"Stunning" | Rosecast 'Bachelor' S23 E9 Recap

The entire season hinged on last night's episode -- both for Colton and the viewer. Did the fence jump live up to the hype? Is Cassie really gone? Will the Bachelor end up alone at the end of his journey? What will happen with the remaining two contestants? Plus: A brief discussion about the rumored next Bachelorette.

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"Figure It Out" | Rosecast 'Bachelor' S23 E6 Recap

At this point in the season, everyone knows who is ready to say "yes" and who is just along for the ride. Everyone except Colton, anyway, which is either endlessly frustrating or wonderfully entertaining. Plus: Another one-on-one date that probably deserved to be pixelated, speculation about a possible MTV Challenge crossover, and more.

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"Squashed" | Rosecast 'Bachelor' S23 E4 Recap

On dates and in dim hotel rooms, the contenders separate themselves from the pack. There are now five or six people we just can't imagine Colton sending home. Will the infamously indecisive lead falter down the stretch? Plus: The pageant rivals resolve their conflict, and a luxury shopping trip raises tension in the house, just as the Bachelor gods intended.

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"The Many-Faced Demi" | Rosecast 'Bachelor' S23 E2 Recap

Though she can barely see over the microphone, Demi stands tall as one of the most formidable competitors in franchise history. Plus: Hannah B.’s day date debacle, new contenders emerge, old pageant wounds reopen, and apparently the vast majority of Bachelor viewers are now considered “cougars” ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ .

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There Are No Good Reasons To Pay Money To Watch Tiger And Phil Horse Around On An Empty Golf Course

The day after Thanksgiving, when the typical golf fan (as imagined by the marketing agencies for companies that advertise during golf events) is dragging the artificial Christmas tree out from above his three-car garage while trying not to scratch his Buick Encore with the Werner ladder he got himself for Father’s Day, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will face off in a pay-per-view match play event for $9 million, winner take all. In an effort to differentiate the contest from all others, it’s being billed as “The Match”. Indeed, there have been many matches in many sports, but this ... this is The Match (presented by Capital One). It says so on the cable guide.

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Duplicitous MoviePass Dog May Soon Be Out Of A Job

MoviePass, the subscription-based movie ticketing service whose continued existence defies the rules of free-market capitalism, has resorted to outright pandering. In the fifteen months since dropping their unlimited ticket rate to an absurd $9.95 per month, the company has severely limited viewings, increased prices, added clumsy photo requirements, banned repeat viewings, implemented surge pricing, and ended theater partnerships, not in that order and usually without warning. No business in the history of civilized society, I’m confident, has yanked their customers around as frequently and inconsiderately as MoviePass.

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At This Rate Manny Machado Will Soon Be Stuffing $100 Bills Into The Mouths Of His Opponents

Dodgers’ shortstop Manny Machado is the best player on the team he’s attempting to lead to a World Series championship. He’ll also be a free agent the moment the series ends, with the potential to sign the largest contract in American sports history. These are conditions under which someone should aim to be on their absolute best behavior.

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