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Pawn Shop Show Down

By Genevieve Burgess | Miscellaneous | August 16, 2010 |

By Genevieve Burgess | Miscellaneous | August 16, 2010 |

It’s not until I lose my access to the internet that I begin to realize how much I rely on it. I’m not at home now, and where I am the internet relies on a password. Last night, I was logged in by the person with the password so I could use the internet but it kept kicking me back off and so I had to give up on it and today the person with the password isn’t here so as I get ready to drive back down to Maryland I keep thinking “Oh, I should look up… dammit.” I’m already planning on stopping at a McDonalds to publish this column. I actually have no idea what’s on television tonight as I’m typing this, or else I’d try and tie my current information black out into what’s on television in some incredibly awkward way since that’s what I do. But I don’t, so I can’t. Below is what’s on television tonight which I will be filling in at some later time (Note: Thank you to Drexel University for offering free WiFi to guests in the area):

8:00pm: “Bachelor Pad” on ABC

“Monday Night Football: Preseason: New York Giants at New York Jets” on ESPN. By some miracle I managed to make it out of the New York/New Jersey area before the traffic for this game started. Thank god.

“Ochocinco: The Ultimate Catch” on VH1. New episode on a special night and time.

“The Secret Life of the American Teenager” on ABC Family

9:00pm: “American Pickers” on History

“The Best Thing I Ever Ate” on Food Network

“Cake Boss” on TLC

“The Closer” on TNT

“History Detectives” on PBS

“Huge” on ABC Family

“Intervention” on A&E

“Lie to Me” on Fox. New time slot. Same crappy show.

“Money Hungry” on VH1

“Operation Repo” on TruTV

“Top Gear” on BBCA

“Ultimate Car Build Off” on Discovery

“WWE: Raw” on USA

9:30pm: “Operation Repo” on TruTV

“Rob Drydek’s Fantasy Factory” on MTV

10:00pm: “Animal Planet Investigates: Gang Dogs” on Animal Planet. Just a guess, but I’m thinking those of you who are dog fans probably don’t want to watch this.

“Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations” on Travel. Mr.Bourdain will be in Rome. Taking a travel show about eating to Rome seems kind of like shooting fish in a barrel.

“Dance Your Ass Off” on Oxygen

“Dateline NBC” on NBC

“Hard Core Pawn” on TruTV. Series premiere.

“The Hard Times of RJ Berger” on MTV

“Mystery Diagnosis” on Health

“Pawn Star$” on History. Pawn shop reality show face off! Because we need to watch more meth addicts peddle useless things for quick cash.

“The Real Housewives of New Jersey” on Bravo

“Rizzoli and Isles” on TNT

“Scream Queens” on VH1

“Shatner’s Aftermath” on Bio

“TLC Special: Extreme Food Sculpters” on TLC

“Weeds” on Showtime. Sixth season premiere.

“Dating in the Dark” on ABC

10:30pm: “The Big C” on Showtime. Series premiere.

“Hard Core Pawn” on TruTV

“Pawn Star$” on History

“Warren the Ape” on MTV

Late Night Listings

“Jimmy Kimmel Live” on ABC featuring Hayden Christensen, Criss Angel, and Ozzy Osbourne

“The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” on Comedy Central featuring Emma Thompson

“The Colbert Report” on Comedy Central featuring Richard Clark and John Fetterman

Intern Rusty is a Masters student at the University of Miami. You can learn more about her at Rusty’s Ventures.

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Genevieve Burgess is a Features Contributor for Pajiba. You can follow Genevieve Burgess on Twitter.