Local Attraction

by Amelia Diamond
April 24, 2014
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I don’t handle the end of “my shows” very well. Between seasons of The O.C. I’d mope around like a despondent hitchhiker, thumbing through channels without purpose. When Friday Night Lights ended I didn’t know if I’d ever feel whole again. And just as I was preparing to assume fetal position at the close of my new favorite brain-decayer, Southern Charm, my friend JP (with equally questionable taste in television) sent me a link that assuaged my anxiety.

Enter Local Attraction, a hilarious pilot series about Tinder dates, Tinder clichés and the awkwardness that ensues. It’s 20 minutes long so you may want to check that your boss is in a meeting or something. Otherwise, enjoy:

…Anyone else feel like this hits eerily close to home? (Not a rhetorical question.)

There’s only two episodes and obviously I’ve watched them both already, so please. Someone. Tell me what to watch next.

[Local Attraction: Skye & Whitney]

REPLIES
  • Christina Quinn

    Clearly your great tastes aren’t limited to the realm of arm parties and culottes. My heartstrings still tug whenever I hear “California” by Phantom Planet. Also, despite being a lifelong New England resident, I feel a fondness for the phrase “Texas forever.”

    • Amelia Diamond

      People keep telling me that!

      • Erika

        IT IS REALLY GOOD! And you’d have 4 seasons to go through before the new seasons starts. Just sayin….

    • Courtney G

      Scandal with Kerry Washington!

  • Not JP, but totally JP

    Man that JP sounds like a really hot

  • Ellie Lambert

    You should check out the Vogue Original Shorts, Emma Stone recently did one called “A Way In”. It’s so funny, but only 3 minutes long :(

    ellierosewrites.blogspot.co.uk

    • Amelia Diamond

      She’s my FAVORITE

  • Kari

    This webseries is hilarious! I’ve also now watched both episodes and all other work distractions now seem hopelessly inadequate.

    • Amelia Diamond

      same :(

  • Alyson

    Watch High Maintenance!! “Rachel” (feat. Rachel Comey and Downton Abbey’s Dan Stevens) and “Olivia” are the best.

  • http://instagram.com/gabranimal Gabrielle

    MTV’s “Awkward.” doesn’t suck. and their new series “Faking It” premiered and i definitely will watch… Something about MTV profiling high school outcasts as beautiful model worthy girls is hilarious to watch / entertaining

  • Aubrey Green

    Have you watched, “Candidly Nicole”, it’s an AOL online show, most episodes are about 15 minutes. She seems your style. She’s come a long way, don’t you think.

    • Amelia Diamond

      no! will check it out!

      • Aubrey Green

        let me know what you thought once you watch it.

  • Jessica Thornton

    I wrote a whole post about shows I loved that ended…or got cancelled, since that’s just my luck! Watch Pretty Little Liars. (Don’t scoff. Just do it.)

    • Amelia Diamond

      I’m dedicating my Sunday hangover to PLL thanks to you guys.

  • Charlotte

    Love the The O.C. reference. Oh, do I miss that show! And the incredibly cute Seth (and might I add Sandy) Cohen in particular.

  • Samantha

    Not a day goes by where I don’t think of Tim Riggins.

    You must watch Nashville – the sequins alone are worth the investment.

    • Samantha

      …and oh my god the Connie Britton connection – how could I forget?!

      • Amelia Diamond

        I think i’m going to be her for halloween

  • Steph

    SUMMER HEIGHTS HIGH, IT’S ON YOUTUBE

    • Amelia Diamond

      i’ve seen them alll thoughhh! but so good for reruns!

      • http://madamecouture.blogspot.com/ Emma Hager

        I think I dramatically jumped off the couch and onto the floor when “Ja’mie: Private Schoolgirl”

  • http://nolongergrey.wordpress.com/ sarah

    Though it may be totally out of the range of what you generally watch, I can’t help but recommend Doctor Who. It’s my favorite show, by far.

    nolongergrey.wordpress.com

    • Amelia Diamond

      Ok I don’t know this one, looking ito

  • Sully Ann

    Broad City??

    • Amelia Diamond

      I burned through those!!

  • Jess RB

    I’ve just watched my life in 18 minutes 34 seconds

  • annabanana

    Broad City

    • Amelia Diamond

      I’ve watched them all :(

  • Mia

    This is FANTASTIC. Something about Skye reminds me of Hansel from Zoolander.

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