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Bachelor Bio Breakdown – Syvology Edition

Fam. Squad. HEY YOU GUUUYS! ( off to a topical start) It’s BACHELOR season! I realize I’m a week late, but we have a whole new cast of eligible and (generally) attractive “24 year-olds”*  whose two biggest fears in life are dying-alone and not getting enough nationally-televised attention, and we need to discuss. You and Me. […]

Reality TV Report – Paradise, Housewives, Cait and Divas

While everyone is busy complaining about how True Detective isn’t that good anymore or how Mr. Robot is so criminally underrated, I’ve been busy with other, more humble pursuits: namely, plunging into the dark, sublime world of reality television. In case you’re looking to join me, here’s a rundown of five of the most essential […]

Bachelorette Prenup: Britt or Kaitlyn?

When Chris Harrison unveiled his devious, coldhearted plot to pit fan-favorite heir apparent Kaitlyn against the silken-haired, unshowered villainess Britt, there were no illusions about the process. With a cruel smirk, Harrison explained: “For the first time in Bachelorette history, we’re gonna have two bachelorettes. The 25 men on Night 1 are going to have the ultimate […]

What The Bachelor Says About Hysteria and Feminine Subjectivity

Over the last few weeks, Brooklyn’s Morbid Anatomy Museum has held a series of lectures on the historical context of hysteria and the often bizarre treatment of hysterical patients. In her first talk, Asti Hustvedt, author of Medical Muses: Hysteria in Nineteenth-Century Paris, described in fascinating detail the transformation that hysteria underwent as a result […]