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On Saturday Night Live, The Bachelor is Bland and Tina Fey Returns as 'Crazy' Sarah Palin 

After Sarah Palin endorsed Donald Trump earlier this week, it was almost inevitable that Tina Fey would return Saturday Night Live to revisit her classic Palin impression. And Fey definitely did not disappoint, she offered up an unhinged riff on Palin’s meandering and confusing Iowa endorsement speech while Darrell…

Lace, This Season's 'Crazy' Bachelor Contestant, Helpfully Imploded On-Camera Last Night

On every season of The Bachelor, there is a “crazy” contestant. Whether acting of her own accord or (more likely) prodded by invisible producers, she provides the drama for the first few weeks, until the bachelor’s dislike for/fear of her becomes too painfully obvious for even the most optimistic of audience members…

Meet Reality Steve, the Man Who Spoils the Bachelor, and the Best Journalist Who Isn't One

Steve Carbone, the man best known as Reality Steve, emailed me back no more than a minute after I sent him a note asking to interview him. “Sure. No problem. How do you want to do this?” the email read, sent from his iPhone. Carbone is nothing if not plugged in, and as the man who famously spends his days “spoiling”…

The UnREAL Finale: A Beautifully Depicted World of 'Manipulating Sluts'

When UnREAL, Lifetime’s show placed on the set of a Bachelor-esque show, launched, it was lauded for its wholly real depiction of the behind-the-scenes machinations the producers of reality television shows take part in to make the most captivating television possible. But as the series went on, it became less about…

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UnREAL, the Television Show About Reality TV We Didn't Know We Needed

When our children’s children undoubtably take a look back at the shows we consumed circa 2015, they’ll see UnREAL, a new television show premiering on Lifetime Monday night—perfectly timed, you’ll see, to air right after The Bachelor finishes—as a show that couldn’t have been made at any other point in television…