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Here To Make Friends - A Bachelorette Recap Show

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A HuffPost Podcast about The Bachelorette franchise, where hosts Emma Gray and Claire Fallon lovingly snark on The Bachelorette, Season 11. Whether you love The Bachelorette, or love to hate it, you will enjoy their witty discussion about this reality show and what it reveals about the world of dating. Here To Make Friends is produced by Katelyn Bogucki.

A HuffPost Podcast about The Bachelorette franchise, where hosts Emma Gray and Claire Fallon lovingly snark on The Bachelorette, Season 11. Whether you love The Bachelorette, or love to hate it, you will enjoy their witty discussion about this reality show and what it reveals about the world of dating. Here To Make Friends is produced by Katelyn Bogucki.
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A HuffPost Podcast about The Bachelorette franchise, where hosts Emma Gray and Claire Fallon lovingly snark on The Bachelorette, Season 11. Whether you love The Bachelorette, or love to hate it, you will enjoy their witty discussion about this reality show and what it reveals about the world of dating. Here To Make Friends is produced by Katelyn Bogucki.

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English


Episodes

'Paradise' S4 Bonus with Kristina Schulman

9/15/2017
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You thought we were done? We thought we were done. Just about everyone who watched Bachelor in Paradise fell totally in love with Kristina Schulman, including us. So we’re so glad to be joined by phone with her for a special bonus interview.

Duration: 00:44:40


'Paradise' S4 Bonus with Taylor Nolan and Derek Peth

9/13/2017
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We're in the presence of true love. Taylor Nolan and Derek Peth join us to relive their journey together in Paradise. They help us unpack all of the drama from this season, share their best unaired moments, and tell us about their engagement and future together.

Duration: 00:57:19


'Paradise' S4 Finale with Ashley Spivey

9/12/2017
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Paradise really ended on a high last night – for starters it was only two hours of television. We go through the breakups and goodbyes, the final couples, and then look ahead to Arie's coming season of The Bachelor. To help us do it all, we're joined by Bachelor alum Ashley Spivey. But we're not done yet! Check back tomorrow for a special bonus episode with Taylor Nolan and Peth.

Duration: 01:40:03


'Paradise' S4 Bonus with Christen Whitney

9/11/2017
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On this bonus episode, we catch up with Christen Whitney from 'Paradise' about her scallop shaming, her interest from the many men in Mexico, and her thoughts about the next bachelor.

Duration: 00:37:46


'Paradise' S4 Week 4

9/6/2017
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The journey is almost over, and we should be thinking about love. So this week in Paradise, love triangles and love squares. Plus, Robby takes it slow, and everyone kisses Jack. Also – Freddy arrives, Ben Z. goes home to his dog, Kristina gives up on Dean, and the twins try very hard to ruin Paradise.

Duration: 01:15:16


'Paradise' S4 Week 3 with Jada Yuan

8/30/2017
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This was supposed to be our refuge, and instead it was four hours of middle-school BS. We're joined by Jada Yuan of New York Magazine and Vulture, to discuss scallop fingers, low key bullying, romantic Robby vs. friend Robby, Dean's love triangle, and the arrival of Daniel. Plus, we try to close the book on the production shutdown set off by Corinne and DeMario.

Duration: 01:36:38


'Paradise' S4 Week 2 with Diggy Moreland

8/23/2017
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We can’t wait for the girls to have the roses again. Please end this mess! Guys like Dean and Adam should not be juggling two perfect women apiece. After the break, joining by phone is Diggy, aka Kenneth Moreland. We talk about his surge in popularity this week and of course, his glasses. Plus, Danielle M. leaves for Kenya and Wells breaks out from behind the bar.

Duration: 01:31:55


'Paradise' S4 Week 1 with Brett Vergara

8/16/2017
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After a sexual misconduct investigation, 'Bachelor In Paradise' is back for season 4. And despite the hype, the incident was mostly ignored in episode 1. We met the cast, said goodbye to Jorge, DeMario and Corrine, and then said hello to our new resident bartender, Wells. Amid shutdown, we begin episode 2 with Carly and Evan's wedding. It was lovely but unfortunately felt overshadowed. Back in 'Paradise' the franchise shirked any blame and instead offered the remaining cast as its human...

Duration: 01:23:06


'Bachelorette' S13 Bonus with Eric Bigger

8/10/2017
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We've been keeping a mystery episode from you. We teased this interview a couple weeks ago, and we're sorry if we lead you astray! It's miracle season! We're joined by Eric Bigger, and we can finally air this, because he's off the show! We talked to him about his time with Rachel, the emergence of his beard, and asked him about life after The Bachelorette. Might he be the next Bachelor? But that's not all – we were able to field one burning question to Rachel and Bryan during their stop at...

Duration: 00:34:42


'Bachelorette' S13 Finale With Jamia Wilson

8/8/2017
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We're so devastated, but also truly happy. It's The Bachelorette finale and Rachel is engaged to Bryan. But first, she has to send Eric home and breakup with Peter. Plus, another first, in a series of interstitial segments we heard live reactions from Chris Harrison, Rachel, and the final cast. Joining us to recap is writer, activist, and Publisher and Executive Director of the Feminist Press, Jamia Wilson!

Duration: 01:35:03


'Bachelorette' S13 Men Tell All with Sharleen Joynt

8/1/2017
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Some people hate it, but we love it -- it’s the episode where the men don’t exactly tell all, but they do talk back a little bit. Last night, we heard Blake and Lucas revisit Bananagate, sort of, DeMario defending the practice and art of having a side chick, and Anthony, Josiah and Rachel take Lee to school. And to unpack every single moment, we're joined by opera singer, Flare contributor, and podcaster Sharleen Joynt.

Duration: 01:25:25


Bonus: 'Bachelorette' By The Numbers with Ella Koeze And Walt Hickey

7/27/2017
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We have an unbelievable amount of useless knowledge about The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. But today we're stepping into new territory for the podcast and diving deep into the data. We're joined for this bonus episode by Ella Koeze and Walt Hickey from FiveThirtyEight.com. They recently analyzed all 33 seasons of the franchise and shared their findings. Nerd out with us!

Duration: 00:43:33


'Bachelorette' S13e9 With Allison P. Davis

7/25/2017
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Another week, another cliff hanger. On this episode, the remaining guys meet Rachel's family in Dallas. Plus, Bryan clashes with Rachel's family, Peter has cold feet, and Eric has a night in the fantasy suite in Rioja, Spain. Here to break down every moment with us is Allison P. Davis, Senior Writer at The Cut and New York Magazine!

Duration: 01:20:08


'Bachelorette' S13e8 With Jasmyn Lawson

7/18/2017
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We've made it to the hometown dates and we're joined by Jasmyn Lawson, Culture Editor at Giphy. Listen along as we relive the joy of Aunt Verna, the dominos and arepas, Peter's cold feet, and Dean's downfall. Plus – check back later this week for a special bonus episode!

Duration: 01:14:55


'Bachelorette' S13e7 With Ali Barthwell

7/11/2017
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Adam? Matt? Who are these people?! To help us remember these contestants, we're joined by Ali Barthwell, Vulture recapper extraordinaire -- and she's here IRL! Ali helps us relive the many boat rides, analyze Swiss watch purchases, and look toward next week for what may shape up to be some seriously dramatic / problematic hometown dates.

Duration: 01:08:23


Bonus: There's Nothing Quite Like Your First Time

7/6/2017
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There's no episode to recap this week, so we decided to talk about “Bachelorette” firsts: the experience of being a first time viewer of the show, the significance of the first black Bachelorette, and what it’s like to be kicked off of the show on your very first night. Up first, we spoke to Charreah Jackson, senior editor at Essence, about her first time watching The Bachelorette -- which she’s doing this season. She’s written pieces like “We Still Have to Be Twice As Good: 4 Racial...

Duration: 00:53:22


'Bachelorette' S13e6 With Erin Darke

6/28/2017
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We're back for the second time this week. Actress Erin Darke joins to send off 'snakey' Lee, discuss Eric's need for affirmation, and the consistently wild misdirection from ABC's promos. We also enjoy more lovely dates from across Scandinavia, including Viking games led by Morton and Tom. It was a redemption of sorts for Kenny, but in the end he and Rachel decided it was best for them to part ways. Finally, we break down the new rules and regulations in 'Paradise' and more of DeMario's...

Duration: 01:14:50


'Bachelorette' S13e5 With Phoebe Robinson

6/27/2017
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On this episode, we talk through part one of Kenny & Lee's two on one date, and we're just hoping that Lee get's washed under in the tide of realness that is Kenny. We're joined by Phoebe Robinson of the amazing 2 Dope Queens podcast, who helps us say goodbye to the tickle monster and Jack Stone, and say hello to men in tight handball uniforms. Lastly, we discuss part 1 of DeMario's exclusive interview with E! News and brace ourselves for an entire new episode this evening.

Duration: 01:12:18


Bonus: 'Paradise' Resumes Production, We Ask More Questions

6/22/2017
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Bachelor In Paradise is back! But questions linger and a dark cloud looms over the franchise. On this bonus episode, Claire and Emma speak with Lisa Bloom, a notable civil rights attorney, about the legal implications of the Bachelor in Paradise scandal, and with Carina Ray, Associate Professor of African and Afro-American Studies at Brandeis University, to unpack the historical racial and gender constructs that have come into play.

Duration: 00:55:31


'Bachelorette' S13e4 With Claire Fallon and Emma Gray

6/20/2017
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On this episode, Claire and Emma relive the freestyle battles, an unwanted woodcarving, a possibly rigged spelling bee, an emotional and boozy blimp flight, and the obligatory and awkward country singer slow dance. All the while, Lee is becoming even more of a problem in the house, and he's going in for the take down of fan-favorite Kenny.

Duration: 01:09:59

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