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Ketchup and Honey Boo Boo

09/28/2012 by C.

Watch out Honey Boo Boo!

 

 

 

This week I checked the email account for this blog and found I was sent a request a week earlier to speak to a casting agent from TLC. She had read my blog post about my ketchup addiction and would like to speak to me about the possibility of appearing on a show about weird food addictions.

My first thought was it was some sort of joke. So I did a little research on the company she said she was with and sure enough…it is a casting agency that does most of the shows on TLC.

I emailed her back and told her I felt certain that I was not addicted enough to qualify to be on “My Strange Addiction” but to feel free to call me and discuss.

At first I just laughed about this. Pretty comical. I write every single day of the week after working a full-time job and instead of my writing being noticed, I get an email about being on a show for freaks. So now, I am a bit depressed about it. I have decided there is no way I will do the show if they offer it to me, unless of course they are willing to pay me a substantial amount of money. That is highly doubtful though, as Honey Boo Boo only gets $4000 per episode. I need at least $10,000 to make an ass of myself on television.

The positive that has come from this is it made me realize that anyone could be reading what I write…an editor at a magazine or publishing company, comedy websites or even someone from Saturday Night Live looking for a new writer. It was a nice reminder that more people read this than just my Mom. So I have hope again.

I will update everyone again if I get a call back any time soon. I could be the next Honey Boo Boo y’all!


3 Comments

  1. alice says:

    Can’t wait to see you on your own t.v show! Love your writing keep up the good work!

  2. Kden says:

    Well now I’m just darnright depressed that I haven’t gotten called to be on some freak show.
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    • Chanin says:

      LOL she hasn’t called. I think I made it pretty clear in my email I am not freaky enough for one of those shows. They would have me drinking ketchup out of baby bottles at work or something.

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