First there was The Bachelor, then The Bachelorette, followed by dating shows for those who are large and lovely, have a huge age span between them, first meet in complete darkness, etc. In other words, almost every kind of angle on making that first love connection has been explored through reality TV. Some have endured […]
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From that first moment when Vanessa stepped out of the limo, she had Nick’s attention. In fact, as she walked away and into the mansion, Nick remarked that she is “a keeper.” I was surprised when Rachel got the first impression rose—I knew Nick was drawn to her, but thought of her as a second […]
A while back I was asked to preview a movie before it was released for the first time on February 13th in Germany. It’s a debut feature from Myopia Pictures, which is a production company based in NY and headed by the film’s writer and director, Christopher Tedrick. It’s a Rom-Com with a little something […]
Every new season of The Bachelor producers try to come up with something different; actually more shocking is what they appear to be striving for. There are always the usual characters—the “handsome, accomplished, hunky” bachelor, the nasty girl, the crier, the schemer, the nice one, the one with the sad story—and the one who is […]
By now everyone who is familiar with the show, The Bachelor, knows that the new guy for the next season has been chosen. When the announcement was made, viewers were told they would be “shocked.” Probably not all were, I was not.
Reality TV is all about getting people to tune in, get excited, stay loyal—and […]
Most or all of us believe that love at first sight can happen, or that good friends could grow into lovers given the right mix of chemistry. But the idea of someone falling in love with a person they were initially repulsed by—now that is a shocker for most people. This is the love story […]
I have been watching (and frequently cringing over) this season’s Bachelor in Paradise. From an abusive, over-muscled villain to an overserved female (and male) or two—the behavior on this Bachelor barely passes for unacceptable. But we continue to watch and ratings are probably strong. Why is this? Maybe these folks help us to feel superior, […]
Given the premise of the shows, The Bachelor and The Bachelorette—it’s amazing we think it is even possible for contestants to find love. After all, one Bachelor or Bachelorette choosing between 25 stunning members of the opposite sex? Yes, it isn’t as hard in the first few episodes, when it is easier to cull the […]
For any of you who are fans of the Bachelor/Bachelorette franchise—this last week must have really kept your attention. There was a bit of drama that the show likes to bill as “shocking,” and “like nothing you have ever seen before,” but which is often just a variation on one of several plots and character […]
The NY Times ran a fun and interesting piece the other day on Reality Steve. Many Bachelor fans know who this guy is—the one who posts spoilers on his site, detailing each rose ceremony, every date, behind the scenes talk about the contestants, and who ends up with the final rose.
Steve is usually right in […]