The Reality Is

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A podcast about our problematic love for reality TV

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Episode 196: True Crime by Bravo (RHOBH / RHOSLC)
00:57:02

This week on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Rinna tries to make a casserole of nothing and play therapist and the Real Housewives of Salt Lake City are back on our televisions reading lines and crafting storylines while supporting a criminal coworker. 

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Sep 30, 2022
Episode 195: Kiss my ass and climb a tree (RHOA / M2M)
00:40:37

Real housewives of Atlanta Reunion part 3 was somehow the best part of the reunion and...somehow Todd was the best player?! CONFUSION! On Married to Medicine, there are theories and hits and conspiracies and none of it makes any sense but all of it is 10/10 television. 

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Sep 28, 2022
Episode 194: Conga with Kathy with Tom Hamlett @thetomhamlett (RHOBH)
00:52:46
My other brother Tom Hamlett and one half of the Dumpster Dive Podcast hops on to laugh at the lackluster, exhausting, and ridiculous episode of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. There are terrible impressions but some of us didn’t go to school for this. Please immediately follow Tom @thetomhamlett and @dumpsterdivepod on Instagram, @2dumpsterdivas on Tiktok and Twitter, and subscribe, listen, rate, and review Dumpster Dive Podcast everywhere!  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Sep 23, 2022
Episode 193: It's called evil bitch (RHOA / Married to Medicine)
00:42:35
The Real Housewives of Atlanta have a very funny very silly part two of the reunion, which goes from fighting and name calling to giving flowers about hair care products and on Married to Medicine, Toya is a star! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Sep 21, 2022
Episode 192: Hats, Birds, and Champion Tracksuits (RHOA, RHOBH, M2M)
00:54:21

The Real Housewives of Atlanta Reunion part 1 was beautiful but drowned out by some chirpy background actors, the ladies of Married to Medicine are holi-slaying, and the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills are fighting! 

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Sep 19, 2022
Episode 191: It's XXPEN$IVE to buy She by Sheree (RHOA, M2M, RHODubai, RHOBH)
00:51:40
Covering everything that happened this week INCLUDING the Real Housewives of Potomac trailer! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Sep 09, 2022
Episode 190: This week on Bravo (ALL of the shows!)
00:42:23

We're diving into EVERYTHING this week on Bravo - Real Housewives of Atlanta, Married to Medicine, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, and Real Housewives of Dubai! 

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Sep 04, 2022
Episode 189: TAKE AWAY THEIR PHONES (RHODUBAI / RHOBH SOCIAL MEDIA MADNESS)
00:44:50

There was no Real Housewives of Beverly Hills on and yet there is 20 minutes of ranting about how poorly these women are behaving on social media. The finale of Real Housewives of Dubai had too much filler footage and well...that's that.

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Aug 27, 2022
Episode 188: What are you even mad about? (RHOA / Married to Medicine)
00:34:12

On Real Housewives of Atlanta, the ladies are in Jamaica and the alliances are as confusing as Sanya being mad at Kenya and on Married to Medicine the ladies are in Vegas living their best lives. 

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Aug 24, 2022
Episode 187: Couthless not toothless (RHOBH / RHODubai)
00:44:04

On both Real housewives of Beverly Hills and Real Housewives of Dubai it is a feud between people functioning like normal human beings and people functioning like a television show. 

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Aug 22, 2022
Episode 186: Ziplining for BOGO w/ Aarti (Married to Medicine)
00:48:52

Aarti is back to talk about why on Married to Medicine everyone is right and everyone is wrong and why this show is just so fun. 

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Aug 18, 2022
Episode 185: I hate races (RHOA)
00:32:45

The Real Housewives of Atlanta continue being late to things in Jamaica except for running races, which they seem to be great at!

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Aug 17, 2022
Episode 184: Racist not clueless w/ Aarti (RHOBH / RHODubai)
01:05:44
Aarti hops on to break down the Homeless not toothless shenanigans on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and why the women on Real Housewives of Dubai are so damn low budget.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Aug 14, 2022
Episode 183: Original thoughts only w/ Brett @bravobybrett (RHOA / Married to Medicine)
01:16:53

The brightest and wittiest ray of sunshine in the Bravo fan world, THE Brett of @bravobybrett joins the pod to talk about Married to Medicine, Real Housewives of Atlanta, and of course the Hair heard around the universe, Teresa Gorga Guidice Ruelaseseseses' wedding. 

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Aug 09, 2022
Episode 182: The lesson is resentment (RHOA / Married to Medicine)
00:49:45

**SORRY FOR THE BAD AUDIO! TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES!** 

The Real Housewives of Atlanta are settling back in after being sent home from Marlo's trip before going on Sanya's ridiculous Jamaica trip and the Married to Medicine women are cooling down after the ineffective intervention only to get hopped back up from Anila & Kiran's corny try hard costume. 

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Aug 03, 2022
Episode 181: Pretty Drunken Mess (RHOBH / RHODubai)
00:38:51

On Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, everyone is talking about Erika being a sloppy messy drunk but I wanna talk about the bizarre "suspicion of DUI" story and cop interactions for rich white folks v. ANY black/brown person! On Real Housewives of Dubai, Caroline Stanbury got married but I care about it as little as Sergio cares about his wife's maternal reproductive health. 

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Jul 30, 2022
Episode 180: Unintentional Prop Comedy (Married to Medicine / RHOA)
00:44:08

The ladies of Married to Medicine host an intervention that does not go as planned and the Real Housewives of Atlanta have a girls trip that does not go as planned. 

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Jul 27, 2022
*BONUS* Patreon Exclusive: Marvelous w/ Kendrick Tucker (Reality & Comics Too)
01:18:30

We did a deep dive with Kendrick from Reality & Comics too about the entire season of Ms. Marvel, the finale, the show as a whole and where we think the Marvel Cinematic Universe goes from here!

Music from Ms. Marvel mentioned on the episode:

  • Koko Korina
  • Rozi by Eva B
  • Peechay Hutt by Hasan Raheem, Justin Bibis & Talal Qureshi
  • For Aisha by Memba & Evan Giia
  • Tu Jhoom by Abida Parveen & Naseebo Lal
  • Anthem by Swet Shop Boys
  • Avegi by Ritviz
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Jul 26, 2022
Episode 179: Doctor of HHWHAT?! (RHOBH / RHODUBAI)
00:59:51

The Real Housewives of Dubai are unraveling to show us who they really are and the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills have been doing exactly that for 12 years. 

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Jul 24, 2022
Episode 178: Blue Stone Manor goes to Church (RHUGT S2E6/E7)
00:55:13

The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip: Ex Wives Club has wrapped up, but not without some sloppy making out and pizza in the bedroom and of course delusion.

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Jul 22, 2022
Episode 177: Das Boot (RHOA / Married To Medicine)
00:40:02

The ladies on Real Housewives of Atlanta go on a trip and ask who farted, what's Drew mad about, and why Kenya and Marlo can't get along. Heavenly throws a fashion show at the beauty store on Married to Medicine and Anila continues to be the worst. 

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Jul 21, 2022
*BONUS* Patreon Exclusive: Real World New Orleans Homecoming
01:34:39
From the Patreon vault, released to the public! Raheel and Noor go on many tangents but we mostly talk about Real World New Orleans Homecoming which is probably the best reality tv show in the last 25 years. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Jul 18, 2022
*BONUS* Patreon Exclusive: "Maggot": South Africa, Just Like Home w/ Tom Hamlett
01:08:44
Tom Hamlett (@thetomhamlett) 1/2 of Dumpster Dive Podcast (@dumpsterdivepod) joined Raheel and Noor this week to talk about RHOA S4 E12 where the Talls and Smalls head to South Africa but more importantly, 10-15 minutes are spent discussing the magnets from Fast & the Furious. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Jul 15, 2022
Episode 176: I am the moment (RHOA / Married to Medicine)
00:51:46

A splendid Sunday line up! Kenya has her most likable episode to date on Real Housewives of Atlanta and the Doctors and Doctor wives of Married to Medicine come back with a season premiere that is anything but bullshit, despite there being an actual cow shitting. 

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Jul 13, 2022
Episode 175: Setting a bitch straight (RHOBH / RHODubai / RHUGT)
00:51:00

On the Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip it is a thirst off, on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills its a drunk off, and on Real Housewives of Dubai I want Caroline Stanbury and Sergio off my screens. 

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Jul 09, 2022
Episode 174: Be Our Pest w/ Tom Hamlett (RHUGT S2 E4)
01:08:28
THE Tom Hamlett, 1/2 of Dumper Dive Podcast, hops on discuss Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip S2 E4. Follow Tom @thetomhamlett and Dumpster Dive @dumpsterdivepod on instagram and @2dumpsterdivas on twitter. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Jul 05, 2022
*BONUS* Patreon Exclusive: A Half Baked Alaska (RHUGT S2 E3)
01:05:12
We are talking about Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip S2 E3, Lasagna, Games, White people, and Ms. Marvel Episode 4! OH! and for your reference, here's the article about the family run business venture in NJ that recently was in the news: https://www.nj.com/middlesex/2022/06/nj-strip-club-at-center-of-family-run-prostitution-ring-authorities-say.html?fs=e&s=cl&fbclid=IwAR2qyIg3R_JTvo7KgQVvCGTBUOjOBj0o6aRBG2g1dfCakJA5SCfTRH1RXnY --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Jul 03, 2022
Episode 173: Listen Trash Box (RHOBH)
00:55:16

Someone take away Diana Jenkins' and Lisa Rinna's phones because the Real Housewives of Beverly Hill Billies are at it again with the bullshit!

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Jul 02, 2022
Episode 172: Pitiful little hoe (RHOA / Love Match Atlanta)
00:41:34

To find out where to donate for each state, visit donations4abortions.com 

If you or someone you know needs help, or if you want to get more involved, here are 5 resources: 

  1. ShoutYourAbortion.com  
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Jun 29, 2022
Episode 171: The Haunting of Blue Stone Manor (RHUGT: Ex-Wives' Club)
00:39:19
To find out where to donate for each state, visit donations4abortions.com If you or someone you know needs help, or if you want to get more involved, here are 5 resources: ShoutYourAbortion.com  DontBanEquality.com Abortion.Cafe PlanCPills.Org Choice.CRD.CO --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Jun 26, 2022
Episode 170: Body Fluiding w/ Aarti (RHOBH / RHODubai)
01:03:15

Noor covers Real Housewives of Beverly Hills in a brief recap in the top of the hour where spoiler alert: she's mad at the women. Then Aarti joins for a deep dive on Real Housewives of Dubai where spoiler alert: we fawn over Chanel Ayan. 

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Jun 24, 2022
Episode 169: Dutch Slut w/ Kendrick Tucker (RHOA / Love Match Atlanta)
00:53:47

Kendrick, host of Reality & Comics Too, hops on to discuss Real Housewives of Atlanta, breakdown what Marlo's end game is, what a womlette is, and who is a Dutch Slut.

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Jun 23, 2022
Episode 168: You're not a good person (RHOBH / RHODubai)
00:46:42
People all over bravo are putting their feet in their mouth, and their tweets, and their instagram comments - IT'S A MESS! On Real Housewives of Dubai, everyone except for Chanel Ayan tries to convince us they're laid back humble people. On Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, everyone tries to convince us that they're good people. Neither are humble or good.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Jun 19, 2022
Episode 167: Depression by Shereé (RHOA / Love Match Atlanta)
00:41:14

This week on Real Housewives of Atlanta Shereé ate chips, folded laundry, and talked shit and I felt like I was watching myself. On Love Match Atlanta, Shae made amends and Ming ate sconces. 

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Jun 15, 2022
Episode 166: Layers w/ Maya Khan (RHOBH / RHODubai)
01:33:11

Friend of the pod, Maya Khan, joins us to talk about the kids in the pool on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and the goat in the pool on Real Housewives of Dubai.

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Jun 11, 2022
Episode 165: Funniest person on TV: Marlo Hampton (RHOA / Love Match ATL)
00:36:59

Breaking down the last 2 weeks of Love Match Atlanta and then breaking down emotionally with Sheree on Real Housewives of Atlanta

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Jun 08, 2022
Episode 164: Period DOT w/ Aarti (RHODXB / RHOBH)
01:19:11

Aarti hops on to welcome the Real Housewives of Dubai in all their glitz and glam, theorize what exactly Garcelle may be up to on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, and defend the behavior of dogs on Bravo these days. 

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Jun 04, 2022
Episode 163: Gaslight by Kyle Richards (RHOBH)
00:43:12
Please donate to the Uvalde Texas Shooting Relief Fund. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
May 28, 2022
Episode 162: Corny Condo (RHOA / Love Match Atlanta)
00:42:44

Please donate to the following organizations, hug your loved ones, and take a break if you need. 

Sandy Hook Promise

Everytown for gun safety

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May 26, 2022
Episode 161: RATS! w/ Aarti (RHOBH / RHONJ)
01:05:37
Aarti hops back in to talk about Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Episode 2 and Real Housewives of New Jersey Reunion Part 3.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
May 21, 2022
Episode 160: Shattered glass doors & dresses (RHONJ / RHOBH)
00:37:45
Finally got around to watching the Real Housewives of New Jersey Reunion Part 2 and the premiere of the latest season of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
May 19, 2022
Episode 159: Hot mic bummer (Summer House)
00:52:02

The Summer House Reunion part 2 wraps up the season Paige working on her posture. I promise, it's just her posture! She's not a cold little brat at all!

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May 18, 2022
Episode 158: Ditsiest B at the Table (RHOA)
00:30:17

A mini episode about the latest episode of Real Housewives of Atlanta (S14 E3) - "The Tea is Served" 

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May 17, 2022
Episode 157: Angry bitter brunette with a twist of lemon face (Summer House)
00:49:49

A mini episode covering Summer House Reunion Part 1 thoughts! 

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May 15, 2022
Episode 156: Oh no baby what is Drew doing!? (RHOA / Kandi & The Gang / Love Match Atlanta)
00:46:00

Kandi & The Gang went out with bang, Drew on Real Housewives of Atlanta gets gaslit, and Love Match Atlanta comes in hot!

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May 11, 2022
Episode 155: Reflecting & Deflecting (Summer House / RHONJ)
00:44:51

This week on the Summer House Finale, we had a prom, a wedding, and some COVID and on Real Housewives of New Jersey Reunion part 1 we learned that the lights are in fact not on in Teresa's head or even on set. 

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May 07, 2022
Episode 154: Peach Please (RHOA / Kandi & The Gang / Grande Dame Family Reunion)
00:42:34
The diamond of the season is actually a couple of Peaches! Real Housewives of Atlanta premiered! Kandi & the Gang took POO-tographs. And Karen's Grande Dame Family Reunion ended abruptly but made me cry. Please consider donating to the following organizations to support reproductive rights for all: Women Have Options (providing safe access to reproductive healthcare in Ohio)  Sister Song: Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective Arc Southeast (providing safe reproductive healthcare for the people of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, SC, and Tennessee) URGE: Unite For Reproductive and Gender Equity  Center For Reproductive Rights  Planned Parenthood --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
May 05, 2022
Episode 153: Human Red Flag (Summer House / RHONJ / RHOC)
00:40:59

On Summer House, the only comfort Kyle can find is a toy horse outside of someone's home in the Hamptons. On Real Housewives of New Jersey, the Nashville trip and the season end as bizarrely as Louis' bedazzled jacket. On Real Housewives of Orange County, Bravo threw together a two part reunion that I can barely remember. 

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Apr 30, 2022
*RE-RELEASE* Episode 129: Allegedly w/ The Bravo Docket (RHOSLC)
01:12:38
DISCLAIMER: This episode was recorded on Jan 24 before Bravo released a statement regarding Jennie Nguyen.  The brilliant lawyers of @thebravodocket hopped on to breakdown the latest episode of Real Housewives of Salt Lake City and answer all of our questions about the Shahrrest, Mary's grandmother's empire, and what Bravo talent and Bravo themselves could be doing with the Jennie debacle.  Follow, rate, review, and subscribe to The Bravo Docket: www.thebravodocket.com Instagram @thebravodocket Patreon www.patreon.com/thebravodocket --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Apr 23, 2022
Episode 152: The Last Supper (Summer House / Kandi & the Gang / Karen's Grande Dame Family Reunion)
00:54:43

Much like when Jen Shah was arrested, the internet has come together to celebrate the divorce of Ashley Darby. We're also sharing some housekeeping updates and of course diving into the chaos of Summer House, the egg rolls of Kandi & The Gang, and how Karen Huger perhaps doesn't know what the word secession means.

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Apr 20, 2022
Episode 151: Tommy Knicker-knockers (RHOC / RHONJ)
01:07:47

The Real Housewives of Orange County season ended with a BOP and validation for all of our inner Shannons and on the Real Housewives of New Jersey, Teresa Guidice lost her mind.

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Apr 16, 2022
Episode 150: Hot Deep Fried Girl Summer (Summer House / Kandi & The Gang)
01:02:57

On Summer House, Lindsay is having such a great summer that she's screaming at everyone. On Kandi & The Gang, Todd is such a good restaurant owner that he doesn't know how the kitchen is run. We also talk about the events of the shooting in Brooklyn as it is close to both of our lives. We hope our listeners are safe and know they are loved. 

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Apr 13, 2022
Episode 149: Stop trying to make TOT happen (RHOC / RHONJ / Bravo News)
01:06:27
So many things happened in the Bravoverse this week that we spend about 20 minutes talking about trailers, and news, and cancelations, and firings and then the next 40 on the Real Housewives of Orange County and the Real Housewives of New Jersey.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Apr 09, 2022
Episode 148: Young People Gang (Summer House / Kandi & The Gang)
01:00:53

We're talking about Kandi & the Gang, where everyone is lovable except Todd and Summer House where everyone loves everyone probably because everyone is high. 

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Apr 06, 2022
Episode 147: Words are hard (RHOC / RHONJ)
01:06:22

Ramadan Mubarak! We spend the start of the episode talking about Ramadan and then have a clunky transition to Real Housewives of Orange County and Real Housewives of New Jersey where we realize that once you think someone doesn't like you, it's impossible to ever believe they actually do like you.

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Apr 02, 2022
Episode 146: Slaps, sauces, and spills (Summer House)
00:56:18

We talk about the ridiculous Oscars and then we jump straight into the more interesting fight between Ciara and Lindsay or was it Danielle? or was it Paige vs Linsday? What was Craig doing there? Anyway! Enjoy!

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Mar 30, 2022
Episode 145: Bravo, It's Complicated - A Chat with Jill Hirsch
00:47:30

This special bonus episode is our chat with our good friend and supporter on our Patreon, Jill Hirsch. We just laughed about our love for Watch What Crappens and of course weighed in on our complicated relationship with bravo.

For more information on our patreon visit us at patreon.com/therealityispod

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Mar 29, 2022
Episode 144: White Feminist Microaggressions (RHOC / RHONJ)
01:03:58

Everyone is wrong and everyone is right but EVERYONE IS MOSTLY WRONG. We're talking about Shannon and Gina, multiverse versions of the same soul, having private experiences on Real Housewives of Orange County. We're also talking about the white feminist tinge of microaggressions of Marge on Real Housewives of New Jersey. 

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Mar 26, 2022
Episode 143: The Tale of the Vanishing Housemate ft. Chelsea (@ohnochels) (Summer House)
01:01:37

We finally settled the feud between Aarti and Chelsea (@ohonochels) so that we could deep dive into the feud of Lindsay v. Ciara but really the whole world against Austen Kroll. 

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Mar 23, 2022
Episode 142: Rectal bleeding!? (RHONJ / RHOSLC / RHOC)
00:42:21

Noor is riding solo for the last time and talking about Real Housewives of New Jersey, the stupid Real Housewives of Salt Lake City Reunion part 3, and the lackluster episode of Real Housewives of Orange County. 

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Mar 19, 2022
*BONUS* Patreon Exclusive: BEAST: Amster-DAMN
00:55:32

Back by popular demand from our Patreon Bonus vault, Noor and her brother Raheel eat a piece of edible and calm down as they discuss the iconic Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Season 5 Episode 16 where Rinna almost choked Kim and Kyle was the worst.

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Mar 16, 2022
Episode 141: Magnets ft. Tom Hamlett (@thetomhamlett) (RHOC / RHONJ / RHOM)
01:21:11

THE Tom Hamlett, 1/2 of The Dumpster Dive Podcast, joined Noor this week to break down coast to coast shenanigans on Real Housewives of Orange County, Real Housewives of New Jersey, and Real Housewives of Miami. A detour or two may have been made to discuss Crockpots, Orcs, and Magnets.

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Mar 12, 2022
Episode 140: The Honorable Meredith Marks, Esq. (RHOSLC / Summer House)
00:55:23

We celebrate International Women's day by watching Ciara and Lindsay set women back a few decades on Summer House. On Real Housewives of Salt Lake City, Meredith Marks put on a powdered wig and puts her Juris Doctorate to use on Part 2 of the Reunion.

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Mar 09, 2022
Episode 139: Little bitch girl (RHONJ / RHOC / RHOM)
00:56:07
The Real Housewives of New Jersey love a shore brawl but not more than misogyny, the Real Housewives of Orange County love a fancy party, and the Real Housewives of Miami love a nonsense fight.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Mar 05, 2022
Episode 138: Lisa v. Bad Weather (RHOSLC / Summer House / Love Is Blind)
01:00:46

It is wild that 10 episodes of Love is Blind season 2 was more fun than 1 hour of Real Housewives of Salt Lake City Reunion, but here we are! Our brains are as fried as Kyle's birthday speech on Summer House.

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Mar 02, 2022
Episode 137: Macrodosing (RHOC / RHONJ / RHOM)
01:13:08

This week Noor tells Aarti about all of the Coast to Coast drama, some petty, some dark, some hilarious, from Real Housewives of Orange County, Real Housewives of New Jersey, and the final two episodes of Real Housewives of Miami. 

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Feb 26, 2022
Episode 136: Hey Buddy! (RHOSLC / Summer House)
01:02:46
Aarti is back! We are talking about Real Housewives of Salt Lake City Finale and Noor grosses Aarti out about Summer House.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Feb 23, 2022
*BONUS* Patreon Exclusive: Family drama: In the name of the father
00:58:04

On this super special Patreon bonus, Noor's brother Raheel hopped on to discuss the iconic RHONJ Christening Episode (S3 E1) and his run in with Joey Gorga himself. For more Patreon Exclusive content: patreon.com/therealityispod


 

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Feb 19, 2022
Episode 135: That's not my name (Summer House / RHONJ)
00:46:53

On Summer House we had probably the most real conversation about race on TV between white and black people since ...well ever. And on Real Housewives of New Jersey we stan Gabby Catania. 

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Feb 16, 2022
Episode 134: Stack of hypocrisy (RHONJ / RHOC / RHOM)
00:52:39

Noor is riding solo and very nervous and writing in the 3rd person in this description as she covers the hypocrisy or perceived hypocrisy and double standards on Real Housewives of New Jersey, a stack of vaginas on Real Housewives of Orange County, and unfortunately K*nye W*st's ding dang donger. 

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Feb 12, 2022
Episode 133: No one has anyone's back w/ Selle Brooks (@whoaskedmepodcast) (RHOSLC / Summer House)
01:22:08

Friend of the pod Selle Brooks and host of "Who Asked Me?" Podcast hopped on to psychoanalyze the dodo birds on Real Housewives of Salt Lake City and Summer House. 

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Feb 09, 2022
Episode 132: Sign that prenup! (RHONJ / RHOC / RHOM / Project Runway)
01:20:07

Aarti is signing off the pod for a few weeks so before she says see ya for a bit, we had to dive into ALL of the show this week on Bravo! Real Housewives of New Jersey premiere! Real Housewives of Orange County sweat lodge! Real Housewives of Miami vomit! and Project Runway Finale! 

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Feb 05, 2022
Episode 131: A Place of No (RHOSLC / Summer House / Ask Your Aunties mail bag)
00:49:08

This week on Real Housewives of Salt Lake City, Mary M Cosby taught us about the power of NO. On Summer House we continued to wonder what Alex is doing there. And we answered some questions from our Patreon Mail Bag "Ask Your Aunties". If you'd like to support us and ask some questions check us out: patreon.com/therealityispod

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Feb 02, 2022
Episode 130: Bomb Cyclone (VPR / Summer House / RHOM)
00:58:09

We've had a busy week on the pod and we're breaking it all down! We're talking about our meetings with Luke and Dorinda, the VPR reunions, Summer House, and Real Housewives of Miami. 

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Jan 29, 2022
Episode 128: WTF Bravo?! (RHOC / RHOM)
01:01:23

WHAT A WEEK! We obviously start this episode diving deep into the racist facebook posts of Jennie Nguyen and ask as usual WTF is going on at Bravo HQ?! Then we awkwardly pivot to talking about the happenings in Cabo on Real Housewives of Orange County and the strangest room fighting on Real Housewives of Miami. 

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Jan 22, 2022
Episode 127: Disengage KyManda (RHOSLC / Summer House / Porsha's Family Matters)
01:01:57

We're talking about this disaster dinner in Real Housewives of Salt Lake City where everyone is chewing the scenery for that sweet screen time, Porsha's Family Matters Finale that confirms what Team Twirl has known about Porsha this whole time, and the triumphant return of Carl Radke's butt on Summer House which we didn't get nearly enough of because Amanda and Kyle's toxic relationship got front and center!

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Jan 19, 2022
Episode 126: Purse Sandwich (RHOC / RHOM)
00:56:01

This week on Real Housewives of Orange County, Heather Dubrow threw a book party for her daughter and Emily ate a sandwich in a Sauna. On Real Housewives of Miami, the ladies continued to use Julia as some sort of sexy lesbian trope, but all we want is to see Julia cry into greens.

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Jan 15, 2022
Episode 125: Bus & Bar Brawls (RHOSLC / Porsha's Family Matters)
00:51:46
This week on Real Housewives of Salt Lake City, Meredith threw a bizarre mid-afternoon roof top pool party for her creepy husband and Jen Shah's rehab story arc nose dived as she dove finger fist at Lisa Barlow. On Porsha's Family Matters, we saw the aftermath of the brawl between Dennis and Porsha.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Jan 12, 2022
Episode 124: Two kinds of rice?! (RHOC / RHOM)
01:04:04

This week on Real Housewives of Orange County, Shannon had to overcome very stressful situations like dealing with the Dubrows and being at Persian dinner with not one but two kinds of rice so you know we'll be diving in carb-first on that. We also caught up on Real Housewives of Miami episodes 3-5, from Art shows, to birthdays, to inappropriate foot massages, to everything that is going on with Alexia. 

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Jan 08, 2022
Episode 123: That's racist (RHOSLC / Porsha's Family Matters / Selling Tampa)
00:57:57

We're back from our winter break to talk about Real Housewives of Salt Lake City, specifically Jennie's epic gathering of the women, Porsha's Family Matters, and Netflix's Selling Tampa!

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Jan 05, 2022
*RE-RELEASE* Episode 50: Psychoanalyzing reality tv w/ Rae Sanni (Part 2)
01:13:13

Before we dive into Part 2 of our mega chat with hilarious and brilliant comedian, writer on the Emmy Nominated "A Black Lady Sketch Show" (Season 2 out now!), lover and hate watcher of all things reality tv, and most importantly our dear friend, Rae Sanni, we are talking about Housewives Allstars and of course the Summer House Finale! Also make sure to check out The Cast with Jaquis Neal & Rae everywhere podcasts are heard.

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Jan 02, 2022
*RE-RELEASE* Episode 49: Psychoanalyzing reality tv w/ Rae Sanni (Part 1)
01:22:38

Hilarious and brilliant comedian, writer on the Emmy Nominated "A Black Lady Sketch Show" (Season 2 out now!), lover and hate watcher of all things reality tv, and most importantly our dear friend, Rae Sanni hopped on the pod this week for a mega chat where we psychoanalyzed just about everybody on TV and maybe even ourselves. Also make sure to check out The Cast with Jaquis Neal & Rae everywhere podcasts are heard.

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Jan 01, 2022
*RE-RELEASE* Episode 55: Hashtag Love Wins w/ Adam Newborn (@romanticrealistpodcast) & Tom Hamlett (@dumpsterdivepod)
01:15:18

The hilarious @thetomhamlett of @dumpsterdivepod subbed in as Aarti this week and we had the delightfully hilarious @anewborn87 of @romanticrealistpodcast as our guest to talk all things Housewives, the mystery of Porsha Williams and Simon Not-van-kempen, why Andy Cohen is problematic, and so much more. 

Timestamps:

  • RHOD (21:01)
  • RHONY (33:03)
  • RHONJ (51:53)
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Dec 31, 2021
*RE-RELEASE* Episode 77: Crystal is a bad bitch w/ Obi (@oddblackindividual) & Taria Faison (@weigopodcast)
01:15:31

The lovely Taria Faison subbed in as our Aarti this week as we chat all things RHOBH and RHONY with one of the smartest Bravo podcasters out here - Charlie Walls aka Obi - Host of @oddblackindividual. For the record, Sonja is a clown, Bershan is the moment, Sutton is annoying, and Erika is crying for real but probably more for herself than anyone else!

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Dec 30, 2021
*RE-RELEASE* Episode 53: Bravo's racism (and other) problems w/ Kim Knight
01:21:48

Friend of the podcast Kim Knight (@spicedbykim) hopped on the podcast this week to have probably the most eye opening and honest discussions we've ever had about Bravo's mishandling of racism and other problematic behaviors on Housewives. We talk about RHOD, RHONY Premiere, and RHONJ. 

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Dec 29, 2021
*RE-RELEASE* Episode 94: C-words w/ Donny @realdonnywood & Chelsea @ohnobravo (RHOBH)
01:17:42

Bravo/Pop culture social media icons and hosts of I Am The Cute One: A Mary-Kate & Ashley Podcast, Donny & Chelsea hopped on and oh what fun we had discussing problematic favorites, what makes a good housewife, the RHOSLC taglines, RHOBH, and of course...how many eggs can PK swallow whole? 

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Dec 28, 2021
*RE-RELEASE* Episode 96: Do the ankle! w/ The Bravo Docket (RHOBH)
01:05:49

The brilliant Attorneys of The Bravo Docket, Cesie and Angela, graciously broke down all of our stupid questions about Erika, the Girardi case, and the impact of the case on the cast and show. We also talked about some of their very plausible conspiracy theories which may or may not have included a racoon. Follow The Bravo Docket on Instagram & subscribe to their podcast via thebravodocket.com.

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Dec 27, 2021
Episode 122: Tits & Lips, Threats & Promises (RHOM / RHOC)
00:56:32

We are discussing the new Real Housewives of Miami reboot, as well as discussing our favorites from the original seasons. On Real Housewives of Orange County, Heather Dubrow is one doodoo nail away from Erika Jayning at Shannon and we just love it.

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Dec 25, 2021
Episode 121: This Pho-king Lunch (RHOSLC / RHONJ Trailer)
00:58:16

On The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City, Jennie throws a Pho lunch at a peace garden and it's chaos at it's finest. The Real Housewives of New Jersey trailer dropped this week and we talk about that and sort of spill some tea.

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Dec 22, 2021
Episode 120: The Misadjudication of Shannon Storms (RHOC / RHUGT)
00:52:50

On Real Housewives of Orange County, it turns out Heather Dubrow sends texts so crazy that we side with Shannon. We also said farewell to the Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip where Ramona Singer made no progress and cried many fake tears. 

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Dec 18, 2021
Episode 119: Souls are boring (Succession Finale / RHOSLC)
00:55:52

This past Sunday the story arcs, the twists and turns, the displays loyalty and betrayal could be seen from Salt Lake City to Rome! We are breaking down the Succession Finale at the top of the show and Real Housewives of Salt Lake City (34:00). 

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Dec 15, 2021
Episode 118: The Diabolic Dubrows (RHOC / Summer House Trailer)
00:52:22

Fancy pants and her leather husband, I mean leather jacket, throw a party that goes absolutely haywire and it is a perfect mess. We also talk about Winter House in light of the Summer House trailer! Enjoy! 

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Dec 09, 2021
Episode 118: The Diabolic Dubrows (RHOC / Summer House Trailer)
00:52:22

Fancy pants and her leather husband, I mean leather jacket, throw a party that goes absolutely haywire and it is a perfect mess. We also talk about Winter House in light of the Summer House trailer! Enjoy!

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Dec 09, 2021
Episode 117: Bamboozled by Mary (RHOSLC / Porsha's Family Matters)
00:41:57
We're talking Real Housewives of Salt Lake City and touching Porsha William's spinoff "Porsha's Family Matters"  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Dec 08, 2021
Episode 116: Fancy Pants meets internally screaming (RHOC / RHUGT)
01:03:30

The triumphant return of Heather 'fancy pants' Dubrow stirred up the perfect storm of Shannon's anxiety induced by Gina and Emily's little digs and we lapped it up! On Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip, the ladies have passed Kumbaya to hit a wall where everyone can't stand each other all while caring for their elderly diaper wearing cast-mate. 

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Dec 04, 2021
Episode 115: We're not Barbz (RHOP/RHOSLC)
01:04:17

Friends! We have returned from our mini Thanksgiving break and we're covering Real Housewives of Potomac Reunion Parts 3 and 4 and Real Housewives of Salt Lake City Episode 11! Microwave your eggs and enjoy! 

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Dec 01, 2021
*RE-RELEASE* Episode 45: Watch What Sappens w/ Ben Mandelker & Ronnie Karam (Part 2)
01:00:23
In the 2nd half of our chat with our PodDaddies Ben Mandelker and Ronnie Karam from Watch What Crappens, we talk about managing expectations when watching problematic shows, Jen Shah the telemarketer, and dive into a crappens mail-bag style Q&A!  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Nov 26, 2021
*RE-RELEASE* Episode 44: Watch What Sappens w/ Ben Mandelker & Ronnie Karam (Part 1)
01:04:08
This week our PodDaddies Ben Mandelker and Ronnie Karam from Watch What Crappens were sweet enough to hop on the podcast and talk about everything from Housewives to House Hunters! We had laughs and tears and Aarti may or may not have murdered Harold. Who is Harold? Listen in and find out!  OH! And we had so much fun talking to them that we had to split the episode into 2 parts!  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Nov 24, 2021
Episode 114: Ultimate Twirl Trip (RHUGT)
00:55:13

We had a great time binging episodes 1-4 of Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip and were truly blown away but how likable everyone but Ramona is! 

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Nov 20, 2021
Episode 113: Shut THAT front door (RHOSLC / RHOP)
00:56:16
Everyone wants to know who called the Feds on Real Housewives of Salt Lake City but we wanna know how Meredith isn't a human prune after all that time in the tub! And on Real Housewives of Potomac Reunion Part 2, we suspect that perhaps all of these women are just secretly best friends and this is all one big act (that we can't get enough of)! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Nov 17, 2021
Episode 112: Melty Faced Dingleberry (VPR, Ask Your Aunties, Good Tweet Bad Tweet)
00:44:59

We're taking your questions from the Patreon "Ask Your Aunties" tier, we're introducing a new segment called "Good Tweet Bad Tweet" and we're talking about Scheana's ability to show growth and at the same time not change at all on Vanderpump Rules!

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Nov 13, 2021
Episode 111: INTERNAL BLEEDING!?! (RHOP/RHOSLC)
01:08:17

We're recapping 3 hours of some of the best television seen on Bravo, from the non-stop entertainment train of the Real Housewives of Potomac Reunion Part 1 to the runaway train or rather truck of one Jennifer Shah from the Feds on Real Housewives of Salt Lake City. Don't worry we dive into how absolutely batsh*t Mary M Cosby is and how unhinged Andy Cohen sounds yelling at Candiace. 

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Nov 10, 2021
Episode 110: For White consumption w/ Selle @whoaskedmepodcast (VPR / RHOBH)
01:13:24

This week our friend Selle, host of @whoaskedmepodcast, hopped on to breakdown Vanderpump Rules and the anticlimactic and down right maddening final part of the unnecessary four part reunion of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. We also go deep into our problems with Bravo as a whole which actually mirror a lot of the problems in American society. Talk about problematic!

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Nov 06, 2021
Episode 109: Hu Renewal (RHOP/RHOSLC)
00:44:29

We're talking about the breaking new of Real Housewives of Dubai, breaking down the truly low budget vow renewal in Real Housewives of Potomac, and discussing the totally not subtle on screen scheming of Lisa Barlow in Real Housewives of Salt Lake City.

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Nov 03, 2021
Episode 108: Uninspired (RHOBH / VPR)
00:52:26

Friends, we will be very honest with you this week of Bravo TV felt as uninspired as Schwartz & Sandy's, but we nevertheless we persevered, we watched Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and Vanderpump Rules, we took notes, we talked about it, and then we took a detour about the American fast food experience overseas. ENJOY!

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Oct 30, 2021
Special Bonus: "Burn it to the ground!" w/ Les Kurkendaal-Barrett & Taria Faison
01:04:21

This is an episode from our friend Les Kurdendaal-Barrett's podcast "The Reality Reading Rainbow" with our friend Taria Faison from What Else is Going On podcast. We had a great deep dive into our feelings about Bravo's "diversity and inclusion" and Bravo viewers and even podcasters as of late. We don't hold back! 

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Oct 29, 2021
Episode 107: Google at your own risk (RHOP / RHOSLC)
00:54:24

This week on Real Housewives of Potomac, Karen inserted herself into a cake and on Real Housewives of Salt Lake City everyone inserted themselves into silly little fights. 

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Oct 27, 2021
Patreon Exclusive Bonus: You can't make a Tomlette without Cixing a few eggs
01:06:11

This week on the bonus our dear friend, current CEO of DumpsterStar DiveCo, and future President of the Fluff & Fold Laundry Empire, Tom Hamlett hopped on to "talk about" the season 3 premiere of HBO's Succession. Yes, talk about is in quotations because in true Dumpster Diva fashion we talked about many other things that have nothing to do with Succession.

Subscribe, rate, and review Dumpster Dive and follow Dumpster Dive @dumpsterdivepod and Tom @thetomhamlett on Instagram.

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Oct 24, 2021
Episode 106: Herpes, the TV show (Winter House / VPR / RHOBH)
00:57:51
This week the new Summer House spinoff, Winter House premiered which made us run, not walk, to the nearest clinic to get tested for STI's we may have caught from simply watching this show. On Vanderpump Rules, Tom Sandoval lost his marbles and Tom Schwartz continued to make us feel terrible for Katie. And on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Erika told lies and Bravo editors tried to convince us that 4 parts of this stupidity are somehow necessary.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Oct 23, 2021
Episode 105: The real problematic husbands (RHOP / RHOSLC)
00:57:48

What a week of shitty dudes on bravo huh? Between Gordon on Real Housewives of Potomac and Duy and Robert Sr on Real Housewives of Salt Lake City, the thirst is not just real but it's exhausting to watch. 

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Oct 20, 2021
Episode 104: Incessantly nonsensical and passively pathetic (Vanderpump Rules / RHOBH)
00:59:15

Never did we imagine that one day Vanderpump Rules would be the most wholesome content on Bravo, but here. we. are. We're talking about the proposal of Noor and Raquel's dreams on Vanderpump Rules. And then we're encouraging you to heavily medicate or not and just rage with us as we dive into the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Reunion Part 1. 

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Oct 16, 2021
Episode 103: I'll toss my own salad thank you (RHOP/RHOSLC)
01:02:08
This week Noor subjects Aarti to making a case for Candiace on behalf of Candee-Gals and Bassett Hounds scream-watching Real Housewives of Potomac everywhere. It does not go as planned but no lettuce was harmed during the making of this podcast. Then in Real Housewives of Salt Lake City, Mary gave us many moments of wisdom, some truly wise and others that broke our brains.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Oct 13, 2021
Episode 102: This isn't a costume party (Vanderpump Rules / RHOBH)
00:58:08

This week on VPR, Tom Sandoval did too much but somehow Lala did even more and all she got was a lousy sheet cake. Over on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, what was more confusing than Erika's stories were Erika, Kyle, and Rinna's lewks at Crystal's fabulous Chinese New Year Party. 

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Oct 09, 2021
Episode 101: Don't claim her (RHOP / RHOSLC)
00:51:14

This week on Real Housewives of Potomac some how a horribly creepy old dude who makes dick jokes, pantomimes sex, and tells his wife to STFU was overshadowed by Candiace losing her cool. Over on Real Housewives of Salt Lake City, we had the case of the mysterious last minute catering cancelation which resulted in a classic and hilarious Housewives fight. 

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Oct 06, 2021
Episode 100: Welcome back scumbags! w/ Kara Berry (Vanderpump Rules / RHOBH)
01:13:51

Friend of the pod and pop culture, bravo, reality tv, VPR aficionado Kara Berry host of Everyone's Business But Mine joined us this week as we reluctantly watched the return of Vanderpump Rules and much like the unexpected rush of emotions from a "pre-workout pill", were surprised at just how great it was! We also talked about RHOBH and wondered who clocked Kathy in the head with a golf ball during a Barbie commercial. 

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Oct 02, 2021
Episode 99: Vassinated (RHOP / RHOSLC)
01:01:59

This week the ladies on RHOP showed us that great reality television is made on driveways, in front of construction, with paddles, and shade and the ladies on RHOSLC proved again what we already know about all of them except for Mary who somehow manages to surprise us every week.

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Sep 29, 2021
Episode 98: Honesty not included (RHOBH / Ask Your Aunties)
00:50:00

The ladies in RHOBH head to a creepy hotel, Erika lies as usual, the ladies don't call her out, and then they all decide to grill Garcelle for no reason at all. We also ask a question from our Patreon "Ask Your Aunties" level Patron. Support us there on patreon.com/therealityispod

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Sep 25, 2021
Episode 97: Heather drives back to Jen (RHOP/RHOSLC)
00:56:14

We're breaking down this week's hilariously messy RHOP episode courtesy Miss Dotty and hilariously delusional RHOSLC episode courtesy all of them! Enjoy!

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Sep 22, 2021
Episode 95: Jesus delivered w/ Sonia Sells (RHOP/RHOSLC)
01:24:28

Friend of the pod Sonia Sells hopped on to talk about a BLESSED Sunday where the House of Huger met the Church of Cosby and Lord was it glorious. 

Follow Sonia Sells on Tiktok @nochilarybanks & Twitter @soniamariesays


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Sep 15, 2021
Episode 93: We all have foreheads (RHOP / Patreon Ask Your Aunties)
00:52:12

We're breaking down this week's Real Housewives of Potomac and discovering that the root of all the problems is misdirected anger which should be directed at Michael Darby. We're also answering some questions from our Patreon "Ask Your Aunties" Mailbag. 

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Sep 08, 2021
Episode 92: Daggone Doodoo Nail (RHONY/RHOBH)
01:02:13
We said good bye for now to RHONY or at least they finally drop the Reunion which...who knows when that'll be and said OH HI HELLOOOOO to one of the greatest episodes of Housewives of all times in RHOBH.  Patreon.com/therealityispod --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Sep 04, 2021
Episode 91: How many wicks does it take to get to the center of the House of Huger? (RHOP/Shahs of Sunset)
00:51:06

We're diving into the aftermath of the Ashley Darby Williamsburg Dumpster Fire Incident of 2021 and asking important questions like "do we think our husbands would be beloved or hated on tv?". We also dive into Shahs of Sunset reunion/finale and discuss how stupid everyone is, as usual. 

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Sep 01, 2021
Episode 90: No apologies (RHOBH/RHONY)
00:47:22
The ladies of RHOBH laughably try to come for Garcelle and Sutton and the ladies of RHONY laughably try to convince us they’re friends. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Aug 28, 2021
Episode 89: Please pack your breast milk and go (RHOP/Shahs of Sunset)
00:58:02

Gizelle and Ashley stay messy, Robyn is lazy, Wendy is upset, Karen is obsessed, Mia is confused, and Candiace is hilarious. Oh, and the Shahs of Sunset are toxic and dysfunctional exactly the way we want them to be. 

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Aug 25, 2021
Episode 88: Sutton brought notes (RHONY/RHOBH)
00:51:01
We are discussing black Shabbat on RHONY and the best god damn episode of RHOBH we have ever seen because of Queens Garcelle and Sutton. We also talk about real life stuff like the situation in Afghanistan. If you'd like to know more check out our instagram @therealityispod or this link for more information.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Aug 21, 2021
Episode 87: Brown Eyed Bandits w/ Rae Sanni (RHOP, Shahs of Sunset, and RHOSLC Trailer)
01:36:04

We're hitting you with a supersized episode because when our friend and TWO TIME Emmy nominated writer and comedian Rae Sanni is on, we can't stop psychoanalyzing these psychopaths and also psychoanalyzing ourselves in the process. 

Timestamps: RHOP (3:10), Shahs of Sunset (1:07:10), RHOSLC Trailer (1:22:17)

  • Twitter - @raesanni 
  • Instagram - @rafizzle87
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Aug 18, 2021
Episode 86: I don't know her (RHONY/RHOBH)
01:05:07

Take out your jade rollers friends because this week's Bravo was stressful, riveting, offensive, hilarious, and thrilling all at once! 

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Aug 14, 2021
Episode 85: Doctor Wendy if you're nasty (RHOP/Shahs of Sunset)
00:55:56

Weekly gush session over how much we love the Karen vs. Gizelle feud and as usual spending too much time psychoanalyzing the psychopaths on Shahs of Sunset. 

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Aug 11, 2021
Episode 84: Pretty F*cked (RHOBH/RHONY)
00:52:59
Put on your tinfoil hats because we have conspiracies on the grifting happening from Coast to Coast! First we have Erika's not so pretty mess of a web of lies in RHOBH and then Sonja's snake of a money manager Gaurav!  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Aug 07, 2021
Episode 83: Karen has a friend (RHOP/Shahs of Sunset)
00:51:22

Like trying to understand Mia's bad Math, English, and Anatomy, we are trying to understand how exactly Ambassadors function from county to county on RHOP and why Tommy has a point but also needs to get over it on Shahs of Sunset, among other things! Enjoy!

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Aug 04, 2021
Episode 82: I think you're odd (Family Karma Finale/WWHL & RHONY)
01:12:12

We're breaking down the Family Karma finale as well as the juicy WWHL end of season pow-wow with the cast of Family Karma. It is as if our people knew this was the final exam and like good Indian kids, they aced it! We're also talking about this week's RHONY (51:00) at the end of this episode. So chug that last bit of wine like you're moving to Kentucky to be with your giant boyfriend and drink up the episode!

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Jul 31, 2021
Episode 81: Not so Zen Wen on vacation (RHOP/Shahs)
00:54:29

We're talking Real Housewives of Potomac and Shahs of Sunset! 

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Jul 28, 2021
Episode 80: An intervention at a bar (RHOBH/RHONY)
00:49:10

This week Erika told tall tales on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (5:00) and Leah, Lu, Ramona, and Sonja held an intervention at a bar on Real Housewives of New York (29:01)

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Jul 24, 2021
Episode 79: Some Desi Psychology
00:48:21

There's nothing we love more than psychoanalyzing our own people and the latest episode of Family Karma gave us plenty to psychoanalyze! From Monica's parents to Lopa's estranged daughter to Brian's lady troubles - Family Karma delivers again!

Check out https://cleaningupforcancer.org for more information on Cleaning Up For Cancer.

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Jul 23, 2021
Episode 78: PHD in Candles
00:53:23

We finally finished up the emotionally exhausting reunion of Married to Medicine (5:17). We talk about how Noor's theory about London being a production plant on Shahs of Sunset (15:09) is no long a theory, and actually just a fact. And of course, we talk about Karen Huger trying to convince us she and Ray still bone despite no one asking if they do, amongst other things on Real Housewives of Potomac (21:03).

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Jul 21, 2021
Episode 76: 4 degrees and 2 boobs w/ Kim Knight (@spicedbykim)
01:24:40

Friend of the podcast and our real lives Kim Knight (@spicedbykim) hopped on to talk about the FIERY premiere of Real Housewives of Potomac, the agonizing Married to Medicine Reunion part 2, and the oddest Friendsgiving on Shahs of Sunset.

We also discuss a little bit about what's going on in Cuba, because why not. Click here to learn more. 

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Jul 14, 2021
Episode 75: Chunky Dory
01:02:35
Weekly Housewives Round up talking about RHOBH and RHONY! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Jul 10, 2021
Episode 74: We are all Brahm
00:45:46

Family Karma as usual is making us cry (thanks Nani Jaan!), but also making us cackle (thanks Chitra!). We're talking about Nani's special moment with Nicholas, the struggles of overbearing parents, and aiming to get to the Chitra and eventually Nani phases of our lives when we say FUCK IT let people live! 

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Jul 09, 2021
Episode 73: We don't know everything
00:40:41

We are recapping Married to Medicine Reunion Part 1, which aired approximately 100 years ago. We are also addressing our last episode in which we placed our feet directly inside of our mouths. We are also for some fucking reason discussing Grey's Anatomy in the first 3 minutes of the episode, and maybe sharing a spoiler that isn't actually a spoiler for anyone who has watched the show beyond 5 seasons.

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Jul 07, 2021
Episode 72: Vertigo Szn
00:48:54

Weekly RHOBH and RHONY roundup! 

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Jul 03, 2021
Episode 71: He is my love
00:47:27

We are crying about I mean talking about Family Karma S2S4 and S2S5 and putting into the Universe that Family Karma should win every television award available because holy crap what an amazing show! 

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Jul 02, 2021
Episode 70: Cannapuss
01:02:06

We are back and talking about Shahs of Sunset (9:45) and last week's RHOBH (30:00) where Erika fed us enough lies to be mildly fooled but actually not and what we've been up to while we were away!

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Jul 01, 2021
Episode 69: Masculinity so toxic
00:47:27

Pull out your jade (or Nurse Jamie!) rollers friends because ugh the levels of toxic masculinity are at an all time high on the season finale of Married to Medicine (27: 50) and Destiney's Halloween party on Shahs of Sunset (2:15).

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Jun 23, 2021
Episode 68: Welcome back fancy pants!
00:50:03

We are talking about the eventful week of all things Housewives from the shakeup in OC (1:20), Housewife & the Hustler (9:02), psychoanalyzing Crystal on RHOBH (16:15), and Leah the toddler on RHONY (31:29). 

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Jun 19, 2021
Episode 67: Richa deserves betta
00:45:52

We're talking Family Karma S2E3 which means we're diving deep into the festival of Navratri, explaining Garba, and also making a case for why Richa is too fucking dope for a putz like Vishal. 

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Jun 18, 2021
Episode 66: What can I Fans Only for you?
00:45:35
We recap our epic weekend of too much socializing, the lackluster episode of Married to Medicine (10:26) and the cultural appropriation bonanza on Shahs of Sunset (29:22) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Jun 16, 2021
Episode 65: Slow your roller Holla Mama
00:56:01

We're talking all things RHOBH (4:00) and RHONY (26:05) which happens to be filled with white ladies doing the most to be the worst. Enjoy!

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Jun 12, 2021
Episode 64: One Tight Slap
00:43:53
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Jun 11, 2021
Episode 63: Spoof there it is w/ Taria Faison (@weigopodcast)
01:09:28

THE Taria Faison of the What Else Is Going On Podcast hopped on this week to talk about the problematic bitch that is Bravo herself. Topics included Kenya Moore being terrible (5:00), Aarti's explanation of exactly what the scam is that Lisa Nicole is running on Married to Medicine (15:40), and the twisted game of thrones or game of clue that is Shahs of Sunset (44:00)! 

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Jun 09, 2021
Episode 62: Fragility so white
00:50:18
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Jun 05, 2021
Episode 61: Not a prick tease!
00:43:27

Surprise! Family Karma is back! So we dropped a new weekly episode to talk about Family Karma! We're not sure if this will be weekly but the premiere was so juicy and content rich we needed to put some respect on its name. The whole gang is back and as Aunties ourselves, we had to spend some time psychoanalyzing the whole cast like local busy bodies at the masjid/mandir. 

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Jun 04, 2021
Episode 60: Smash the pup-triarchy
00:57:26

**TRIGGER WARNING** We talk about the RHONJ Reunion and how terribly they presented the sexual harassment in the workplace discussion from 7:20 to 15:12. Feel free to skip ahead! Aarti is back! We talk about a lot of things that don't always flow into each other but we do laugh along the way.

Timestamps:

  • Married to Medicine: 21:12
  • Shahs: 40:48
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Jun 02, 2021
Episode 59: Kathy's sister Doogie w/ Chelsea (@ohonobravo)
01:03:40

This week on the pod we had Chelsea from @ohnobravo hop on to talk about all things Housewives from our heartbreak over Caroline Manzo, to Kathy Hilton's teeth, to Garth's curry, to the mess of a reunion that was RHONJ. Follow Chelsea on Instagram @ohnobravo and support her Patreon here

Timestamps: 

  • RHONY (15:32)
  • RHOBH (32:00)
  • RHONJ (52:39)
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May 29, 2021
Episode 58: A trip to the ration store
00:49:56

We're talking Shahs, Pepto, Ration, Groceries, Holi, M2M! Enjoy!

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May 26, 2021
Episode 57: A Cancellation Clause
01:04:35

This episode is a ramotional ramonacoaster. Here are some time stamps of all the things we had to say about Housewives, but trigger warning, we do talk about the Israel Palestine issue from the start to about 17 minutes.

  • RHONY (17:20)
  • RHOBH (34:27)
  • RHONJ (48:11)

An article about the clubhouse balance room mentioned on the episode.

A link to the Israel/Palestine clubhouse room.

Donate here to B’Tselem – The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories strives to end Israel’s occupation, recognizing that this is the only way to achieve a future that ensures human rights, democracy, liberty and equality to all people, Palestinian and Israeli alike, living on the bit of land between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea. 

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May 22, 2021
Episode 56: We are grateful for Tommy Feight
00:57:45

Aarti is back! We said bye bye to Hannah Berner, said Hello to Shahs (23:44) and said HUH!? to whatever happened at Quad's party on Married to Medicine (9:15). 

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May 19, 2021
Episode 54: We recorded this before Porsha stole her friend's man
00:51:24

We are just managing expectations friends! We talk about RHOA Reunions (2:15) and briefly touch on the Porsha-Simon-Falynn-Maybe-Pregnancy of it all but are mostly conspiracy theorizing because we recorded on Monday afternoon before we got confirmation that Porsha set a fire to everything. We also talk Summer House reunion part 2 (15:30) and the latest Married to Medicine (37:00) where Quad killed us, as usual. 

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May 12, 2021
Episode 52: On the stand w/ Kendrick Tucker (‎Me & You, The Housewives, & Marvel Too)
01:21:52

On this tangential episode, our friend Kendrick Tucker, host of Me & You, The Housewives, & Marvel Too (@housewivesmarvelpodcast) and also the Bravo Chat Room's #1 Fan, hopped on to talk about the Summer House Reunion Part 1, Married to Medicine, and just about everything else that you could imagine!  

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May 05, 2021
Episode 51: Dolores Catania is goals
01:02:34

We are talking about all things housewives, but we are also talking about an issue that hits close to home for us, the COVID crisis in the South Asian subcontinent. Please donate what you can to the links below. 

Making the Difference is helping provide medical supplies for public hospitals and nursing homes in Mumbai as well as grocery and ration kits to daily wage earners. Details on how to donate here.

Rapid Response, India’s premier disaster-response and preparedness service, is seeking donations to provide dry food goods such as rice, dal, salt, and sugar to families across India. Details on how to donate here.

Breathe India, a fundraiser led by Indian Institutes of Technology alumni in conjunction with the SaveLife Foundation, is seeking donations to procure effective distribution of oxygen concentrators to hospitals in Delhi. Lack of supplemental oxygen is currently a massive problem amid the COVID surge in India. Details on how to donate here.

Seva Kitchen, a nonprofit in Nagpur, is seeking donations to provide meal kits for marginalized communities. More details on how to donate here.

Transgender Welfare Equity and Empowerment Trust (TWEET) has been creating and funding shelter homes for trans people in Delhi during the pandemic. Details on how to donate here.

Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation (KSCF), a children’s rights organization based in India, is collecting donations to help children in poverty-stricken communities with access to meals and education. Details on how to donate can be found here.

HelpNow is an initiative led by young students in Mumbai to provide quick, 24/7 medical transportation. It is currently seeking donations to ensure adequate supplies and compensate its drivers. Details on how to donate here.

Give India, a crowdfunding nonprofit platform created to support India throughout the pandemic, is currently running fundraising campaigns for oxygen supply, food shortages, and women’s reproductive health amid the pandemic. Details on how to donate can be found here.

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May 01, 2021
Episode 48: Like a public bus in India
00:52:26

Noor is talking about Ramadan and how she may be doing it so right that its wrong. We discuss the FANTASTIC hour of TV by the ladies of Married to Medicine, the sudden end to the Summer House season, and of course the sneak peak of the new Real Housewives of Potomac season.



 







Watch what happens, watch what crappens, real housewives of new york, real housewives of new jersey, andy cohen.

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Apr 21, 2021
Episode 47: Sex-obsessed Lothario
00:48:59

This week Drew showed her internalized misogyny, Tiffany made us cry, and Jennifer made us believe that Bill Aydin really is the best house husband.








RHONJ, RHOA, RHOD, housewives, bravo, podcasts, wwhl, watch what happens, watch what crappens

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Apr 17, 2021
Episode 46: Two truths and a lie
00:49:28

We are talking about RHOBH, Married to medicine, and Summer house. Here's 2 truth and a lie, in that order:

  • Sutton got a diamond because Kathy is a dud
  • We prefer Lisa Nicole over Contessa
  • We loved the star crossed lovers rom com level romance of Des and Hannah
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Apr 14, 2021
Episode 43: No cheese left behind
00:51:45

We talk about Jen Shah and whether or not Bravo should be changing their casting process, we talk about the struggles of immigrant children bonding with their unemotional parents in Dallas (21:00), briefly plan Noor's 40th birthday in ATL/NOLA (31:00), and talk about another banger episode from our gals in Jersey (32:15). 

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Apr 03, 2021
Episode 42: Your portfolio sucks
00:49:38

We're talking Married to Medicine (7:10) and how "the turntables" for us on Manjula and why anyone would think Luke in Summer House (29:20) is smart enough to manipulate anyone. Can Luke even spell manipulate?!

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Mar 31, 2021
Episode 41: Barefoot Medusa (Ft. Tom & Cix Hamlett)
01:22:38

Join us on this deranged rollercoaster ride with Tom and Cix Hamlett from the Dumpster Dive Podcast. We discuss Kenya's insensitive costume in Atlanta (15:23), cafeteria Christianity in Dallas (38:54), and surprisingly beignets in New Jersey (1:02:59).  

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Mar 28, 2021
Episode 40: Mad for Manjula
00:47:09

We break down the RHONY Trailer (1:59), continue to discuss why Kyle Cooke is a great dad (7:00), and deep dive into Married to Medicine like a nice cold bowl of rasmalai (19:40)

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Mar 24, 2021
Episode 39: Don't make us defend the Shaman
00:52:55

This week we talked about RHOA, RHONJ, and RHOD, as usual. We also talk about the vicious attack on the Asian Community in Atlanta. We encourage our listeners to donate the following organizations: 

  • Asian American Advancing Justice (AAAJ) - Donations will help "ensure that low-income, immigrant and underserved Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have access to free legal services and the most effective civil rights advocacy possible." 
  • The Asian American Advocacy Fund (AAF) - With a mission to "advocate for the civil and human rights" of those in the AAPI community, the group has different donation funds aimed at tackling specific issues. AAF also offers volunteer and civil engagement opportunities to drive positive change. 
  • The Center for Pan Asian Community Services (CPACS) - Donations to CPACS help the organization provide "comprehensive health and social services, capacity building, and advocacy" to immigrants, refugees and the underprivileged, especially Asian women, children and families with low incomes. 
  • Stop AAPI Hate - A non-profit organization for people to report and track anti-Asian hate incidents. Donations go toward the group's continuous effort to "track and respond to the surge in racism and xenophobia."
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Mar 20, 2021
Episode 38: Low down dirty hoes (Ft. Lori)
00:54:57

We had a friend of the pod, Lori, join us this week to share her perspective on how the internet is handling the Meghan Markle discussion (spoiler alert: not well, bitch!). We also talk about how Kyle continues to be a total dad on Summer House and if we are Team Jackie or Team Simone on Married to Medicine. We are team give Toya some food. 

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Mar 17, 2021
Episode 37: You want the truth? I'm a little hungry.
00:50:16

Hey Bravo - how about you make Married to Medicine Dallas and make Tiffany Moon your HBIC!? Until then, we are here bitchin' about all things housewives, air fryers and racism! Listen in!

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Mar 13, 2021
Episode 36: Misogyny is a hell of a drug
00:49:07

Do you think Harry would get Meghan fish and chips takeout and take it out of the container like Stravy didn't bother doing for Lindsay? Well, we talk about all of that AND the Married to Medicine premiere. 

  • Meghan, Harry & Oprah (1:00)
  • Noor on WWHL (18:13)
  • Summer House (20:44)
  • Married to Medicine (29:45)
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Mar 10, 2021
Episode 35: When microaggressions are macro
00:46:26

This week we learned (no surprise) that Jen Shah is a terrible human (4:18), Kenya is a sad human (7:37), Teresa is a dumb human (17:08), and Tiffany is the only decent human in Dallas (24:05). 

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Mar 06, 2021
Episode 34: The Big Cry
00:51:24

Get your box of tissues because this episode takes a surprisingly emotional detour while we talk about Episodes 2 and 3 of Netflix The Big Day (20:45), but we promise not to nana-nana-boo-boo at you or stomp around like a toddler like Hannah did on Summer House (2:43). 

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Mar 02, 2021
Episode 33: He gave us pumpkin to talk about
00:57:13

Everyone wants to talk about Bolo but we wanna talk about Marlo catching a whole ass shark on Atlanta (5:30), in New Jersey Teresa continues to be the dumbest person on TV (18:13), and on the final reunion episode in Salt Lake City, we learned that even women of color can be bad allies (28:24).

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Feb 27, 2021
Episode 32: Her love language is quality quiznos
00:47:01

We're talking Summer House and Netflix's "The Big Day" (27:59).

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Feb 23, 2021
Episode 31: WEATHER
01:11:01

Whether we're talking about actual weather in Texas or Heather and Whitney from SLC, this week Real Housewives across the country spun us into a whirlwind of excellent reality television. 

Here's how you can do more for Texas, than Ted Cruz - please Venmo what you can to:

  • @austinmutualaid (Austin)
  • @feedthepeopledallas (Dallas)
  • @dfwmutualaid (Dallas Fort Worth)
  • @sunriseelpaso.org (El Paso)
  • @trinitymutualaid (San Antonio)
  • @mutualaidhou (Houston)
  • @ntrr4yall (North Rural Resilience)


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Feb 20, 2021
Episode 30: Buried By The Bernards (not BernDogs)
00:47:49

We're talking Summer House but more importantly, we're recapping an amazing show on Netflix called "Buried By The Bernards" which showed us a hilarious and heartwarming look at running a funeral home. 

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Feb 16, 2021
Episode 29: No Shoes Please
00:53:19

It was a week of microagressions: from not actually impeaching Trump, the Bachelor hosts asking for grace for a racist cast member, to the RHOD ladies picking on Tiffany because she has a schedule and thinks removing shoes is important IN A PANDEMIC. We talk about all of it and then we laugh our asses off about RHOSLC Reunion Part 1 because Lisa Barlow came guns blazing and well...we love that

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Feb 13, 2021
Episode 28: Summer House of Ho
00:48:21

Tom Brady is the Bethenny of Sports Balls, Hannah is terrible, and House of Ho on HBO Max is fantastic family drama reality tv. 

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Feb 09, 2021
Episode 27: Auntie with major niece energy
00:46:38

Before we get into the hilarity of Kenya Moore not feeding her guests in Atlanta (12:00), Kary weaponizing her child's mental health issues in Dallas (22:40), and Jen Shah's epic nosedive into terrible housewife territory (31:11), we thought it was important to discuss the #FarmersProtests in India (4:47). 

Below are some resources to get a better understanding on what it was Rihanna tweeted about this week:

https://www.saveindianfarmers.org/

#farmersprotests #standwithfarmers #iamwithfarmers 

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Feb 06, 2021
Episode 26: A monkey in Anna Shay's circus
00:39:26

Before we get into our recap of Bling Empire Eps 4-8, we had to talk about Jen Shah's absolutely deplorable Instagram post. After discussing a nose dive more epic than The Countess tumbling into a bush, we talk about Bling Empire and tell you why we would also make Kevin our brother. 

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Feb 02, 2021
Episode 25: Disengaged from stocks
00:50:29

Something happened this week with Cher and maybe she squeezed into some shorts near some hedges?! Then a bunch of nerds got rich?! Well it wasn't us! So we try to talk about that poorly and move onto the ups and downs of bravo this week, on and off tv! 

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Jan 30, 2021
Episode 24: Anna Shay Is The Real Deal
00:44:34

We recapped the first 4 episodes of Bling Empire and are obsessed with every single person on the show! Listen in!

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Jan 26, 2021
Episode 23: Dr. Tiffany Moon came prepared
00:47:44

We are diving into an incredible moment in history: Bernard sanders memes. JUST KIDDING. Obvi, we talk about the historic Inauguration! We also talk about RHOA, RHOD, and RHOSLC. And in case anyone was wondering (no one is wondering), Noor shares her clunky COVID19 vaccine journey.

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Jan 23, 2021
Episode 22: White people...why?
00:56:57

Between moldy tin tubs at a spa in SLC and acting a damn fool at dim sum in Dallas...we had to ask...white people...why?

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Jan 16, 2021
Episode 21: Who is Gauri Khan in this world?
00:51:48

We collaborated with Noor's other podcast (Raju Bangaya Podcast - a podcast about Shah Rukh Khan) to discuss the BIG BASH at Gauri Khan's house. In the finale of Fabulous Lives of Bollywood wives we learned that all this money and these ladies are as thirsty as the cast of Vanderpump Rules.

Check out Raju Bangaya Podcast on Instagram and Twitter!

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Jan 12, 2021
Episode 20: Big Yikes in Little Dallas
01:03:08

We decompressed our thoughts on domestic terrorism by the hands of white supremacists on our Capitol this week, which was a great segue to Dallas's Brandi Redmond, the racist. In Atlanta, classic Kenya is activated and in Salt Lake City, Whitney drank too much and we got a textbook Housewives messy moment. 

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Jan 09, 2021
Episode 19: Unimpressive Lives of Bollywood Wives
00:42:16

Karan Johar thinks we were born yesterday as he presents us with the phoniest corniest biggest ad for Qatar tourism of a cast trip on the 6th and 7th episode of Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives. Listen in as we complain. 

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Jan 05, 2021
Episode 18: Team Exhausted
00:58:00

This week we dedicated an entire episode to RHOP S5 (on and off camera) / Reunion Part 3, and pray to all of the lords that we never have to ever speak about The Samuels vs. The Universe ever again.

This SNL skit is truly what it has been like discussing anything about Potomac this season. We can't wait to move on to bigger and better things like agreeing that it's perplexing that Southern Charm and Brandi Redmond are on TV.

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Jan 02, 2021
Episode 17: Hilaria-s Lives of Phony Wives
00:45:57

We are immigrant women who love to dust off our soap boxes to make a statement about appropriation, so naturally we had to spend a portion of today's episode talking about the HILLARY Baldwin fiasco before diving into a rather lack-luster episode of Bollywood Wives (episode 5). 

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Dec 29, 2020
Episode 16: No plotation in this dancerie
01:04:05

This week we are recapping RHOP Reunion Part 2 and want you to know that we are not team Candiace, or team Monique, or team Gizelle. We are team shade and snacks (which is actually Robyn). We are audibly gasping and cringing while Cynthia plans her super spreader wedding on RHOA, and Porsha smokes hookahs. And are still perplexed as to the fandom for Meredith Marks and her weird son on RHOSLC. 

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Dec 27, 2020
Episode 15: Chakkah-Chak
00:40:28

We're recapping Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives Episode 4! We dive into Bhavna's skin care routine, Samir's hatred of small talk (ugh same), and why it is confusing that MILF is offensive when we know way worse Hindi/Urdu obscenities.

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Dec 22, 2020
Episode 14: Well That's Unfortunate
00:58:12

We are helping you pre-game for RHOP Reunion Part 2 by recapping Reunion Part 3, discussing colorism, the extremely problematic Jamal Bryant, and why people love Monique despite her Q*non level beliefs. We also chat about the worst husband since Shane Simpson, Ralph Pittman and if Mary Cosby is damaged or a weirdo OR BOTH!

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Dec 20, 2020
Episode 13: Krabs with Karan
00:46:58

We're recapping Episode 3 of Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives and going on multiple tangents about peeing outdoors, the value of gold, and allergies! 

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Dec 15, 2020
Episode 12: Delusions grander than the Grande Dame herself
01:02:03

We're talking about all the great things coming out of bravo this week: Jax is out, Braunwyn is out, Mary is out as a self-loathing racist, Cynthia's nipples are out, RHOP goes out with a bang! 

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Dec 12, 2020
Episode 11: Malaika F*ckin' Arora
00:49:36

We break down Episode 2 of Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives and answer burning questions like, Who are all these Kapoors and why are there so many? What IS le Bal? Why are the ladies so nervous about Karan Johar? Is he the Minister of Crab?!? And so much more!

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Dec 08, 2020
Episode 10: We're brown girls, we eat.
01:01:01

This week we discuss RHOP and RHOSLC not without taking multiple detours on corrupt and philandering preachers and generational trauma of immigrant children. Spoiler alert: Men are trash and Colonialism as fucked us all the way up! 

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Dec 05, 2020
Episode 9: We're having Le Bal
00:45:46

Someone (Karan Johar, the Andy Cohen of India) combined the trash we watched as kids with the trash we're watching as adults, to give us The Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives. This week we're talking about Episode 1, discussing the D-Listiness of it all, Aarti's connections to Neelam, and what is a bichari. 

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Nov 30, 2020
Episode 8: Mysterious Case of the Vibrating Pillow
00:59:21

We are giggling through the revelations in RHOP, like Karen's preferred method of self care and Gizelle's hosiery, and furrowing our brows at RHOSLC Mary's preacher voice and the one episode wonder that is Brooks Marks. 

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Nov 28, 2020
Episode 7: Let's get Emoji-nal
01:12:42

To lift us out of our Winter blues, Bravo gave us two fantastic episodes of television this week.

We talk about mental health, COVID precautions, and our immigrant Thanksgivings (4:45), post-election blues (16:40), the RHOPortugal (23:30), and RHOSLC Episode 2 (38:15). 

Give us a big fat single or double thumbs up even if it is an eff you because we're not picky!

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Nov 21, 2020
Episode 6: Good Time Girls (Ft. Mani)
01:25:26

The fantastic Mani, host of the hit podcast Mixing With Mani, joins us this week to talk about all kinds of HERstory being made: Kamala Harris, Jen Shah, and Karen Huger drinking a glass of cow's milk at the dinner table. 

Mani gives us all the details about Monique's live podcast, the zoom call/premiere party with (most of) the cast of RHOSLC, and her astute take on Wendy and Karen's feud. 

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Nov 14, 2020
Episode 5: Formidable institution of business and a marriage (ft. Rae Sanni)
01:45:13

Comedian and writer for the Emmy Nominated "A Black Lady Sketch Show", Rae Sanni joins us on this super sized episode to talk about all things housewives.

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Nov 07, 2020
Episode 4: KADOOZE to you (ft. Richie D)
01:22:46
We have a grande dame ole time yapping it up with our friend Richie D, the genius behind Instagram.com/kadooze. He spills all the tea on his DMs with Bravolebs and we share all our RHOP-anon conspiracy theories. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Oct 31, 2020
Episode 3: Chaos Is Her Love Language
01:08:54
We are all over the place this week, just the way we like it!  Sometimes we laugh and sometimes we exasperatedly sigh and sometimes we ask ourselves who does Michael Darby think he is fooling? Donate to Breast Cancer Research:   https://www.metavivor.org/ For more information on End SARS check out: https://feministcoalition2020.com/ https://www.blackwomenradicals.com/blog-feed/nigerian-women-vs-sars-a-coalition-against-police-brutality --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Oct 24, 2020
Episode 2: Karen Huger Rebrands Karens
01:06:34
Get your chai and parle g biscuits ready as we talk about everything from politics to Karen Huger riding a tractor.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Oct 17, 2020
Episode 1: Villa Rosa Is Not Samosa Friendly.
00:55:01
Our very first episode! Get to know us: Learn about our favorite housewives, shows, and even who we're voting for!  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/therealityispod/message
Oct 10, 2020
Trailer: The Reality Is
00:00:36

Trailer for our weekly podcast! Find us on Twitter and Instagram @therealityispod

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Oct 10, 2020