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July 22, 2012 | By

Bad Girls Club goes all NatGeo with this dolphin rape speech. Every single person on Bad Girls Club is the worst person in the whole world. When people tell me that they hate reality TV, I can’t even get defensive because stuff like this exists out there. It’s also totally awesome though. The patterns of […]

June 06, 2012 | By

“Just when you thought this shit could not get any whiter, they go sailing in Bermuda.” -@Mattlundy33 by: Jess Bloom Following a strict blue and beige dress code, The Bachelorette invades Bermuda for a three-date tour de force. Wouldn’t it be amazing if the show was sponsored by a sunscreen company? What a missed opportunity for Coppertone. In […]

May 29, 2012 | By

Emily and Dolly are the best match yet on The Bachelorette. Too bad Dolly’s taken. by: Jess Bloom Every time I see contestants on The Bachelor or The Bachelorette bungee jump or repel up walls, I am eternally grateful that I landed myself in a tops relationship without metaphoric daredevil stunts. In this episode, Emily makes […]

May 22, 2012 | By

Turn up the boring. It’s time for the Emily Maynard Show aka The Bachelorette. by: Jess Bloom Not only is this show terrible but it’s long as hell. After checking the time for the third time during this week’s episode of The Bachelorette I had a rush of regret for ever entering this crazy recap game. […]

May 15, 2012 | By

Can you smell the desperation and the cologne in the air? It’s Bachelorette time. by: Jess Bloom This has been a great year for female-driven television. Smart, funny and talented women are ripping it up on-screen and in writing rooms. They’re making opportunities for themselves and leaving the door wide open behind them for other […]