If I ever wanted to be in a reality show…

If I ever wanted to be in a reality show…

If Isabella were 7 years old, I would already have sent in my email:

Is being a reality show contestant in your future? Gaby writes in: Wife Swap, ABC’s hit primetime show, seeks J.R.R. Tolkien enthusasts! Potential families can live anywhere in the United States, but we ask that families applying for the show consist of two parents and have at least one child, age 7 or older, living at home. Specifically, I’m looking for families whose lives have been transformed by the world of Middle Earth! If you yearn to walk the streets of Bag End, I want to hear from you! Families featured on the show will receive a $20,000 honorarium. If you refer a family that is selected you receive $1,000. To submit for the show, email a family photo and description to: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


Melanie says our lives are not “transformed by the world of Middle Earth” the way they probably intend, as in dressing up in costume for conventions and the like. I suppose. Could be fun to be on such a show though. I wonder what they have in mind.


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Domenico Bettinelli