You get glued to the stories, and you do become very emotionally invested.
The followers in the pews are glued to his every word, seemingly dependent on his blessing to keep the devil at bay.
On Friday, Staci Sarkin was at home in Manhattan, glued to television reports of the unfolding mayhem.
early 13c., from Old French glu "birdlime" (12c.), from Late Latin glutem (nominative glus) "glue," from Latin gluten "glue, beeswax," from PIE *gleit- "to glue, paste" (cf. Lithuanian glitus "sticky," glitas "mucus;" Old English cliða "plaster"), from root *glei- "to stick together" (see clay). In reference to glue from boiled animal hoofs and hides, c.1400. Glue-sniffing attested from 1963.
late 14c., from Old French gluer, from glu (see glue (n.)). Related: Glued; gluing.