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Selena Coppock
Standup comedian, storyteller, author

Entries by Selena Coppock

Bachelorette Andi Recap: Ep 1

(2) Comments | Posted May 21, 2014 | 10:49 AM

On Monday night, America's favorite reality TV dating show returned and the participants have been using their Crest White Strips, fasting because the camera adds 10 pounds, prepping their rose ceremony suits, and are ready for love or public humiliation. Yes, dear readers, it might seem like mere months ago...

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Juan Pablo Bach Recap Ep 11: Nikki Loses by Winning

(0) Comments | Posted March 13, 2014 | 11:31 AM

As usual, my recap is late and it's because I've been processing what the heck we all watched on Monday night. For once Chris Harrison wasn't exaggerating -- that scene was shocking and unexpected. I'm sure that by now you know the scoop: On Monday night, Juan Pablo's true colors...

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Bach Juan Pablo Recap 10: The Women Tell All (Through Super White Teeth)

(0) Comments | Posted March 5, 2014 | 12:30 PM

On Monday night, all of the rejected ladies gathered on a sound stage in L.A. for one last chance to bring shame and infamy to their respective families. They talked about their Bach experience, they wore too much bronzer, and of course Kelly brought her dog/boss (lest we forget about...

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Juan Pablo Bach Recap 8 & 9: Hometowns and Shutdowns

(0) Comments | Posted February 28, 2014 | 1:00 PM

On Monday and Tuesday night, NBC served up a portion of The Bachelor that was longer than The Wolf of Wall Street but had fewer drug scenes, though I'm wondering if Nikki was high as a kite when she picked out those pants. This week I had 3 storytelling/standup shows...

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Juan Pab Bach Recap 7: It's Really Getting Real Now (For Real)

(1) Comments | Posted February 18, 2014 | 1:19 PM

On Monday night, the six remaining ladies and Juan Pablo spent a few days in his hometown during the episode before "hometowns" (cue "My Hometown" by The Boss to make this a hometown trifecta). There were low cut tops, a cat fight, and repeated proclamations that NOW things are really,...

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Juan Pablo Bach Recap 6: Who ISN'T One of JP's "Special Ones"?

(0) Comments | Posted February 11, 2014 | 11:31 AM

Monday night Johnny Pabs and his harem of eight ladies relocated from Full Metal Jacket (Vietnam) to Lord of the Rings (New Zealand). This week's episode saw a group date, two one on one dates, and two ladies sent home in tears.

Andi (AKA Ombre DA, Eliza Dushku look-alike)...

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Juan Pablo Bach Recap 5: Breast Stroke in the Ocean

(0) Comments | Posted February 4, 2014 | 12:36 PM

On Monday night, the U.S. Military Conflict Tour, Bachelor Style rolled on, from Korea to Vietnam where Johnny Pabs entertained the 11 remaining ladies. We first saw Juan Pablo cruising around alone in a boat, like a Swift Boat era John Kerry (if he's to be believed, right Swift Boat...

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Juan Pablo Bach Recap Ep 4: Johnny Pabs Is a Seoul Man

(0) Comments | Posted January 28, 2014 | 3:56 PM

On Monday the thirteen remaining ladies and Johnny Pabs packed their suitcases and headed for the land of K Pop, Gangham Style, and marketplaces that sell the horrifying delicacies from Fear Factor: South Korea! Upon learning that they are heading to Seoul, South Korea, California hairdresser Clare exclaimed, "Korea --...

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Juan Pablo Bach Recap Ep 3: Worst Kiss in Bachelor History

(1) Comments | Posted January 24, 2014 | 12:02 PM

On Monday night, Chelsie and Johnny Pabs hit us over the head with a dating metaphor by jumping off a bridge while tied together, Sharleen gave us the worst kiss in Bachelor history, and Kelly kept on running her mouth despite her looks and "job."

We're down to 15...

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Juan Pablo Bach Recap Ep 2: Toiletside Tears

(0) Comments | Posted January 14, 2014 | 12:15 PM

Monday night gave us episode 2 of Juan Pablo's bachelor reign and is it just me, or are things moving very fast this season, emotionally? In days of yore, it would be a few episodes before we'd see a drunken, weepy, topless coed losing her self-respect on national TV or...

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Juan Pablo Bachelor Recap: Episode 1

(0) Comments | Posted January 7, 2014 | 9:46 AM

Monday night kicked off another season of The Bachelor and it featured all of the elements that Bachelor Nation has come to know and love: awkward limo entrances, freak outs about "one-on-one time," and lots of tears (and waterproof mascara).

This season Juan Pablo is our intrepid Bachelor and...

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Can Rape Jokes Be Funny? Sure, Says This Feminist

(7) Comments | Posted June 6, 2013 | 6:27 PM

Every six months or so, the issue of "can rape jokes ever be funny?" crops up, usually prompted by a blogger or journalist attending a comedy show and taking issue with a comedian's darker material. This unending debate alternates with the preposterous "debate" as to whether women can be funny...

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