Josh, Chris, Nick remain. / Who will be the final two? / Cue the pensive shot.
A cheese hat, polka, / Beer. Welcome to Milwaukee. / Still no "I love you."
Brussels is all scarves / V-neck sweaters and fam talk. / Just six bros to go.
Marquel expressed a simple truth that exposes why it's so damaging to see nearly all-white faces year after year on "The Bachelorette" -- and across much of mainstream pop culture.
Half-naked men strip. / Cowboys, firemen... a robot. / It's for "charity."
Masochists unite / Watching "The Bachelorette." / We need more wine, y'all.
Although the media isn't yet representing either gender void of stereotypes, a societal change will bring about a change in the media. Regardless of this, gender roles are just that, roles. It is up to the individual to decide whether or not they are going to fill them.
Strong women role models, TV heroines, and more importantly for we mid-lifers, women in their almost 50s, are showing up in great leading roles. I started to make a list and wanted to share some of my favorites,
Mellie may not be a "good" person, but she's a fascinating, hooch and whiskey-guzzling, political badass. The beauty of watching a TV antihero is that while you may not like the fictional first lady, you've probably found yourself cheering her on.
While growing up isn't always fun or easy, it sets a precedent for how you're going to live the rest of your life. Thanks to some of these funny women, I feel fully equipped to take on whatever comes next.
If you take a moment to let the genius dialogue, effortless comedic timing and genuinely novel approach to female characterization set in, it's easy to see the truth. This objet d'art is the stoner heroine tale you've been waiting for.
What's not so nice? Having to wait for said person you love in order to watch the rest of the fully-released season. Here are the worst things for me about watching a show with my beloved.
We reached peak side-eye / From the women and viewers. / Yup, he's still the worst.
But the truth about dating on "The Bachelor," as in life, is that often the person you spend a few fun hours under a waterfall with is not the person you want to build a life with. And at a certain point, the wrong date just becomes infuriatingly annoying.
Andi "saw something." / She "felt it" with Juan Pablo. / Unclear what "it" is.
TV appearances take training. Do you ever notice that politicians rarely answer the interviewers questions? They are skilled at manipulating their responses to get their agenda across. When they get an opportunity for "air time" they seize it. Needless to say, Ronna and I will not be running for office any time soon -- like never. But, we have learned a thing or two.