Jersey Shore before. A couple of weekends ago I wasn't filling well and stayed home on my couch all day on Saturday and there happened to be a Jersey Shore MTV-a-thon. I started watching and to my surprise I loved it. I think they're hilarious! They're just a couple of kids who want to have a good time. And to be honest I'd totally party with those kids. Well, I definitely would've seven years ago. I don't get all the negative hype. It's just entertainment. For that one Saturday I was totally entertained and I didn't think about how bad I felt. So, that's something. And I finally know what "meatball" means. Check out this article in the NYT.