Tag Archives: reality tv

Study: “27 Dresses” And “The Bachelorette” Are Messing With Your Love Life

The Best & Worst Moments From Last Night's Finale Of "The Bachelor"

Researchers have found evidence that watching rom-coms and sitcoms impact our views on love. TV seems to shape our view of reality in every other realm of life, so I’m not exactly shocked it’s also true for romance.

Why Dave Is Still Single, a study by University of Michigan researchers, asked participants how frequently they watch rom-coms, marriage-themed reality shows and sitcoms.They discovered that participants who watch a lot of rom-coms and romantic reality shows were more likely to believe in things like love at first sight and “The One” – you know, the stuff that keeps us forever alone because we’re stubbornly waiting for some ever-elusive meet cute with a Ken doll that will never arrive. These participants were more likely to agree with phrases like “My ‘true love’ will be nearly perfect” or the concept that they’d know immediately if their significant other was right for them. Keep reading »

Hamptonites Instructed To Kall The Kops On The Kardashians

  • Khloe and Kourtney Kardashians were kaught filming on a Amagansett beach without a permit. Now huffy Hamptonites have told residents to call police and report if they see the family film on public beaches. [Page Six]
  • Gary Oldman apologized last night for his recent comments in Playboy defending Mel Gibson in an open letter to the Anti-Defamation League. “Upon reading my comments in print I see how insensitive they may be,” the actor wrote. [Page Six]
  • Pippa Middleton will do her first-ever TV interview with Matt Lauer for “The Today Show.” (I guess no one told her that no one likes Matt over here?) [Racked]
  • A character study of the trainwreck.[The Hairpin] Keep reading »

Tim Gunn Wants A Plus-Size Season Of “Project Runway” (And So Do We!)

“I would like to do a season of Project Runway where every model is larger than a size 12.”

Tim Gunn had a great answer to the question, “What reality show have you not done but wish you could?” in a recent roundtable interview with The Hollwood Reporter. A special season of PR dedicated to designing clothing for women size 12 and above, of course! God, I would watch the hell out of this, wouldn’t you? You hear that, Bravo? We want a plus-size “Project Runway.” As soon as possible. Make it work. [Hollywood Reporter]

6 Photos Of Prince Harry Summarizing How I Feel About Fox’s Cancellation Of “I Wanna Marry Harry”

i-wanna-marry-harry

A TV program in terrible taste, on which a young man who looks nothing like Prince Harry posed as the eligible royal, has been unjustly and unfairly canceled by Fox. Yes, “I Wanna Marry Harry” is dunzo after only a few episodes. Entertainment Weekly reports that as of next week, “Harry” will only be available online on Fox.com and On Demand. The dating competition has been pulled because it was “hammered by critics” and “largely ignored by viewers.” WELL, IT WASN’T IGNORED BY ME. I watched that trash every single week while it was on (and I will have to watch on Fox.com to find out who wins Fake Harry’s heart).  Here are just a few photos of the real Prince Harry describing exactly how I feel about this news: Keep reading »

Kickass Woman Of The Day: Mandy Hansen, The First Female Crew Member On “Deadliest Catch”

Kickass Woman Of The Day: Mandy Hansen, The First Female Crew Member On "Deadliest Catch"

“Deadliest Catch” is one of my favorite reality shows. I love watching marathons of it when I’m sad or depressed, because nothing makes me feel better about my current life situation than being reminded that it could be worse, and specifically, that I could be in the middle of a 24-hour shift on a tiny crab boat in the middle of a hurricane on the Bering Sea, with snot and fish guts frozen to my face. That being said, the show is a total sausage fest — crab fishing is an industry dominated by men, and the show’s cast reflects that. Besides one husband and wife captain team, you rarely, if ever, see a woman on the show.

But 18-year-old Mandy Hansen is about to change that. Keep reading »

New Reality Show “Born In The Wild” Depicts Moms Giving Birth In The Forest

born in the wild

Childbirth is a miracle. It’s a miracle that I intend to experience (hypothetically, in the distant future, maybe) with an epidural and as many pain-numbing drugs as they’ll give me.

Some moms-to-be go the other extreme: giving birth outdoors, literally on the floor of the fuckin’ woods, sans a doctor. And because this is America, there’s a new Lifetime reality show about them called “Born In The Wild.” Keep reading »

  • Zergnet: Simply Irresistible

  • HowAboutWe

  • Popular