Bachelorette 16ep7: On Ivan’s culpability

As you might suspect, we Bachelor Masters have a few things to say about Ivan and Tayshia’s conversation about race, the police, and prisons. We take some angles you might not expect and try to carefully articulate our positions. This is unlike Ed, who in his intervals on the show has trouble articulating anything especially to Chris Harrison at their late-night rendezvous. We then get to other parts of the episode, such as, ya know, orgasming through a loud speaker. It’s all here in this podcast episode, so hit the play button and join us!

Bachelorette 16ep6: Boujee bourgeois bachelors

What is Boujee? We try to figure that out then go on to other phrases of the episode: Smoke Show and Grown Ass Man. And also: Chicken Legs, Phony, and fake babies. There’s a lot to sift through before we can even get to the bulk of the episode, which is: Toxic Masculinity and oil-upped sports. After we deconstruct those biggies we get to fashion in our usual Fashion Roundup. Whew! It’s a lot but join us and we promise to make sense!

Bachelorette 16ep5: An influencer’s life

In this podcast episode we talk about condom use, whether Dale is self-aware, Clare being extra, Tayshia’s men (old and new), who Co-host Iciar thinks Tayshia might end up with, Orange County and San Diego, whether we would want to be social media influencers (Co-host Craig would), Instagram boyfriends, Orange Robby, service jobs, cover bands, and the Fashion Roundup which includes sandals with dress pants… all with the usual, critical Bachelor Masters edge. Click the play button and join us!

Bachelorette 16ep4: Deleuze and the point system

We start off talking about Co-host Iciar’s eerily similar parent-meeting story to Dale and Clare’s parent-meeting stories then get into Co-host Craig’s favorite topic, the point system. If you don’t know about the point system, you’ll get a refresher and even a mention of Deleuze (because a neutral observer is the best observer?). Co-host Caitlin chimes in with some stories of her own to flush out this story-based podcast episode. Hit the play button and join us!

Bachelorette 16ep3: Searching for Dale

As we come close to what is probably the end of Clare’s run as the Bachelorette, despite a lot of one-dimensional characters, including Clare and her already-designated fiancĂ© Dale, there is actually a lot to debate, from microaggressions to emotes to fault to triggers to… Dale’s split pants. We try to make sense of it all in typical Bachelor Masters style, and we’d love to have you along for the ride… hit the play button and join us!

Bachelorette 16ep2: Pause for effect

The Bachelorette didn’t disappoint in this second installment of the season, and we break down every point in keen Bachelor Masters style. Consider, for example, the long pause that made Clare unravel as the episode got going. Was it indeed a long pause, or a short one that just seemed long because someone coughed? But more importantly, how does Clare’s unravelling fit into a personality that our Co-hosts have identified over four-plus seasons of watching her on the franchise? All this and love languages, red flags, Dodge Ball, and the Fashion Roundup in this action-packed podcast episode!

Bachelorette 16ep1: 39 is the new 39

It takes us a little while to ease into talking about the episode, getting caught up in the elections, drug policy, file formats, and shout outs, but once we do we dig in deep (as we usually do) to many different topics which makes this a longer Bachelor Masters podcast. Age, fertility, Clare’s history, COVID testing, quarantining, health, masculinity, dentists, Harvard, and, of course, fashion, are all on the table. Hit the play button and join in!

Bachelorette Countdown: In until you’re not

We’re back after five and a half big ones (months) with our countdown to the new season. Featuring Clare, or Tayshia, and 32, or 57, men, and recorded at La Quinta, the resort not the budget motel, we run down what we think might happen when Clare is in until she’s not and also run over some of the guys that we think will be on the show until they’re not. We keep on about Clare-as-Bachelorette and also chat Matt James-as-Bachelor, Colton and Cassie, anesthesiologists, and all the things that come with those topics. Hit the play button and join us for this awesome, action-packed countdown episode!

Listen to Your Heart 1ep6: Love and music and race in America

Here we are at the end of Listen to Your Heart and what are the talking points? Hannah B hijacked the conversation on Instagram Live, Rudy and Matt left before they got to sing their songs, and the winners we thought were going to win, won. But there’s more…. Chris Harrison said creepy baby making comments, there was Jewel’s hat, producers manufactured drama between Bri and Chris, and don’t forget about the Fashion Roundup. We’d love to have you along for this final installment full of topical deep dives, so hit the play button and join us!

Listen to Your Heart 1ep5: Love versus the idea of love

Love vesus in love… love versus the idea of being in love… falling in love versus the idea of falling in love. Rollercoaster emotions aren’t limited to Jamie in this episode; there are emotional rollercoasters all over the place! We try to break everything down in usual Bachelor Masters fashion, and also in Bachelor Masters fashion we include a Fashion Roundup as well as a big comeback of Co-host Caitlin’s Ice Skating Minute! It’s all here, so hit the play button and join in on the fun!