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Laurel “You Don’t Have to Apologize for What You Deserve” Stucky

One of the fiercest competitors to ever grace The Challenge, Laurel Stucky is a Challenge champion, 4 time finalist, and overall Challenge Legend, Even TJ said it! Laurel Stucky is one of the strongest, most cut-throat, yet loyal & caring characters we’ve seen on The Challenge. Initially, she was disliked for her bluntness & downright…

The Challenge USA Cast Breakdown

An in-depth analysis on each previous CBS reality star including their TV history, prior relationships to fellow cast members, and my predictions on how each player will fare! Welcome 🙂 When I found out CBS was doing their own version of MTV’s “The Challenge” with previous CBS reality contestants from the shows Survivor, Big Brother,…

Ultimately In on The Ultimatum

Initial Thoughts on Netflix’s Newest Reality TV Show The Ultimatum is both completely absurd yet irresistibly enticing. Netflix presented their new reality show at the reunion of the second successful season of a different Netflix original reality dating show, Love is Blind. The Ultimatum follows 6 different couples in which one person has issued an…

Sink or Swim

The Challenge: Spies, Lies, & Allies Season 37 Episode 3 Recap 🙂 We’re back, baby, for the recap of The Challenge: Spies, Lies, & Allies season 37 episode 3. 🙂 This season is turning out to be better than I may have anticipated with so many rookies and a lack of vets, especially the older…

It’s Ed’s World, We’re All Just Living In It

The Challenge: Spies Lies & Allies Season 37 Episode 2 Recap 🙂 ***I do not own the rights to these videos or photos*** Spies, Lies, & Allies episode 2 continues to fall into unprecedented territory – Two women fight over Nelson, Fessy manages to not fuck something up for once in his Challenge career ie.…

The Challenge Season 37: Spies, Lies, & Allies Cast Breakdown 🙂

IT’S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIIIIIIIIIME OF THE YEAR – NEW CHALLENGE SEASON IS OUT Y’AAAALLLLLLL. Please see below for a full The Challenge Season 37: Spies Lies, & Allies cast breakdown. 🙂 Vets Tori Deal Tori, Tori, Tori, in the HOUUUUUUUUSE! (IYKYK) Tori is one of my fav ladies in the modern Challenge era. Originally…

The Challenge Season 37 “Spies, Lies, & Allies” Trailer Breakdown

***I do not own the rights to these videos*** We’re one month shy of The Challenge season 37 premiere and The Challenge gods have so graciously blessed us with a TANTALIZING first look at the season.  The trailer came out this past Tuesday and it is mother-fucking GLORIOUS. I have watched it… at least a…

The Great Thomas Implosion

The Bachelorette Season 17 Episode 4 Recap 🙂 ***I do not own the rights to these videos*** There are so many songs about being the age of “17”. It seems to be a universally meaningful time in many peoples’ lives, so why would a show be any different? Season 17 of The Bachelorette is proving…

Finals-ly, It Has Happened to CT (Again) & Amber B

The Challenge: Double Agents Season 36 Episode 18 & 19 Finals Recap 🙂 DOUBLE AGENTS, HUNTIS, NOW THAT’S A WRAP! 19 episodes and we FINALLY have our WINNERS. It feels like this season has spanned almost 20 years. But then I remember some Real World seasons had almost THIRTY EPISODES, ZAM. Either way, mama we…

Keeping It Real (World)

The Challenge: All-Stars Season 1 Episode 2 & 3 Recap 😉 Alright, y’all, Imma attempt to recap All-Stars episodes 2 & 3 in one blog so I can get back in the recapping GAME. I tried to keep them short & sweet… We’ll see how well that goes… Let’s dive in. 😉 We start the…

No Ace in The Hole

The Challenge: All Stars Season 1 Episode 1 Recap 🙂 I am… so… deeply… utterly… and fully… IN LOVE WITH THIS FRANCHISE. THESE CHARACTERS. THIS NOSTALGIA THAT I FEEL FOR YEARS I WASN’T EVEN WATCHING THIS SHOW AND/OR ALIVE. I’m just so OBSESSSSED. I have seen this episode 5 times since it came out, and…

It Ends How it Began – With The Real World

The Challenge: Double Agents Season 36 Episode 17 Recap : ) FINALLY, we have come to the last normal episode before the finals – 17 episodes later, folks, and we’re finally here! It’s been a LONGGGGGGGGG season, with a lot of the big-name new rookies not making the cut (Natalie, Lolo, Nam – all left…

Underdogs & Upsets

The Unexpected Best & Worst of The Challenge: Double Agents Four months since our premiere & we finally arrive at the cusp of TJ’s finals for The Challenge’s 36th season, Double Agents. Although The Challenge brought in a lot of big bets with their rookies this season, it was the veterans who majority pulled through and secured their places…

The Challenge: All-Stars Cast Breakdown 🙂

NOSTALGIA IS BACK AND BETTER THAN EVER!!! Y’ALL, WE DID IT. WE FUCKING DID IT. WE GOT AN OLD SCHOOL CHALLENGE WITH ALL OUR FAV VETS, AND I LITERALLY CANNOT BELIEVE IT. KRIS JENNER WORKS HARD BUT THE CHALLENGE GODS WORK HARDER. I love this show so much, holy shit. When I think about the…

10 Things I Gold Skull About You

The Challenge: Double Agents Season 36 Episode 16 Recap 🙂 The boys are back in town, and by the boys, I mean, ME. I took a quick lil medical-leave-hiatus, in which, the entire season of The Bachelor passed, and 75% of The Challenge, but Imma do my best to hop right back on IN.  A lot has happened…

‘Til Death Do Us Duel

The Bachelor Season 25 Episode 2 Recap 🙂 Episode 2 of Matt James’ season and this already feels like a traditional Bachelor episode: the lead tells the group of contestants “I see my wife/husband in this group”, there’s a competitive group date where one team gets more time with the lead at night based on…

No Finesse Fess

The Challenge: Double Agents Season 36 Episode 4 Recap 🙂 Round FOURRRR, BABYYYYY. This episode does NOT FEEL GOOD. THE WHOLE TIME I’M LIKE FRICKYOU, FESSY, FRICK YOU, FESSY, ETC. How you gonna do Nelson like that??? DAMN. But I’m getting ahead of myself, let’s set the scene – Wes has just gone home, Devin…

Jesus, Take the Vibrator

The Bachelor Season 25 Episode 1 Recap : ) FOLKS, HISTORY HAS BEEN MADE. FOR TWENTY FOUR SEASONS OF THIS GOD-FORSAKEN SHOW WE HAVE WATCHED MEDIOCRE WHITE MAN AFTER MEDIOCRE WHITE MAN GET SHUFFLED THROUGH THE BACHELOR SYSTEM AS THE LEAD, BUT NOT ANYMORE. Season 25 brings us our first ever BLACK BACHELOR, MATT JAMES,…

Some Thorough Thoughts on our First Black Bachelor, King (Matt) James

How Matt James became our first Black Bachelor, the History of Racism in the franchise, Player Breakdown (Roast), Full Season Trailer Analysis ROUNDED ALL UP with some BOLD season predictions. 😉 Who is Matt James?  Matt James is THEE FIRST BLACK BACHELOR (The Bachelor Season 25), but alongSIDE that, he is a 29-year-old guy from…

What’s Up, Hawk?

The Challenge: Double Agents Season 36 Episode 3 Recap 🙂 A Budding Friendship of the Century, Return of the Blubbering Baby, & Demise of the Wolf in Ginger-skin ***I do not own the rights to these videos*** Last week’s ‘sode was a bit of a miss for me, but MAN, ARE WE BACK THIS WEEK!…

So This is Lolo Love

The Challenge: Double Agents Season 36 Episode 2 Recap ***I do not own the rights to these videos*** To me, episode 2 is not quite as hard hitting as episode 1, but HEY, it’s hard to top potentially 3 of 4 Challenge champs being in the first elimination right out of the GATE. And you…