Bachelor Recap: Week 8

By Spencer Bowen Hometowns. It’s the strange time in every Bachelor season where viewers realize two things at the same time: a) that they’ve become strangely attached to some of the contestants and b) that every contestant (and their family) is a little bit crazy for being a part of this program. These two kind…

Bachelor Recap: Week 7

By Spencer Bowen It’s down to the final four. That means we are surprisingly close to a sappy sweet montage of the winner’s euphoric run to the title accompanied by “One Shining Moment” in the backgr- wait what? They don’t do that for The Bachelor? Oh. Let’s dive in. The setting for this week’s episode…

Bachelor Recap: Week 6

By Spencer Bowen “You guys, it’s storming” said Lauren B., mostly in a catty way to Leah but also as a salvo to all of us in #BachelorNation: the season is in hyperdrive. And boy, did it get stormy in week 6, incontrovertibly the best episode of the season thus far. This week we are…

Bachelor Recap: Week 5

By Spencer Bowen We’re in the meat of it now. 11 – oops, I mean 10 – women remain. It’s the Bachelor’s equivalent of the end of the Triwizard Tournament’s second task. We all get a chance to breathe, but not for long. The gillyweed sure helped. Surely, darker and more mysterious obstacles lie ahead!…