this trip.

We start with Ramona showing off her bathing suits.  She does have a great body and I can’t blame her for being excited to show it off.  Everyone gets into a bathing suit and checks out the deck.   LUNCH TIME but Kelly needs to change and her clothes because she can’t eat in a bikini.  Whatever.    Ramona expresses concern for Bethenny and I like her for that moment.

Ramona wants her Pinot Grigio and Bethenny offers to stomp on the grapes from the fridge.  Hungry Kelly freaks out and says “NO, I am eating those.  You are not going to stomp on them”…B carefully explains humor but I doubt it registered.   Whacky Kelly is back in action..

Ramona begins talking about how Jill sent a text to Ramona telling her about B’s dad passing away.  She feels that Jill wanted to be the one to break the news.  They discuss how Jill kind of freaked out at the party because she did not get the call first.

Kelly now starts on her first strange rant of the day.  She says she doesn’t want to talk bad about people because she is a real person and she is normal.

“We are not normal?’….which is the question I would have asked.  She moves along and says that they are all too concerned with everyone elses moves.  For no reason she suddenly turns on Alex for delivering the message to Jill.  (how long are we gonna talk about this?)

B again patiently addresses her and explains that Alex had been putting up with Jill for 2 years and her packaging might have been a little off.

Kelly responds “It’s not that I don’t get it;  it’s that I don’t CARE.”….yeah…she said that.

B says ‘If you don’t care then don’t respond.”

Kelly then says that they are making lemons into lemonade.  Yeah, she said that too.

B once again explains that this analogy probably doesn’t fit her point.

Kelly then tells them that she will not do this everytime she comments on something because they are making it into something…it’s crazy…it’s gross…it’s disgusting.    Then she adds that she has a lot of respect for people she cares about.  I am guessing she cares about no one at the table.

They explain that they are just expressing their feelings.  Kelly’s eyes roll back into her head “Oh FEEELINGS”…a concept that seems to find ridiculous.  She then says that she is “not that girl.  Not the sorority, bitchy girl”  and she makes what she hopes will be a dramatic exit from the table.    The only problem is that she can’t figure out how to open the glass doors to get inside.  She gives another speech about how she will be in her little world with cart wheels and kindness and they can enjoy their banter and vile behavior.

Damn.  Doors won’t open.  She is stuck there until the nice paid help pushes the button with her finger.  Ramona tries to smooth it over and tells her they will see her in a little while…sweetheart…that had to hurt coming out.  Kelly takes the olive branch and smacks them all with it while she calls them demented and sick.    Kelly might want to pick up Luann’s book.

The girls dish on Kelly for a moment and then she returns with some kind of odd apology.  They give her dessert.  They probably just wanted to keep her mouth busy so she would shut up.

Later that evening Alex joined Bethenny on the deck.  B asks how she is enjoying her first trip away from the hubby and kids.  Alex wants to know how she is doing.  They like each other and you can see it.  I like that.  It’s a lost part of this show.  Genuine affection for each other.  Nice.  B talks about her father’s death and Alex listens sincerely.  Then they shift the conversation to Kelly and lunch.  Alex asks “What was that?” and they dissolve into laughter.  Real laughter.  I like it.  Belly laughs.  Bethenny said she might have gone to Columbia the country because there is no F-ing way that broad went to college.  I have to agree.

No-- this wasn't her date, I just like the picture and the "Project Runway" dude.

Back in NY Luann is on a date with her gay friend.  It’s a rather boring scene really.  I don’t care to watch people ordering in a restaurant.  He is trying to be flirty.  Luann makes it clear in her private interview that she doesn’t want to be serious.   He is acting weird.  The guy gives me the willies.    Suddenly he presents her with a gift.  HIS BOOK.   A product plug !?!  Well that NEVER happens on this show!!

He starts to push her for information on what she is doing.  Then he proceeds to try to flirt in a manner that makes me never want sex again….or at least for a long time.  He has a slimy vibe to him.  He starts kissing Luann and she doesn’t seem to be very into it.  I want to call the police and get a background check on the guy.  Never mind.   Run Luann.  RUN.

In St. John the girls are snorkeling.  Sonja tells us she did not want to ruin her good hair day to snorkel.  Her hair looked like….nevermind.

Dinner on the yacht:  SEATING CHART.   Ramona doesn’t want Kelly and Bethenny fighting.   I give her credit for trying.  Alex gives a toast.  It’s nice.  For a moment.

Bethenny, Kelly, and Sonja are talking.  B opens up about her father and the fact that he seems to have never loved her.   Kelly is hyper defensive about EVERYTHING B says.  Even when she discusses the pain of her father not loving her, Kelly defends the man.  Tells B she needs to accept it for what it is and then tells her that it is not ‘uncommon”…I wonder who she hangs out with?

Ramona pops in very drunk.  She has been on the neighboring yacht which is owned by the owner of Hooters.  She wants everyone to come visit that yacht with her.  Suddenly Sonja yells out to Kelly “When you have sex, do you ever think about women?”….I caught that.  I think she might have been hitting on her.  She then chastises her for not having one night stands.  I am going to guess Sonja missed the news of the aids epidemic?

Sonja is now in her personal interview commenting on how when she is around the conversation always turns to sex.  They think she is Dr. Ruth.  Ummm…Nooo….Sonja dear, YOU bring it up.

Bethenny agrees she has had a one night stand.   That is enough to start puritanical Kelly onto a speech about how she doesn’t do such things.  She is from the Mid-west.  Sonja doesn’t believe Kelly.  She laments that no one wants to die without a one-night stand.  Wow.    Is that really an important aspect to life?

Sonja is feeling like she needs compliments.  Bethenny plays along and gives her compliments and a hug.  I think I like the non-drinking B.

Suddenly Kelly starts on a new rant.  Why do people need titles: “Victim.  Survivor.?  Why can’t they enjoy the life that that they are living now?”

Sonja says “You’re not judgmental?”…which was an excellent reply.   Kelly assures her that she is not.  Sonja says that Kelly gets upset when people feel emotions.

Kelly then says…and I have to quote this “To be honest with you this whole feelings thing..it’s like 1979.”   She goes on to say that life is too short for pesky things like feelings and emotions.

Sonja is quickly learning to play along and I am starting to like her.  She says what she likes about Bethenny is that she is a survivor and doesn’t play the victim.  Kelly then says she is wrong and that Bethenny plays the victim a lot.   She then launches into a full blown attack on Bethenny.

“Bethenny tries to make people feel bad so that she can feel better about herself”

Bethenny begins to question her and Kelly brings up their argument from last season.  Bethenny tells her to let it go.  She accuses B of putting her and her kids in the press and when B denies it she says  “No one cares about you Bethenny.  No one cares.”

Kelly follows with a list of what she thinks about Bethanny: vindictive, malicious, cunning and deceitful.  Oh, and it’s creepy.  OUCH.  I am guessing that Kelly never read any articles on how to comfort grieving people?  Just a guess.   She also doesn’t seem to realize that when you enter your kids onto a reality TV show YOU are the one that put them in the press.

Oh, but she is not done.  She is now on her feet to say ‘You are not a chef but a COOK and it’s creepy.”   I wonder what is creepy about being a cook?  B corrects her and says that she went to culinary school.  Then Kelly tells her that no one asks her because nobody cares.    Kelly’s social skills are off the charts.   Bethanny actually kept her cool here and I give her a lot of credit for that.

Kelly tells us that she would like to look at Bethanny’s resume’  so she can see what she has actually done.  I wonder if Kelly has a resume?

Bethanny tells her that she speaks and she doesn’t know what she is talking about and then says “you are the most unintelligent person she has ever had the pleasure to be around. The worst vocabulary….” she is cut off by Kelly announcing that this is the world according to Bethenny.

She is glad she is not a ho-bag like Bethenny.  That made Bethanny laugh and I was glad to see that.

Bethanny decided to go over to the Hooters boat.  Good call.

Ramona is over there kissing on the owner of Hooters.  She started talking about her hubby and how much she loves him.  That is nice.   Bethanny is on the scene and tries to express what just happened.  I don’t know how she could explain it because even after watching it twice it is hard to understand.

Sonja comes to tell the group that Kelly is like a dog with a bone and has no basis for her argument.   Kelly announces that Bethenny has issues.  Ramona loudly announces that she is not going to let this go on.  She is in Kelly’s face and tells her to STOP.

Ramona, Alex, and Bethenny all go out dancing.   Sonja and Kelly go back to the boat.  I got a strong impression that Sonja was hitting on Kelly.  I got that vibe several times.  I could be wrong.  I don’t care either way, just a noticed it.

Next week we will see how this trip possibly could get worse.  It looks like it does.

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From Life&Style,  Oct. 7, 2009

As Life & Style first reported, Sonja Morgan is joining The Real Housewives of New York City. The 45-year-old socialite and movie producer, who’s married to John Morgan, the great-grandson of J.P. Morgan, should provide plenty of drama: She recently lost a major legal battle with Hannibal Pictures over a movie in which John Travolta had been tapped to star. “She just lost a breach of contract case with a judgment against her for $7,066,294,” says an insider. “I am appealing,” Sonja tells Life & Style. “I hope the truth will be told.”

May 14, 2010 Posted by | Housewives, Reality TV | , | Comments Off on RH of NYC….Kelly implodes

Lewis Black has some words for Glenn Beck

May 14, 2010 Posted by | Greed, Humor?, Politics, Reality TV | , , | Comments Off on Lewis Black has some words for Glenn Beck