Food Fighters Season Finale Recap: Jim Stark’s century-old BBQ sauce smothers Top Chef Alumni (9/9/14)

On its 8th and final episode for its first season, Food Fighters topped the best of culinary skills from its roster of home cooks with 58-year old Jim Stark (photo in this recap). Jim came to the show with a $100,000 menu, promising to channel his cash winnings to the  improvement of an elderly group’s living environment where he has been volunteering his time to in the past three years. Jim, a native of Greenville, Mississippi, brought the dishes inspired by his grandmother. Without any training from a culinary school, Jim hoped that his passion for food would be enough to…

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America’s Got Talent Recap: Which Acts Will Rise To The Occasion In 2nd Semis (9/2/14)

Six more spots for a finale appearance are available for the taking in America’s Got Talent. Tonight, the second batch of performers aspire to take those limited seats. To match last week’s astounding performances, the acts need to get the judges on their side and energize the audience. Who will step up to the challenge? Please read on as Nerdles gives you a live recap of this episode. Don’t forget to refresh your browser for updates. Musician Jonah Smith (1-866-602-4801) opened the show with a raging cover of OneRepublic’s Love Runs Out and did so successfully: he got Mel B…

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Food Fighters Recap: Biology Teacher Displays Italian/ New Jersey Fighting Form (9/2/14)

High school biology teacher Melissa Clinton (photo in this recap) taught her professional competitors a thing or two about home cooks when she came into the Food Fighters kitchen arena. First off is to always follow the rules (emphasis on Chef Josh Stone) and to keep on fighting even after going through several losses. Melissa clinched her first win against deli master Josh Stone after the latter failed to follow a simple rule: that his chicken should be stuffed. Melissa made the right move the very first time around when she challenged the chef to a Stuffed Chicken and Mashed…

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Dr. Phil Review: Addressing Intimacy Issues Among Couples (8/28/14)

Back in March, Dr. Phil handled the cases of two couples who faced intimacy problems in their respective relationships. Dr. Phil sees sex as a “natural extension of a relationship” that must be mutual in nature. An overall good relationship between partners is essential in nurturing a good intimate relationship. For Sara & Reagan and Skyla & Ryan, their foundation careened off the road due to the absence of a give-and-take process. Below are the highlights behind such stand-off. Sara & Reagan. This couple’s intimacy fizzled out as a result of their divergent needs: Sara wanted an emotional connection but…

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America’s Got Talent Recap: Ariana Grande Performs, 1st Semis Results (8/27/14)

America’s Got Talent had its first group of semi-finalists last night, with nine of the twenty acts America originally voted for performing with gusto. Three of the four wildcard acts also joined the group. There are only six spots available for the twelve performers (the other half is allocated to next week’s top 6). Here’s our live recap of tonight’s results show. Please refresh your browser for updates. Opening the show is a feisty performance from current “it” girl Ariana Grande (photo in this recap). She had the audience dancing and screaming along with her single Break Free. For Ariana…

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