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The #1 source on the internet for all your "Bachelor," "Bachelorette," and "Bachelor in Paradise" spoilers, Reality Steve talks about each episode, answers your emails, and covers everything you need to know about what's going on in Bachelor Nation. For years, he's been giving you the inside scoop on all things "Bachelor"-related. Now, hear him speak weekly on the subject, along with candid conversations with former contestants and others in the reality TV world, along with all your latest juicy gossip. It's candid, it's colorful, and it may be crass, but that's why he's Reality Steve.

The #1 source on the internet for all your "Bachelor," "Bachelorette," and "Bachelor in Paradise" spoilers, Reality Steve talks about each episode, answers your emails, and covers everything you need to know about what's going on in Bachelor Nation. For years, he's been giving you the inside scoop on all things "Bachelor"-related. Now, hear him speak weekly on the subject, along with candid conversations with former contestants and others in the reality TV world, along with all your latest juicy gossip. It's candid, it's colorful, and it may be crass, but that's why he's Reality Steve.

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United States

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The #1 source on the internet for all your "Bachelor," "Bachelorette," and "Bachelor in Paradise" spoilers, Reality Steve talks about each episode, answers your emails, and covers everything you need to know about what's going on in Bachelor Nation. For years, he's been giving you the inside scoop on all things "Bachelor"-related. Now, hear him speak weekly on the subject, along with candid conversations with former contestants and others in the reality TV world, along with all your latest juicy gossip. It's candid, it's colorful, and it may be crass, but that's why he's Reality Steve.

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English


Episodes

Ep 185 - Interview with Taylor Nolan

6/4/2020
I start out by discussing CampaignZero, and bring attention to their offshoot site that went live yesterday, 8CantWait.org. Then Taylor joins me to talk about Hannah Brown’s apology, the recent protests, rioting, and looting, the work she’s done on her Instagram over the last week, race relations, and more (12:07). Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI) JoinCampaignZero.org 8CantWait.org PoliceScorecard.org

Duration:01:09:35

Ep 184 - Interview with "Big Brothers" Tommy Bracco

5/28/2020
Tommy joins me to talk about season 21 last summer, how he got cast, his love for the show, keeping his close relationship with Christie a secret all season, the Gr8ful alliance, Cliff and Nicole deciding to vote him out at 5, and much more. Around the 56:00 mark, Kat Dunn joins in to ask Tommy why he was the mastermind behind her eviction. Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Duration:01:17:48

Ep 183 - Interview with "Survivor's" Stephen Fishbach

5/21/2020
I start by talking a little about the Hannah Brown situation and my current thoughts on how things are being handled. Then Stephen joins me to break down season 40 of Survivor: Winners at War. From Tony’s dominance, is there a gender bias on this show, is there too much game play going on, how the fire tokens played out, do we need to do away with Extinction, and much, much more (9:54). Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Duration:01:28:20

Ep 182 - Interview with "Back From the Future" Author, Brad Gilmore

5/14/2020
I open by talking about Josh Gad’s YouTube video posted this past Monday (which I embedded in today’s column on my site) that reunited the “Back to the Future” cast. If you’re a fan of this movie, you’ll love this reunion. Then Brad joins me to talk about the origin of his “Back From the Future” book, my love for the franchise, hypotheticals in the franchise, why Brad thinks this is the greatest movie trilogy ever, why the movie still has staying power 35 years later, and we end by talking...

Duration:01:15:09

Ep 181 - Interview with Comedian Nikki Glaser

5/7/2020
I start out by talking about the latest on Peter and Kelley, “Listen To Your Heart” thoughts, and Clare’s season (5:50). Then Nikki joins me to talk about how she got started in her career, living with her parents during quarantine, being on Kaitlyn’s season for a group date, the Comedy Central Roasts, and much, much more (17:25). Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Duration:00:53:11

Ep 180 - Coronavirus Talk with the "Bachelor's" Epidemiologist, Emily O'Brien

4/30/2020
Emily joins me to talk about her time on Ben Flajnik’s season, how it feels like forever ago, her memories from the season, where it went wrong with Courtney and what she should’ve done differently. Then Emily and I spend the next hour talking about COVID-19, from it’s early threat, myths vs facts, diagnostic testing vs antibody testing, social distancing, effects on sports, what will the new normal be, when does she think we’ll ever get there, vaccines, a second wave hitting in the fall,...

Duration:01:29:07

Ep 179 - Interview with Kathryn Dunn of "Big Brother"

4/24/2020
Kathryn joins me to talk about her “Big Brother 21” experience including the controversy surrounding a “boyfriend” who sold her out, did anyone know about Christie and Tommy’s pre-show friendship, her rocky relationship with Jackson, different final two scenarios, her recently ended relationship with Nick, what happened between her and Holly, being a Dallas Mavericks dancer, and what she’s up to now. Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI) Ads: ThredUp –...

Duration:02:00:11

Ep 178 - Interview with Jenna Cooper

4/16/2020
We jump right into things as I recap the story from Sept of 2018 and address where it’s at now, Jenna talks about her timeline (5:56), Jenna coming to me 2 ½ weeks ago (16:26), what I re-remembered after digging through old emails (24:54), why bring it up now (30:24), is there a definitive answer as to what went on (44:46), who came to me to let me know Jenna wanted to speak with me (52:10), talking about some of the information that has been gathered over the last 18 months (55:46), how the...

Duration:01:34:45

Ep 177 - Interview with Courtney Robertson & (EXCLUSIVE) Info on "Bachelorette" Filming Plans

4/9/2020
(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about Ashley Spivey and I’s Sunday night IG live show & next week’s “unexpected” podcast, I give my thoughts on Peter’s 4 podcast appearances released on Tuesday and one answer I found really interesting (2:47), my EXCLUSIVE in regards to info on “Bachelorette” filming plans (9:34). Then Courtney joins me to talk about her pregnancy, her engagement, Peter’s season, IG influencing, so many Bachelor Nation writing books like she did, how difficult that process...

Duration:01:27:10

Ep 176 - Interview with Emily Longeretta, Sr. Entertainment Editor at US Weekly

4/2/2020
I begin by talking about the IG Live show Ashley Spivey and I are doing on Sunday nights at 8 ET and a little more about Colton's candidness in his book. Then Emily joins me to talk about how she got her start (14:24), the change in how "tabloids" have covered stories over the years (19:57), magazine vs online (22:30), how subjects are breaking their own stories now (24:27), having "exclusives" (32:42), what she took from interviewing Colton for her podcast this week (43:15), and we end by...

Duration:01:08:48

Ep 175 - Interview with Larry Mollin, Executive Producer/Writer of "Beverly Hills 90210"

3/26/2020
I begin by giving some thoughts in Bachelor Nation right now on Colton having the coronavirus, Hannah Brown and Tyler, and Peter and Kelley seen yesterday in Chicago. Then Larry joins me to talk about how he got started writing for the show, having 32 episodes a season, Shannen Doherty’s departure, pitching the episodes to Aaron Spelling, bringing Tiffani Amber Theissen on the show and making it “sexier,” Jamie Walters character (Ray Pruit) getting written off the show due to public outcry,...

Duration:01:44:07

Ep 174 - Interview with Cortney Hendrix of "Married at First Sight"

3/19/2020
I begin the podcast by talking about a few things in Bachelor Nation including Chris Harrison’s comments about Clare’s men, the negative stories I was already hearing, and would they swap out “Bachelorette” for “Bachelor” if the shut down lasts into September. Then Cortney Hendrix from “Married at First Sight” joins me to talk about her engagement which became public yesterday, when her relationship with Jason ended, why it ended, how she looks at that relationship now, and what she’s done...

Duration:00:59:54

Ep 173 - Interview with Sharleen Joynt

3/12/2020
(SPOILERS) I begin by giving some thoughts on Peter and Madison not doing media, Clare's guys announced yesterday, her filming schedule, the upcoming cancellation of "Summer Games," Hannah Ann confirming what I reported yesterday, and Peter's finale ratings. Then Sharleen joins me to talk about everything we saw in Peter's two-night finale, from the awkward proposal, to the even weirder breakup, Hannah Ann's owning of Peter, the ATFR and the absolute insanity surrounding Barb and what we...

Duration:01:44:23

Ep 172 - How Does Peter's Season End & "Reader Emails"

3/5/2020
(SPOILERS) I lay out how the ending of Peter's season goes down in Australia, what happened on final rose ceremony day, what happened post filming, where he's at today, and what might arise from it. Then I answer your "Reader Emails" (23:02). Music written by Jimmer Podrasky(B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI) Ads: Magic Spoon - MagicSpoon.com/STEVE Promo code: STEVE for free shipping.

Duration:00:55:45

"He Said, She Said" with Ashley Spivey - Episode 26

3/3/2020
We start by talking about Ashley's travel schedule in the new year, me now copying her husband Steve's facial cleansing routine (5:03), and training my dog Luka on her ramp (12:34). Then Elisse in Idaho joins us to talk about her infertility issues that have been going on for way too long (15:30). Then Emily in Idaho wants to know what to do about her sister who ran up $40k of credit card debt on their grandmother's cards (52:35). Original theme music provided by Kate Bass and the song is...

Duration:01:20:45

Ep 171 - Interview with Ryan Park of the "Bachelorette"

2/27/2020
(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about my IG story from last night where my dog Luka is struggling with the doggy ramp I bought her, then I discuss the “Bachelorette” rumor which broke late last night (6:01), and news that I heard yesterday that I’m trying to confirm (9:51). Then I’m joined by Ryan Park from Ashley Hebert’s (now Rosenbaum) season of the “Bachelorette” as he talks about how he was portrayed on the show, the Bentley situation and if any of the guys knew what he was saying, how he...

Duration:01:01:33

Ep 170 - Interview with Jacqueline Trumbull & Washington Nationals Analyst FP Santangelo

2/20/2020
(SPOILERS) I start off by talking about news in Bachelor world with Hannah Brown NOT being next "Bachelorette," what does Hannah Ann's IG post yesterday mean, & how the Jacqueline/FP interview came to be. Then Jacqueline joins me as we discuss the pitfalls of being a contestant on this show in the new media days, my reporting and it how affects contestants, and what contestants can expect moving forward (12:41). Then FP joins in and the three of talk the "Bachelor," (42:39), then FP and I...

Duration:01:43:54

Ep 169 - Interview with the "Chatty Broads," Bekah Martinez & Jess Ambrose

2/13/2020
(SPOILERS) I start by talking about what an awesome “Survivor: Winners at War” premiere we had last night, then talk “Bachelor” with Victoria F.’s storyline coming Monday (4:49), how I think the “Women Tell All” taping will play out when it comes to Victoria F. (8:39), a “Reader Emails” confusion I may have caused (11:10), and I give you the finale spoilers for “Bachelor: Listen To Your Heart” which premieres April 13th (15:02). Then the “Chatty Broads” – Bekah Martinez and Jess Ambrose –...

Duration:01:18:58

Ep 168 - Interview with Dalton Ross of EW.com Talking "Survivor 40: Winners at War"

2/6/2020
(SPOILERS) First I begin by giving thoughts on last night’s “Bachelor” episode. Then Dalton Ross joins me to talk about “Survivor 40: Winners at War.” We talk about his visit to Fiji pre-show and interviews with the cast, strategies going into the game, are some contestants at a disadvantage, who impressed him the most pre-show, who his prediction is to win, and we end with final thoughts on last season’s harassment scandal (10:29). Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia...

Duration:01:28:39

Ep 167 - Interview with Mark Walberg, Host of "Temptation Island"

1/30/2020
(SPOILERS) I begin by discussing some news in Bachelor Nation, go over predictions, and the latest ridiculous conspiracy theory. Then, “Temptation Island” host Mark Walberg joins me to wrap up this season of TI. We talk about Rick & Ashley G. (15:37), Gavin & Esonica (22:47), Casey & Ashley H. (25:42), & David & Kate (35:00). Then we briefly talk about the Evan & Morgan breakup and her subsequent friendship with Kaci now (43:33). Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia...

Duration:00:55:07