RHOBH

The Best and Worst Fashion of ‘RHOBH’ This Season So Far

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills has kicked off the season with a suspiciously conciliatory tone. Sure, there are rumblings of reviving the Lisa Rinna-versus-Dorit standoff, but only one person seems interested in that stale storyline (no surprise, it’s Dorit). And while RHOBH newcomer Teddi is braced for an onslaught, the worst she has gotten so…

The Traumatically Thrilling Experience of ‘Undercover High’

A second chance at high school is every bit as fascinating as you may think. It’s also every bit as dread-inducing. Echoing Never Been Kissed (without the problematic teacher/”student” relationship), Undercover High sends seven young twenty-somethings into a Topeka high school.  The wide-eyed eagerness of these adult investigators fades is quickly overcome by those trusty first-day-of-school…

Bachelor

Seven Observations From ‘The Bachelor’ Premiere

ABC’s long-running reality dating show The Bachelor returned on New Year’s Day with 2012 Bachelorette finalist Arie Ludenwyk broken out of cold storage to hand out the roses. This has always been my favorite show to watch/make fun of/scrutinize on an anthropological level with my wife, and this premiere was no exception. Arie’s stated profession,…

bachelor

Reality Roundup: Happy New Bachelor

If you have plans any Monday in the foreseeable future, cancel them.  Starting this New Year’s Day, The Bachelor is back.  And if the posting of this season’s Bachelor bios isn’t enough to get you in the mood, ABC has your back.  The Bachelor: Countdown to Arie covers all the Bachelor bases in one hour…

new cooking competition shows

New Cooking Competition Shows You Can’t Miss

No one can deny that cooking competition shows are a guilty binge-watching pleasure. While we love the classics, we’re always excited about new cooking competition shows that are added to the mix. Competition, fascinating people, and endless amounts of fancy food – what more could you possibly ask for? To keep your cooking show obsession…

vanderpump rules

Reality Roundup: Vanderpump 2.0

Vanderpump Rules’ drunken stumble out the gate for its sixth season is a spectacle not to be missed.  The show’s uncanny ability to change absolutely everything while also remaining exactly the same is second to none. Sure, there’s a lot to catch up on in the season’s opening (Ariana’s hair seems to have its own…

Reality Roundup: All The Food Feels

Once upon a time, I was young, naïve, and convinced that the only emotion that food could truly inspire was an uncontrollable desire for white cheddar popcorn. Having now spent the week watching delicious dish after dish in action, I stand corrected. Read on for a feelings-centric tour through some of the most evocative reality…

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