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A podcast dedicated to the trash TV we grew up with and love to hate.

A podcast dedicated to the trash TV we grew up with and love to hate.
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United States

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A podcast dedicated to the trash TV we grew up with and love to hate.

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English


Episodes

Wife Swap

9/10/2019
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It's not a swinger's party, it's Wife Swap! This week we're discussing the legacy of the Heene family (of the notorious Balloon Boy Hoax) via their (first) appearance on the ABC classic, Wife Swap. We meet Richard and Mayumi, two storm chasers with a penchant for danger, and Karen and Jay, whose only goal in life is to keep their children safe. What's the biggest threat this episode - coyotes, tapeworms, or Richard's unbridled sexism?

Duration:01:06:15

Dance Moms

9/3/2019
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This week we're spending some time with the Gordon Ramsey of the dance world, Abby Lee Miller and Lifetime's insane reality show, Dance Moms. Rylee recaps a season one episode featuring some classic mom-Abby drama, the Delores Umbridge of dance, and DRAG QUEENS (really just drag queen, but still!)

Duration:01:04:07

Four Weddings

8/27/2019
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Who's ready to catch the bouquet? Put on your ruched satin party dress, because this week we're discussing the Friday Bridesday classic, Four Weddings. Get ready for a little bit of shade, a lot of centerpieces, and too many horrible mid-00s bridesmaid dresses.

Duration:01:06:21

Kitchen Nightmares

8/20/2019
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Gordon Ramsay is back as we revisit one of the most notorious episodes of reality television - Amy's Baking Company. Rylee reflects on the insanity of the titular Amy, the possible conspiracy theory at the heart of the restaurant, and the role social medial played in making this once of the most iconic moments in reality tv history.

Duration:01:00:25

My Super Sweet 16

8/13/2019
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Rylee is back from vacation and ready to finally stop teasing you all and deliver the goods! In this special episode, she revisits mid-00s classic My Super Sweet 16 and also interviews one of the friends-of featured in the episode, Will Ontiveros (@willontiverostv).

Duration:00:57:20

Date My Mom

8/6/2019
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This week we throw it back to the era of trashy MTV dating shows (has it ever really ended?) and discuss the light-hearted (if a bit creepy) Date My Mom. In this episode, we meet Jahon as he searches for love (and, maybe, boobs), watch some moms kick ass, and experience some truly wonderful white girl dance moves.

Duration:00:47:25

The Anna Nicole Show

7/30/2019
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This week Rylee is joined by Siobhan and Jess of I Totally Paused as they flash back to 2002 and the era of Anna Nicole Smith. Together they discuss the late American beauty and sordid details of the last few months of her life and recap an episode of her iconic reality show - which toed the line between entertainment and exploitation.

Duration:01:39:08

Jersey Shore

7/23/2019
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Cabs are here! This week Rylee is joined by podcaster extraordinaire Amanda Kuchinski (Squirrel Friends Cocktail Hour, Amanda Loves to Hate Teen Mom) as they tackle cultural phenomenon Jersey Shore. In this episode, Rylee crushes on Vinny, Mike is Kung Fu Panda, and poor Snooki just deserves a better boyfriend!

Duration:02:04:28

The Hills

7/16/2019
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We're back with Lauren Conrad and friends as Rylee is joined by Dara Laine of Les Deux You Remember This? to discuss mid-00s phenomenon The Hills. Together they unpack the drama, stan Whitney Port, and spend a significant amount of time shit-talking Spencer Pratt. You're still welcome on the pod anytime, though, Spencer!

Duration:01:27:13

The Ashlee Simpson Show

7/9/2019
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We're back with another Simpson sister (and 100% less creepy Joe this episode). This week, Rylee discusses the life, legacy, and controversy of one Ashlee Gertrude Festus Simpson. In this episode, Ashlee moves into a new house, has her very first magazine cover shoot, and prepares for a little show call Saturday Night Live...what could go wrong?

Duration:00:44:27

Newlyweds

6/25/2019
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Today we revisit 2003, a simpler time. A time before every reality tv couple had their own show. A time when it was okay to openly discuss young women's virginity in the media. A time when only one woman was brave enough to stand up and ask what we all needed to know - "Is this chicken what I have or is this fish?" Yes, this week Rylee dives into Newlyweds and discusses Nick, Jessica, her and her creepy-ass dad Joe in this week's episode!

Duration:00:47:30

America's Next Top Model (Cycle 6)

6/18/2019
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Rylee is joined by special guest Troy McEady of The Smush Room podcast to discuss foundational and iconic reality show America's Next Top Model. The two discuss its cultural impact and legacy via RuPaul's Drag Race while highlighting one of the most hilarious villains to come out of reality tv - Jade "the biracial butterfly" Cole. She just needed a little more direction!

Duration:02:01:18

Flavor of Love

6/11/2019
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The moment we've been waiting for! Rylee is joined by Sonia and Mike of Rewind the Love podcast to discuss what is potentially the greatest reality television show to ever grace the airwaves. In this episode Flav meets the girls' families and the world meets Sister Patterson, New York turns the drama up to an 11, and Pumkin exits the show in the most notorious elimination in reality tv history.

Duration:01:27:46

Hell's Kitchen

6/4/2019
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Rylee's back from her unexpected hiatus and ready to discuss another classic competition reality show! This time we're discussing Gordon Ramsay and the American version of Hell's Kitchen. The contestants face a Chopped-inspired challenge and Gordon may very well have a soft spot for one of the chefs. What's a little verbal abuse between friends?

Duration:01:05:12

Punk'd

5/21/2019
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This week we drop back in on celebreality to discuss the inaugural episode of Ashton Kutcher's Punk'd. Frankie Muniz loses both his car and a business opportunity and Justin Timberlake cries in this week's episode!

Duration:00:47:19

The Bachelor

5/14/2019
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This week we investigate the granddaddy of competition reality dating shows - The Bachelor. We follow OG Bachelor Alex as he goes on three fantasy dates with three lovely ladies - and pretty much acts like a jerk or makes a fool of himself. Who has the most scandalous date? Listen and find out!

Duration:01:04:30

The Amazing Race (Season 7)

5/7/2019
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Rylee is joined by special guest Mike Scheinberg as the two break down the 7th season of The Amazing Race (of which Mike is a super fan and Rylee had never seen before). They discuss the excellent arc and characters of the season, unpack the devious schemes of a notorious team, and contemplate the reality of eating 4 pounds of meat in this extra-long episode!

Duration:01:34:06

My Strange Addiction

4/30/2019
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In this episode Rylee revisits one of her favorites from TLC (or "The Looney Channel" as she once called it). We discuss a man who loves his car, a woman who loves her baby powder, and the sketchy ethics of this docu-series.

Duration:00:46:10

Strange Love

4/23/2019
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Love is in air once more as we pick up where the Surreal Life left off on Flavor Flav and Brigitte Nielsen's strange relationship. In this episode, we meet Mama Flav, go to church, and examine the darker side of this twisted relationship as it plays out on this classic Vh1 show.

Duration:00:49:14

Queer Eye for the Straight Guy

4/16/2019
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In honor of Netflix's reboot, we take a look at the original Queer Eye for the Straight Guy and the first iteration of the Fab Five. Rylee recaps as the Fab Five travel to fabulous Las Vegas to makeover a comedian/magician/animal...performer? and his sensitive artist wife. The sentiments are heartwarming but the carpet is probably disgusting.

Duration:01:01:45