Category: Pop Culture

THE BACHELOR: Iowa Caucus Results. JK It’s The Bachelor Recap.

But did anyone else freak the f*ck out there for a minute when it seemed like ABC might have the audacity to detract from our Bachelor Nation time AT RANDOM INTERVALS for something as trivial as the 2016 presidential race? Way to make me super tense and anxious for two full hours, ABC. Luckily there were no ridiculous […]

THE BACHELOR: What Happens in Vegas Gets Broadcasted on National TV and It’s Really, Really Bad

  This week was essentially a case study in what happens when you take a bunch of giggling idiots to Las Vegas and ask them to act out the lyrics to the Katy Perry song, minus the gambling. Just another morning in Bachelor Manse with the ladies lolling around and sharing some deep observations: Lauren […]

The Bachelor: Olivia’s Toes are the new Olivia’s Mouth

Week Three of our favorite pastime and Monday survival mechanism was slightly less boring than last week’s ep. TG for drama. Not only do we have Olivia rocking the “villain’s gotta vill” role but now Jubilee is playing the lonely victim who no one likes/sits alone in the corner looking sour and Amber has taken […]

THE BACHELOR: First They’re Sweet, Then They’re Sour, Then They’re Gone

Unless your name is Lace and the producers are slipping Ben $20s to keep you around. Let the incessant day drinking begin! Episode 2 of this season opens with the ladies looking much fresher than at the first night’s rose ceremony, clinking mimosas and toasting to an upcoming two months of backstabbing deceit, high-volume drama, […]

THE BACHELOR: Ben is Young, Farm Animals are Fun, Jubilee Has A Gun

Aaaaaannddd we’re back! Hello, Bachelor Nation! Or should I say, Slucham—after all, to kick off the night Ben introduces us to his small Podunk hometown of Warsaw, Poland Indiana. This is going to be a really long season of me doing a double take every time he casually mentions growing up in Warsaw. This Warsaw […]

What 2015 reflections? It’s Bachelor prediction time, ya’ll!

Here at XOXO, we’re all about priorities. Soooo, long list of what we did well this past year (everything) and what we can aspire to for the year to come (continue being perfect and also score tickets to the Adele concert), or predictions for the next season of The Bachelor, featuring the delicious Ben Higgins […]

Football + Food = True Love

As a lifelong Notre Dame football fan (#4 in the nation right now!), I have more than a passing familiarity with the tailgate “table.” Whether you’re cheering your team onward to victory in your living room or at a folding table in the parking lot, check out these delicious dips. Gotta keep your strength up […]

Empire: Snatch and Grab

Empire ramped up the drama in its last episode, ending with cocky Hakeem being snatched right off the street by an unknown gang and tossed into a van. True to form, the show doesn’t keep us waiting, and we get the ransom demand before the credits. Cookie gets a video showing a sweaty, duct-taped Hakeem, […]

Empire: Gangsters, Original and Federal

Woo! We start off with a bang, as the FBI storms Empire’s offices (with machine guns drawn, which seems extreme for an office environment) to the dulcet strains of Jamal in the recording studio. They tell Jamal they have a warrant to ransack his dad’s office, and snatch the phone out of Becky’s hands as […]

Empire: Secrets and Lyons

Lucious is ready for his trial and working the media, to the fury of would-be Atty. General Ford. He’s banned from the Empire Records building, but that doesn’t stop him from addressing the cheering fans assembled in front of the steps. He proclaims this the first day of the rest of his life, and ends […]

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