Glee sucks, but not as badly as "So you think you can dance".
My wife watches both.
I spend those evenings banging my head against the wall to the beat of "please kill me" in morse code like the dude in that Metallica video.
Plenty of info on the internet. Casting well takes a bit to learn, but you can catch fish your first trip out for sure. Or, you could always take a class or go out with a guide and learn really quickly.
A lot of it really boils down to laziness. It's much easier in the short term to live life fat and stupid, than it is to actually put in the effort to be smart and fit. I haven't been everywhere on this planet, but I feel confident in saying that nowhere else can you get by so well by doing so...