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Here To Make Friends – a Bachelor Recap Show

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A HuffPost Podcast about The Bachelor, where hosts Emma Gray and Claire Fallon lovingly snark and recap the latest episodes from The Bachelor, The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise. Whether you love The Bachelor, or love to hate it, you will enjoy their witty discussion about this reality show and what it reveals about the world of dating.

A HuffPost Podcast about The Bachelor, where hosts Emma Gray and Claire Fallon lovingly snark and recap the latest episodes from The Bachelor, The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise. Whether you love The Bachelor, or love to hate it, you will enjoy their witty discussion about this reality show and what it reveals about the world of dating.
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A HuffPost Podcast about The Bachelor, where hosts Emma Gray and Claire Fallon lovingly snark and recap the latest episodes from The Bachelor, The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise. Whether you love The Bachelor, or love to hate it, you will enjoy their witty discussion about this reality show and what it reveals about the world of dating.

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Episodes

Paradise' S6 Week 6 With Amanda Mitchell

9/11/2019
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Last night, we settled onto our couch, ready to watch the dramatic and proposal-filled Bachelor in Paradise finale that turned out to not be a finale at all. That’s right, while we’ve reached the end of rose ceremonies and date cards, we’ll have to wait until next week to find out which of these couples got their happy endings. This week, however, was a test for the remaining couples. Blake’s rough time in Paradise finally came to an end, Kristian helped Demi work through her anxieties,...

Duration:01:32:27

'Paradise' S6 Week 5

9/4/2019
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We’re recapping solo today, as we get ready for our live show at Gramercy Theater in Manhattan tonight! Tickets are still available and we’d love to see all of you there. Back in Paradise, however, many established couples are starting to get tested. Clay has to deal with sharing the beach with his ex, Angela, Derek makes a tough decision, and Caelynn gets an overwhelming proposition from a moustache-less Dean. There are still tickets available for our live show TONIGHT, September 4th, at...

Duration:01:40:56

'Paradise' S6 Week 4 With Daryn Carp

8/28/2019
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We owe a lot of people an apology this week. Especially anyone we’ve ever invited on this podcast or anyone we’ve ever even mentioned the podcast to. It was manipulative and so very wrong of us. But, moving forward from that, we do have a brand new podcast for you! On this episode, Bravo personality and host of the Martinis and Murder Podcast, Daryn Carp joins us to talk week four of Bachelor in Paradise, in which Goose and Krystal get married, John Paul Jones finds himself in the middle of...

Duration:01:40:35

Paradise S6 Week 3 With Brett Vergara

8/21/2019
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Week three of Bachelor in Paradise began with two men fighting and ended with two women in love. In between, there were surprising decisions at the rose ceremony, solid couples facing trouble, and a visit from The Bachelorette herself, Hannah B. On this episode, friend of the pod Brett Vergara joins us to talk about everything that happened this week. Here To Make Friends is hitting the road! We’re doing a live show tomorrow, August 22nd, at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, PA. We can’t...

Duration:01:42:12

'Paradise' S6 Week 2 With Erin Darke

8/14/2019
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Guess what? Today is a new day, and I know it’s going to be a great one. Do you know why? Because we’re still here recapping Bachelor in Paradise. Smiley face. On this episode of Here To Make Friends, we’re joined by actress Erin Darke to talk about Cam’s complete inability to read disinterest, Clay and Christian’s battle of toxic masculinity, and the long-awaited arrival of Dean’s moustache. Here To Make Friends is hitting the road! We’re doing a live show at World Cafe Live in...

Duration:01:47:13

'Paradise' S6 Week 1 With Michael Garofola

8/7/2019
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Welcome back to Paradise! A new group of Bachelor favorites have arrived in Sayulita, Mexico. The sun, the sand, the love triangles… or in Blake’s case, love pentagons? On this episode, we’re joined by Bachelor in Paradise alum Michael Garofola to talk about Demi’s coming out, Blake’s mistakes and how kissing is currency in Paradise. Here To Make Friends is hitting the road! We’re doing a live show at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, PA on August 22nd. We can’t wait to see all of our Philly...

Duration:01:42:57

'Bachelorette' S15 Finale Part 2 With Ashley Spivey

7/31/2019
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Could this have been the greatest Bachelorette finale ever? We’re pretty comfortable throwing around that superlative after last night’s episode. We bow down to our hero, Hannah, who has gone through one of the most intense personal transformations we’ve seen on this franchise. We’re joined by friend of the pod, Ashley Spivey to talk about this emotional finale and why Jed is proof that dating men in your twenties sucks. Do you want MORE Here To Make Friends? Check out our video series!...

Duration:01:27:16

'Bachelorette' S15 Finale Part 1

7/30/2019
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Wow, part one of Hannah’s epic, two-night, four-hour Bachelorette finale has come to an end and boy was it a dud. On this episode, we talk about Peter’s extremely supportive parents, Jed’s financial stability, and why this episode was twice as long as it needed to be. Do you want MORE Here To Make Friends? Check out our video series! It’s a little different from the podcast - every week, we highlight standout moments from each episode and award superlatives. You can find it at...

Duration:01:09:54

LIVE from The Bell House: ‘Bachelor’ S1e1 With Alyssa Mastromonaco and Bachelor Alums

7/26/2019
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Here To Make Friends comes to you from The Bell House in Brooklyn for our first ever public live show! We recapped a vintage episode -- the first ever episode of The Bachelor. Along with special guest Alyssa Mastromonaco, we went back in time to 2002. Blade II was number one at the box office, J. Lo and Ja Rule were topping the Billboard Hot 100, and we were introduced to Chris Harrison, the rose ceremony and the most eligible bachelor in America, Alex Michel. After the recap, we played some...

Duration:01:20:29

'Bachelorette' S15e11

7/23/2019
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For one last time (we hope), welcome to the Luke P show. From hijacking the rose ceremony to taking over the Men Tell All panel, Luke’s last hurrah on The Bachelorette was full of feminism fails. On this episode, we talk about Luke’s time in the hot seat, Mike getting the Bachelor edit, and Hannah’s iconic podium lift. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:36:30

'Bachelorette' S15e10 With Rachel Lindsay

7/16/2019
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Hannah is ready to get dowwwwwwn in the Fantasy Suites and we are ready to talk about everything that went down this week. On this episode, with the help of former Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay, we solve the mystery of the windmill, swoon over Tyler and his respect of boundaries, and talk about the much anticipated Luke P date. Yes, Hannah has had sex. And yes, Jesus still loves her. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:39:10

'Bachelorette' S15e9 With Brett Vergara

7/9/2019
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It’s hometown week! Hannah is down to her final four guys and it’s time for her to see where they come from. On this episode, we’re joined by friend of the pod Brett Vergara to talk about Peter’s wholesome family, Tyler’s beach bod, Luke’s bible group, and the subtle warnings from Jed’s family. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:30:10

'Bachelorette' S15e8 With Leigh Blickley

7/2/2019
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It's the week before hometowns and there are seven men left. Hannah is walking through a field of tulips in Amsterdam and she’s ready to move past the drama! This week on the podcast, our colleague Leigh Blickley joins host Emma Gray to discuss Hannah's striking red suit, Tyler's distaste for pickled herring, Mike's tear-filled send off, and so much more. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:08:09

BONUS: 'Inside 'Are You the One?', the Wildest Dating Show You're Not Talking Enough About' With Kate Dries

6/27/2019
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We’re here with a little surprise bonus episode from the world of dating reality shows -- today, we’re talking about MTV’s Are You the One. Our guest Kate Dries, Senior Features Editor at Vice, is not only a fan of the show, she just published a feature exploring this underappreciated gem from every angle. We talked to Kate about the wild premise of the show, what makes it different from The Bachelor, and how this season’s sexually fluid cast came about. Check out Kate’s piece at...

Duration:00:47:37

'Bachelorette' S15e7 With Tierney Bricker and Vella Lovell

6/25/2019
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Riga! After last night’s episode, we just want to run out into the streets screaming about how much we want to find love in Riga, Latvia. On week seven of The Bachelorette, Tyler C. continues to be the romance novel protagonist of our dreams, Hannah gets steamy with Peter, and Luke avoids texting and driving and stays in his lane, but then starts drifting into Garrett’s lane after spending too much time looking at the other cars out the window. Here to talk about this with us is E! News...

Duration:01:38:17

'Bachelorette' S15e6 With Mattie Kahn

6/18/2019
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We somehow managed to get a full podcast out of last night’s half-episode of The Bachelorette. On this episode of Here To Make Friends, we talk about Luke’s problematic persistence, Chris Harrison’s parental role this season, and the newly announced cast of Bachelor In Paradise. Joining us to break it all down is Mattie Kahn, Senior Editor at Glamour. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:26:48

'Bachelorette' S15e5 With 2 Black Girls, 1 Rose

6/12/2019
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This week, we want to give you clarity, so we’re gonna be real and we’re gonna be raw. We’re not perfect and we want you to know our flaws. Imagine how much shorter the episode would have been if Luke P. and Hannah had this conversation once, instead of 7,000 times. On week five of The Bachelorette, Hannah and Luke P. struggle to connect, Jed becomes a Scottish Lord, and Mike continues showing us why he should be The Bachelor. We’re joined today by two seasoned recappers, Justine Kay and...

Duration:01:20:34

BONUS: 'Is A Feminist Dating Show Even Possible?' - Live at The Wing DUMBO

6/7/2019
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Surprise! We’re here with a special bonus episode of Here to Make Friends, taped from a live panel about feminism and reality dating television shows at The Wing in DUMBO. We were joined by two special guests, Ashley Spivey, former 'Bachelor' contestant and current critic of the franchise, and Mila Holifield, one of the star daters on Netflix’s Dating Around. They talked about their experiences on reality dating TV and then delved into the topic of how the genre can evolve. We started Here...

Duration:01:16:32

'Bachelorette' S15e4 With Erin Darke

6/4/2019
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Welcome to Here to Make Friends, founded by Simone de Beauvoir in 1754! This is the fake news edition of the podcast. Hannah really inspired us. On week four of The Bachelorette, we take a trip up to New England, where Hannah and Jed make up their own American history, Tyler gets some tail (lobster tail, that is), and Luke P. learns what a psychopath is. Here to break it all down with us is friend of the pod, actress Erin Darke. For information regarding your data privacy, visit...

Duration:01:35:37

'Bachelorette' S15e3 With Sydney Lotuaco

5/28/2019
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Watching The Bachelorette is always a labor of love, but this week’s episode was full of a different kind of labor… labor pains, to be exact. On week three of The Bachelorette, we find out just how little these men know about the female reproductive system, hear a sob story from Cam, and watch Luke P. start to implode. Here to break it all down with us is Bachelor season 23 alum Sydney Lotuaco. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:31:11