Reality Roundup: #Squadgoals of ‘The Bachelorette’

The Bachelorette is back, and so are the wacky costumes, exploding testosterone levels, and (fingers crossed) heaping piles of deli meat.  The premiere episode, featuring thirty-one men (or thirty-two, if you count the creepy doll that one contestant insisted on dragging around all night), showed incredible promise for the season ahead.  And I’m so excited…

Reality Roundup: Best of Breakups

There’s nothing like an old fashioned Bachelor breakup to remind us that we’re that much closer to (a) The Bachelorette premiere and (b) the remaining series of breakups that will be bombarding our televisions in the coming months.  After all, if Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay is going to find next year’s TMZ headline her future husband…

Reality Roundup: Relationships, Ranked

It’s the month of the Bachelorette premiere, and across the reality sphere, romance is heating up.  While some pairings are shaping up to be tomorrow’s tabloid fodder, others are the real deal.  Below are this week’s standout unscripted couplings – ranked in order of where these trainwrecks relationships seem to be heading. Ramona and ?,…

Reality Roundup: What is Love?

Chris Harrison’s Instagram has officially kicked Bachelor Nation back into gear. But in the weeks before The Bachelorette makes its triumphant return, love is already flooding the airwaves. Five different dating-themed shows defined the look of love this week, and one of them might just be the ideal match for you. 1. Love is… Money Each…

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Reality Roundup: Lessons Learned

  Most things I know, I’ve learned from watching reality TV.  Well… some things.  The important things.  At a time when many have come to question the value of reality television, it’s critical to acknowledge the contributions that the genre has made to the pool of human knowledge (murky as that pool may be).  In…

Reality Roundup: Time for a Palate Cleanser!

The seasons are changing — but not nearly quickly enough. It’s too early for Bravo’s summer experiments, The Bachelorette’s not even done filming yet, and the sheen has long since worn off the shows that once seemed so novel (Martha and Snoop, I’m looking at you). While the tried-and-true cornerstones of my regular reality diet…

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