Reality Steve Podcast

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The #1 source on the internet for all your "Bachelor," "Bachelorette," and "Bachelor in Paradise" spoilers, Reality Steve talks about each episode, answers your emails, and covers everything you need to know about what's going on in Bachelor Nation. For years, he's been giving you the inside scoop on all things "Bachelor"-related. Now, hear him speak weekly on the subject, along with candid conversations with former contestants and others in the reality TV world, along with all your latest juicy gossip. It's candid, it's colorful, and it may be crass, but that's why he's Reality Steve.

Episode Date
Ep 315 - A "Best Of" Compilation From Recent Podcasts
00:59:10

(SPOILERS) I begin by setting up how today’s podcast came to be, then I share some of Podcast #310 with Taylor Hale (8:36), clips from Miss Dallas Teen USA Ali Appleby’s fascinating interview from Podcast #312 (23:44), then an excerpt from last weeks Podcast #314 with Jacqueline Trumbull (44:44).

Instagram - @thetaylormack

Instagram - @aliappleby

Instagram - @trumbullina

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Dec 02, 2022
Daily Roundup - 12/2/22
00:25:07

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers Susie speaks out, more GMA scandal stuff, Masked Singer finale, the 10 yr anniversary of an all-time one hit wonder, and more on the College Football Playoff.

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Dec 02, 2022
Daily Roundup - 12/1/22
00:24:00

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers a Bachelor Nation breakup, a GMA scandal, a Survivor first, the Challenge about to start eating each other, and a major College Football Playoff development. 

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Dec 01, 2022
Daily Roundup - 11/30/22
00:32:06

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers Victoria and Greg’s appearance on the Viall Files podcast yesterday, my thoughts overall, did I learn anything new, was any clarity given to any situation or timeline, and more. 

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Nov 30, 2022
Daily Roundup - 11/29/22
00:22:02

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers Victoria and Greg are sorry even though a week ago they weren’t, some more Aaron rumblings, pop culture news involving Patrick Mahomes, & more college football playoff breakdown.

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Nov 29, 2022
Daily Roundup - 11/28/22
00:22:58

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers some Bachelor Nation news, Ashley Spivey has her baby, 90210 and college football intersecting, and your college football playoff analysis. 

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Nov 28, 2022
Daily Roundup - 11/25/22
00:23:46

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers Thanksgiving stories, a podcast ending in Bachelor nation, Sierra responds to Kaitlyn, Survivor’s editing, my Challenge question, and college footballs weekend slate.

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Nov 25, 2022
Daily Roundup - 11/24/22
00:25:29

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers Thanksgiving sports talk radio, Johnny making the podcast rounds and his side of the story, Nick’s lack of objectivity covering Victoria, and what’s to come. 

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Nov 24, 2022
Ep 314 - Interview with Jacqueline Trumbull from the "Bachelor"
01:34:46

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about some of the fallout from the BIP finale.  Then Jacqueline joins me (9:22) to talk about her thoughts on BIP this season, calling off her wedding two weeks before it was supposed to happen this summer, how she's coped since then, is she dating now, and much, much more.  

Instagram - @trumbullina

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Nov 24, 2022
Daily Roundup - 11/23/22
00:21:39

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers your BIP finale last night, all the social media comments from contestants during and after the show, and all the stuff that was left on the editing room floor – which was A LOT.

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Nov 23, 2022
Daily Roundup - 11/22/22
00:23:20

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers BIP last night, Genevieve throwing daggers, Victoria can’t wait to post with Greg tonight, Kaitlyn’s apology to Sierra, and DWTS finale. 

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Nov 22, 2022
Daily Roundup - 11/21/22
00:23:16

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers BIP finale the next two nights, Sierra speaks out on Kaitlyn & Danielle, DWTS finale tonight, Challenge talk, and T Swift gets all the awards.   

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Nov 21, 2022
Daily Roundup - 11/18/22
00:23:12

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers some Bachelor Nation news, another couple sighting, a celeb couple timeline, Ticketmaster is going to start a civil war, a rehab update, and a couple college football plays for the weekend. 

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Nov 18, 2022
Ep 313 - Interview with Katrina Badowski of the "Bachelor"
01:03:48

(SPOILERS) I start by briefly going over some Bachelor Nation news and more from BIP’s Tuesday episode.  Then Katrina joins me (13:05) to talk about her short journey on Peter’s season, but moreso about her life post-show:  being a dancer in the NFL and NBA, her work with the Special Olympics, speaking out against the franchise, and what she’s up to now. 

Instagram - @katrinabadowski

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Nov 17, 2022
Daily Roundup - 11/17/22
00:25:03

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers more from BIP Tuesday night, an add on to the Aaron story, Survivor’s two blindsides, the Challenge, and TSwift is taking over my TikTok feed. 

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Nov 17, 2022
Daily Roundup - 11/16/22
00:24:31

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers last night’s crazy BIP episode, Gabby & Rachel’s revisionist history, more on the Aaron story from last week, and TSwift tickets are out of this world. 

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Nov 16, 2022
Daily Roundup - 11/15/22
00:23:16

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers spoilers on Zach’s season, more coming on the Aaron story from last Thursday, Gabby addresses her breakup with Erich, the DWTS finale next week & the judges essentially agreeing with my breakdown. 

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Nov 15, 2022
Daily Roundup - 11/14/22
00:24:22

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers Bachelor Nation news, Jesse’s “appearance” this week, Gabby probably addressing Erich tonight, how I nerded out on Saturday night, TSwfit tickets, & your college football weekend. 

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Nov 14, 2022
Daily Roundup - 11/11/22
00:27:46

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers where Zach is for overnights and final rose ceremony, Genevieve seemingly responds to the Aaron post from yesterday, the Ali Appleby interview, DWTS & my thoughts on the D’Amelio brand, and your college football forecast for the weekend.

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Nov 11, 2022
Ep 312 - Interview with Ali Appleby, Miss Dallas Teen USA
01:08:36

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about your Bachelor spoilers and when they’re coming, and a possible new relationship for a BIP guy.  Then Ali joins me (10:40) to talk about her journey to winning Miss Dallas Teen last month, dealing with epilepsy, high functioning Aspergers, how big of a role her service dog Brady plays in her life, and so much more. One of the most educational and informative podcasts I’ve ever done. 

Instagram - @ali appleby 

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Nov 10, 2022
Daily Roundup - 11/10/22
00:22:56

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers today’s Thursday interview, when are your Bachelor spoilers coming, possible new relationship for a BIP guy, Survivor, the Challenge, & a story from rehab yesterday.

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Nov 10, 2022
Daily Roundup - 11/9/22
00:24:49

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers Bachelor Nation news, Rachel & Gabby on Paradise next week, tweets from contestants, Jesse speaks on Zach’s season, & more Sexiest Man Alive info. 

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Nov 09, 2022
Daily Roundup - 11/8/22
00:23:04

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers last nights BIP episode, getting your Reader Emails in for tomorrow, a Bachelor premiere announcement we haven’t seen in over a decade, Jake Wyler is the Sexiest Man Alive, and Twitter news. 

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Nov 08, 2022
Daily Roundup - 11/7/22
00:23:23

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers all your spoilers from the BIP Reunion taping this past Friday, Zach's Final 4, the lack of objectivity by certain podcast hosts, Gabby & Erich breakup, and a great college football weekend. 

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Nov 07, 2022
Daily Roundup - 11/4/22
00:23:17

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers Bachelor hometown filming, BIP Reunion taping today, a possible Joe Millionaire rekindling, daylight savings is going to kick my ass, and a great college football weekend ahead. 

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Nov 04, 2022
Ep 311 - Interview with Iris Jardiel & Luke Wechselberger of "Temptation Island"
01:02:18

(SPOILERS) I begin by updating Zach’s hometown date yesterday in NY, and have some BIP talk.  Then Iris & Luke join me (10:55) to talk about why they decided to come on the podcast again 5 months after I last had them on, what have they gone through the last 5 months, what did each of them do, and are they still together today? 

Instagram - @iris_jardiel

Instagram - @luke_wechselberger

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Nov 03, 2022
Daily Roundup - 11/3/22
00:23:38

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers yesterday’s hometown date for Zach, Aaron & Genevieve take to Twitter, Nick defends Victoria, Adele drops a bombshell on us, and recovering from injury is hard.

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Nov 03, 2022
Daily Roundup - 11/2/22
00:23:44

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers Gabby & Erich not looking good, the DWTS effect, BIP last night, Genevieve & Aaron, T Swift announces her tour & the world loses their mind (including me), Halloween, and starting physical therapy. 

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Nov 02, 2022
Daily Roundup - 11/1/22
00:21:23

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers Bachelor filming, Justin’s return, Eliza’s questionable conversation with Rodney, the US Weekly mystery from yesterday, another Victoria/Greg sighting, and, uh oh, that “gaslighting” term coming tonight. 

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Nov 01, 2022
Daily Roundup - 10/31/22
00:24:13

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers Bachelor headed to hometowns this week, BN weddings, social media trolls reaching another new low, Halloween, & college football upcoming weekend.       

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Oct 31, 2022
Daily Roundup - 10/28/22
00:22:12

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers marriages & engagements in Bachelor Nation, what’s gonna happen with the Victoria/Johnny/Greg storyline, yesterday’s podcast with Taylor Hale, & my college football pick.   

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Oct 28, 2022
Ep 310 - Interview with Taylor Hale, "Big Brother 24" Winner
00:59:44

(SPOILERS) I begin by discussing a little of what’s going on in Bachelor world and give a heads up in regards to a story that Taylor tells later in the podcast for the first time publicly.  Then Taylor joins me (9:02) to discuss her win on Big Brother this summer, was she ever close to quitting, that unbelievable finale speech that swayed the jury, the issues in the house, who’s she’s close with and who she’s not, and then Taylor speaks for the first time publicly regarding what happened to her the day after she won Miss Michigan USA (TRIGGER WARNING).   

Twitter - @TheTayMack

Instagram - @thetaylormack

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Oct 27, 2022
Daily Roundup - 10/27/22
00:24:14

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers today’s Thursday podcast and the implications behind it, Victoria and Greg Grippo, the BIP reunion taping will be messy, Zach filming in Hungary, Survivor, & the Challenge from last night.   

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Oct 27, 2022
Daily Roundup - 10/26/22
00:26:17

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers last nights BIP, the old Shanae resurfaces, BIP’s main theme, Victoria and Greg in Italy confirmed, Bachelor filming in Hungary, & Hailey Bieber calls out Deux Moi.   

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Oct 26, 2022
Daily Roundup - 10/25/22
00:23:12

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers last nights BIP, more breakdown of the Victoria/Johnny/Greg Grippo drama, Michael responds over the weekend to the Sierra storyline, Brandon and Serene, Gabby & Erich, and Swifties are losing their mind over “Anti-Hero.”

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Oct 25, 2022
Daily Roundup - 10/24/22
00:26:11

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers the crazy happenings in Bachelor Nation over the weekend where I shed light on what I’ve been told and what I’ve heard over the past 6 weeks, where is Bachelor filming, and another wild sports weekend. 

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Oct 24, 2022
Daily Roundup - 10/21/22
00:25:31

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers some corrections from yesterday, Tino on Nick’s podcast, Sierra not holding back against Michael, college football this weekend, and & event tomorrow night I’m attending.

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Oct 21, 2022
Ep 309 - Interview with Elizabeth Brown from "Bachelor" and "Bachelor Pad 1"
01:10:20

(SPOILERS) I begin by telling you where Zach’s season is headed for Episode #6 along with some teaser spoilers for things that have already happened.  Then Elizabeth joins me (8:15) to talk about how she got cast on the show, how different it was for her and what she didn’t expect, being on the first season of “Bachelor Pad,” marrying someone from another season, her fertility struggles, what she’s up to now, and how you can vote for her in the “Fab Over 40” contest.   

Instagram - @ekbrown22

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Oct 20, 2022
Daily Roundup - 10/20/22
00:23:19

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers Michelle’s comments about Brandon & Serene, Tino on Nick’s podcast today, some Bachelor filming teases for you, & Bananas and Nany waste no time taking control of the Challenge. 

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Oct 20, 2022
Daily Roundup - 10/19/22
00:24:24

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers last night’s BIP, Casa Amor not quite working as expected, Jared & Ashley speak on Michael & Danielle, Cassie gives thoughts on Colton coming out, & DWTS thoughts. 

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Oct 19, 2022
Daily Roundup - 10/18/22
00:22:58

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers last night’s BIP, answers why Michael & Danielle weren’t part of the switch (and won’t be moving forward), Bachelor filming news, Kelley & Peter hard launching, DWTS, & that crazy ophthalmologist TikTok story.

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Oct 18, 2022
Daily Roundup - 10/17/22
00:26:52

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers some Bachelor news, Rachel on Off the Vine, Tino on a pod this week, explanation on the Challenge pairings, some pop culture news, the Vols are going crazy, and Dodgers let me down – again.

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Oct 17, 2022
Daily Roundup - 10/14/22
00:24:24

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers some Bachelor news, BIP filming a reunion show, the Challenge, Kim Kardashian, a great weekend of college football ahead, and two NFL Thursday night bombs in a row. 

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Oct 14, 2022
Ep 308 - Interview with Kate Casey of the "Reality Life" Podcast
01:21:16

(SPOILERS) I begin by telling you what former contestant shows up on Zach’s season first to help out with a date, then crashes the group date after party trying to be one of the contestants.  Then Kate joins me (9:20) to discuss Bethenny Frankel strong arming TikTok accounts, Cynthia Bailey/Mike Hill divorce, Netflix documentaries she loves, and we end with Bachelor in Paradise and Bachelor talk. 

Twitter - @KateCasey

Instagram - @katecaseyca

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Oct 13, 2022
Daily Roundup - 10/13/22
00:24:59

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers some Bachelor news, the Challenge premiere last night, Survivor with their classic edit fakeout, and the same ol’ song and dance with the Dodgers last night. 

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Oct 13, 2022
Daily Roundup - 10/12/22
00:24:00

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers last night’s BIP episode, the Salley storyline, Ashley & Jared, the amount of episodes compared to previous seasons, Challenge: Ride or Dies tonight, a Big Brother question mark, & my bank robbery questions answered. 

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Oct 12, 2022
Daily Roundup - 10/11/22
00:23:58

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers last night’s BIP episode, the two love triangles and their one common denominator, Ashley & Jared, Clare gets engaged, some pop culture headlines, the NFL takes a beating this weekend, & MLB’s Division Series begins today.

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Oct 11, 2022
Daily Roundup - 10/10/22
00:25:07

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers Bachelor filming over the weekend, BIP is gonna be on our TV’s even longer than originally expected, and my weekend judging Miss Dallas USA. 

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Oct 10, 2022
Daily Roundup - 10/7/22
00:26:42

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers yesterday’s Salley story, how it will be handled next week and what people are saying, thoughts on the Real Love Boat premiere, and MLB playoffs start today. 

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Oct 07, 2022
Podcast #307 - Your Reader Emails Incl the Real Story of Salley Carson on BIP
00:48:01

(SPOILERS) I answer your “Reader Emails” including telling the real story about what happened with Salley Carson coming on the show, which is 180 degrees different than the re-enactment from Monday’s episode.  Also, questions about BIP couples, spoilers, and (TRIGGER WARNING) an email about sexual assault.   

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Oct 06, 2022
Daily Roundup - 10/6/22
00:24:44

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers stuff going on in Zach’s season, a glimpse of the Salley Carson on BIP story, the Bachelor & MLB crossover Tuesday night, Survivor, The Love Boat, the Kardashians, Tom Brady, & concussions in the NFL.   

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Oct 06, 2022
Daily Roundup - 10/5/22
00:23:55

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers Clayton & Susie’s podcast interview, last night’s BIP, the social media wars of Kira & Justin, what’s happening behind the scenes, a little more on Salley, and thoughts on DWTS.

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Oct 05, 2022
Daily Roundup - 10/4/22
00:22:27

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers last night’s BIP episode, the phony Salley storyline, the schedule for Paradise, Shanae’s edit, applying for a show that’s a week into filming, and a Beverly Hills 90210 interview I did. 

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Oct 04, 2022
Daily Roundup - 10/3/22
00:23:42

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers what’s been happening on the Bachelor with some details on dates that have taken place, some Big Brother tattoos, SNL premiere, pop culture news, & NFL. 

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Oct 03, 2022
Daily Roundup - 9/30/22
00:22:26

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers yesterday’s delay in posting, Bachelor filming happening, a click bait headline involving Hannah Godwin yesterday, & the DWTS question I still don’t have an answer for.

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Sep 30, 2022
Ep 306 - Interview with Dave Neal, Stand Up Comedian & Bachelor Recapper
01:23:43

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about some info on Zach’s season of the “Bachelor” including today’s 1-on-1 date location, thoughts on DWTS and Survivor.  Then Dave joins me (10:31) to talk about the BIP premiere, all the latest stories in Bachelor Nation – the Rachel/Gabby discrepancy that’s happening, breakups in Bachelor Nation, scandals in the franchise and how they’re handled, plus much, much more. 

Twitter - @dnealz

Instagram - @dnealz

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Sep 29, 2022
Daily Roundup - 9/29/22
00:22:46

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers info on today’s 1-on-1 date, update on the Gabby/Greer pre-show friendship, thoughts on DWTS, and last night’s Survivor episode.   

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Sep 29, 2022
Daily Roundup - 9/28/22
00:22:40

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup last night’s BIP premiere, the Bachelor filming has begun & first group date today, a BN podcast is no longer, and Kelley & Peter back together. 

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Sep 28, 2022
Daily Roundup - 9/27/22
00:21:16

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers info on some of the Bachelor women coming today (not negative), BIP starting tonight, Vanessa Esparsen issues an apology, more thoughts on Taylor dominating the Big Brother finale, and the NFL is king.

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Sep 27, 2022
Daily Roundup - 9/26/22
00:27:56

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers the fallout of Vanessa Esparsen's Facebook post that I published on Friday, Bachelor season begins filming tonight, thoughts on the BB finale, and a bizarre Bills/Dolphins game. 

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Sep 26, 2022
Daily Roundup - 9/23/22
00:24:15

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers Rachel going over the Tino timeline and adding more perspective, the finale ratings, and (TRIGGER WARNING) a very serious matter regarding one of Zach’s potential women.

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Sep 23, 2022
Ep 305 - Interview with Courtney Robertson
01:17:10

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about Rachel & Gabby’s media tour yesterday, Rachel talks about Aven, Gabby talks about the texts, and the sickening story in Bachelor Nation that broke on Tuesday.  The Courtney joins me (10:51) and we talk about how her and Ben’s relationship post show was eerily similar to Rachel and Tino’s, why she felt bad for Tino, how tough it is being a final couple in this franchise, mom life, and much, much more. 

Twitter - @bugrobertson

Instagram - @bugrobertson

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Sep 22, 2022
Daily Roundup - 9/22/22
00:27:55

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers Rachel and Gabby’s post show interviews, what Rachel said about Aven, Gabby taking a stance on Erich’s texts, Zach’s women, a disturbing story in Bachelor Nation, the Survivor premiere, the final (I promise) IOS 16 talk, and trolls online. 

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Sep 22, 2022
Daily Roundup - 9/21/22
00:37:18

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers my thoughts on Tino/Rachel, Gabby/Erich, Zach’s first appearance as Bachelor, the BS Aven/Rachel thing, the 5 women shown for Zach’s season, and much, much more. 

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Sep 21, 2022
Daily Roundup - 9/20/22
00:22:55

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers tonight’s Bachelorette finale, some Bachelor news coming on my website around 9am EST, Gabby killing it on DWTS last night, and more stats regarding Sunday’s crazy comebacks in the NFL.

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Sep 20, 2022
Daily Roundup - 9/19/22
00:23:21

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers Bachelorette news, the Bachelor women in LA, Bachelor filming end of this week, Big Brother decision coming, the IG streaker strikes again, IOS16 is a game changer, and 3 major blown leads in the NFL yesterday.  

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Sep 19, 2022
Daily Roundup - 9/16/22
00:25:10

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers some clarifications on yesterday’s podcast, the response to Zach is the same as it always is, Big Brother down to the final 4, and the wonky editing & rules in the Challenge finale. 

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Sep 16, 2022
Ep 304 - Interview with Big Brother Live Feed Recapper, Taran Armstrong
01:39:15

(SPOILERS) I begin by playing back my Erich ex conversation I had last night & news on the Rachel/Tino breakup from my Daily Roundup earlier today.Then Taran joins me (31:26) to discuss all aspects of this season of “Big Brother.”  Does he like the live feeds?  How does he think the Kyle situation was handled?  What about the Taylor bullying?  Who does he think can win?  Does he like any of the twists this season?  And much, much more. 

Twitter - @ArmstrongTaran

Instagram - @taran_armstrong

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Sep 15, 2022
Daily Roundup - 9/15/22
00:36:08

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers my conversation on with Erich’s ex last night, more on the Rachel/Tino breakup, Zach is the next Bachelor, and meeting Kaitlyn at her wine launch.     

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Sep 15, 2022
Daily Roundup - 9/14/22
00:24:01

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers the problem the show is having in recent seasons, last night’s live portion of the show, Bachelor talk, Kaitlyn in town, a BB smooch-smooch, & a coach realizes his mistake.   

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Sep 14, 2022
Daily Roundup - 9/13/22
00:23:03

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers tonight’s part 1 of the Bachelorette finale, more on James McCoy Taylor, the Emmys, YouTube videos, and last night’s coaching debacle on Monday Night Football. 

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Sep 13, 2022
Daily Roundup - 9/12/22
00:21:09

(SPOILERS) Today's Daily Roundup gladly covers James Taylor's arrest this weekend, Nayte being accused of oversharing in his podcast appearance, Big Brother heading down the home stretch, and some brief weekend thoughts on my trip to Vegas. 

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Sep 12, 2022
Daily Roundup - 9/9/22
00:21:59

(SPOILERS) Today's Daily Roundup covers Nayte’s  podcast interview with Nick, reaction to the Erich Schwer apology, & Michael gets sent packing on Big Brother.

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Sep 09, 2022
Ep 303 - Interview with "She's All Bach” Podcast Hosts Stefanie Parker and Jackie Maroney
01:14:00

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about my trip today, hype the Daily Roundup, and more.  Then Stefanie and Jackie join me (11:04) to discuss how it all got started for them, why they decided to go into podcasting, their favorite moments in show history, and much, much more. 

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@jackiemaroney_

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Sep 08, 2022
Daily Roundup - 9/8/22
00:22:40

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers final thoughts from Tuesday’s episode, yesterday’s spoiler, Erich's high school past surfaces, DWTS reveal today on GMA, Big Brother with a huge episode tonight, the Challenge is already at their finale?, Claim to Fame, & Hannah Brown cast on a reality show. 

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Sep 08, 2022
Daily Roundup - 9/7/22
00:23:38

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers a finale update I’m sure you all want to hear, Bachelor announcement coming on the AFR, someone tell me about the Claim to Fame finale, & the message boarders losing their mind…again.

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Sep 07, 2022
Daily Roundup - 9/6/22
00:22:03

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers last nights episode, the producer driven scene with Erich, Bachelor contestants, another Nate sighting, & BB’s Michael’s stats proving to be the best ever. 

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Sep 06, 2022
Daily Roundup - 9/5/22
00:21:53

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers the Bachelorettes two-night overnight date episode, Bachelor filming talk, Hannah Brown’s bro marries her ex-fiance’s ex-girlfriend, Zingbot remains completely unfunny, Michael’s domination continues, college football starts & Vegas week. 

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Sep 05, 2022
Daily Roundup - 9/2/22
00:22:48

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers more Bachelor talk, Katie starting a YouTube channel, She’s All Bach on next week’s pod, Kyle’s Big Brother elimination, and maybe an answer to my Olive Garden dilemma from two days ago.

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Sep 02, 2022
Ep 302 - Interview with FBoy Island's Benedict Polizzi
01:17:56

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly talking about the Bachelorette TV schedule for the remainder of the season, Bachelor talk, and the last update on the story I was working on.  Then Benedict joins me (9:19) to talk about how he got cast, what his initial thoughts were when seeing all the guys, was he bummed he wasn’t picked, his stand up career, where “Johnson” came from, opening for Nikki Glaser this weekend in Vegas, and much, much more. 

Twitter - @benedictpolizzi

Instagram - @benedictpolizzi

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Sep 01, 2022
Daily Roundup - 9/1/22
00:22:32

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers the Bachelorette TV schedule, Bachelor talk, the last update on the story I had, Big Brother facing racism issues again, Survivor 43 cast revealed, & the Challenge. 

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Sep 01, 2022
Daily Roundup - 8/31/22
00:21:41

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers the remaining TV schedule has seemingly changed, tempering BIP excitement, podcasting on the road, Dustin & Peter quitting when the going gets tough, & my funny Olive Garden story from yesterday.

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Aug 31, 2022
Daily Roundup - 8/30/22
00:21:50

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers some MTA storylines, Nate’s “apology,” Peter & Kelley together?, Big Brother live feeds, the VMA’s biggest story, and the Manti Te’o documentary on Netflix. 

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Aug 30, 2022
Daily Roundup - 8/29/22
00:22:37

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers the BIP cast announcement, Nate seen with a new girl, a game changing Big Brother episode, the VMA's are still a thing, and some DWTS cast reveals online.

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Aug 29, 2022
Daily Roundup - 8/26/22
00:23:31

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers corrections from yesterday, the story I’m working on & what I plan to do, SlussGate, #ClearTheLists, fantasy football tips for your league, & RIP Nat Bussichio.     

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Aug 26, 2022
Ep 301 - Interview with former Bachelor Bob Guiney
01:13:02

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly giving an update on the story I’ve been working on, and my thoughts on a new Bachelor season and forgetting to ask Bob about it.  Then Bob joins me (11:42) to discuss our Achilles’, getting cast on the first “Bachelorette” season ever, how the guys acted then versus now, the shows evolution over the years, that urban legend about him from Mike Fleiss, being a father, and much, much more. 

Twitter - @bobguiney

Instagram - @bobguiney

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Aug 25, 2022
Daily Roundup - 8/25/22
00:24:24

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers an update on the story I’ve been working on, my thoughts on the next Bachelor, a troll actually listened to me, Big Brother’s POV ceremonies, & the Challenge has the worst Hall Brawl ever.   

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Aug 25, 2022
Daily Roundup - 8/24/22
00:22:11

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers Katie’s podcast appearance with Kaitlyn Bristowe, some BIP spoilers discussed as one couple seen out this weekend, beignets still overrated, & a basketball announcer screws up a Bachelor Nation couple.    

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Aug 24, 2022
Daily Roundup - 8/23/22
00:21:43

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers last night’s hometown dates, what I think Dustin will do next, and my doctor appointment update. 

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Aug 23, 2022
Daily Roundup - 8/22/22
00:21:35

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers the debacle of a podcast Dustin put out on Friday, the questions I have, the biggest move of the season on Big Brother last night, and my first doctors appointment today.   

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Aug 22, 2022
Daily Roundup - 8/19/22
00:22:39

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers fake IG accounts, me almost getting scammed, some Nate news coming today from Dustin, a crazy Big Brother twist that may not be all that crazy, and Deshaun Watson just doesn’t get it.

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Aug 19, 2022
Ep 300 - Interview with Kristen Baldwin, TV Critic at EW.com
01:16:45

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly talking about today being Gotcha Day for me, my new scooter, and a little Big Brother sex talk.  Then Kristen joins me (9:47) to talk about the Nate story, this wonky two Bachelorette season, Big Brother, Cobra Kai’s season 5 trailer and upcoming season, and TV game show reboots. 

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Aug 18, 2022
Daily Roundup - 8/18/22
00:23:25

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup dealing with critics, the lack of IG followers this season is getting, Big Brother questions from last night, the big 2 hr live show tonight, & how much I’m enjoying the Challenge on CBS this season.

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Aug 18, 2022
Daily Roundup - 8/17/22
00:27:37

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers the Bachelorette schedule for the rest of the season, that Nate Disney Tour from last week, and my detailed breakdown of the “Bachelor Party” podcast last week.   

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Aug 17, 2022
Daily Roundup - 8/16/22
00:22:10

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers last night’s Bachelorette episode, the COVID question, next Bachelor talk, my love of rebooted game shows, and the disgusting trial happening for Vanessa Bryant right now. 

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Aug 16, 2022
Daily Roundup - 8/15/22
00:22:24

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers the Bachelorette episode 6 tonight, an MTA item I missed that’s kinda funny, my disappointment in the Nate story from others, Big Brother’s Taylor makin’ moves, and my first weekend with a scooter.

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Aug 15, 2022
Daily Roundup - 8/12/22
00:22:46

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers where I think the two Bachelorette season went wrong, BIP cover poster, a podcast takes a shot at me (shocker), the fake Nate IG page, and your "Men Tell All" Spoilers.  

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Aug 12, 2022
Ep 299 - Your "Bachelorette" Finale Spoilers
00:22:19

(SPOILERS) Today’s podcast talks about the Men Tell Taping today, Bachelor casting last weekend, and most importantly, your finale spoilers for Rachel & Gabby’s season. 

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Aug 11, 2022
Daily Roundup - 8/11/22
00:22:51

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers my surgery yesterday, more Nate stuff and Fleiss tweets, Big Brother Michael in beast mode, a fun Challenge episode, and I’m loving Password on NBC. 

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Aug 11, 2022
Daily Roundup - 8/10/22
00:21:39

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers the schedule for tomorrow, reaction to yesterday’s Nate story, Nate’s brief response, Fleiss’ inane tweet, and brief thoughts from Monday’s episode. 

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Aug 10, 2022
Daily Roundup - 8/9/22
00:22:44

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers the story on my site today regarding Nate Mitchell, a schedule correction from yesterday, breakups in Hollywood, Olivia Newton John passes, and the Dodgers are destroying teams.  There’s a but, though. 

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Aug 09, 2022
Daily Roundup - 8/8/22
00:20:11

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers Bachelorette episode 5 tonight, spoilers/stories/surgery this week, Celebrity Family Feud with Bachelor Nation, & Big Brother talk.

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Aug 08, 2022
Daily Roundup - 8/5/22
00:21:46

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers Jason posting on IG, Jacqueline gives a quote about her called off wedding, my MRI results are in, Big Brother talk, FBoy Island bullying, and gas station stuff. 

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Aug 05, 2022
Ep 298 - Interview with Louise Barnard, Mia Jones, & Tamaris Sepulveda from "FBoy Island"
01:08:58

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly giving a spoiler warning for the podcast and unfortunately read a DM one of the women received this morning that repulsed me.  Then the women join me (11:41) to talk about the finale, how they came to their decisions, what did they think of the twist at the end, would any of them do anything differently, where they stand with their decisions now, and much, much more.    

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Aug 04, 2022
Daily Roundup - 8/4/22
00:21:50

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers Rachel & Gabby's thoughts on Hayden’s apology, a wedding called off, Big Brother blindside coming, Challenge thoughts, & FBoy Island finale is out.   

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Aug 04, 2022
Daily Roundup - 8/3/22
00:22:44

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers Rachel & Gabby talking about their season, stories I’m working on, the twins who married twins are featured in People mag, Kelis vs Beyonce, Jojo vs Candace Cameron Bure, Taco Bell saves the day, & RIP to an all-time great. 

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Aug 03, 2022
Daily Roundup - 8/2/22
00:22:20

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers last nights “Bachelorette,” my possibly major injury, the Challenge’s Xavier hard times, & some harsh words for the Deshaun Watson verdict. 

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Aug 02, 2022
Daily Roundup - 8/1/22
00:21:38

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers Bachelorette episode 4 tonight, Hayden’s downfall, waiting on confirmation of spoilers, Tayshia and Matt on $100,000 Pyramid, Big Brother alliances, and DeShaun Watson decision coming today.   

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Aug 01, 2022
Daily Roundup - 7/29/22
00:22:32

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers Jacob’s apology, Rachel talks about Bryan, Big Brother eviction and Taylor treatment, Xavier & Shan throwing shade?, FBoy Island ep 7 & 8 thoughts, and American Idol is renewed for season 6.       

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Jul 29, 2022
Ep 297 - Interview with Chris Conran from "Bachelorette" and BIP 7
01:10:07

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly going over the Daily Roundup podcast & preparing you for my constant mispronunciation of Alana’s name throughout the podcast.  Then Chris joins me (11:52) to talk about how he got cast on Clare’s season, how weird it was getting postponed 4 months for the pandemic, how he got involved with the San Diego crew, if anything happened with Jessenia or Alana before BIP filming last summer, the Nick Viall ridicule of him that caused him to speak out, celebrating his year anniversary with Alana recently, and much more.    

Instagram - @chrisconran

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Jul 28, 2022
Daily Roundup - 7/28/22
00:21:25

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers the Bachelorette getting destroyed on social media, getting clarification from all of you on yesterday’s identical twin story, Big Brother behavior was repulsive last night, the Challenge was hilarious, and FBoy Island eps 7 & 8 out now on HBO Max.     

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Jul 28, 2022
Daily Roundup - 7/27/22
00:21:07

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup cover Bachelorette social media “clues” (or not), Tyler Cameron comments on Rachael, the Instagram CEO speaks out because everyone hates him now, Katie Holmes says no dice to a Dawson’s Creek reboot, and a picture that has me gobsmacked.   

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Jul 27, 2022
Daily Roundup - 7/26/22
00:22:19

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup cover thoughts on the episode last night, news about Logan, the confusing rose ceremony, clarification on yesterday’s “cheating” story, and how I’m covering spoilers. 

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Jul 26, 2022
Daily Roundup - 7/25/22
00:21:38

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers a cheating email sent over the weekend, TikTok rears its ugly head, and a lot of Big Brother talk – Paloma speaks out (huh?), a showmance, blindsides, Festie Bestie, and Jasmine is going a little overboard.   

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Jul 25, 2022
Daily Roundup - 7/22/22
00:21:50

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers the Clare/Yosef war of words, FBoy Island drops episodes 4-6 yesterday, “Forever Summer: Hamptons” being my new guilty pleasure, & Kyler Murray makes a lot of money. 

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Jul 22, 2022
Ep 296 - Interview with Lynne Spillman, Former Casting Director of "Survivor" & "Amazing Race"
00:57:10

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly going over some news in Bachelor Nation and talk about the "Daily Roundup." Then Lynne joins me (8:00) and we discuss her start as a casting director, the legends in the reality world that she cast on "Survivor," what she was looking for on her her shows, how different it is to cast now versus when she started out, and her new role as Executive Producer of the Amazon Prime show "Forever Summer: Hamptons" out now.

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Jul 21, 2022
Daily Roundup - 7/21/22
00:23:04

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers a lie I told yesterday so I want to hold myself accountable, possibly getting closer to one of the final guys for Rachel or Gabby, another TikToker alludes to some tea, Big Brother, the Challenge, and some SEC football talk to close.

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Jul 21, 2022
Daily Roundup - 7/20/22
00:22:31

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers Nick speaking out against Blake who spoke out against Nick after he read emails.  Got it? Also briefly discuss the Big Brother schedule this week and thoughts on the All-Star Game. 

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Jul 20, 2022
Daily Roundup - 7/19/22
00:21:33

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers last night’s “Bachelorette,” is the show really trying to tame their audience, Big Brother clarification, Tristan Thompson is a lost cause, the HR Derby, and tonight’s MLB All-Star game is the best of the three – barely. 

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Jul 19, 2022
Daily Roundup - 7/18/22
00:20:25

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers tonight’s “Bachelorette” episode, accountability, Matt & Rachael, Jed gets engaged, Big Brothers confusing episode, and the Open Championship is won, not lost. 

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Jul 18, 2022
Daily Roundup - 7/15/22
00:20:31

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers Click Bait podcast covering the Natalie/Nick/Katie situation, including Dave Neal’s accurate rebuttal towards them, Big Brother houseguest leaves, FBoy Island debuts, and Zach Wilson is trolling now. 

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Jul 15, 2022
Ep 295 - Interview with Suzana Somers, Creator of @BachelorData on IG
01:25:53

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly going over the Daily Roundup podcast.  Then Suzana joins me (9:15) to talk about all the content she’s put out already this season of the “Bachelorette.”  We discuss ratings, IG vs TikTok, First Impression roses, relationship success, hugging, misinformation, and much, much more.  

Twitter - @BachelorData

Instagram - @bachelordata

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Jul 14, 2022
Daily Roundup - 7/14/22
00:21:39

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers more on the Nick/Natalie/Katie situation, Big Brother/Challenge, Khloe & Tristan having a baby (wait, what?), and my thoughts on the LIV golf tour.

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Jul 14, 2022
Daily Roundup - 7/13/22
00:20:00

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers thoughts on rose ceremony #3 this season, my two cents on the Nick/Natalie/Katie beef, big night of Big Brother/Challenge tonight, and “This is Us” getting screwed in the Emmy nominations.   

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Jul 13, 2022
Daily Roundup - 7/12/22
00:21:22

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers last night’s “Bachelorette” premiere, Big Brother producers address the bullying of Taylor, Jason Oppenheim has a new girl, Zach Wilson gets called out by his ex, and Derek Jeter disappoints us all by putting to rest one of the best urban legends that we thought was truth. 

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Jul 12, 2022
Daily Roundup - 7/11/22
00:20:21

(SPOILERS) Today’s Daily Roundup covers the premiere of the “Bachelorette” tonight, what you might have missed these last few months, BIP spoilers, Bachelor Nation happenings over the weekend, “Big Brother,” “The Challenge,” the “Laguna Beach” podcast, and “Thor” has a huge opening weekend. 

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Jul 11, 2022
Ep 294 - Interview with Cam Ayala from the Bachelorette
01:19:10

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly going over yesterday's BIP spoilers, lack of "Bachelorette" spoilers, starting the daily podcast next week, & programming note regarding back catalog of episodes. Then Cam joins me (18:36) to discuss his recent right leg amputation, his battle with lymphedema since his teen years, how he plans to become an ambassador, how his lymphedema was never mentioned on Hannah's season and BIP, Hannah reaching out to him recently, how none of the other guys from his season have reached out to him, and much, much more.

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Jul 07, 2022
Ep 293 - Interview with Dave Neal, Comedian & Bachelor Recapper
01:37:17

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly discussing BIP filming ending and some Bachelor Nation stories. Then Dave joins me (6:46) as we discuss all the latest topics in the Bachelor world like breakups, BIP, misinformation, content creators not affiliated with the show like ourselves, Dave's stand up career and his recent house hunting, and much, much more.

Instagram - @dnealz

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Jun 30, 2022
Ep 292 - Interview with Bailey Marshall from "Love Island" Season 3
01:15:18

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly going over the latest BIP news, sponsors on the show, and podcast plans starting in July.  Then Bailey joins me (14:48) to discuss how she got cast last season, was she a fan, was it hard coming in so late, did she think she had a chance to win, what happened with Jeremy post show, any bitter feelings, would she do TV in the future, dealing with trolls, and much more.

Instagram - @baymarshall

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Jun 23, 2022
Ep 291 - Interview with Luke Wechselberger & Iris Jardiel from "Temptation Island"
01:06:48

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly talking about the Michelle/Nayte breakup, BIP spoilers, the effect spoilers have on the show, and some of the reaction. Then Luke and Iris join me (14:18) to talk about their engagement on the show, how tough was keeping it a secret, how difficult their process was, Luke’s growth, what were Iris’ issues, and much, much more.

Instagram - @luke_wechselberger

Instagram - @iris_jardiel

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Jun 18, 2022
Ep 290 - Interview with Edgar de Santiago from "Temptation Island"
01:08:09

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly recapping my Fan Appreciation Party last weekend in Vegas and talk a little about BIP starting filming. Then Edgar joins me (13:03) to discuss his time on the show, what made him go on, that first bonfire which derailed him immediately, does he think he overreacted to the first clip he saw, how therapy has helped him, where he's at with Gillian now, and much, much more.

Instagram - @edgar_desantiago

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Jun 09, 2022
Ep 289 - Interview with Stephen Fishbach from "Survivor" and Mark Walberg, Host of "Temptation Island"
01:49:38

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking briefly about BIP & my Fan Appreciation Party tomorrow night in Las Vegas. Then first, Stephen joins me (9:47) to recap this season of “Survivor,” where Maryanne ranks among previous winners, her edit, game play, how season 43 has gotta be different than the previous two seasons and much, much more. Then Mark joins me (53:41) as we recap season 4 of “Temptation Island,” spend some time talking about each couple, some of the singles, lessons learned, his role as the host and more.

Instagram - @stephenfishbach

Instagram - @marklwalberg

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Jun 02, 2022
Ep 288 - Interview with Tommy Soltis & Gillian Lieberman from "Temptation Island"
01:57:46

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly talking about what I'm hearing about BIP casting & a final update regarding my Fan Appreciation Party next weekend in Vegas. Then Tommy joins me (13:36) to talk about his time on the show, his connection with Gillian, what happened post show, where he's at now, and much, much more. Then Gillian joins me (55:08) to discuss what made her and Edgar come on the show, that bonfire from hell having to watch Edgar & Marissa, where they stand now, if she and Tommy will ever connect again in the future, and so much more.

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Instagram - @gillian_lieberman

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May 27, 2022
Ep 287 - Interview with Emily Longeretta, Senior TV Features editor at "Variety"
01:26:54

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly going over some news in Bachelor Nation & do a final call for my Fan Appreciation Party on June 3rd. Then Emily joins me (12:16) to discuss her move from US Weekly to Variety, "This is Us," what Bachelor coverage she'll now be doing in her job, covering Colton, podcasts from actors that recap shows they were on, and much more.

Twitter - @emilylongeretta

Instagram - @emilylongeretta

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May 19, 2022
Ep 286 - Interview with Kate Casey of the "Reality Life" Podcast
01:19:01

(SPOILERS) I begin by giving some spoilers on Rachel & Gabby's "Bachelorette" season & still spots left for my Fan Appreciation Party in Las Vegas next month. Then Kate joins me (14:32) to talk about some of your favorite reality shows and what's happening with them. Shows discussed: "Is This Cake?," "The Kardashians," "Selling Sunset," "Real Housewives," & some new documentaries coming out.

Twitter - @KateCasey

Instagram - @katecaseyca

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May 12, 2022
Ep 285 - Interview with Kaci Campbell & Erin Smith from the "It's Tempting" Podcast
01:38:47

(SPOILERS) I begin by going over the hometown date spoilers I released earlier this week and give an update to a couple reality TV contestants expected to attend this years Fan Appreciation Party June 3rd in Las Vegas. Then Kaci and Erin join me (9:49) to talk their new podcast, "It's Tempting," we go over all 4 couples on this season of "Temptation Island," a couple of their recent podcast guests, how each has changed since their season, and much, much more.

Instagram - @callmekac

Instagram - @esm0oth

Podcast - @itstempting

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May 05, 2022
Ep 284 - Interview with Alayah Benavidez
01:16:11

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about the hometown dates currently filming on Gabby and Rachel's season. Then Alayah joins me (10:44) to talk about currently having COVID, her journey in the pageant world that led to her being Miss Texas 2019, how she got cast on the "Bachelor," the drama surrounding Victoria P. on her season, her wild ride on the show from getting eliminated, getting called back, getting a rose, then going home two days later, and much, much more.

Instagram - @alayahbenavidez

Website - www.threebeesathome.com

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Apr 28, 2022
Ep 283 - Interview with Chad Kultgen and Lizzy Pace from the "Game of Roses" Podcast
01:29:31

(SPOILERS) I first begin by talking about the format for the rest of the "Bachelorette" season. Then Chad and Lizzy join me (11:40) to talk about their recently released book, their "coaching" of players, how the leads role has changed, Clayton's season, the Clayton "scandal," Jesse Palmer as host, Chris Harrison's disappearance, and much, much more.

Instagram - @gameofrosespod

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Apr 21, 2022
Ep 282 - Final Thoughts on the TikTok Scandal
00:31:36

(SPOILERS) A brief podcast giving my final thoughts on the Clayton TikTok situation from this past weekend along with some thoughts on last nights episode of "Temptation Island." No new updates on the "Bachelorette" yet as I've been in the process of moving.

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Apr 14, 2022
Ep 281 - Interview with Comedian and Bachelor YouTuber Dave Neal
01:44:32

(SPOILERS) I begin by giving details on the Fan Appreciation party, then Dave joins me (9:06) to talk briefly about the current season of the “Bachelorette” that’s filming, then hit a few topics in Bachelor Nation like Kaitlyn & Jason’s April Fools pranks, Katie & John responding to Blake, Tyler Cameron/Kristin Cavallari photo shoot, & much, much more.

Twitter - @DNealz

Instagram - @dnealz

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Apr 07, 2022
Ep 280 - Interview with Martin Andrew, the "Joe Millionaire" Butler & EXCLUSIVE Filming Info and Notes on the "Bachelorette"
00:56:50

(SPOILERS) I begin by correcting the Connor casting from last week, debunking some of the gossip surrounding the "Bachelorette" season, tell you what I know so far and what's coming up this season in terms of hometowns and travel. Then Martin joins me (21:46) to talk about how he got cast as the butler on "Joe Millionaire," his background as a singer in a Rod Stewart parody group, how he handled his role as a butler, navigating Steven & Kurt's relationship, & much, much more.

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Mar 31, 2022
Ep 279 - Interview with Mark Walberg, Host of "Temptation Island"
01:01:02

(SPOILERS) I begin by covering some topics in Bachelor Nation such as final thoughts on Clayton/Susie, one location I know they're filming for the "Bachelorette", the unsubstantiated rumors of BIP being cancelled, & more. Then Mark joins me (17:52) to talk about last night's episode of "Temptation Island," a breakdown of the four couples, and what to expect the rest of the season.

Twitter - @marklwalberg

Instagram - @markwalberg

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Mar 24, 2022
Ep 278 - Interview with Annie Jorgensen and Carolyn Moore from "Joe Millionaire"
01:41:43

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about the timing of when these podcasts were recorded (last Friday) in relation to Kurt's IG story from yesterday that seems to contradict what Carolyn says on the podcast. I also talk about tonight's "Bachelor" finale and what to expect the next 24 hrs or so. Then Annie joins me (12:15) to discuss how she got cast, how the edit clearly made her everyone's front runner, how she felt about Steven, was she as shocked as everyone else was at the finale, and much, much more. Then Carolyn comes on (54:09) and lets loose. What you know want to know, she answers, and doesn't hold back in regards to Kurt on the show, Kurt post show, has there been a reklinding, what's her relationship with some of the women, and what's in store for her future.

Instagram - @anniejorgensen

Instagram - @caroesteph

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Mar 15, 2022
Ep 277 - Interview with Steven McBee/Calah Jackson & Amanda Pace from "Joe Millionaire"
01:52:15

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about how and when these "Joe Millionaire" interviews were conducted. Then Steven & Calah join me as a couple for their first interview (9:02) to talk about what life has been like since the show ended, how serious is the relationship, knowing the edit made it seem like he'd pick Annie and how they're gonna deal with that, and much, much more. Then Amanda joins me (46:05) to talk about her journey on the show and (SPOILER) her post-show break with Kurt, when it happened, why, is there any chance for reconciliation, and so much more.

Instagram - @stevenmcbee

Instagram - @calah_mack

Instagram - @amandapaceee

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Mar 11, 2022
Ep 276 - Interview with PJ Henderson from Michelle's Season
00:54:27

(SPOILERS) I begin by giving a brief rundown of PJ's backstory and talk a little about the Clayton finale spoilers mentioned earlier this week. Then PJ joins me (8:41) to talk about how he got cast, what he thought of his short time on the show, how much time did he spend with Michelle total, and then shares the heart breaking story about the murder of his brother in 2017.

Twitter - @th3_may0r

Instagram - @th3_may0r

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Mar 03, 2022
Ep 275 - Interview with Rob Cesternino from "Rob Has A Podcast"
00:56:58

(SPOILERS) I begin by discussing what I'd written earlier this week regarding what I know about Clayton's "Bachelor" finale. Then Rob joins me (10:30) to discuss all things "Celebrity Big Brother" - Miesha's win, Todrick's fall, the what's seen on TV vs what isn't debate, casting people who don't know the game, and much, much more.

Twitter - @robcesternino

Instagram - @robcesternino

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Feb 24, 2022
Ep 274 - Interview with Reality TV Casting Producers, Jason Cornwell & Damon Collazo
01:12:11

(SPOILERS) I briefly begin by talking about WTA spoilers and why I don't just share what I've heard about Clayton's ending. Then Jason & Damon join me (8:58) to about their background, what got them to start this casting production company, what they look for when they interview contestants, their casting of "Joe Millionaire," and much, much more.

Instagram - @jasoncornwell13

Instagram - @damoncollazo1

Instagram - @cornwellcasting

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Feb 17, 2022
Ep 273 - Interview with Amanda Stanton
01:03:08

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about the rose ceremony #7 spoilers for Clayton's season that'll be going up on my social media platforms later today, along with discussing a topic I messed up on during my talk with Amanda trying to think on the fly. Then Amanda joins me (9:00) to talk about Shanae's behavior, her engagement in December, how she's managed social media, being out of the Bachelor Nation bubble, and much, much more.

Twitter - @amandastantonnn

Instagram - @amanda_stantonn

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Feb 10, 2022
Ep 272 - Answering Your "Reader Emails"
01:07:50

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly discussing a recent conversation I had regarding a tea/gossip column. Hint: Don't get your hopes up. Then I answer all of your "Reader Emails" which, for the most part, were different variations of asking about Shanae ha ha. But also, college basketball, Bachelor Nation books, BN podcasts, Tom Brady, Miss USA, and many other topics.

Twitter - @RealitySteve

Instagram - @realitysteve

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Feb 03, 2022
Ep 271 - Interview with Jacqueline Trumbull
01:33:45

(SPOILERS) I begin by discussing how Wordle is consuming my life and misconceptions about Happy Couple visits in the “Bachelor” franchise. Then Jacqueline joins me (9:04) to discuss forced vulnerability on this show, how difficult it can be to open up, Cassidy & Shanae’s characters, how her fiancé Paul pulled off their engagement last month, her fertility situation and much, much more.

Twitter - @trumbullina

Instagram - @trumbullina

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Jan 27, 2022
Ep 270 - Interview with Jennie Alexandra from "Joe Millionaire" (WARNING): Discussion About Sex Trafficking Included
01:34:24

(SPOILERS) I begin by giving a small overview of Jennie's story and give a TRIGGER WARNING of some of the sensitive nature that will be discussed. Then Jennie joins me (9:07) to talk about how appearing on "Joe Millionaire" came about, what made her open up to Steven about being a victim of sex trafficking, her case, what made her want to file a lawsuit, the impact this has had on her life, how she's using this experience in her profession moving forward and much, much more.

Twitter - @jenniealexandr

Instagram - @jennie.alexandraa

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Jan 20, 2022
Ep 269 - Interview with Steven McBee & Kurt Sowers from "Joe Millionaire"
01:08:44

(SPOILERS) I begin by discussing my recent bout with COVID & talk about the gossip vs news debate I've been having internally. Then Kurt & Steven join me (26:24) to discuss their time on "Joe Millionaire." How each of them got cast, what they felt about the women knowing early on, Steven dealing with the Caroline situation in the first episode, Kurt being the guy "not with money," what to expect this season and much more.

Instagram - @stevenmcbee

Instagram - sir_kurt

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Jan 13, 2022
Ep 268 - Interview with Shayne Lamas (Part 2)
01:05:27

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly going over some stuff for Clayton's season, then Shayne joins me (6:12) and picks up where we left off last week. We talk about how the E! show "Leave it Lamas" came about and what went wrong, her quickie Vegas marriage to The Dirty's Nik Richie, their relationship over the last 11 years, their divorce back in May, how she's been able to handle everything since the split up, and much, much more.

Instagram - @shaynelamas

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Jan 06, 2022
Ep 267 - Interview with Shayne Lamas (Part 1)
00:45:22

(SPOILERS) I begin by discussing why this podcast was broken down into two parts and talk about the schedule moving forward for Clayton's season starting next week. Then Shayne joins me (8:40) to talk about how she got cast on Matt Grant's season of the "Bachelor," what TV role she was up for during this time, her first reaction to Matt, did she think he was going to pick her on the final day, why did they only last 2 months post-show and much, much more.

Instagram - @shaynelamas

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Dec 30, 2021
Ep 266 - Interview with "Survivor's" Stephen Fishbach
01:22:02

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly talking about Clayton’s season, TikTok, & Michelle & Nayte. Then Stephen joins me (11:35) as we break down season 41 of “Survivor” from all the twists, to his thoughts on Erika winning, the edit vs reality of Xander, the jury seeing what we didn’t see, why there have been so many blowouts in the last 15 seasons, and much, much more.

Twitter - @stephenfishbach

Instagram - @stephenfishbach

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Dec 23, 2021
Ep 265 - Clayton's Episode-by-Episode Spoilers (Up to the Final 3)
00:51:00

(SPOILERS) I go over all the episode-by-episode (or technically rose ceremony-by-rose ceremony) spoilers for Clayton's season filling you in on all the dates, eliminations, storylines, and some of the group date roses. The first 35 minutes or so was recorded yesterday before women's bios were released online. Then (33:23) I recorded another 15 minutes after that once the bios were released to cover a few things in regards to the bios, namely what the deal with Salley Carson is.

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Dec 16, 2021
Ep 264 - Interview with Danny Escalante & Nicci Ramos from "12 Dates of Christmas"
01:08:48

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly discussing spoilers regarding Clayton’s final three women and Michelle’s final two episodes. Then Danny and Nicci join me (7:25) to talk about how they each got cast, the immediate connection they had once Nicci joined the show, how their relationship was edited and what you didn’t see, how they both feel about Brooke’s role in returning to the show, what life has been like post-show, and much, much more.

Instagram - @dandy_danniel

Instagram - @nicci_ramos

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Dec 09, 2021
Ep 263 - Interview with Brooke Lusk of "12 Dates of Christmas"
01:05:45

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly discussing social media happenings from Clayton’s women and some spoiler related info. Then Brooke joins me (10:19) to talk about her love for the horror movie genre, the work she’s doing in it, how she was almost cast for “FBoy Island” yet ended up on “12 Dates of Christmas,” the quick turnaround, how she felt about her exit and return and what was the time frame, does she have any regrets, who she’s closest with in the house, and much, much more.

Instagram - @brookelusk

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Dec 02, 2021
Ep 262 - Interview with Amanda Grace Jenkins of "12 Dates of Christmas"
01:11:37

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly discussing Clayton's final 4 not being back on social media and one of their IG activity this weekend. Then Amanda Grace joins me (9:53) to discuss her time on HBO Max's "12 Dates of Christmas," including coming out as a lesbian only 3 years ago, how the filming of the show went for her, how she felt about the ending, what has happened post show, and much, much more.

Twitter - @AmandaGraceJen

Instagram - @amandagracejenkins

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Nov 29, 2021
Ep 261 - Answering Your "Reader Emails" & Hannah Brown's Book Revelation
01:15:04

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about the Hannah Brown book revelation from yesterday where she says she had sex with Peter while his season was airing, what it meant at the time, the wacky timeline of Peter’s life for 6 months and more. Then I answer 20 of your emails (16:33). Topics include: Clayton’s edit, producer plants, sources, Michelle’s guys, podcast commercials, Taylor Swift’s Red, Katie & Blake, and much, much more.

Twitter - @RealitySteve

Instagram - @realitysteve

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Nov 18, 2021
Ep 260 - Interview with Comedian Sarah Colonna
01:05:26

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking briefly about Michelle's season and Clayton's upcoming season and spoilers. Then Sarah joins me (9:59) to talk about stand up during the pandemic, her new material, her thoughts on Katie doing stand up, the scholarship her husband set up in Canada for athletes, and we end by talking TV watching during the pandemic.

Twitter - @SarahColonna

Instagram - @sarahcolonna1

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Nov 11, 2021
Ep 259 - Interview with "Reality Life" Podcast Host Kate Casey
01:20:28

(SPOILERS) I begin by discussing the Final 4 Spoiler for Clayton’s season and the return of “Joe Millionaire” to Fox, the show that started Reality Steve. Then Kate joins me (15:15) to discuss her recent podcast interview with Jed Wyatt, the craziness that is this season of the “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” and we finish with suggesting some really interesting documentaries out there.

Twitter - @KateCasey

Instagram - @katecaseyca

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Nov 04, 2021
Ep 258 - Interview with Courtney Robertson Preciado
01:27:35

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly discussing the news of back-to-back “Bachelor” seasons airing in 2022. Then Courtney joins me (7:12) to talk about motherhood and expecting baby #2 in December, being a “villain” in this franchise as a woman versus the male villains, her edit during Ben’s season, what they tried to get her to do post-filming, how Happy Couple weekends worked for her, and much, much more.

Twitter - @bugrobertson

Instagram - @bugrobertson

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Oct 28, 2021
Ep 257 - Interview with Reality Blurred's Andy Dehnart
01:25:57

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about the unrealistic expectation being put on Clayton as the “Bachelor,” the Ryan situation from Michelle’s premiere that’s being miscontstrued, then some spoilers regarding Clayton’s season currently filming. Then Andy joins me (16:14) to talk about the recent IATSE possible strike and what it means going forward, the Cookout alliance on Big Brother this season and how important it was, and are the changes on “Survivor” too much this season.

Twitter - @realityblurred

Instagram - @andydehnart

Article - Big Brother Cookout Alliance of Black Players Has Succeeded. That's Awesome, Not Racist

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Oct 21, 2021
Ep 256 - Interview with Comedian & YouTuber Dave Neal
01:40:37

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about the last few days of filming on Clayton’s season and a random thought that popped in my head regarding money. Then Dave joins me (10:44) to talk about his YouTube channel, the coverage of podcasts yesterday regarding Ivan and Pieper, looking at topics in this franchise differently than the masses, cancel culture in comedy, Michelle’s season, Clayton’s season and much, much more.

Twitter - @DNealz

Instagram - @dnealz

YouTube Channel - DaveNealActor

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Oct 14, 2021
Ep 255 - Interview with US Weekly's Emily Longeretta
01:00:59

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about the spoilers I posted about Michelle’s season this week, how the season preview helped me figure something out, and how tracking IG accounts of the women on Clayton’s season isn’t nearly as helpful as it used to be anymore. Then Emily joins me (13:58) to talk about the “Challenge” and what issues we’re having with it this season, her reporting on the Clare/Dale situation, US Weekly breaking the Brendan/Pieper pre-show relationship before BIP started, and much more.

Twitter - @emilylongeretta

Instagram - @emilylongeretta

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Oct 07, 2021
Ep 254 - Interview with "Survivors" Stephen Fishbach
01:22:46

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about the start of Clayton’s season filming last night, and a story about something that was said on BIP this past Tuesday. Then Stephen joins me (9:59) to discuss the premiere of “Survivor” after almost 2 years off the air. It was recorded before last night’s episode, so no talk of what happened last night, but plenty about the new visual, audio, and game changes this season, the removal of “Come on in, guys” and the why of it all. Are all the twists and turns good for the game? Stephen is our resident guru when it comes to this show having played twice and always provides some of the best insight and makes me think about things I never thought to think about.

Twitter - @stephenfishbach

Instagram - @stephenfishbach

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Sep 30, 2021
Ep 253 - Interview with Trish Schneider Cullins from Jesse Palmer's "Bachelor" Season
01:03:19

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about some of the women for Clayton’s season and his filming starting soon. Then Trish joins me (9:07) to talk about her time on Jesse’s season, the infamous t-shirt, the spy on her season, what made her come back after getting eliminated being one of the first to ever do so, her recent move with her husband, how things have been going during the pandemic, and my favorite topic with Trish – her made for TV movie in 2006 “The Scorned.” That and much, much more on today’s podcast.

Instagram - @kissme2626

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Sep 23, 2021
Ep 252 - Interview with "Game of Roses" Hosts, Chad Kultgen & Lizzy Pace
01:32:21

(SPOILERS) I first begin by talking about the news of Clayton Echard, one of Michelle's contestants, being the next "Bachelor." Then Chad and Lizzy join me (9:46) to talk about that decision, their book "How to To Win The Bachelor," how the game playing aspect of the show has amped up the last few seasons, what happened with Brendan and Pieper, Thomas' game play over his two seasons, and much, much more.

Instagram - @gameofrosespod

Book - How To Win The Bachelor (Pre-order Now!)

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Sep 16, 2021
Ep 251 - Interview with Kristen Baldwin of EW.com
01:13:00

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about the Brenden/Pieper situation from Monday and what’s happened since (Episode was recorded before Brendan’s IG apology last night). Then Kristen joins me (11:50) to discuss BIP this season, the rotating hosts, the power couples, and what the show has become. Then we discuss other reality shows and scripted shows currently airing or upcoming on different platforms.

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Sep 09, 2021
Ep 250 - Interview with CJ Franco from "FBoy Island"
01:04:18

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about some things going on in Bachelor Nation and a recap of my Olive Garden trip. Then CJ joins me (9:47) to talk about her time on FBoy Island, how she got cast, her past dating history, her dislike of the Garrett/Casey bromance, what Casey did that actually didn’t bother her, her relationship with New Jarred and where it stands now, what she wants to do post show, and much, much more.

Twitter - @itscjfranco

Instagram - @itscjfranco

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Sep 02, 2021
Ep 249 - Interview with Jacqueline Trumbull
01:43:14

(SPOILERS) I first begin by giving an update to my drivers license story from a couple weeks ago. Then Jacqueline joins me (7:37) and the podcast essentially breaks down into 3 sections: first 20 minutes are about the Katie/Greg fight and how she viewed it since she’s spoken with doctors on her podcast and has done studies on behaviors like this. Then next 40 minutes or so is us talking about the change in my site and how I’ve chosen to cover things, what led to those decisions, and some things I haven’t shared in regards to info I’ve received. Then the last 30 minutes are Jacqueline talking about the decision to freeze her eggs.

Twitter - @trumbullina

Instagram - @trumbullina

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Aug 26, 2021
Ep 248 - Interview with Sarah Emig from "FBoy Island"
01:23:44

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about Bachelor related news and tell an Olive Garden story. Then Sarah joins me (9:29) to talk about her time on "FBoy Island," how she was cast, what her dating history was like before the show, when did she realize what the title of the show was, Garrett off camera, what led to her decision at the end, what was she feeling in the moment, and much, much more.

Instagram - @sarah.emig

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky
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Aug 19, 2021
Ep 247 - Interview with @Bachelordata Creator Suzana Somers & Olympic Gold Medal Gymnast Carly Patterson
02:09:48

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about the final 4 episodes of "FBoy Island" that were released today. WARNING: Spoilers involved. Then @Bachelordata creator, Suzana Somers joins me (13:58) to discuss the evolution of her page, what the IG follower count looked like this season among Katie's guys, and much, much more. Then, former Olympic gold medal winning gymnast Carly Patterson joins me (1:18:01) to discuss the Simone Biles situation from the Tokyo Olympics along with her career, what she went through in 2004 in Athens, the negativity surrounding her sport, what she's up to now, & much, much more.

Instagram - @bachelordata

Instagram - @carlypatterson04

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Aug 12, 2021
Ep 246 - Interview with Emily O'Brien, the "Bachelors" Epidemiologist
01:44:45

(SPOILERS) I begin by going over the finale for Katie's season and talk about episodes 4-6 of "FBoy Island" that were released today. WARNING: Spoilers included. Then Emily joins me (11:29) and we talk about the Delta variant, what it is and what we can expect, breakthrough cases, booster shots, what the data is showing, what can the unvaccinated expect, the vaccines and pregnancy, how school is dealing with this, what can we expect moving forward, and much more.

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Aug 05, 2021
Ep 245 - Answering Your "Reader Emails" & Audio Questions
01:08:38

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about the cancellation of the Reality Steve Fan Appreciation Party due to the Delta variant & talk about "FBoy Island" releasing their first 3 episodes on HBO Max today. Then I take your emails & audio questions (11:50) on a wide ranging assortment of topics like TX & OU leaving the Big 12, Aaron Rodgers, Greg's edit, Big Brother, Love Island, the next "Bachelor," contestants being recruited for the show, the podcast theme song, & much, much more.

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Jul 29, 2021
Ep 244 - Interview with "Rob Has a Podcast's" Rob Cesternino
01:31:28

(SPOILERS) I begin by going over a few things regarding “Bachelorette” scheduling and spoilers for Katie’s season. Then Rob joins me (7:43) to talk about his “Survivor” career, how he built the “Rob Has a Podcast” brand, the upcoming “Survivor” season, early thoughts on “Big Brother” season 23, “Back to the Future” talk and much, much more.

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Jul 22, 2021
Ep 243 - Interview with "Bachelor" and "Bachelor Pad 2's" Ella Nolan
01:04:17

(SPOILERS) I begin by telling a couple of stories about the weirdness happening in my life recently between my air conditioner and issues with my drivers license renewal. Then Ella joins me (9:15) to talk about her time on Jake's season, what she thought about bringing her child on the show, getting eliminated on a 2-on-1, going on "Bachelor Pad 2," getting surgeries done post show and if she regrets any of them now, and much, much more. Enjoy.

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Jul 15, 2021
Ep 242 - Interview with Kate Casey of the "Reality Life" Podcast
01:20:19

(SPOILERS) I begin by going over the original BIP cast list coming out today. Then Kate joins me (8:08) to discuss this season of the "Bachelorette," Katie as the lead, rumors in the franchise, game shows on TV, who my favorite housewife is, the debut of "Big Brother" and "Love Island," and much, much more.

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Jul 08, 2021
Ep 241 - Interview with Comedian & YouTuber Dave Neal
01:43:39

(SPOILERS) I begin by discussing yesterdays "Bachelor in Paradise" spoilers I posted and reaction to the final couples. You've been warned. Then comedian and YouTube Bachelor recapper Dave Neal joins me (12:10) to discuss how he got started in comedy, what made him start covering the show, the amount of videos he's producing during the pandemic, his coverage of my recent appearance on the Whit & Ry show, cancel culture, and much, much more.

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Jul 01, 2021
Ep 240 - Interview with Kasey Kahl
01:09:07

(SPOILERS) I first begin by talking about yesterdays major spoiler on the ending of Katie's season. Then Kasey joins me (4:42) to talk about his journey on Ali's season, the singing in New York, being left on a glacier in Iceland, appearing on Bachelor Pad season 2 with his then girlfriend Vienna, and a very vulnerable, eye opening time on "Couples Therapy."

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Kasey Talks About His Childhood

Jun 24, 2021
Ep 239 - Some "Bachelor in Paradise" Spoilers & "Reader Emails"
00:52:19

(SPOILERS) I begin by giving spoilers on some of the early “couples” currently filming “Bachelor in Paradise.” Then I answer your “Reader Emails” (11:15) on subjects like Greg Grippo, non Bachelor podcasts, Katie’s social media activity, Hannah Ann’s role in Bachelor Nation, and much, much more.

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Jun 17, 2021
Ep 238 - Interview with YouTube Sisters and Bachelor Enthusiasts, Whit and Ry
01:26:05

(SPOILERS) I start by giving more thoughts on the Chris Harrison situation and how you can attend the 6th Annual Reality Steve Fan Appreciation Party later this summer. Then Whit and Ry join me (21:36) to discuss their background, what got them into recapping the show, they start interviewing me briefly on recent stories, their thoughts on Chris Harrison’s departure, episode 1 thoughts and much, much more.

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Jun 10, 2021
Ep 237 - Spoiler Update on Katie's Final 4 & Interview with Professional Sports Handicapper Kelly Stewart
01:13:40

(SPOILERS) I start by giving a spoiler update on Katie’s final four & discuss some “Bachelor in Paradise” news. Then Kelly joins me (13:02) to talk about her rise to prominence in the sports handicapping industry, from how it came to be, did she always want to do this, what she did to get discovered, how she landed on Showtime’s docu-series “Action,” and much, much more.

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Jun 03, 2021
Ep 236 - Answering Your "Reader Emails" & Audio Questions
00:52:32

(SPOILERS) Today I answer some of your Reader Emails and Audio questions you sent in on the website. They range from my thoughts on some of the recent stories in Bachelor Nation, what the last month has been like, Katie's upcoming season, Bachelor in Paradise rumors, and much, much more.

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

May 27, 2021
Reality Steve Podcast #235 - Interview with Comedian, Actress, & Author Manon Mathews
01:23:05

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly talking about the men’s bios being released for Katie’s season this week. Then Manon joins me (7:38) to talk about her early Vine career, her comedic upbringing, Britney Spears, her battle with alcohol, what happened to her marriage, how she’s bounced back, what she’s up to now, and much more.

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

May 20, 2021
Ep 234 - Mini Spoilers on Katie's Season & Coverage of Her Season
00:37:00

(SPOILERS) I give you some mini spoilers and a couple storylines/eliminations for Katie's season and how I expect to cover the show this season and moving forward. Do I have the final four? Is Katie engaged? You've been warned, there are some spoilers talked about in this podcast.

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

May 13, 2021
Ep 233 - Interview with Tom & Chelsea from "Temptation Island"
00:51:53

(SPOILERS) Tom & Chelsea from "Temptation Island" join me together to discuss everything that's gone on since I first interviewed them after episode 1 of the season. Those final bonfire decisions, what made Chelsea change her initial thought process, where is Tom and Sophia's friendship now, the difficulties of navigating social media during and post-show, where they're at as a couples as we speak, and much, much more.

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

May 06, 2021
Ep 232 - My Statement, What's the Float Spot, & My Temptation Island Finale Thoughts
00:46:50

(SPOILERS) I begin by directing people to my website today to read my statement regarding everything that’s happened the last week. (12:04) I share my experience at the “Float Spot” this week that needless to say was quite an interesting experience. (27:19) Then I end with giving my thoughts on the “Temptation Island” finale from this past Tuesday. Please go read my statement today on my website at www.RealitySteve.com.

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Apr 29, 2021
Ep 231 - Addressing the Recent Reports About Me & Interview with Kaci Campbell from "Temptation Island" Season 1
01:10:34

(SPOILERS) I begin by addressing the recent reports about me, discuss last night’s live, Demi’s tweet, and what I’ve started doing in the last 24-48 hrs. Then Kaci joins me (13:24) to go over this season of Temptation Island as we head towards the finale and reunion show this Tuesday. She gives her unfiltered opinions on the four couples, how it relates to her season, who surprised her the most, her upcoming podcast, and we end by talking about our friendship in light of the recent reports about me.

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Apr 22, 2021
Ep 230 - Interview with Kirpa Sudick
00:54:16

(SPOILERS) I begin by giving my thoughts on Colton coming out yesterday on GMA, why this isn’t a time to claim you knew it, and what I have the biggest issue with. Then Kirpa joins me (11:57) to go over her time on Colton’s season from how she got cast, her limo entrance that got cut, being on all group dates, how did she feel Colton felt about her, the argument with Cassie in Denver, why was she never on BIP, what she’s up to now, and more.

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Apr 15, 2021
Ep 229 - Interview with Nikki Delventhal from Chris Soules Season
01:07:05

(SPOILERS) I begin by discussing the Bachelor franchise announcing yesterday the start dates for “Bachelorette” and “Bachelor in Paradise” this summer. Then Nikki joins me (8:34) to discuss her journey from her reasoning to going on the “Bachelor” (one I’ve never heard before), to her mindset after she got off the show, where she decided to go with her life afterwards, when and why she decided to start living out of her car, how she found her dog Camper, what made her decide to start a charity in Camper’s name, and much, much more.

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Apr 08, 2021
Ep 228 - Interview with Erin Smith from "Temptation Island"
01:01:15

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly discussing Katie’s season of the “Bachelorette” and why I haven't posted much since filming began, then go over my hot streak in March Madness. Then Erin joins me (7:16) to talk about her journey on the show, her soccer background, the problems she and Corey had coming into the show, how much the show allowed her to open up, her emotions, mental health, and much, much, more.

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Apr 01, 2021
Ep 227 - Interview with Nickole Ciszak & Alexcys Homan of "Temptation Island"
01:12:43

(SPOILERS) Nickole joins me (2:42) to talk about how she got on the show, who was she initially attracted to, what happened with Cory, how the threesome came to be, what would she think if she were in Erica’s shoes, and much, much more. Then Alexcys joins me (44:26) to discuss her journey to the show, her initial attraction, why did she gravitate to Kendal, her side of the threesome and what her thoughts were afterwards, where it goes from here, and much, much more.

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Mar 25, 2021
Ep 226 - Interview with "Game of Roses" Podcast Hosts, Chad Kultgen & Lizzy Pace
01:21:18

(SPOILERS) I begin by discussing "Bachelorette" filming and Katie's guys. Then Chad and Lizzy from the "Game of Roses" podcast join me (9:13) to go over the mess that was Matt's "Bachelor" season, the many mistakes production made, who were their MVP's, how does the show improve on it going forward, is there a future for Chris Harrison in the franchise and much, much more.

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Mar 18, 2021
Ep 225 - Interview with Erica Washington from "Temptation Island"
00:48:02

(SPOILERS) I begin by discussing yesterday’s “Bachelorette” spoiler and take a look at the Bachelor franchises busy upcoming filming schedule. Then Erica joins me (10:53) to discuss the events of Tuesday’s episode, in particular seeing her boyfriend hooking up with one of the singles, her journey on the show, where does she go from here, is she seeking revenge, and much more.

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Mar 11, 2021
Ep 224 - Your Updated "Bachelor" Finale Spoilers & Kendal Kirkland from "Temptation Island"
00:50:44

(SPOILERS) I begin by discussing Chris Harrison's GMA interview, give you updated spoilers on how the rest of the "Bachelorette" season plays out, and discuss Katie Thurston expected to be named next "Bachelorette." Then Kendal joins me (18:59) to discuss his road to get to "Temptation Island," the problems in his relationship with Erica, his behavior so far this season, what he wants people to know who have already pre-judged, and much more.

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Mar 04, 2021
Ep 223 - Interview with Tom Gipson & Chelsea Orcutt from "Temptation Island"
01:20:37

(SPOILERS) I begin by discussing some “Bachelorette” location news and today’s Clubhouse Welcome Party at 1pm ET/10am PT. Then Tom joins me (7:02) to discuss his career, how he got cast, the issues in his relationship with Chelsea, and thoughts on this past Tuesday’s episode 2. Then Chelsea joins me (46:59) to discuss her side of the relationship, her insecurities from past relationships, her first date with Blake, the rules she and Tom set down, I tell her my favorite thing I found from her past, and more.

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Feb 25, 2021
Ep 222 - Interview with Taylor Nolan
01:55:46

(SPOILERS) I begin by discussing tonight’s live with Ashley Spivey and previewing today’s episode. Then Taylor joins me (9:40) to talk about everything going on in the franchise right now, including Chris Harrison’s interview with Rachel Lindsay, does Taylor think he should lose his job altogether, being anti-racist, accountability vs cancel culture, BIPOC contestants’ not feeling comfortable in this franchise and on this show, her exhaustion level dealing with hate online directed at black contestants, her thoughts on Rachael Kirkconnell’s apology, where the franchise goes from here, and we end with an NSFW conversation about her OnlyFans account.

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Feb 18, 2021
Ep 221 - Interview with Mark Walberg, Host of "Temptation Island"
00:55:32

(SPOILERS) I begin by discussing the Chris Harrison interview with Rachel Lindsay from earlier this week, and his apology he posted last night. Then Mark Walberg joins me (15:36) to discuss the upcoming season 3 of “Temptation Island” from what it was like filming during a pandemic, breaking down the 4 couples who decided to join the show this season, how the singles were as a group compared to the first two seasons, any surprises to expect, and more.

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Feb 11, 2021
Ep 220 - Interview with Chelsie Webster of Juan Pablo's "Bachelor" Season
01:14:08

(SPOILERS) I begin by discussing the latest regarding the allegations against Rachael and ask you listeners what you want to hear. Then Chelsie joins me (7:45) to talk about everything regarding her time on Juan Pablo’s season. How it came to be, her early bungee jumping 1-on-1 date, the crazy travel their season had, how she felt about him as the lead, her short stint on BIP season 2, what she’s been up to since the show, and much, much more.

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Feb 04, 2021
Ep 219 - Interview with Ashley "Millionaire" Mitchell of the "Challenge"
01:51:04

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about what I realized by watching the “Masked Singer” this week. Then Ashley joins me (7:07) to discuss her career in this franchise, starting with the disaster that was “Real Word: Ex-Plosion,” her start on Rivals III, her first win on Invasion of the Champions, and ultimately her $1 million decision on Final Reckoning. Ashley also chimes in on getting eliminated twice on this season of “Double Agents,” how it came about, her struggle in eliminations, and we end with a word association game about how she feels towards her fellow competitors.

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Jan 28, 2021
Ep 218 - Finale Spoiler & Your Audio Emails Answered
01:02:14

(SPOILERS) I begin by giving you the confirmation of who Matt chose, the Clare & Dale circus, Robert Mills comments on the shows lower ratings this season, and Matt’s former roommate’s podcast appearance. Then I begin answering your audio emails (17:13) that center around topics like sources, Queen Victoria, Matt as a lead, Katie, breakups, Taylor Swift, college football, and much more.

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Jan 21, 2021
Ep 217 - Interview with Vulture.com's Ali Barthwell
01:06:43

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly going over this week’s “Bachelor” episode and look forward to next weeks. Then Ali joins me (3:35) as we discuss her career in comedy, how she got into covering the “Bachelor,” the lack of diversity on the show and if it’s had an effect on her, what she thinks of Matt so far as a lead, is she a WWE fan, and much, much more.

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Jan 14, 2021
Ep 216 - Interview with Brett Vergara, Co-Host of the "Baby Got Bach" Podcast
01:23:27

(SPOILERS) Brett joins me to talk about his new podcast, “Baby Got Bach,” that launched 2 weeks ago, we discuss the @BachDiversity IG account, we discuss my recent interviews with exes, Matt James’ first night as the “Bachelor,” his thoughts on Matt’s prayer night one, and much, much more.

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Jan 07, 2021
Ep 215 - Interview with "Game of Roses" Podcast Hosts, Chad Kultgen & Lizzy Pace and Marie Bass, Evan Bass' Ex-Wife
02:35:07

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking briefly about the upcoming Bachelor schedule then "Game of Roses" podcast hosts Chad Kultgen and Lizzy Pace join me (4:35) to talk about their podcast this past Tuesday regarding Chad's identity, the "is he leaving the show" rumors surrounding Chris Harrison, Lauren Zima's career arc, ratings for this season, a recap of Clayshia's season, a mini preview of Matt's season, and much, much more. Then Marie Bass, ex-wife of Evan Bass joins me (1:56:43) to talk about the recent separation news of Evan & Carly and her thoughts on what she's seen Evan has been dealing with.

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Dec 31, 2020
Ep 214 - Interview with Emily O'Brien, the "Bachelors" Epidemiologist
01:22:12

I begin the podcast by discussing the weirdness of this "Bachelorette" season and my final thoughts on it. Then Emily joins me (7:29) to discuss topics on COVID from her first appearance in April, what's changed in the science world since then, misconceptions about COVID, mask wearing, the vaccine, side effects, two shot process, how many need to get it for doctors to feel comfortable, what does the vaccine mean for mask wearing, when can we expect some sense of normalcy and MANY more questions people have regarding the vaccine.

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Dec 23, 2020
Ep 213 - Interview with Suzana, Creator of the @Bachelordata IG Account
01:20:15

(SPOILERS) I begin first by going over what I wrote in Tuesday’s column regarding Tayshia’s spoilers. Scenarios are discussed, so you’ve been warned. Then Suzana from @Bachelordata on Instagram joins me (6:45) to discuss how she got started in all this, the process by which she compiles all her data, how she calculates screen time, how big of a role positive vs negative screen time plays in gaining followers, the IG influencers life, comparing and contrasting Hannah Brown’s final 4 vs Tayshia’s final 4 in terms of IG follows at this exact point in the season, and much, much, more.

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Dec 17, 2020
Ep 212 - Interview with Tayshia Adams' Ex-Husband Josh Bourelle & Memphis Garretts Ex-Girlfriend, Dominique Scalise
01:25:48

(SPOILERS) I begin first by giving a little background as to how these two interviews came to be. Then Josh joins me first (5:32) to talk about why he decided to come out now and discuss his previous marriage with Tayshia, what narrative he’s not happy with, how he feels about her being on the show, and much, much more. Then Dominique joins (49:15) to discuss her relationship with BB All Star Memphis Garrett while he was living in the BB house this summer, what she received while he was still on the show, when the relationship started going south, her reaction to Memphis & Christmas’ public relationship announcement last week, and much, much more.

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Dec 10, 2020
Ep 211 - Interview with Jacqueline Trumbull
01:32:37

(SPOILERS) I begin by discussing what's happening in the Bachelor franchise, including the MTA and Tayshia's IG story pic. Then Jacqueline joins me (7:06) as we discuss numerous topics like her 1 year anniversary to her boyfriend and how that relationship had to be navigated early on, her "A Little Help For Our Friends" podcast that she recently started, behind the scenes of being a contestant and tricks that production plays thoughts on Tayshia's season, the Bennett vs Noah feud, the Jenna Cooper story, and much, much more.

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Dec 03, 2020
Ep 210 - Your "Reader Emails" Answered
00:55:53

(SPOILERS) Using your audio clips you posted on my website this week, I answer all your questions this week. There are spoilers discussed, I talk about the filming schedule moving forward, who would I see replacing Chris Harrison, the hardest spoiler I ever had to work for, where's Hannah Ann this season, and I respond to Reddit's claims of having no spoilers anymore.

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Nov 26, 2020
Ep 209 - Interview with "Here To Make Friends" Podcast Hosts, Emma Gray & Claire Fallon
01:19:13

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly going over last night’s IG live with Ashley Spivey a couple notes happening in Bachelor world. Then Emma and Claire join me (5:29) to talk about this week’s “Bachelorette” episode, how they’ve viewed the Clare/Tayshia double “Bachelorette” this season, the fan base getting more and more toxic, and how they choose to cover rumors/stories regarding this franchise, including a recent one we’ve recently spoke on about.

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Nov 19, 2020
Ep 208 - Interview with Olivia Caridi
01:16:00

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about a couple stories in Toxic Bachelor Nation, including the latest TikTok conspiracy and how you can now book the Bachelor mansion through Air BNB. The Olivia joins me (9:01) to talk about the latest going on in her life including going for her graduate degree, moving back to NY during a pandemic, how her appearance on the GOAT show came about and how nervous she was to do it, then we end with talking about this season of the “Bachelorette.”

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Nov 12, 2020
Ep 207 - Interview with "Again With This" Podcast Hosts & Authors Tara Ariano & Sarah D. Bunting
01:10:22

(SPOILERS) I begin by discussing tonight’s spoilers for episode #4 of the “Bachelorette” and go over yesterday’s spoilers on Tayshia’s finale. Then Tara and Sarah join me (14:08) to discuss their new book, how it came to be, how long it took them to write, their favorite episodes, a high school vs college debate, the challenges they faced if any, why am I paying my niece to watch the show & much, much more.

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Nov 05, 2020
Ep 206 - Interview with Yosef Aborady's Ex, Carly Hammond
01:09:49

(SPOILERS) I begin by discussing last night’s IG live with Ashley Spivey that for whatever reason did not save to my IGTV. Then Carly joins me (6:15) to go over her whirlwind “romance” with “Bachelorette” contestant Yosef Aborady that started last month and abruptly ended after a weekend together Oct. 9th-11th in Florida. We talk about how it started, what they talked about, the weekend in Florida, the racy video he sent her that clearly wasn’t meant for her, and what’s happened since.

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Oct 29, 2020
Ep 205 - Interview with Washington Nationals Analyst FP Santangelo
01:04:05

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly talking about what Ashley and I spoke about last night on our IG live. Then FP joins me (5:46) to talk about broadcasting during a pandemic, what he missed most about this season, why he personally would take Mookie Betts over Mike Trout, break down the Dodgers/Rays World Series, the Kershaw playoff struggles, and much, much more.

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Oct 22, 2020
Ep 204 - Interview with Kat Dunn
02:18:14

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about the late breaking news last night of Ashley and JP’s break up. Then Kat joins me (9:04) and we talk about everything from the “Bachelorette” season, to Big Brother, to playing a game of “Answer or Drink” (or whatever we call it), where we talk about sources, Bachelor tea, Reddit, and so much more.

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Oct 15, 2020
Ep 203 - Interview with BachelorClues & Lizzy Pace from Game of Roses Podcast
01:33:19

(SPOILERS) I start by talking briefly about the season upcoming and getting back to my regular schedule. Then @BachelorClues on IG and Lizzy Pace from the “Game of Roses” podcast join me (8:33) to discuss a lot happening in Bachelor Nation. Clare/Tayshia’s season, Clare’s men, Matt’s season, Matt’s women released this week and who they find most interesting, the Hannah/Tyler video, having 6 straight months of Bachelor programming, how they view the show as a game, & much, much more.

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Oct 08, 2020
Ep 202 - Interview with "2 Black Girls, 1 Rose" Hosts, Justine Kay & Natasha Scott
00:53:16

(SPOILERS) I start by briefly going over yesterday's column talking about the spoilers for the "Bachelorette" season, along with a couple notes about Matt James' "Bachelor" season which begins filming next week. Then Justine and Natasha join me (6:01) to talk about how they got started with their podcast, who is into the show more, their thoughts on having Tayshia and Matt as leads of the next two seasons, what other shows they're watching, and much, much more.

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Oct 01, 2020
Ep 201 - Interview with Love Island's Tre Forte
01:16:50

(SPOILERS) I start by giving brief thoughts on what’s going on with “Bachelorette” and it’s spoilers. Then Tre joins me (5:07) to talk about his stint on “Love Island” including what his intentions were, who he was most attracted to, who he thinks is the biggest actor on the show (probably not who you think), how he sees the rest of the season playing and much more. Also, we address controversial tweets he had 6-7 years ago, then end the conversation talking Ohio St. football, who he played for from 2013-2018.

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Sep 24, 2020
Ep 200 - Interview with Jason and Molly Mesnick
01:15:52

(SPOILERS) I start by giving a brief update and thoughts on the Colton/Cassie situation (go to my column in today’s post for a more detailed breakdown). Then Jason & Molly join me (9:53) to talk about their season, what was going on behind the scenes, how their season put me on the map, dealing with the aftermath of Jason’s decision, the current state of the franchise and how social media plays such a huge role, and we end with a game of trivia where we see if Jason’s answers match up with Molly’s answers to questions I gave her pre-interview.

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Sep 17, 2020
Ep 199 - Interview with "Temptation Islands" Kaci Campbell
01:16:22

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking briefly about some Bachelor Nation stories, then Kaci joins me (7:17) to talk about what she’s heard regarding season 3 filming of “Temptation Island,” her friendship that developed with Morgan stemming from her breakup with Evan, the YouTube videos that both of them released about their time with Evan, then Kaci discusses her reasoning for recently starting an OnlyFans account and what the business model looks like.

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Sep 10, 2020
Ep 198 - Interview with Comedian Sarah Colonna
01:17:20

(SPOILERS) I begin by going over a few things regarding “Bachelorette” filming, then Sarah joins me to talk about the weirdness of this “Bachelorette” season, COVID affecting the stand up comedy circuit, has she gotten new material from COVID, jokes that kill or bomb on stage, and then we end by talking briefly about “Love Island” and “Big Brother.”

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Sep 03, 2020
Ep 197 - Reader Emails Answered
01:07:56

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about filming on Tayshia's season, who received her first impression rose, and what the "Bachelorette" schedule should look like. Then I answer your emails covering topics like trolls, Bachelor Nation couples, my relationship with Kat, Uncrustables, Olive Garden, Star Wars movies, chores, favorite meals, and all sorts of other things - most of which are non-Bachelor related. A great group of questions you can also read the answers to in today's column.

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Aug 27, 2020
Ep 196 - Interview with "Entertainment Weekly" TV Critic Kristen Baldwin
01:10:28

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly going over some things happening with “Bachelorette” filming. Then Kristen joins me (7:30) to give her take on all the “Bachelorette” news from the past month – Clare/Tayshia, how does she think they’re handling the pandemic, JoJo/Chris Harrison, how will the season hold up ratings wise, etc. We also then talk about DWTS and Big Brother filming during a pandemic, before wrapping up with her thoughts on some upcoming scripted shows she’s had the chance to screen early.

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Aug 20, 2020
Ep 195 - Interview with Colton Underwood
02:19:39

(SPOILERS) I briefly start out by talking about this past Tuesday’s column which has mini spoilers. Then Colton joins me and we go through his journey with the franchise in chronological order. We start with his time on Becca’s season, then “Bachelor in Paradise” season 5, his season of the “Bachelor, and everything that’s happened with him post-show. Tons of good stories, some tea, and Colton addresses every criticism I had about him over the last couple years. A lot to cover in this interesting, insightful, and at times revealing podcast that goes a little over 2 hrs long. It’s one you don’t want to miss.

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Aug 13, 2020
Ep 194 - Interview with "One To Watch" Author, Kate Stayman-London
01:07:14

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about the latest from "Bachelorette" filming, including hate that Clare is getting along with all the rumors and speculation. Then Kate Stayman-London joins me (18:31) to talk about her book "One To Watch," which is about a reality TV dating show, "Main Squeeze," where they have a plus sized female lead, and all the emotions from not only her during filming, but also the contestants. For the first 30 minutes of the interview, we don't talk spoilers about the book. The last 15 minutes, we discuss all spoilers for those that have read the book.

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Aug 06, 2020
Ep 193 - Interview with Bachelor Season 1's Shannon Oliver
01:19:49

(SPOILERS) I start off by going over my tweets from yesterday regarding some goings on in Clare's season. Then Shannon joins me (6:53) to talk about her time on the original season of this franchise, how different it was back then, re-living it during the GOAT episode, what people didn't see from her season, if she had to deal with trolls early on, her life post show including losing her house in Hurricane Harvey and delivering an IVF baby during a pandemic.

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Jul 30, 2020
Ep 192 - Interview with Michelle Money
01:15:02

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking briefly (one sentence actually) about Nick's reaction to our podcast last week, then begin to discussing the early eliminations on Clare's season. Then Michelle joins me (7:28) to talk about her anxiety leading up to this past Monday's GOAT episode, her "villain" edit during Brad's season, brief discussions about her time on Bach Pad 2 and BIP 1, are wedding bells on the horizon for her and boyfriend Mike Weir, and the tragic accident daughter Brielle suffered back in April.

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Jul 23, 2020
Ep 191 - Interview with Former Bachelor Casting Producer, Jazzy Collins
01:15:55

I begin by giving my thoughts on going on Nick's podcast this past Tuesday, followed by the reaction on Clare's guys that were released yesterday (11:33). Then Jazzy joins me to talk about her 5 seasons working as a casting producer on the Bachelor franchise, the hardships she endured, the lack of diversity not only on the show but behind the scenes, what made her speak out a month ago on Instagram, has it hurt her in the industry, and much more (21:12).

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Jul 16, 2020
Ep 190 - Interview with Bachelor Super Fan Brett Vergara
01:13:12

I begin by talking about the latest in Clare's season that I'd tweeted about yesterday, give details on location, update on some guys, and what I'd like not to be asked early on. Then Brett joins me (10:23) to talk about the "Greatest Seasons Ever" of the "Bachelor/ette" on Monday nights, and also about his involvement with the @BachDiversity IG account, which has garnered close to 140,000 signatures since it's launch a month ago.

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Jul 09, 2020
Ep 189 - Interview with "Reality Blurred's" Andy Dehnart
01:05:52

Andy joins me to talk about Reality Blurred’s 20 year anniversary approaching next week, the diversity problem on the “Bachelor,” does he think it can change, what did the show say when he contacted them, how reality TV exists in a COVID world, and much, much more.

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Jul 02, 2020
Ep 188 - Interview with Marquel Martin
01:39:41

Marquel joins me to recap his time on Andi’s season, how his love for cookies started, he remembers Eric Hill, dealing with racism on his season, being part of the first “Bachelor in Paradise” cast, not getting selected as the “Bachelor,” his reasoning why, and we end with a little UFC talk.

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Jun 25, 2020
Ep 187 - Interview with ESPN's Clinton Yates
01:08:59

I begin by talking about the latest info released this week regarding Clare and Matt’s seasons of filming. Then, ESPN’s Clinton Yates joins me (6:23) to talk about his interest in the “Bachelor” and the naming of Matt James as the “Bachelor.” Also, we discuss the latest issues surrounding the NBA, MLB, and the NFL in regards what’s happening with the starting times for each league.

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Jun 18, 2020
Ep 186 - Interview with Lacey Mark
01:26:36

I begin by talking about how you can purchase KN95 masks, the ratings for “Bachelor: Greatest of All-Time,” Rachel and Becca’s podcast this week, and the Bachdiversity Instagram account that started up this week. Then, Lacey joins me (14:16) to talk about her very brief stay on the “Bachelor,” her relationship with Daniel on BIP 4 & how she felt betrayed, her being very naïve to the whole process, her love for Harry Potter movies, and more.

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Jun 11, 2020
Ep 185 - Interview with Taylor Nolan
01:09:35

I start out by discussing CampaignZero, and bring attention to their offshoot site that went live yesterday, 8CantWait.org. Then Taylor joins me to talk about Hannah Brown’s apology, the recent protests, rioting, and looting, the work she’s done on her Instagram over the last week, race relations, and more (12:07).

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Jun 04, 2020
Ep 184 - Interview with "Big Brothers" Tommy Bracco
01:17:49

Tommy joins me to talk about season 21 last summer, how he got cast, his love for the show, keeping his close relationship with Christie a secret all season, the Gr8ful alliance, Cliff and Nicole deciding to vote him out at 5, and much more. Around the 56:00 mark, Kat Dunn joins in to ask Tommy why he was the mastermind behind her eviction.

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May 28, 2020
Ep 183 - Interview with "Survivor's" Stephen Fishbach
01:27:05

I start by talking a little about the Hannah Brown situation and my current thoughts on how things are being handled. Then Stephen joins me to break down season 40 of Survivor: Winners at War. From Tony’s dominance, is there a gender bias on this show, is there too much game play going on, how the fire tokens played out, do we need to do away with Extinction, and much, much more (9:54).

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May 21, 2020
Ep 182 - Interview with "Back From the Future" Author, Brad Gilmore
01:11:17

I open by talking about Josh Gad’s YouTube video posted this past Monday (which I embedded in today’s column on my site) that reunited the “Back to the Future” cast. If you’re a fan of this movie, you’ll love this reunion. Then Brad joins me to talk about the origin of his “Back From the Future” book, my love for the franchise, hypotheticals in the franchise, why Brad thinks this is the greatest movie trilogy ever, why the movie still has staying power 35 years later, and we end by talking about WWE wrestling without fans (5:25).

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May 14, 2020
Ep 181 - Interview with Comedian Nikki Glaser
00:52:06

I start out by talking about the latest on Peter and Kelley, “Listen To Your Heart” thoughts, and Clare’s season (5:50). Then Nikki joins me to talk about how she got started in her career, living with her parents during quarantine, being on Kaitlyn’s season for a group date, the Comedy Central Roasts, and much, much more (17:25).

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May 07, 2020
Ep 180 - Coronavirus Talk with the "Bachelor's" Epidemiologist, Emily O'Brien
01:27:58

Emily joins me to talk about her time on Ben Flajnik’s season, how it feels like forever ago, her memories from the season, where it went wrong with Courtney and what she should’ve done differently.  Then Emily and I spend the next hour talking about COVID-19, from it’s early threat, myths vs facts, diagnostic testing vs antibody testing, social distancing, effects on sports, what will the new normal be, when does she think we’ll ever get there, vaccines, a second wave hitting in the fall, and much, much more (19:05). 

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Apr 30, 2020
Ep 179 - Interview with Kathryn Dunn of "Big Brother"
01:55:42

Kathryn joins me to talk about her “Big Brother 21” experience including the controversy surrounding a “boyfriend” who sold her out, did anyone know about Christie and Tommy’s pre-show friendship, her rocky relationship with Jackson, different final two scenarios, her recently ended relationship with Nick, what happened between her and Holly, being a Dallas Mavericks dancer, and what she’s up to now.

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Apr 24, 2020
Ep 178 - Interview with Jenna Cooper
01:32:17

We jump right into things as I recap the story from Sept of 2018 and address where it’s at now, Jenna talks about her timeline (5:56), Jenna coming to me 2 ½ weeks ago (16:26), what I re-remembered after digging through old emails (24:54), why bring it up now (30:24), is there a definitive answer as to what went on (44:46), who came to me to let me know Jenna wanted to speak with me (52:10), talking about some of the information that has been gathered over the last 18 months (55:46), how the story snowballed (1:03:01), her pregnancy and her life now (1:10:20), and having a peg pig (1:15:24). 

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Apr 16, 2020
Ep 177 - Interview with Courtney Robertson & (EXCLUSIVE) Info on "Bachelorette" Filming Plans
01:25:59

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about Ashley Spivey and I’s Sunday night IG live show & next week’s “unexpected” podcast, I give my thoughts on Peter’s 4 podcast appearances released on Tuesday and one answer I found really interesting (2:47), my EXCLUSIVE in regards to info on “Bachelorette” filming plans (9:34).  Then Courtney joins me to talk about her pregnancy, her engagement, Peter’s season, IG influencing, so many Bachelor Nation writing books like she did, how difficult that process was, and much, much more (24:18). 

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Apr 09, 2020
Ep 176 - Interview with Emily Longeretta, Sr. Entertainment Editor at US Weekly
01:03:50

I begin by talking about the IG Live show Ashley Spivey and I are doing on Sunday nights at 8 ET and a little more about Colton's candidness in his book. Then Emily joins me to talk about how she got her start (14:24), the change in how "tabloids" have covered stories over the years (19:57), magazine vs online (22:30), how subjects are breaking their own stories now (24:27), having "exclusives" (32:42), what she took from interviewing Colton for her podcast this week (43:15), and we end by talking about her love for Dawson's Creek (56:20).

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Apr 02, 2020
Ep 175 - Interview with Larry Mollin, Executive Producer/Writer of "Beverly Hills 90210"
01:42:39

I begin by giving some thoughts in Bachelor Nation right now on Colton having the coronavirus, Hannah Brown and Tyler, and Peter and Kelley seen yesterday in Chicago.  Then Larry joins me to talk about how he got started writing for the show, having 32 episodes a season, Shannen Doherty’s departure, pitching the episodes to Aaron Spelling, bringing Tiffani Amber Theissen on the show and making it “sexier,” Jamie Walters character (Ray Pruit) getting written off the show due to public outcry, introducing the Peach Pit After Dark and music acts in season 5, my favorite season being season 6 and why, Luke’s last season on the while Larry still worked there, did he know senior year of college would be his last, the reboot “90210” show in 2008, the 6 episode Fox show from last year, and Luke Perry’s death (13:36).

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Mar 26, 2020
Ep 174 - Interview with Cortney Hendrix of "Married at First Sight"
00:57:10

I begin the podcast by talking about a few things in Bachelor Nation including Chris Harrison’s comments about Clare’s men, the negative stories I was already hearing, and would they swap out “Bachelorette” for “Bachelor” if the shut down lasts into September.  Then Cortney Hendrix from “Married at First Sight” joins me to talk about her engagement which became public yesterday, when her relationship with Jason ended, why it ended, how she looks at that relationship now, and what she’s done to improve as a person because of it (18:30). 

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Mar 19, 2020
Ep 173 - Interview with Sharleen Joynt
01:38:18

(SPOILERS) I begin by giving some thoughts on Peter and Madison not doing media, Clare's guys announced yesterday, her filming schedule, the upcoming cancellation of "Summer Games," Hannah Ann confirming what I reported yesterday, and Peter's finale ratings. Then Sharleen joins me to talk about everything we saw in Peter's two-night finale, from the awkward proposal, to the even weirder breakup, Hannah Ann's owning of Peter, the ATFR and the absolute insanity surrounding Barb and what we thought about how she handled the situation (17:46) before we move to talking about Clare's upcoming season of the "Bachelorette" (1:14:56).

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Mar 12, 2020
Ep 172 - How Does Peter's Season End & "Reader Emails"
00:53:52

(SPOILERS) I lay out how the ending of Peter's season goes down in Australia, what happened on final rose ceremony day, what happened post filming, where he's at today, and what might arise from it.  Then I answer your "Reader Emails" (23:02).

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Mar 05, 2020
"He Said, She Said" with Ashley Spivey - Episode 26
01:20:45

We start by talking about Ashley's travel schedule in the new year, me now copying her husband Steve's facial cleansing routine (5:03), and training my dog Luka on her ramp (12:34). Then Elisse in Idaho joins us to talk about her infertility issues that have been going on for way too long (15:30). Then Emily in Idaho wants to know what to do about her sister who ran up $40k of credit card debt on their grandmother's cards (52:35). Original theme music provided by Kate Bass and the song is titled “Blink.”

Mar 03, 2020
Ep 171 - Interview with Ryan Park of the "Bachelorette"
00:59:27

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about my IG story from last night where my dog Luka is struggling with the doggy ramp I bought her, then I discuss the “Bachelorette” rumor which broke late last night (6:01), and news that I heard yesterday that I’m trying to confirm (9:51).  Then I’m joined by Ryan Park from Ashley Hebert’s (now Rosenbaum) season of the “Bachelorette” as he talks about how he was portrayed on the show, the Bentley situation and if any of the guys knew what he was saying, how he was positioning to become the Eco-Bachelor, and his married life post show with wife and two kids in Hawaii (13:55). 

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Feb 27, 2020
Ep 170 - Interview with Jacqueline Trumbull & Washington Nationals Analyst FP Santangelo
01:41:51

(SPOILERS) I start off by talking about news in Bachelor world with Hannah Brown NOT being next "Bachelorette," what does Hannah Ann's IG post yesterday mean, & how the Jacqueline/FP interview came to be. Then Jacqueline joins me as we discuss the pitfalls of being a contestant on this show in the new media days, my reporting and it how affects contestants, and what contestants can expect moving forward (12:41). Then FP joins in and the three of talk the "Bachelor," (42:39), then FP and I discuss the Nats improbably 2019 World Series championship (57:05), then we discuss the Astros cheating scandal dominating the headlines right now (1:17:43).

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Feb 20, 2020
Ep 169 - Interview with the "Chatty Broads," Bekah Martinez & Jess Ambrose
01:17:07

(SPOILERS)  I start by talking about what an awesome “Survivor: Winners at War” premiere we had last night, then talk “Bachelor” with Victoria F.’s storyline coming Monday (4:49), how I think the “Women Tell All” taping will play out when it comes to Victoria F. (8:39), a “Reader Emails” confusion I may have caused (11:10), and I give you the finale spoilers for “Bachelor: Listen To Your Heart” which premieres April 13th (15:02).  Then the “Chatty Broads” – Bekah Martinez and Jess Ambrose – join me as we discuss Peter’s season from the catty women, to Peter’s decision making, to overnight dates, to possible “Bachelorette” candidates, and more (19:26).

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Feb 13, 2020
Ep 168 - Interview with Dalton Ross of EW.com Talking "Survivor 40: Winners at War"
01:28:18

(SPOILERS)  First I begin by giving thoughts on last night’s “Bachelor” episode.  Then Dalton Ross joins me to talk about “Survivor 40: Winners at War.”  We talk about his visit to Fiji pre-show and interviews with the cast, strategies going into the game, are some contestants at a disadvantage, who impressed him the most pre-show, who his prediction is to win, and we end with final thoughts on last season’s harassment scandal (10:29). 

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Feb 06, 2020
Ep 167 - Interview with Mark Walberg, Host of "Temptation Island"
00:51:38

(SPOILERS) I begin by discussing some news in Bachelor Nation, go over predictions, and the latest ridiculous conspiracy theory.  Then, “Temptation Island” host Mark Walberg joins me to wrap up this season of TI.  We talk about Rick & Ashley G. (15:37), Gavin & Esonica (22:47), Casey & Ashley H. (25:42), & David & Kate (35:00).  Then we briefly talk about the Evan & Morgan breakup and her subsequent friendship with Kaci now (43:33). 

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Jan 30, 2020
Ep 166 - Interview with Chelsea Wanstrath of the "Bachelor"
01:07:41

(SPOILERS) I begin by first covering a few things from Monday’s episode in regards to the Victoria P./Alayah relationship that still aren’t making sense to me.  Then Chelsea joins me to talk about all the craziness that went down at the end of her time on Matt Grant’s “Bachelor” season, including what she heard right before she was set to go on her overnight date, what Matt told her the night before the final rose ceremony, and much, much more (13:56).

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Jan 23, 2020
Ep 165 - Interview with Jenni Croft Badolato of the "Bachelor"
00:43:57

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly talking about my schedule for the next week and address how Peter’s Seed to Mountain involvement is the new Tik Tok golf bag conspiracy theory.  Then Jenni joins me to talk about her life as pro sports team dancer, her recent tryout at almost 40 to do it again, her tie-in to Bachelor Nation a few years ago, how she got cast on Brad’s first season, the strange ending and if she felt she was getting picked, how she had no idea DeAnna didn’t get picked either until the ATFR, and much more (6:07). 

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Jan 16, 2020
Ep 164 - Peter's Rose Ceremony-by-Rose Ceremony Spoilers
00:37:39

(SPOILERS) I go over all your spoilers that I have up to this point on Peter's season starting with where we'll pick up on Monday.  All of this podcast is in written form on RealitySteve.com the same day.  Because not all the pieces to the puzzle this season have been filled in yet, I will be adding notes and spoilers throughout the course of the season.  The overseas dates (episodes 5-7) have all the eliminations correct, just not any details on the dates. 

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Jan 09, 2020
Ep 163 - What I Know (And Don't Know) About Peter's Ending
00:36:15

(SPOILERS)  I begin by talking about a few housecleaning issues regarding the site and what to expect going forward.  Then I address what Peter said in his People.com interview released Monday, what I think it means, what I know about the ending of Peter’s season, what I don’t know, the Tik Tok video that popped up last week, where we’re at right now, and what to expect going forward.    

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Jan 02, 2020
Ep 162 - Interview with Samantha Hoffman and Dominique Price of "Temptation Island"
01:53:28

Samantha Hoffman first joins me to talk about her journey on “Temptation Island” including being involved in the infamous “threesome” and what exactly happened, why she thinks David immediately went to Toneata after that, what happened with her and David post filming, what did she tell Kate, and much more (6:05).  Then Dominique Price joins me to talk about his time on the island with Kate, what happened on their overnight date, why editing showed a completely different side to their relationship, what happened with him and Kate post show, when was the last time he spoke to her, and much more (52:53).  

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Dec 26, 2019
Ep 161 - Interview with Ashley Howland and Ashley Goldson of "Temptation Island"
01:18:53

Ashley Howland joins me first to talk about Casey's proposal, when she fell for Ben, what happened with Ben after filming ended, her thoughts on Casey not showing up for the reunion along with his social media rants right now, and much, much more (3:56). Then Ashley Goldson joins me to talk about what happened with Rick post show, KB's behavior on the show, what she thinks of Rick and Medinah now, her thoughts on Kate & Dave's relationship now, and much, much more (33:31).

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Dec 20, 2019
"He Said, She Said" with Ashley Spivey - Episode 25
02:17:22

(SPOILERS)  Ashley and I begin by talking about cheating in relationships and the crazy ways people have been caught.  Then caller Katie in Florida joins us to talk about an unfortunate hook up incident that happened over Thanksgiving weekend (12:51).  Then Ashley & I answer your questions you had emailed in to her, going in all sorts of different directions.  There are some “Bachelor” spoilers in there so you’ve been warned (50:31).  Original theme music provided by Kate Bass and the song is titled “Blink.” 

 

Dec 17, 2019
Ep 160 - (SPOILERS) "Reader Emails"
01:19:29

(SPOILERS) I begin by covering a lot of things going on in Bachelor Nation like Chris Harrison's new website, Jason's season on Netflix, Chris & Katie break up, Tyler deleting photos of Hannah, and how people are dissecting the ending of Peter's season, then talking about last night's "Survivor" scandal, "Temptation Island," the "Challenge" finale, and the "Masked Singer." Then I answer your "Reader Emails" for about 45 minutes covering topics like "Bachelor" production, what a regular day is like for me, Demi & Kristian's break up, hometown dates, Bachelor breakups, & much more (31:00).

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Dec 12, 2019
Ep 159 - Talking All Things "Bachelor"
00:57:07

(SPOILERS) I start by talking about how all my previous podcasts are now available, spoilers up through the first 2 rose ceremonies (4:55), more on Victoria Fuller and her annoying friends who email me now (15:21), IG accounts that steal my information (29:25), some notes regarding the ending of Peter’s season (37:13), & I give a few thoughts on “Temptation Island,” “Survivor,” & the “Masked Singer” (42:54).

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Dec 05, 2019
Ep 158 - Interview with Kaci Campbell from "Temptation Island" & Some "Bachelor" Spoilers
01:43:55

(SPOILERS)  I first start out by giving my thoughts on Victoria’s social media post since returning from filming, then I discuss Hannah Brown on Peter’s season briefly (10:16), before giving you some “Bachelor” spoilers for the season (13:10).  Then Kaci Campbell from “Temptation Island” season 1 joins me to discuss this season and, yes, we discuss spoilers for the rest of season 2 (36:20). 

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Nov 28, 2019
"He Said, She Said" with Ashley Spivey - Episode 24
01:09:59

Ashley and I first start talking about how I don't understand the NY street system and that I think I'd get it if I looked at a grid. Then caller Rachel in NY joins us to talk about how financially caring for her mother has started to set her own life back (8:52). Then Renee in Fresno joins us to discuss how a DUI she got last year has completely turned her life upside down (44:31). Original theme music provided by Kate Bass and the song is titled “Blink.”

 

Nov 27, 2019
Ep 157 - Interview with "Temptation Island" Singles Medinah Ali & Kareem James
01:04:30

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about where I’m at with spoiling Peter’s “Bachelor” season, Victoria stuff, and a story in Bachelor Nation that I expect to break fairly soon which I am choosing not to report.  Then, Medinah Ali from “Temptation Island” joins me to talk about her journey on the island, her relationship with Rick, her podcast, and much, much more (11:49).  Then another TI single, Kareem James, joins me to talk about what life was like for him on the island and his relationship with Esonica (41:36).

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Nov 21, 2019
Ep 156 - Interview with Lace Morris & "Temptation Island's" Esonica Veira
01:06:27

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about a few things “Bachelor” in regards to Peter’s season.  Then Lace Morris joins me to talk about what life has been like for her the last six months going through a breakup, getting a boob job, her travels, and what she’s up to now (5:35).  Our weekly Temptation Island talk has us talking with Esonica Veira to discuss her journey thus far on TI (38:40). 

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Nov 14, 2019
"He Said, She Said" with Ashley Spivey - Episode 23
00:59:41

Ashley and I first start talking about her recent trip to Miami and seeing Ashley Rosenbaum. Then caller Jessica in Texas discusses the infertility problems she and her husband have been having, which then leads to Ashley speaking more about her miscarriage from a few months ago (6:07). Original theme music provided by Kate Bass and the song is titled “Blink.”

 

Nov 12, 2019
Ep 155 - Interview with Gavin Rocker of "Tempation Island"
00:48:07

(SPOILERS) I begin the podcast by talking news in the “Bachelor” world – Peter’s final 3, future podcast guests and break ups in Bachelor Nation.  Then Gavin Rocker from “Temptation Island” joins me to talk about his journey this season on the show with Esonica (18:31). 

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Nov 07, 2019
Ep 154 - Interview with Laurel Stucky of the "Challenge" & Rick Fleur of "Temptation Island"
01:43:29

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about the latest in the “Bachelor” filming including more thoughts on the Monday exclusive surrounding Victoria.  Then Laurel Stucky from the “Challenge” joins me to talk about “War of Worlds 2” (13:00), her elimination versus Ninja (25:04), her relationship, or lack thereof, with Cara Maria (35:42), her appearing on the upcoming season of “Ex on the Beach: Peak of Love” (47:12), her thoughts on marriage (51:17), and going to vet school (59:27).  Then our weekly “Temptation Island” talk continues with Rick Fleur (1:10:00). 

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Oct 31, 2019
Ep 153 - Interview with Taylor Nolan & "Temptation Island's" Ashley Goldson
02:10:30

I begin the podcast by talking about my DND issue from last week and address Holly Julian appearing on Olivia’s podcast this week.  Then Taylor Nolan joins me to talk about her recent breakup (9:50), is there a chance to rekindle with Derek (28:02), a sex toy that she’s now promoting (45:53), becoming a sex therapist and we dive into topics like threesomes, masturbation, and other sex topics (52:58).  Then Ashley Goldson from “Temptation Island” joins me to talk about her episode last week and the decision to sleep with KB (1:37:01). 

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Oct 24, 2019
Ep 152 - Interview with Luke Parker & "Temptation Island's" Casey Starchak
02:42:32

Luke joins me and we start from the very beginning with how he even came to be on this show & what he knew about it going in (6:50), the “God talked to me in the shower” comment (10:55), what happened the first night that wasn’t shown (14:50), telling her he was falling in love with her on the first date of the season (19:07), Hannah giving him his first lecture about coming on too strong (25:55), rugby group date, his beef with Luke S, and his lie to Hannah about him (30:38), when did he realize he was gonna be villain (42:49), his disastrous 1-on-1 in Scotland and how things weren’t how they seemed (45:04), his problem with Hannah & Garrett’s naked bungee jump in Latvia (56:08), his relationship with the guys in the house (1:03:48), his fight with Garrett (1:06:10), his hometown date and what Hannah told his church group (1:12:08), the overnight date and what all went down (1:21:24), why he decided to come back to the rose ceremony after she sent him home (1:37:30), his Christian life (1:44:06), the Men Tell All (1:49:24), and being asked to go on Paradise (1:57:05), my thoughts on the interview (2:06:53), then Casey Starchak from “Temptation Island” joins me to talk about episode #2 tonight (2:15:59). 

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Oct 17, 2019
Ep 151 - Interview with Ashley Howland of "Temptation Island"
00:50:42

(SPOILERS) I begin by discussing the latest on Peter's season, covering last week's Ohio dates, drama that's happening, and Peter's "injury" which was overblown in initial reports. I then weigh in on the Rachel/Raven feud and the way it's being handled (11:37). Then Ashley Howland from "Temptation Island" joins me to preview what to expect tonight in the premiere and on this upcoming season (17:43).

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Oct 10, 2019
Ep 150 - Interview with "Temptation Island" Host Mark Walberg
00:54:42

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about the events of yesterday’s 1-on-1 in Ohio with Peter and his date and fill you in on everything I know up to this point.  Then, Mark joins me to talk about the upcoming season of “Temptation Island” season 2 and what to expect, break down the couples, and so much more (19:14). 

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Oct 03, 2019
Ep 149 - Interview with actress, comedian, and Radio.com Host, Jenn Sterger
01:26:59

(SPOILERS) Jenn joins me to talk about her work with rescue animals in LA (4:12), wrestling talk and her work with All Elite Wrestling (AEW) (23:56), her husband retiring and them starting a radio show together (33:38), her husband Cody joins to tell the story of how his last baseball game ended (45:03), Cody talks about the best prank he ever pulled in baseball (52:46), and we end with playing a version of the Newlywed Game for a prize (56:46).  Venmo - @Decker6 (donate whatever you can after listening to them play the Newlywed Game)

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Sep 26, 2019
Ep 148 - Interview with Morgan Willett of "Big Brother" and "The Challenge"
01:10:21

(SPOILERS) I first start out by talking the “Bachelor” news of the week, then Morgan joins me to talk about her background (15:46), her winning “Big Brother: Over The Top (20:08), Ex on the Beach (27:49), appearing on the Challenge so shortly after EOTB (34:03), her relationship with Johnny Bananas (43:40), and we end with the Final 10 (51:29).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Sep 19, 2019
Ep 147 - Interview with "Reality Blurred's" Andy Dehnart
01:03:44

(SPOILERS) Before Andy joins me I briefly talk about Peter’s upcoming season, then Andy joins and he talks about the piece he wrote earlier this week on how shows like AYTO and Bachelor in Paradise handled same sex couples this season (5:51), we talk about the next two seasons of “Survivor” forthcoming and whether we like the direction it’s headed (27:17), the diversity, Inclusion, and Racism on Big Brother over the years (40:22), and we end with Andy’s suggestions for some reality shows you may not be watching (52:50).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Sep 12, 2019
Ep 146 - Interview with Kristen Baldwin of "Entertainment Weekly"
00:59:26

(SPOILERS) Kristen joins me to recap Hannah’s season (4:58), Hannah on DWTS (21:20), “Bachelor in Paradise” (25:10), how does she think the Demi/Kristian relationship has been handled (32:59), her disappointment in the next “Bachelor” announcement (39:16), the reboot of 90210 (42:10), and what fall shows we should be watching (52:00).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Sep 05, 2019
"He Said, She Said" with Ashley Spivey - Episode 22
01:00:17

In this episode, Ashley and I first begin by talking about the 90210 reboot, something I've been very impressed with. I set my expectations low, and they've surpassed them. Then one of our favorite calls ever, as a married interracial couple Shelby and Malik join us to talk about how Shelby's parents have basically disowned her once she started her relationship with a black man. It's incredibly disheartening to hear, but these two have handled it about as well as you could possibly imagine. Loved hearing their story (7:39). Original theme music provided by Kate Bass and the song is titled “Blink.”  

Sep 03, 2019
Ep 145 - Interview with "Rob Has a Podcast's" Melissa Deni Talking "Big Brother"
01:12:54

(SPOILERS) The podcast starts with me talking about your spoilers from the "Bachelor in Paradise" reunion that filmed on Tuesday. Then Melissa joins me to talk about how she got started covering "Big Brother" (12:59), strategies over the years (16:45), the corniness of the show (20:49), pre-show storylines (24:33), eliminated contestants and jury members (29:35), how likeable is this cast (33:30), who can win that's left (36:27), how couples have done on the show (40:18), strategy going forward (41:43), Christie's annoyance (44:00), biggest storyline on the live feeds that has been kept off the main show (45:39), who does she think has played the best game of the players left (52:50), and Jackson's chances of winning it all if he gets to finals (1:02:16).

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Aug 29, 2019
Ep 144 - Interview with Kate Casey of the "Reality Life" Podcast
01:22:12

(SPOILERS) "Reality Life" podcast host Kate Casey joins me to talk about Luke P.'s behavior on the "Bachelorette," why she thinks Hannah didn't pick Tyler, Tyler's future, Blake's shenanigans on Paradise, the Demi storyline, the "Hills" reboot, and we end with a Final 10. 

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Aug 22, 2019
"He Said, She Said" with Ashley Spivey - Episode 21
00:59:31

In this episode, Ashley first joins me to talk about the movie premiere in Canada she recently attended, then how she started helping the #ClearTheLists campaign (3:51). Then caller Lori in Charlotte joins us to talk about her real douchebag of an ex-boyfriend that she caught two-timing her (12:40). Original theme music provided by Kate Bass and the song is titled “Blink.”

 

Aug 20, 2019
Ep 143 - Interview with Author Jennifer L. Pozner
02:02:28

(SPOILERS) I begin by giving my thoughts on the Tanner/Demi Twitter feud from yesterday as I talk about it from all angles and why people seem to be missing the fact there are two different things at play here.  Then Jennifer joins me to talk about how she got involved in covering this genre (17:24), the idea behind writing her book and the main themes that came from it (28:40), biggest misconceptions fans have about reality TV (31:59), how on staff psychologists continuously break doctor/patient confidentiality in reality TV (35:35), Fleiss’ misogynistic views  (43:55), where does she see the franchise going (1:00:41), is there anything redeeming about the franchise (1:10:45), is hate watching a real thing (1:34:00), and how to critically watch the show (1:47:17).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Aug 15, 2019
Ep 142 - Interview with Bachelor/ette Super Fan Brett Vergara
01:17:38

(SPOILERS) I begin by giving my thoughts on Caelynna’s IG post from the night before addressing Blake releasing their texts, then Brett joins me to talk about how he got started in his “Bachelor/ette” coverage (16:30), the Hannah/Jed ending (27:12), Tyler & Gigi (35:09), and the Blake/Caelynn social media drama (47:56). 

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Aug 08, 2019
Ep 141 - "Bachelorette" Finale Talk & A Chat with Jed's Ex-Girlfriend, Haley Stevens
00:52:19

A few thoughts on the "Bachelorette" finale including my thoughts on Hannah and Tyler going forward, Jed's friends reactions online, and social media changing the way the show is viewed and how the show is embracing it.  Then Haley joins me to talk about what her last month has been like since she came forward with her story (23:58). 

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Aug 01, 2019
"He Said, She Said" with Ashley Spivey - Episode 20
01:38:26

Our first caller, Anne in Montana, tells a story of a horrible Human Resources nightmare that she’s dealing with at work (3:38).  Then Laura Anderson, a licensed psychotherapist who specializes in domestic violence, joins us to discuss Mandy in Philadelphia’s call from last Thursday’s podcast, as well as discussing Luke P. this season (33:31). Original theme music provided by Kate Bass and the song is titled “Blink.”

Jul 30, 2019
Ep 140 - A Talk About Domestic Violence
01:26:31

(SPOILERS) We start the show by reading an email from a reader who was a victim of domestic abuse. Then (SPOILER) I talk about Monday and Tuesday's "Bachelorette" finale (6:53). Finally, Ashley Spivey and I talk to caller Mandy from Philadelphia who recently was involved in a domestic dispute with her husband earlier this year that landed him in jail. We discuss the ramifications of it, how it affects their children, where they're at now, and what she plans on doing moving forward (15:58).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Jul 25, 2019
Ep 139 - Interview with Vienna Girardi
01:12:00

(SPOILERS) Vienna joins me to talk about how she had no idea who Jake was til she got out of the limo (4:32), being considered a villain (10:50), did she notice a moment where she realized she might not get a great edit (15:08), did she feel he was picking her on final rose ceremony day (16:15), when did the relationship start going south and why she didn’t get out of it (21:14), their on-air “breakup” and how scared she was in the relationship (29:10), going on “Bachelor Pad 2” with boyfriend Kasey (37:56), going on “Couples Therapy” with Kasey (40:37), Vienna talks about losing twin girls at 5 months in 2017 (45:04), and what she’s up to now and her boyfriend (1:00:32).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Jul 18, 2019
Ep 138 - Interview with "Paradise Hotel" Winners Tatum Smith and Bobby Ray
01:58:50

(SPOILERS) Tatum first joins me to talk about how she got cast, what show she was almost on, her strategy with Jair, why she made out with Carlos, did she think Bobby was ever going to not drop the ball, what happened to their relationship post show and more. Then Bobby joins (52:14) to discuss what his thought process was going into the show, the show’s format, what he thought of the strategy to plot against Jair, how bothered was he by the Tatum/Carlos hookup, was he always planning on taking the money for himself, would he have done it if Tatum never betrayed his trust, his thoughts on what’s happened to their relationship post show and more.

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Jul 11, 2019
Ep 137 - Interview with Olivia Caridi
01:41:27

(SPOILERS) Olivia joins me to talk about her recent trip to Copenhagen with Brandi Cyrus (4:42), Luke P's role on the show and what it means to be produced (22:38), how being a villain affects someone & going after a "redemption" edit (36:49), closure with Ben Higgins (42:13), sex on the show (48:11), and we end with the Final 10, where I answer the same questions I ask to Olivia (1:03:41).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Jul 04, 2019
Ep 136 - Interview with Haley Stevens, Jed Wyatt's Ex-Girlfriend
01:38:30

(SPOILERS) This podcast will have spoilers in it from the very beginning as Haley joins me to discuss the show's ending & how I first heard about her (5:53), everything about her relationship pre-show with Jed (14:28), how their relationship was defined (30:26), why did she come forward with her story (43:35), how was it while he was off filming (49:03), the details in the interviews that she's done (58:31), and we talk about everything that's happened post-show since Jed returned home from filming (1:08:30).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Jun 27, 2019
Ep 135 - Interview with Christen Whitney
01:15:47

(SPOILERS) Before Christen joins me, I talk about the crazy week in Bachelor Nation including spoilers. Then Christen talks about her "Bachelor" experience on Nick's season (5:41), her time on "Bachelor in Paradise" season 4 (20:52), how the "Scallops" nickname came to be (27:18), going on "The Proposal" last summer (33:09), "Bachelor in Paradise" season 5 (41:03), how this interview came to be (43:46), what she's been up to post-show and her current dating life (50:35), talking this week's spoilers released on the site (51:55), and we end with the Final 10 (1:00:23).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Jun 20, 2019
Ep 134 - Interview with Melissa Schreiber
01:31:49

(SPOILERS) I first give a recap of the Vegas Fan Appreciation Party and reference the BIP cast list I tweeted out last night. Melissa then joins me to talk about her brief stint on Brad Womack’s second time around as the “Bachelor” (8:02), going on “Bachelor Pad 2” (19:09), post-show ridicule she suffered (31:43), coming out as gay in 2013 after the show (34:12), starting a blog opening up about her anxiety & OCD and the extent of how bad it can get for her.

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Jun 13, 2019
Ep 133 - Interview with Amanda Stanton
01:10:20

Amanda joins me to talk about Josh Murray for a hot minute (3:20), her Lani the Label clothing line (5:01), her recent trip to Maui with her daughters (9:42), the relationship with Bobby and what happened (11:55), the hacking incident from a couple months ago (25:40), her decision to get breast implants (35:15), the Vegas incident from a few months back (39:33), and her book coming out in a few months (52:30). 

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Jun 06, 2019
Ep 132 - Interview with Michael Garofola
01:04:38

(SPOILERS)  The show starts with a little talk about Joey Jones’ exes whose stories were posted yesterday on the site.  Then Michael joins me to talk about if he sees the difference in editing between the three main “Bachelor” produced shows (6:48), having friendships with producers (8:30), Cam’s role on Hannah’s season (13:02), the idea of interrupting during a date – why people do it and why the lead lets it happen (17:35), we then get into talking about Luke P. where spoilers are discussed (26:14), then we end with the Tyler G. situation, how it was handled, any legal ramifications it could potentially have (37:38). 

Music by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

May 30, 2019
Ep 131 - Interview with Dr.Jonathan Treece aka "Ticklemonster" & "Survivor's" Stephen Fishbach
01:32:45

Jonathan joins me to talk about his time on Rachel's season of the "Bachelorette," then appearing on "Bachelor in Paradise 4." How did he come up with the tickle entrance? Does he regret it? Do people still call him that? Did he feel like he could've lasted with Rachel? What made it him go on "Paradise?" All that and much more with Jonathan. Then Stephen Fishbach joins us to talk Survivor: Edge of Extinction. If you somehow haven't watched the finale just yet, we discuss the ending, plus touch on seasons 39 and 40 briefly that are upcoming.

Music by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

May 23, 2019
Ep 130 - Interview with Wes Hayden
01:07:41

(SPOILERS) Before Wes joins me, I briefly talk about episode 2 spoilers and some overall thoughts on Hannah's season. Then Wes comes on to talk about how this whole thing started for him and getting cast on Jillian's season (6:24), did he really go on the show with a girlfriend (7:55), did he see where his villain edit was going while filming (15:30), the post show treatment by fans (22:09), going on "Bachelor Pad" (29:25), best memories from "Bachelor Pad" (32:30), his life since the show has ended and the highs and lows he's had (41:02), and his current construction business (55:29).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

May 16, 2019
"He Said, She Said" with Ashley Spivey - Episode 19
00:46:48

This episode, Ashley joins me to discuss the spoilers regarding “Game of Thrones,” even though I’ve never seen an episode.  We cover this past Sunday’s episode, so if you haven’t watched yet, you’ve been warned.  Our only caller this episode is Katie from FL who joins us to talk about dating when she knows she doesn’t want kids (11:33).  Original theme music provided by Kate Bass and the song is titled "Blink."

May 14, 2019
Ep 129 - Interview with Jen Schefft Waterman
01:05:10

(SPOILERS) Before Jen joins me I talk a little spoilers regarding Hannah’s season starting on Monday.  Then Jen joins to talk about if her kids are aware of her “Bachelor/ette” appearances (12:21), how she got cast on the show (14:18), some memorable moments from her season (17:15), her finale on the “Bachelor” (22:30), how often she and Andrew saw each other (25:41), her post-show relationship, moving to SF, & eventually breaking up (28:24), getting the “Bachelorette” gig & how it wasn’t a great season (35:05), her overnights, final rose ceremony, & post show relationship with Jerry (40:14), was she asked to be on this past Monday’s reunion show (45:20), what she’s up to now (47:35), and we we end with the Final 5 (51:10). 

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

May 09, 2019
Ep 128 - Interview with Peyton Lambton
00:59:02

Peyton joins me to talk about how she got cast (5:48), what she was told she couldn't say on her limo entrance night 1 (9:16), her first night impressions (12:15), why they didn't have a "Tell All" on their season (14:50), her infamous 2-on-1 exit (18:55), did she think Andy and Tessa would make it (25:02), being on the first season of "Bachelor Pad" (27:00), the competitions on BP (31:38), the timeline of her relationship with Chris (39:04), her relationship with Jason Witten's family (43:15), what she's up to now (46:40), and we end it with a game of "Lyla or Hayes?" (52:31).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

May 02, 2019
Ep 127 - Interview with Brittney Rose & Dr. Johnny from "Temptation Island"
01:41:14

Brittney joins me first to talk about her background (5:25), what do her Wellness Retreats consist of (8:58), getting cast on the show (11:15), who was she initially attracted to (18:18), her first date and drama with Evan (19:35), her courtship with Karl (25:40), the final conversation with Karl before she left (36:24), Karl's final bonfire (38:43), their post-show relationship (42:01), her April Fools IG post (44:47), and how you can be a part of her Wellness Retreat (52:33). Then Dr. Johnny joins to talk about his background and previous stint on reality TV (1:00:22), how many back adjustment he did on the show (1:05:36), relationship with the other guys (1:09:20), how did Kady talk about John to him (1:13:30), their relationship since the show (1:20:24), and would he ever go on the show as a couple (1:26:44).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Apr 25, 2019
Ep 126 - Interview with Kady Cannon and John Thurmond of "Temptation Island"
02:22:36

Kady joins me to talk about her background (5:51), how she met John (7:44), how they got cast (9:13), what she thought were their issues pre-show (16:13), the "alpha male" comment (19:33), her thoughts on meeting the singles and blocking Katheryn (24:38), her early connections with the singles (29:45), not leaving a video message for John (34:43), was there a point when she realized she was breaking up with him (37:58), her final bonfire comments (44:29), what happened post-show (52:30), and what is she doing now (1:02:17). Then John joins me to talk about his background (1:11:15), finding things out about Kady post-show (1:16:15), what he thought their relationship issues were pre-show (1:18:20), the history with his dad (1:21:40), Kady taking a shot at him on social media and John opening up about his dad's past (1:25:18), meeting the singles & his connection with Katheryn (1:33:07), not getting a video message (1:37:49), Kady's comments at the final bonfire (1:40:55), the timeline post-show (1:49:40), his feelings towards Kady now (1:56:04), his thoughts on seeing Katheryn in a couple weeks (1:58:47), what he's doing now (2:02:48), and what were his early predictions on the other couples (2:09:02).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Apr 18, 2019
"He Said, She Said" with Ashley Spivey - Episode 18
01:10:07

In Episode 18, Ashley joins me and we take a trip down memory lane discussing the 2010 Reality Steve Dating Contest that ended up being a disaster.  Then we are joined by our first caller, Courtney in Pittsburgh who tells her story of overcoming a heroin addiction (18:33).  Caller #2 is Lisa in Virginia who share her story about being catfished (47:17).  Original theme music provided by Kate Bass and the song is titled "Blink." 

Apr 16, 2019
Ep 125 - Interview with "Temptation Island's" Katheryn Golden & Nicole Tutewohl
02:11:51

Katheryn joins me to talk about her life before "Temptation Island" (3:55), the reality show she was on before (5:48), how she was cast on TI (10:46), her bizarre journey on the show having never gotten a date until the very end (19:07), was she off limits to other guys bc of John (25:22), her fight with Morgan in episode 2 (27:04), did guys share their bonfire stories every time (36:53), her relationship with John on the show (42:57), Kady's treatment of John (46:19), her fall out with Morgan post-show (51:54), John's final bonfire (1:01:51), would she ever do this show as a couple (1:06:51), and her "Bachelorette" connection this season (1:08:56). Then Nicole joins me from Hawaii (1:20:38), and talks about if she was hesitant to do the show (1:22:28), what the boundaries were that she set with Karl (1:27:35), why did she feel she wasn't in love with him anymore (1:31:54), what did she think their problems were pre-show (1:35:02), was she surprised at anything she saw on bonfire videos (1:40:29), the "surface level" comments she made about their relationship and why she said it (1:43:24), her connection with Tyler (1:45:10), the final bonfire and reveals what really happened as part of their breakup (1:48:05), what happened post-show with Tyler (1:54:38), and was it difficult for her to promote the show knowing they'd broken up (1:59:44).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Apr 11, 2019
Ep 124 - Interview with Karl Collins & Evan Smith of "Temptation Island"
02:15:54

First Karl joins me to talk about how he and Nicole got cast on the show (6:57), what singles immediately caught his eye (13:12), reacting to bonfire clips of Nicole (14:35), hearing Nicole say their relationship was surface level (17:41), what did he think Nicole's response would be to his admission of sleeping with Brittney (23:02), Brittney's IG April Fools pregnancy joke - which at the time of taping was still a question mark (27:21), where is he at with Brittney now (31:30), what was the timeline of things once he and Nicole got back from filming (34:40), and what were his predictions of the other couples when he first met them (45:42). Then Evan joins me to update things going on with him and Morgan (57:08), did he think about doing his final bonfire differently (1:01:02), his pre-show relationship with Kaci being worse than what was shown (1:10:10), the post-show back and forth on social media and texts that were sent to each other (1:28:08), Kaci's IG live with her dad that Evan felt was wrong (1:33:46), and if Morgan was never a contestant on the show, where does he think he and Kaci would be right now (1:56:57).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Apr 04, 2019
Ep 123 - Interview with "Temptation Island" Host Mark Walberg & Kaci Campbell
02:08:44

Mark joins me to talk about his initial thoughts when hearing the show was getting rebooted after 15 years (8:08), his initial first impressions of all the couples (10:31), Nicole's growth throughout the season (19:10), Kady's treatment of John (25:21), his thoughts on the Evan/Kaci/Morgan situation (28:13), final bonfire for Karl & Nicole (35:43), final bonfire for John & Kady (39:45), and how difficult it was being there for Evan & Kaci's final bonfire (41:29). Then Kaci joins me to talk about everything that we couldn't talk about this season. From the problems in their relationship pre-show, how she felt watching her final bonfire back, what's happened post-show, where's she at in her life now, and much, much more (52:41).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Mar 28, 2019
Ep 122 - Interview with the "Again With This" podcast co-hosts, Tara Ariano & Sarah D. Bunting
01:08:47

Tara and Sarah join me to talk about how they met each other and began collaborating on 90210 stuff (3:25), the impact 90210 had on the television in the 90's (7:35), the book they're currently working on (13:13), 90210 high school vs college years (16:03), does the show still hold up today (23:30), favorite storylines (32:04), their hatred for Brandon Walsh (38:02), the recent death of Luke Perry (42:15), and the reboot of 90210 coming this summer (49:29).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Mar 20, 2019
"He Said, She Said" with Ashley Spivey - Episode 17
00:58:44

In Episode 17, Ashley joins me to first talk about the last podcast we did and her clever Spotify playlist she made for me. Then caller Nancy in NC joins us to talk about the suicide of her grandfather and the effect it's had on her along with a pregnancy struggle she had (6:45). Then Beth in NY calls in to talk about her 15 year old daughter recently being diagnosed with depression (33:58). Original theme music provided by Kate Bass and the song is titled "Blink."

Mar 20, 2019
Ep 121 - Interview with Sharleen Joynt
01:52:57

Sharleen joins me to talk about did the fence jump live up to the hype (6:00), her WTA thoughts (18:26), Hannah B vs Caelynn at the WTA (24:09), Matt Randolph's appearance on the show (28:06), parents giving blessings/permission on the show (35:35), Colton's contradictory statements during and post-show (40:16), did she think Colton "cornered" Cassie (46:26), was the ending to the season romantic (55:55), Colton not being descriptive about Cassie (59:51), what she thinks of Colton & Cassie now & their future together (1:05:06), and Hannah as the "Bachelorette" (1:16:05). Then Kaci Campbell joins me for our weekly recap of "Temptation Island" as we break down episode #9 (1:30:03).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Mar 14, 2019
Ep 120 - Interview with Jacqueline Trumbull
01:50:42

(SPOILERS) Jacqueline joins me to talk about how her applications for grad school is going, attending Arie & Lauren's wedding (8:15), her overall impressions of Colton's season (12:13), the Onyeka/Nicole fight at WTA (23:39), her thoughts on the Cassie/Caelynn "Bachelorette" talk in the car ride & how Katie came across on the WTA (28:19), Demi & Courtney's fight (38:48), upcoming "Bachelorette" talk (46:22), and Colton and Cassie's "breakup" from Monday (52:05). Then Kaci Campbell from "Temptation Island" joins for her weekly chat to break down episode 8 (1:15:15).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Mar 07, 2019
Ep 119 - Interview with "Here to Make Friends" Podcast Co-Host Emma Gray
01:41:11

(NO SPOILERS) Emma joins me to talk about the one year anniversary of her book (4:40), how her podcast came to be (6:35), favorite podcast guest or topic (10:17), covering the show as a feminist (12:44), how she's feeling about Colton's season (15:30), Bachelorette talk (17:55), how does she think the season ends (30:50), changes she would make (32:21), sexual diversity on the show (37:00), and we end with the Final 10 (39:42). Then Kaci Campbell joins me to recap episode 7 of "Temptation Island" (1:04:47).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Feb 28, 2019
"He Said, She Said" with Ashley Spivey - Episode 16
01:24:01

Ashley joins me to talk about her trip to Idaho last week.  Then Amanda in New Jersey calls in to say that her husband doesn’t last long during sex and the call goes completely off the rails (4:39).  Emily in Dallas then calls in with a very tough call about how husband’s comments about her weight has essentially ruined their marriage & sex life (44:30).  Original theme music provided by Kate Bass and the song is titled "Blink." 

Feb 26, 2019
Ep 118 - Interview with Evan Smith & Kaci Campbell of "Temptation Island"
01:30:04

Evan joins me to talk about where he and Kaci were at in their relationship when the show started (6:08), his last time with Kaci before they were separated on the island (10:43), women fighting over him (12:07), any part of him that didn’t want to do the show (19:21), embarrassing Kaci by his actions (21:42), having more than a physical attraction to Morgan (24:34), having sex with Morgan (27:06), he and Morgan falling in love (30:11), the “once a cheater, always a cheater” comment (35:07), thoughts on the other couples and the bonds form (39:57), and his reaction to watching Kaci choosing not to watch his bonfire clip last episode (44:33). Then Kaci joins me to talk about episode 6 and react to some of what Evan said (53:49).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Feb 21, 2019
Ep 117 - Interview with "Bachelor Nation" Author Amy Kaufman
01:55:43

(NO SPOILERS) Amy joins me to talk about why she's contemplating breaking up with the show (3:55), meeting Leo last year (5:46), contestants social media history and vetting contestants (7:35), who she interviewed for her book that surprised her (17:44), Elan leaving the show and what possible impact it'll have (22:09), thoughts on Colton's season - no spoilers (25:45), Jason & Kaitlyn (30:50), she asks about my relationship with the show & a brief appearance by my dog, Luka (37:06), why don't more shows have someone spoiling them consistently (46:36), "Bachelorette" talk - no spoilers (50:17), and her losing interesting and not caring as much as she used to (59:45). Then Kaci Campbell joins me to talk about episode 5 of "Temptation Island" (1:20:35).

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Feb 14, 2019
Ep 116 - Interview with "Entertainment Weekly's" Kristen Baldwin
01:47:24

(SPOILERS) Kristen joins me as she gives her overall thoughts on Colton thus far (7:07), does she have any favorites amongst the women (11:42), her thoughts on Demi (14:26), women not getting a lot of airtime this season (17:08), the Onyeka/Nicole fight (30:21), Onyeka getting bullied online after Monday (36:22), Caelynn’s story last week (40:27), contestants knowing each other this season (45:12), “Bachelorette” talk (51:07), the Cassie situation (although this was discussed before Cassie and her ex addressed it on IG this week) (58:46), and other shows she’s watching/covering (1:15:02). Then Kaci Campbell from “Temptation Island” joins us to recap episode 4 and the emotions she went through seeing Evan and Morgan get closer (1:22:07).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Feb 07, 2019
"He Said, She Said" with Ashley Spivey - Episode 15
00:52:30

Ashley joins me to talk about how we don’t always have to have serious calls on this show.  Then our first caller, Catie in Connecticut, is gay and likes her best friend but doesn’t know what to do about it (5:20).  Then Adrienne in freezing Indiana joins to tell us about her struggles dating as a single mother (28:07).  Original theme music provided by Kate Bass and the song is titled "Blink." 

Feb 05, 2019
Ep 115 - Interview with Craig Robinson
02:07:14

(NO SPOILERS) Craig joins me to talk about why he decided to come on the podcast today, how old was he when first started using cocaine (14:12), how he got through the “Bachelorette” being an addict (18:02), when cocaine became a daily addiction (30:02), how the death of Gia affected him (35:23), his suicide attempt last year (38:12), when he finally told family (42:46), checking in to rehab (48:43), his daily routine in rehab and did he ever get the urge to use again (57:34), does he fear relapsing (1:13:46), reaching out to Elan Gale for help (1:15:26), and the biggest message he wants people to take from his story (1:29:24). And then Kaci Campbell joins me to talk about episode 3 of “Temptation Island” (1:39:30).

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Jan 31, 2019
Ep 114 - Interview with Kate Casey of the "Reality Life" Podcast
01:24:22

(SPOILERS) Kate joins me to talk about how she helped me the Arie's season at the end of last year (6:36), her background and how she got started on her podcast (9:30), her stand up career (24:51), her favorite shows to cover (31:06), her thoughts on Colton's season (39:33), and we end with a shorter Final 10 (48:38). Then Kaci Campbell from "Temptation Island" joins us for a recap of episode #2 (55:06).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Jan 24, 2019
"He Said, She Said" with Ashley Spivey - Episode 14
01:08:23

For Episode 14, Ashley joins me to talk about her trip to Napa this past weekend and my Vegas Fan Appreciation Party coming up in June.  Caller Rachel in Texas joins us to talk about the situation she has with her boyfriend who’s dragging his feet on moving in with her (6:13).  Then Asin in Denver comes on the show to talk about her dilemma with her family wanting an arranged marriage for her, but she isn’t sure she wants that considering she’d had a boyfriend of 6 years (29:09). Original theme music provided by Kate Bass and the song is titled "Blink."

Jan 22, 2019
Ep 113 - Interview with Kaci Campbell of "Temptation Island"
00:35:19

(NO SPOILERS) Kaci joins me to talk about why she and Evan and decided to do this show, was she bothered by his statements Tuesday night that she just wanted a ring, Evan's tragic backstory with his father's murder, what was her initial impression of the couples when they arrived, which contestants caught her eye at first and who was she a little bit wary of, how hard was it to be separated from Evan, & much more.

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Jan 17, 2019
Ep 112 - Interview with Paulie Calafiore of the "Challenge"
01:54:04

(SPOILERS) Paulie joins me to talk about the incident in NY last week with Demi Burnett of the “Bachelor” (9:33), his IG live disaster after Danielle’s interview with People.com (31:04), we get into it over how he manipulated Danielle (43:41), his trip to Mexico with Danielle in July (59:12), his dishonesty about Cara to Danielle (1:07:43), where is he at with Cara right now and their relationship (1:24:14), going to therapy (1:36:35), and we end with how I feel people should take the podcast (1:40:00).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Jan 10, 2019
"He Said, She Said" with Ashley Spivey - Episode 13
01:06:16

In Episode 13, Ashley and I begin by talking about how the holidays were, the Christmas gifts we got each other, and her husband’s Eagles obsession (even though we recorded before Sunday’s game).  Then our first caller Evelyn in LA joins us to talk about her boyfriend of 8 years who still hasn’t proposed and she doesn’t know what to do (10:45).  Then our second caller is with Jenna in Atlanta who talks about the controlling emotional abuse she suffered at the hands of her ex and how that’s changed her (39:34).  Then in our wrap up, we update you on a previous caller who suffered from herpes and where she’s at now.  Original theme music provided by Kate Bass and the song is titled "Blink."

Jan 08, 2019
Ep 111 - Interview with Jemmye Carroll of the "Challenge"
01:09:40

(SPOILERS) Jemmye joins me to talk about the latest developing situation in the Paulie/Danielle/Cara Maria saga, including late last night when a Twitter follower posted a picture of Paulie with Demi yesterday in NY. We talk about if anyone is on Paulie's side, whether Paulie really is sorry, his abhorrent behavior towards both women, his IG live he did right after the story broke on People.com with Danielle, where does the relationship between Paulie & Cara Maria go from here and much, much more.

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Jan 03, 2019
Ep 110 - Reader Emails
01:24:19

(SPOILERS) This week I answer all your "Reader Emails" over the past week which include more on Colton's episode-by-episode spoilers, how the premiere will play out, will this become a weekly thing, "Bachelorette" talk, and much, much more.

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Dec 27, 2018
Ep 109 - Colton's Episode-by-Episode Spoilers
00:49:25

(SPOILERS) Podcast begins by talking some news in Bachelor Nation including the "Crazy Days and Nights" site rumors, Elan Gale no longer producing, the overt Kaitlyn/Jason flirting on social media, also why rumors/speculation/innuendo/tea whatever you want to call it, is not as easy to spill anymore (9:50), your episode-by-episode spoilers for the season (14:24), this Colton/Caelynn conversation that Chris Harrison keeps hyping up (28:05), the updated ending with more details regarding what went down on overnight dates (40:41), and I end with "Bachelorette" talk (44:41).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Dec 20, 2018
"He Said, She Said" with Ashley Spivey - Episode 12
01:09:53

In Episode 12, Ashley and I begin by talking about Christmas plans including what Christmas movies that A) she can't believe I haven't seen and B) which ones she absolutely wants me to watch instead of binge watching 90210. Then our first caller Kate in KC joins us to talk about an ex that she seemingly can't get over (9:41). Then Savannah in DC comes on to talk about two men in her life and the dilemma she seems to be facing. One who's taken that she wants, and one who professed his love to her that she's not into (38:29). Original theme music provided by Kate Bass and the song is titled "Blink."

Dec 18, 2018
Ep 108 - Interview with Jonny Fairplay
01:43:25

(SPOILERS) Jonny joins me to talk about how the Jonny Fairplay moniker came to be, his thoughts on Christian being eliminated last night, what really happened that led to his exit on "Fans vs Favorites," being 2 years sober, wanting to play the game again, where his relationship is with Jeff Probst, and much much more. Easiest interview I've ever done. Just ask Jonny a question, wind him up, and let him go. Almost a 2 hour filibuster on all things Jonny Fairplay.

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Dec 13, 2018
Ep 107 - Interview with "Survivor's" Stephen Fishbach
01:27:34

(SPOILERS) Stephen joins me to talk about the buzz around the current season of "David vs Goliath" (6:40), does he like the themes the seasons are given (12:40), who's playing the best game (17:50), Kara & Alec posting a pre-season pic together (25:15), how does he see this season playing out (30:05), was the Idol Nullifier fair (35:55), Christian's strategy (42:30), did Gabby go after Christian too early (46:14), players giving in-season interviews while still on the show (51:50), Stephen answers my Survivor trivia questions & the water bucket riddle (1:07:39), and we end with more Christian talk and why he's so beloved (1:15:20).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Dec 06, 2018
"He Said, She Said" with Ashley Spivey - Episode 11
01:46:01

In Episode 11, Ashley joins me and we begin by talking about last episodes Money Dance poll question that generated quite a bit of response. We also discuss this week's poll question about dealing with in-laws. Then, our first caller Megan in Massachusetts joins us to talk about dealing with an abusive father years later (13:30). In a "He Said, She Said" first, Ashley and I give an update on Megan since her call was recorded last week and she had to confront her father this past weekend (58:10). Then Tina in Tennessee joins to tell us about her sister-in-law that has caused a lot of pain and anguish in her life (1:01:10). Tina's call is what sparks this week's poll question and we want to hear from anyone of you who