Tag: reality tv

The Bachelorette Recap: Jojo Solo No Mo

Amazingly, our fearless correspondent Gabra Zackman has hung on to the bitter end with The Bachelorette, and now we finally discover which generic hunk of man-meat JoJo chose to be her true love forever (or for a contractually obligated six months). Gabra, lead on! We start with #iheartchrisharrison.  I love these live finales!!! So. GOOD.  […]

The Bachelorette Recap: Hometown Heartbreak

Author Gabra Zackman returns to recap the most important cultural program of our time, The Bachelorette! Will JoJo find love, or is it possible that a six-week reality show isn’t actually the most effective way to select a life mate?   The previews alone are reason to watch this episode: it promises love, challenge, heartbreak […]

Bachelorette Recap: Wells, wells, wells

Well even the teaser has me all on edge!!! We are in Buenos Aires and let me tell you… we are getting ready for this shit to get REAL. REALLY REAL. IT’S ON. HOLA Jojo in a hot red dress, psyched about the possibilities. She and #iheartchrisharrison break it down on a park bench. She’s […]

Bachelorette Recap: The Chad Always Rings Twice

AAAAND…. WE’RE BACK! The gents are toasting. Chad is gone. OR SO THEY THINK. They’re having a mock funeral… spreading his protein powder ashes!!! HAHAHAHAH But wait… Chad is walking through the woods towards them. Wells, spreading protein ashes: “Farewell Sweet Prince.” Bonus stars for a Hamlet quote. #educationworks Chad knocks on the front door. […]

Bachelorette Recap: #Bach-n-Bitch?

Our stalwart Bachelorette recapper Gabra is no stranger to a hashtag, as you’ll know if you’ve read any of her The Catch recaps (#hotasrocks). So it’s no surprise that while the Bach goes dark for NBA finals, Gabra turned to Twitter! Here’s a sampling of the best #Bachelorette tweets she spotted last night… #Bachelorette Roundup […]

The Bachelorette Recap: Jocks, Rocks & Cocks

Author Gabra Zackman returns to recap the most important cultural program of our time, The Bachelorette! Will JoJo find love, or is it possible that a six-week reality show isn’t actually the most effective way to select a life mate? PROLOGUE: “It’s almost like a bad dream.”  Shakespeare, or The Bachelorette Week 4?  So begins […]

The Bachelorette Recap: Kiss From the Bros

While our usual recapper, Elana, is out on maternity leave with her brand-new Bachelor (look for him on the 2039 season), author Gabra Zackman has jumped in to make sure we don’t miss a single rose ceremony! Read on for all the rose-related antics… I’m pinch hitting Bachelorette recaps this season and am psyched to […]

XOXO After Darkcast: Dating (and Ghosting) Feat. Andi Dorfman

  The XOXO After Darkcast had a celebrity on the line this week–Andi Dorfman, of “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” fame! She was the perfect guest to talk about dating–and breaking up–not just because she got engaged on national television, but because she’s written a book about her experience and about getting over heartache when you […]

The Bachelor Women Tell All: Of Kings and Prophets and Ben

Last night’s Women Tell All episode showed us that competing on The Bachelor is a direct catalyst to a jumpsuit/bad ombre job/chartreuse lipstick fetish, and that Ben is still ‘the most popular Bachelor ever’ despite pulling a total douche move last week and telling both JoJo and Lauren that he’s in love with them. I honestly thought […]

The Bachelor: Hurricane Leah Hits the Bahamas, and It’s a Doozy

Last night’s episode was basically a study in what happens when an early incarnation of the Zika virus attacks all of The Bachelor contestants at once on a Bahamas vaca and turns them into sobbing, paranoid, scheming (I’m looking at you, Leah) shells of their former selves. Pull it TOGETHER, ladies, we’ve got a ways […]

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