In this episode, Jen sits down with family photographer Lucy Baber to discuss the ill-fated wedding of Ross and Emily on Friends. If there is one thing to remember, friends, it's that you should NEVER feel pressured to go through with a wedding if your spouse-to-be says someone else's name at the altar. Like, seriously, feel free to just WALK AWAY.Read More
Vanessa meets Nick in the woods to ride ponies, and he’s like, “This is a week that’s filled with mutual decisions,” even though it’s obviously not, and nobody should be more acutely aware of that than Nick “Always the Groom’s Competition, Never the Groom” Viall.Read More
This episode picks back up in that Brooklyn hotel room, where Nick’s ex-TV girlfriend, Andi, is about to give him some tough, honest advice about loving himself. Nick, who slut-shamed Andi on her After-the Rose special by pretending to feel betrayed that she had lain ‘pon his dick when her heart was elsewhere, deserves no empathy. Andi is pulling off the moral equivalent of looking your bully in the eye and saying, “I’m sorry you hate yourself, but I love you and so does Jesus.”Read More
Welcome back to The Bachelor, the show where four women risk it all by giving their home address to a near-stranger who might become their husband.This is the hometown episode, and it starts in Hoxie, Arkansas, which I can’t help but suspect is not actually Raven’s hometown or, really, anybody’s hometown.Read More
Welcome back to The Bachelor, a show where one man navigates the rocky waters of romance against the backdrop of a crumbling nation state.
Before we begin, I want to bring to your attention to a tragic coincidence of which I have heretofore been ignorant: Waukesha, Wisconsin, Nick Viall’s Middle American hometown, is the very place where two pre-teenage girls were convicted of a gruesome murder attempt in the name of a scary monster called Slenderman.Read More
Times have changed since we last saw Bachelor Nick. The Cubs won the World Series. Climate change has advanced from “extremely threatening” to “birth control is more important than ever.” And Arnold Schwarzenegger has replaced Donald Trump as the host of The Celebrity Apprentice.Read More