Category Archives: Reviews

The Bachelor Season 20 Premiere: Chickens, and Horses, and Small Town Values! Oh, my!

Ben Higgins introduces himself as “just a normal guy from a small town in Indiana” who can’t believe he’s the Bachelor! Why, it weren’t long ago he was helpin’ his Pa with a carburetor out back. Seems like only yesterday he … Continue reading

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“At the End of the Day…” : The Bachelorette Season Finale

Ten weeks ago, I set out to write a weekly critical analysis of one of the most time-honored representations of true love our country knows. A perilous journey strewn with shattered dreams, broken hearts, and hot tub infections. A journey … Continue reading

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The Bachelorette: Week 7 (In Which Chris Harrison Suggests Banging Everyone to Level the Playing Field)

Alright, I lied when I said I would be giving you weekly recaps. What can I say? I’m just a free spirit, guys. Like Kaitlyn and her sparrow tattoos, I have to go where the wind takes me and follow … Continue reading

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The Bachelorette: Weeks 3 through 5

To the maybe four of you who read this blog, I am so sorry for this beyond delayed recap. My excuses aren’t great. I’m wrapping up internships, searching for a full-time job, having a slight quarter-life crisis and listening to a … Continue reading

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1,000 Percent Belated Bachelorette Recap: Week 1, Part 2 & Week 2

Week 1, Part 2 We’re pretty much instantly told that Kaitlyn will be this season’s bachelorette, and THANK GOD. I was not ready for three months of Britt tossing her Pantene hair and trying to look earnest as one of … Continue reading

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The Bachelorette Season 11 Premiere, Part 1: Subtle Shade

“Tonight, we will have not one, but two beautiful women meeting 25 of the most eligible men in America… will this be awkward and probably a bit painful? Sure.” This is host Chris Harrison’s surprisingly blunt opener to season 11 … Continue reading

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The Year The Oscars was just like, “Fuck it.”

Lupita Nyong’o looked beautiful as she gave out the first award of the evening. She stumbled once, saying “And the actor goes to…” The audience laughed, trying to break the tension, but you know anyone who actually cared about that award … Continue reading

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