Claire Fallon is a culture writer at HuffPost, where she focuses on literary fiction and trends, language, and pop culture. She is also co-host of HuffPost's Bachelor recap podcast Here To Make Friends.
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
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
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 https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/9kxvyp/inside-mtv-are-you-the-one-wildest-reality-dating-show-season-8 For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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 editor Tierney Bricker and actress Vella Lovell. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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