The Real Housewives of New Jersey Review: We’re Gonna Need Tranquilizers for All of “Yous”

Posted by on May 19, 2011 in Television | 8 comments

I don’t know about you but I am still trying to come to terms with what I saw on the season premiere of The Real Housewives of New Jersey. So many questions…do the Guidices and the Gorgas actually exist? Can we be sure they aren’t really UFC fighters taking a stab at acting? Are Southerners shaking their heads at the Manzo’s attempt to bring a little Southern flavor to Sunday dinner (apparently Paula Dean is the only Southerner who can make a homemade pasta sauce)?

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Bethenny Ever After Review: A Place of No…Then Yes

Posted by on May 11, 2011 in feature overlay, Television | 6 comments

When this season of Bethenny Ever After first began, I admit, I was coming from a place of “no” (Bethenny’s new book, A Place of Yes, is in stores now). No to the speed talking, no to the seemingly incessant crying (this week’s tear count is 4), no to feeling sorry for a bad childhood, no to being mean to Jason and a big hell no to being mean to Jason’s sweet parents. But, as the season continued, my heart softened. And by the time the season finale rolled around, I kind of wanted to whisper, “You go girl!” as the credits rolled and the curtain came down on the show’s second season.

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Mobbed Review: Wanna Dance?

Posted by on Apr 1, 2011 in feature overlay, Television | 4 comments

Mobbed has its finger on the pulse of America’s current pop culture zeitgeist. If Thursday’s promising pilot is any indication, viewers will likely want to keep this idea alive and ticking.

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Tabatha’s Salon Takeover Review: Bravo’s Toughest Client to Please

Posted by on Jan 21, 2011 in feature overlay, Television | 2 comments

I like to think of her as Bravo network’s MVP in today’s beauty industry. She swoops in, bluntly tells salons what their problems are and how to fix them. Her brutally direct and demanding attitude may seem downright scary to more delicate personalities but, as she puts it, she’s tough and talented, she is Tabatha Coffey!

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