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What The Bachelor Says About Women and Modern-Day Relationships

Millie Kerr | Posted 05.05.2012 | Entertainment
Millie Kerr

Fanciful Monday nights with friends and popcorn are long gone. I increasingly find myself screaming at my television like a crazed contestant. It's bad enough that we've had to watch the women whittle away over the years, but the show reinforces more than physical stereotypes.

Is Tim Tebow The Next 'Bachelor'?

Posted 03.05.2012 | TV

Could Tim Tebow be the next "Bachelor?" Host Chris Harrison looked pretty confident on "Access Hollywood Live" when he revealed that "The Bachelor" ha...

My Secret Single Behavior

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 04.29.2012 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

The fact that women are more social yet still choose to live alone indicates a need among women for a place to be alone (Note: Virginia Woolf made this argument in 1929 -- highly recommended.)

Metaphorically Speaking: Overnight Dates Are Windows Into the Future

Ilene Kleinbaum | Posted 04.29.2012 | TV
Ilene Kleinbaum

It's overnight date night, which translates roughly into "put out or get out." As we've seen in past seasons, denying this overnight date does not work well in the contestant's favor.

'The Bachelor' Ep. 9 Fashion Recap: Let's Get Comfortable...

Ellie Krupnick | Posted 04.28.2012 | Style
Ellie Krupnick

You guys, things are getting real. Our Season 16 Bachelor, Ben Flajnik, has met the parents and is ready to "take things to the next level" with three...

Life Lessons Learned From (Not) Watching The Bachelor

Katie Hawkes | Posted 05.22.2012 | TV
Katie Hawkes

Even if I haven't devoted a noteworthy portion of my life to the soul-enriching experience of drooling over Ben or Brad or Bob or Byron, I've still learned some important things from The Bachelor. (And no, the list doesn't include "important people's names all start with the letter B.")

'The Bachelor' Recap: Week Nine Pop Quiz

Lincee Ray | Posted 04.28.2012 | TV
Lincee Ray

The Feb. 27 episode didn't even come close to entertaining. I would call it a distant cousin of mediocre. Like Ben's wardrobe, it was two hours of a bland, forgetful ensemble.

The Week In Ouch

Posted 02.25.2012 | Entertainment

In the fourth installment of our weekly round-up of brutal, if over-the-top reviews, a critic called Rihanna and Chris Brown's "Birthday Cake" a song ...

WATCH: A Mid-Season Wedding On 'The Bachelor'?

Posted 02.21.2012 | Weddings

The 16th season of "The Bachelor" isn't over yet, but that hasn't stopped one contestant from planning a full-on wedding. On Monday's episode of A...

'Bachelor' Contestant Actually A Nice Girl?

Posted 02.21.2012 | Celebrity

Courtney Robertson, the "Bachelor" contestant with the suspiciously high-pitched voice and penchant for nude swimming, may be portrayed as the schemin...

'The Bachelor' Recap: Hometown Dates -- The Ultimate One-on-One

Ilene Kleinbaum | Posted 04.22.2012 | TV
Ilene Kleinbaum

Luckily for us, there was no interaction amongst the ladies tonight (Courtney said it best, she's so happy to be away from the girls). It's hometown date night!

'The Bachelor' Ep. 8 Fashion Recap: Too Many Boots!

Ellie Krupnick | Posted 04.21.2012 | Style
Ellie Krupnick

Episode 8 of "The Bachelor" brought the infamous Hometowns, when the Bachelor gets to journey to the remaining contestants' homes and see them in thei...

Was This The Most Boring Episode Of 'The Bachelor' Ever?

Lincee Ray | Posted 04.21.2012 | TV
Lincee Ray

Hometown dates on "The Bachelor": Is it too much to ask for a shotgun-toting dad or a grandmother who gets a little too handsy after pre-dinner cocktails? These families were almost normal. Where's the fun in that?

'The Bachelor' Ep. 7 Fashion Recap: Bikinis Galore!

Ellie Krupnick | Posted 04.14.2012 | Style
Ellie Krupnick

In Episode 7 of "The Bachelor," Ben Flajnik and his six would-be wives jump from Panama City to Belize, where Ben introduces the episode with some ser...

'The Bachelor' Recap: Lessons Learned From Week Seven

Lincee Ray | Posted 04.14.2012 | TV
Lincee Ray

Thank goodness we still have Courtney in the running. Otherwise, we'd spend two hours every Monday night watching Ben paint the town beige in his bland-colored v-neck tee and unkempt coif.

Monday Roundup: Best #Bachelor Tweets

Posted 02.13.2012 | Women

It's already been established that (some) smart women love "The Bachelor" and that there are a variety of rockin' "Bachelor"-watching parties said wom...

'The Bachelor' Contestants: The Science Behind Their Obsessions

Jo Piazza | Posted 04.10.2012 | TV
Jo Piazza

Just as the dating competition prepared to narrow to a field of just six lucky ladies, audiences had to brace themselves for the cringe-worthy displays from women terrified of rejection -- but their desperate acts may be backed by scientific reasoning.

Robin Wilkey

The 'Bachelor' Talks Dating In SF, Meeting The Parents And Running A Winery | Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.09.2012 | San Francisco

Who: The Bachelor, Ben Flajnik Current Gig: As the star of ABC's "The Bachelor," Ben certainly has his hands full. But when not stealing hearts and...

'The Bachelor' Ep. 6 Fashion Recap: Loincloths & Toplessness

Ellie Krupnick | Posted 04.07.2012 | Style
Ellie Krupnick

This week on Episode 6 of "The Bachelor," things got a bit wild (although nothing could match last week's skinny-dipping). Ben Flajnik and several wou...

'Bachelor Canada': Calling All Single Canadian Ladies!

The Huffington Post TV Canada | Denette Wilford | Posted 02.07.2012 | TV

Single ladies across Canada are hoping he puts a ring on it. By "he," well, we still have no idea, but no matter for eligible Canadian bachelorettes i...

'The Bachelor' Recap: The Ups And Downs of Ben's Relationships

Lincee Ray | Posted 04.08.2012 | TV
Lincee Ray

Rachel and Jugs McGee (Blakeley) were paired up for the dreaded two-on-one date: two girls, one rose; one stays and one goes. Rachel is freaking out about being the third wheel.

Exploring 'The Bachelor's' Luxe Hotel Digs In Park City

Oyster | Posted 04.04.2012 | Travel

Ben and the women were put up in the Waldorf Astoria Park City, an upscale hotel at The Canyons resort.

Tasting Notes on Wine and TV and a Lucky Wine

Mary Orlin | Posted 04.02.2012 | Home
Mary Orlin

What does wine have to do with the Chinese Year of the Dragon? About 1000 cases if you are Iron Horse Vineyards and you make bubbly.

'The Bachelor' Ep. 5 Fashion Recap: Baseball & Skinny-Dipping

Ellie Krupnick | Posted 03.31.2012 | Style
Ellie Krupnick

Episode 5 of "The Bachelor" held some surprises. For one, there were a few surprises in the relationship department. Elyse, although she never seemed ...

PHOTOS: Where 'The Bachelor' Stayed Last Night

Posted 01.31.2012 | Travel

Monday night's episode of "The Bachelor" landed in Puerto Rico, where eligible fan-favorite Ben Flajnik checked into the W Retreat & Spa - Vieques Isl...