Who's Watching the National Spelling Bee Tonight?

| Thu May 29, 2014 5:25 PM EDT

I'm just curious: Am I the only one who thinks the National Spelling Bee jumped the shark years ago? The escalating ridiculousness of the words, the World Series-esque television coverage, and the inexplicable geek chic surrounding the event have made the whole thing kind of nuts.

Besides, we all have spell check these days, right?