The PC Show

Real Kid of NYC Ally Zarin weighs in on PC's Cancun adventure!


So my July 4th was so amazing. With my ”entourage” haha. The whole family stayed with us, yes, including Gloria J. Micah Jesse, Bouna, and Jaslene Gonsalez were so much fun. I’m sure you read about it if you’ve been following me on and

SO. This week’s episode, and all of the other ones, should be called “The PC Show” because he is the only character whom they are really focusing on.

And the, “love triangle” or “square,” or whatever that thing that’s going on between some of the “mates” is, is just too strange and confusing for me to pay attention to.

I Don’t think Texans will be too happy about what PC said about them though. Again, at least at the end of the day he can stick to his guns.

Camille’s stylist was harsh to say the least, but what did she expect when inviting her in her closet to “throw her clothes into the garbage?” I always give my old clothes first to my friends, just in case we can swap clothing, or to the needy. And, the stylist said something along the lines of “this is so last season.” If you go through every Harper’s Bazaar and look at the “What’s In, What’s out” section, I assure you what’s in now was what was out last year, and vice versa. So If you have something that you dislike for the time being, that doesn’t mean you still wont like it in a few months. Just put it in a box and wait for the right time to pull it out again.

PC and Jessie.I think that Jessie and PC can just be friends. They have already been through a relationship together and for some reason it didn’t work out, so if they were to rekindle the flame, they would fall right back to where they are now, “just friends” with lot of history. Anyway, that’s all for now

Have a great week!

Xo Ally

A City of Energy Vampires

Camille talks Harvard tours, high school boyfriends, and her chat with Sebastian.

Hello All!

This was the second to last episode (or penultimate in SAT books) of the show and I can’t believe how quickly time has gone by for me. As the show comes to its dénouement it really begins to encapsulate the high-intensity lifestyle that most people in New York experience, and what makes the city unique. Candace Bushnell is famous for writing Sex and the City and I love her description of New York as:

"...a city of energy vampires – people really feed on each others’ energies and that’s why New Yorkers talk fast and gesture and they’ll come in and say ‘Oh my God you won’t believe what happened!’ That’s a normal greeting in New York."

One example of this is Taylor’s relationship with Cole; in a very short time-frame Cole went from being the ex-boyfriend, to boyfriend, to the ex-boyfriend yet again. If no one understood why I didn’t want a serious boyfriend in high school, can you understand now? While having a boyfriend certainly comes with “benefits” it can also add to the unnecessary and sometimes petty drama that I already get from other aspects of my life even without the quickly changing tides of relationships. I like both Taylor and Cole and I really hope that they can either work things out or move on amicably.

Regarding this episode’s first scene, here’s a French word for Sebastian: touché. I love verbal jousting and being witty (although witty is basically just a fancy word for smart aleck,) but Sebastian really did get me at our meeting at the art gallery. I think both Sebastian and I have different means of attaining the same end (i.e. staying single,) so neither one of us can fully empathize with the other’s situation (or for that matter give each other advice.)

The tour of Harvard was something I’d been holding my breath for. Not only is it a school I am interested in, it was my first real college tour. Any High-Schooler will tell you that imagining four years of pure independence is fun – but walking around and realizing that I will be going to college in less than a year was really exciting. I’m so glad Kelli and Maite were there to support me through the tour because it was very…interesting. Scarlett was appropriately dressed in scarlet and all she lacked were the horns and a forked tail to complete her ensemble. Or better yet I can picture her in a hoop skirt and bonnet standing in front of Tara, clutching a musket to defend the plantation from Yankees like me.

Although Scarlett’s appearance was costumed I don’t think anyone could doubt her intellectual capability. Don’t worry; after Scarlett’s theatrics we did get a better look at the university when the cameras weren’t filming as we went to classes and public informational tours. However, I think that Kelli said it best: she wants to visit several schools before setting her sights on any particular institution.

Get ready for next week’s finale – I think it’s going to be crazy...