Greetings, Amazing Race fans! While it seems like forever since the last season, this one sneaked up on us. The premiere is this THURSDAY night at 10pm ET. Yes, Thursday, not Friday. I like that although I'm not too keen on the late hour.
Another change is instead of teams with previous relationships racing, it's all total strangers. That should shake things up a bit!
We will have a change here on the blog -- Margo is going to sit out Lifeguard duties on the blog pool this time 'round. We don't usually kick in the pool until after the first team is out since we barely get to know them. And, this year, they won't even know themselves for the first team gone! So, we're talking about throwing together the pool by next Tuesday or so. As I post this, the cast has been announced, but not the teams. We've seen snippets on promos, but that's it.
I'd like to get a volunteer to lifeguard the pool here this season. The position entails:
- No wages. No health insurance. No 401K.
- But, you'll certainly have my undying gratitude!
- And you can help yourself to the eats and drinks!
- You can blow a whistle if you own one.
- Randomly matching up blog readers who want in with the teams.
- Of course, you can throw your own name in there. Randomly, mind you!
- My name also automatically goes in.
- Updating the pool as teams get eliminated.