Em & Lo's RSS Feed Em & Lo's Daily Email Feed Be Our Facebook Friend! Follow Us on Twitter!


Tag Archive | "The Bachelor/ette"

The Forthcoming Slut-Shaming of the Bachelorette

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

0 Comments

Last night, during part two of the season premiere, Bachelor Nation quickly learned that the producers had in fact stacked the deck against Britt to ensure Kaitlyn would take her rightful place as The Bachelorette. But even being staunch supporters of the Kaitlyn campaign did not make watching Britt’s unceremonious dismissal enjoyable. The Highlander gimmick [...]

Continue reading...

Top 5 Love Lessons from “The BacheloretteS” (Kaitlyn & Britt’s Season Premiere)

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

0 Comments

Life began again last night with the premiere of ABC’s “The Bachelorette”– or should we say, “The BacheloretteS”? After all, this season’s big twist was pitting last season’s two favorites — Kaitlyn Potty-Mouth Bristowe and Britt Insincerity’s-My-Middle-Name Nillson — against each other in a Highlander-esque cocktail party where they had to outcharm 25 fairly unimpressive [...]

Continue reading...

Making a Bad Show Worse: Turning “The Bachelorette” Into “Highlander”

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

0 Comments

photos via ABC.com Well, we’ve made it through another season of¬†The Bachelor. The editors cut the footage with a heavy hand to make us think Chris would ultimately think with his dick and pick the distant, unamused, hot virgin, Becca, instead of the much more sensible choice, Iowa-loving, family-embracing, 100% gung-ho, baby-talking (in ALL senses [...]

Continue reading...

Top 10 Life Lessons from “The Bachelor” (The Women Tell All)

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

0 Comments

via The Bachelor’s Twitter feed Last night, we came to the cat fight portion of the season with “The Women Tell All” episode of The Bachelor, in which producers gather together all rejected participants in a room with a live studio audience to watch — and defend — their most humiliating, offensive, mean-spirited and basically [...]

Continue reading...

Top 5 Love Lessons from “The Bachelor,” for Bachelors (Bali)

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

0 Comments

via ABC.com Wow, what happened to the all the world travel the contestants on (and viewers of) The Bachelor/ette have come to know and love?  They really kept it real (and cheap) this season, by limiting the majority of the shooting to the continental United States. Santa Fe, the Badlands, Arlington, Iowa? Pretty much the least [...]

Continue reading...

Top 6 Love Lessons from “The Bachelor” (The Badlands)

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

0 Comments

from “The Bachelor’s” hysterical Twitter feed After such a tepid start, this season of¬†“The Bachelor”¬†has really started delivering on the crazy, thanks in part….okay, all thanks to the evil manipulation of events by the hand-rubbing, mustache-twirling producers. Let’s give the jock the short wedding dress during the mud run competition so she’s sure to win [...]

Continue reading...

Top 8 Love Lessons from “The Bachelor” (New Mexico Is a State)

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

0 Comments

from “The Bachelor’s” hysterical Twitter feed Okay, it wasn’t the most dramatic rose ceremony ever (because there wasn’t one), but it was the most dramatic episode of this season so far, for sure. ¬†The Emmy for Best Actress in a Reality Show should go to either Britt (“I want 100 kids! I’m an Angelina-Jolie-hot waitress [...]

Continue reading...

Top 5 Love Lessons from “The Bachelor” (Camping, Not Glamping)

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

0 Comments

photo via @BachelorABC (the caption read: “One of these virginities will be taken tonight.” Brilliant.) The fourth episode of ABC’s “The Bachelor”¬†featured more Emmy-worthy editing, from the tiny violins playing over Ashley “Kardashian’s”s tragic princess soliloquy to the close-up shots of her weave to the sad, foreboding music behind Jillian’s tasteless “Who Would You Rather” [...]

Continue reading...

Top 10 Love Lessons from “The Bachelor” (Wedding “Crashers” Episode)

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

0 Comments

photo via ABC’s The Bachelor Last night’s third episode of ABC’s “The Bachelor”¬†continued the season’s new style of embracing the humor along with the histrionics (often via some heavy-handed editing at the women’s expense). For examples of this trend, see Ellen DeGeneres’s recent season recap: Is Chris Soules so boring that the producers’ only recourse [...]

Continue reading...

Top 5 Love Lessons from “The Bachelor” (Prince Farming’s First Dates)

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

0 Comments

photo via ABC’s The Bachelor Last night’s second episode of ABC’s “The Bachelor”¬†proved to be quite entertaining, despite Prince Farming having the personality of a soybean. The producers seemed to pepper the episode with the kind of zany, kooky, funny stuff usually reserved for the closing credits — in order to make up for Chris [...]

Continue reading...