A New Sensation
For some reason, I had a bit of trouble sleeping the other night, so I went to channel surfing. In the seeds of the wee hours of the morning, a new addiction went into play. An addiction that really started a couple months ago, when my friend Meka and I would watch it together in the dorm. An addiction best satisfied by the original British version shown on Comedy Central, but the American one with Drew Carey on ABC Family will do. Yes, it's Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Maybe it's because it doesn't make much sense. They do improv skits; I especially like the ones that are newscasts with bizarre characters, or the hoedowns. Maybe it reminds me of my Odyssey of the Mind days. Kind of a Brainiac Olympic thing for kids, OM includes a "spontaneous" element, where they say things like "bear" and you have to go around responding with things like "arms", "Kodiak", "Coke", etc. You have to think on your feet. Of course, the reason I like it might have nothing to do with random pleasant memories. Maybe it's the simple fact that at three in the morning, everything is funny.