While the 'Meet Rack' can certainly make it onto a list of the 'Worst Dive Bars in the U.S.' and is a horrific representation of Tucson, negative publicity is better than no publicity at all, I suppose. Millions of viewers throughout the world will hear 'Tucson, AZ' and the visual attached to it will be the 'Meet Rack.' The bar is colorful, dirty, only accepts cash, has no A/C (Hello, it's Tucson?!?!?); in addition to that and many other things, the bar has an S & M room w/equipment that looks like it's NEVER been cleaned, and the women's restroom has a condom machine that is rigged to bells and sirens, so if you buy a condom and open the door to walk back into the bar, the spotlight is on you.
More than likely, it was Kourtney's idea to go to the 'Meet Rack,' as it existed when she was a UA student, so she knows that it will get viewers talking. In 2002, Kourtney Kardashian graduated from The University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Arts - Major: Theater Arts. I always heard that she graduated from the UA's Eller College of Management with a business degree, which would explain her business savvy, as she primarily runs the sisters' 'D-A-S-H' stores and more.
I guess whomever tunes in will see how Tucsonans are portrayed to the rest of the world; hopefully, they won't believe the hype.
We had the new Skinny Berry Eegee last night and it was very good; actually, we hope that they keep it because we've been saying for years that Eegee's needed to have a sugar-free option. Granted, the original is better, but some Flavor-of-the-Months are too sweet, as are the standard Lemon, Strawberry, and Pina Colada flavors. The sugar-free Eegee is made with Truvia, a natural sweetner, so it's obviously much healthier than any of the artificial sweeteners (i.e. Sweet 'N Low, Splenda, Equal, etc.).
A key fact that this article neglected to share is the calorie content of the Skinny Berry Eegee, as stating 'which isn't a zero calorie option, after all, there's still fruit and fruit juice involved,' immediately makes inquiring minds, like mine, want to know how the calorie count. Unlike the writer of this article, I easily researched it by contacting the Eegee's Corporate Office, and the good news is that there are ONLY 10 CALORIES PER 8 OZ. SERVING.
PLEASE spread the word about the new sugar-free option because after all these years, those who need sugar-free products for health-related reasons, would love for this to become a standard flavor. Yum! :o)
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