Interested in the Real Housewives but don’t know which franchise is for you?

I can help! Launching into established and long-running TV shows can be daunting, but I'm here to help you find the Housewives franchise that's best for you! You could take this quiz or that quiz on Buzzfeed to find out which housewife suits you. Or, Jezebel writer Madeleine Davies put together a really useful google doc that … Continue reading Interested in the Real Housewives but don’t know which franchise is for you?

Recommendation Round-Up

In homage to The Atlantic's excellent feature, "The Week in Pop Culture Writing," (which includes highlights from around the internet and various print publications, and which nicely complements their own "The Atlantic's Week in Culture" posts) and the way that Slate podcasts always conclude with the moderators' recommendations, I've decided to try something similar. Not an in-depth post, but … Continue reading Recommendation Round-Up

The Only Happily Ever After in the Reality TV World (Book Review: Romancing Miss Right by Lizzie Shane)

With so many years of reality television, faux-romance, and D-list (or is it F-list?) reality celebrities, many of us might feel disillusioned by the entire subject; yet, Lizzie Shane’s Romancing Miss Right proves that with the right (and light) touch, reality television romance can be surprisingly fertile ground for a fresh contemporary romance. Shane’s Romancing Miss … Continue reading The Only Happily Ever After in the Reality TV World (Book Review: Romancing Miss Right by Lizzie Shane)

Recommendation Round-up

In homage to The Atlantic's excellent feature, "The Week in Pop Culture Writing," (which includes highlights from around the internet and various print publications, and which nicely complements their own "The Atlantic's Week in Culture" posts) and the way that Slate podcasts always conclude with the moderators' recommendations, I've decided to try something similar. Not an in-depth post, but … Continue reading Recommendation Round-up