It’s time for the Real Housewives of New York. Unfortunately, my power has been out off and on all day due to bad weather. The power and the cable came back on fairly quickly, but the Internet has been out for several hours. My landline appears to be the issue as it is all part of Charter. Without the phone, there is no Internet. Since I have no cell phone, I have no way to call and be sure there is nothing I can do on my end to fix the problem. Anyhoo. At least I have TV. And good ole Wordpad.
Since hour three with no Google, I’ve probably gone to look up fifty things. I really want to know how things went for Jason Rezaian. I’d like to believe out current administration did someone about the situation. But I have no real hope of that. Meanwhile, I’m in Madagascar with Anthony Bourdain, which would not be a bad place to be, but he brought some pansy liberal, and worst of all as far as Tony is concerned VEGETARIAN , director with him. I think Anthony is enjoying him even less than I am. I wrote that before he called him a “Debbie Downer” on camera. He is the reason mere mortals can’t go on Parts Unknown with Anthony.
It’s time for RHONY and I am officially still without phone or Internet with more storms planned every day for the next ten days except Saturday and Sunday. Tonight’s episode is callled The Cavi-Art of War.
Ramona is sick but going out to lunch with Dorinda anyway. I’m sure Dorinda is thrilled by her spewing germs everywhere. Ramona claims that Mario wants her back. I do not believe this. This is just a little stab at the new fool he is with. The dry cleaner storyline is about to be a thing. UGH. Continue reading
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Argh I was busy chatting in email with a couple of people. And did not have time to set up this post so I will be a little late in posting, probably. Apparently, it is still Ramona’s birthday. Still. I guess she wanted presents from people who were not in Atlantic City. She has a Turtle Time cake. And THANK GOD FOR BETHENNY for squashing the stupid trend of call women MAMA. I HATE THAT. I am no anybody’s Mama. It’s ridiculous and must be stopped. Bethenny hates the upper east side luncheon birthday party. I can totally appreciate that. Carole and Bethenny discuss Sonja’s psychopharmacologist. Which is a head shrinker that writes scripts. Much like most psychiatrists. The are actual doctors who treat mental disorders with medications. Not vitamins. Meanwhile, Sonja is talking about meditation and abundance candles with some whackadoo.
I do not want to think about Dorinda swinging.
Bethenny is hysterical tonight. Sonja is talking about her swami priestess whackadoo. It’s hysterical. Bethenny moves on to play therapist with Ramona. Then in the next scene Bethenny goes to therapy with her TV doctor. I really wish Bethenny could reconcile with Jason. But that is never going to happen and Bethenny feels betrayed Side note: I saw a video recently of Bethenny and Jason trying to co-parent on Bryn’s fourth birthday. I could not find it on Youtube. But Bryn was having a major meltdown when Jason had to pass her off to Bethenny and was screaming I want to stay with Daddy! Over and over as paparazzi filmed. It must be heartbreaking. There were dozens of paps there. Bethenny is concerned about trusting her judgment. She has recently broken up with (in real time) with her rebound relationship and is already seeing someone else. Bethenny is wanting to meet up with her stepfather John, because she wants Bryn to have some family on here side. Also, I have to break up with my therapist this week. I really can’t afford her anymore with my unaffordable Obama care. Plus, I think I’ve heard all of her things multiple times, it’s getting repetitive at this point. Clearly, I don’t listen. And I have you guys to tell my troubles too. I’m pretty much an open book. More advice is not going to help. I have to do some work on myself. Plus, I will see here again here and there. I’m too poor to be crazy. Continue reading
This has been a long damn day despite getting up shortly after noon. Before I was even awake the whole Kenya drama started which filled the moderated comments with Nenetards and a mob of morons that like Porsha. I threw up a quick post and went to seating people in the window licking section. At the same time, Nancy starts spouting off about how gay couples should not be allowed to marry because Reza Farahan is a cuntbag. Not the best timing for a homophobic post. I haven’t eaten all day and I am irritable and exhausted. Then just before I was trying to set up for this, there is some story about Claudia getting escorted out of a mall in Auburn Alabama. So I am telling you now, not to expect much from this blog. Also apologies for unreturned emails, thanks for all the links, and apologies for not getting the Ru Paul Drag Race post up today, that is a very tedious and time consuming task and it was just not possible today. I’ll do my best to do it tomorrow.
Tonight the ladies are going to take their drinking and bickering on the road to Atlantic City. Whoo Hoo! It’s time for the ladies to leave and Heather, Kristen and Dorinda go to pick up Sonja in the rain and one of her interns tells them they will have to wait outside because Sonja is packing does not wan to be disturbed. This is TOTALLY storyline because in any other situation they would leave and let Sonja get her own ride there. Somehow Luann and Carole managed to get excused from the trip. Sonja’s talking head says her excuse is that her sister was supposed to watch her kid but her best friend died so she can’t. Isn’t Sonja’s kid like 45? Continue reading
I have already lost interest in this season. Bethenny is such a shrew. Dorinda is vile. Carole is reliving her adolescence. I’m having a hard time finding someone to like this season. I will say I hated Ramona and Sonja together but can tolerate them much better separately. Maybe Sonja will be my girl this season. Basically, Bethenny sums it up above. None of this is interesting to me.
Bethenny and Sonja meet for lunch. I’m not sure why. Bethenny is apparently assessing Sonja’s mental health. Sonja is not passing. Sonja is giving her delusional spiel about her “businesses.” The two discuss being divorced and having the need to get pounded and shitfaced. Sonja says she doesn’t swallow unless they have a black card. My personal advice is don’t swallow once they are on medication. Because I read that somewhere in a book. Allegedly.
Luann and Dorinda go for a pedicure. Dorinda is so vile with her man I have no interest in her at all anymore. Luann told Dorinda about John being out in the clubs without her. Dorinda says that Bethenny is harsh. She should know. Dorinda is having a party and Bethenny is not coming because it’s not a Skinny Girl event. Hannah is annoying too. Continue reading
It’s time for the Real Housewives of New York again. I feel like the last episode was yesterday. Time flies. I’d suggest drinking every time Bethenny cries if you don’t have plans tomorrow but unfortunately for me I must venture into THE WORLD tomorrow for a bit and need to be clear headed.
We open with a scene with Carole and Heather on the highline. I had plans to go walk that highline last summer but they did not pan out due to a variety of things, aka a clusterfuck of issues. I am dying to see it as I don’t think it was there last time I was in NYC. My yankee NYC friends act like it is overrated but it looks amazing. Heather is having a dinner. Those always go so well. Carole is fucking the boy chef from Luann’s Hamptons house. Carole says that she went to a club with him and ate a random gummy bear, started tripping and they had to leave. Carole puked all over both of them on the pedicab home. Carole seems proud of this. The kid is 29. Carole says that she has not told Luann because he used to date Luann’s niece. #Cougar
Carole goes on a ping pong date with her boytoy. Carole is clearly trying to relive her high school years. Dude is not even that cute.
The ladies are all still in the Hamptons and have been invited to dueling brunches. Ramona is having one and so is Bethenny. It’s the battle of the OG housewives of New York. Ramona says she is holding a brunch in honor of her friend Dorinda. Everyone decides to try to do both. But Carole wants to skip them both and go for a boat ride with the hot young personal chef of Ramona’s.
Luann shares that Ramona borrowed an Herve Leger dress from Bethenny and never returned it. This is part of Bethenny’s problem with Ramona. This is apparently not the first time Ramona has absconded with a dress. Carole says, “That got she would never fit into one of mine!” That is both some cunty shade and ridiculous. If Ramona can fit in Bethenny’s dress she could surely fit into Carole’s dress. Are Carole and Bethenny both aboard the anorexia train? The ladies mock Carole’s toe hair.
The ladies begin at Bethenny’s house. Bethenny’s house is AMAZING! Especially for a homeless person. Carole points out she has been to Oscar gifting suites with less product than she saw in Bethenny’s house. It is Skinnygirl everything on display everywhere. One of the issues the girls had with Bethenny this season was being forced to go to a shit ton of promotional events for Bethenny and she was never there for their events. Continue reading
There is so much to recap tonight so I am not going to go into excruciating detail because I am already behind and I know y’all like these recaps up as soon as possible. I think we should drink every time Bethenny whines about her life or cries. Cheers!
It’s raining and NYC and Bethenny is whining about it. DRINK! Bethenny is whining about her living situation. DRINK! Bethenny is whining about being tired. DRINK!
Carole and Heather
Carole and Heather ride together to the Hamptons. Carole says she has become good friends with Luann. The girls talk about Ramona’s divorce and how well she is doing. Heather is still not thrilled with Sonja. Continue reading
It’s time to start using my purple pen on the RHONY. I thought I would start with Bethenny but hers was just her telling us that she is ready to share with us again and repeating why she left before and what happened in the interim. Carole on the other hand has some interesting things to say.
I’m going to say it right now: This is the best season this show has ever had. It was for me. I laughed, I cried. I met a handsome man.
I think her new boyfriend is probably the main reason she is so excited about the season. I spared you the first part of her blog where she used a bunch of Shakespeare titles to describe the episode because, trying to hard. I think that is my primary issue with Carole in fact. It’s not that I don’t like her, it’s just that she seems to be trying too hard. Continue reading
We begin with Bethenny arriving at The Essex House for a free room in exchange for promotion. She has her dog Cookie, and her new assistant Leslie in tow. She will be staying in the Presidential Suite, because she is worth hundreds of millions of dollars, allegedly. Bethenny explains that Jason is still living in her old apartment. That does seem kind of shitty for Jason to do as Bethenny designed every inch of the apartment. But it is what it is. So Bethenny is staying in hotels. I thought she was renting another apartment. Why isn’t she there? Oh she is renovating the other apartment.
Bethenny talks about her failed talk show and how unhappy she was as a talk show host. Essentially, she expected to be in control of the show, and she was not the ultimate decision maker and she couldn’t take that. I hope in her therapy they are discussing the commonalities between this experience and her marriage.
We check in with Kristen and her family which she says is getting better. From where I am sitting. It still looks pretty hectic.
Kristen, Luann, Heather and Carole get together for drinks. Heather awkwardly kisses Luann on the lips when she greets her. Awkward. Carole openly admits she is on a diet that involves nothing but vodka, cucumbers and butter. Good for her. Luann is having all the girls to her new house in the Hamptons. She is apparently downsizing. Luann and Sonja are still not on good terms, but she invited her anyway. Sonja as apparently been drinking too much and making a spectacle of herself in public. Which is way worse than drinking too much and making a spectacle of yourself on the Internet. Am I right? Continue reading
This morning on the Kathy Lee and Hoda part of Today, Bethenny Frankel, Carole Radziwill, Ramona Singer and Luann De Lesseps did some press for the Real Housewives of New York season premiere.
First let’s talk about their choices in outfits. Bethenny and Ramona both went with a little black dress. I think they both looked appropriate for the situation. Carole looks like a college sophomore doing the walk of shame in the leather pants and t-shirt she wore out to the bar the night before. Luann? Well she does seem “Eastery” to say the least. I’m not fond of women of a certain age in shirts that tie at the waist no matter how in shape they are. I am not saying they all need to call each other and try to coordinate like a girl band. I’m just saying that there should be some standard of dress for a television appearance where it seems they are all dressing for the same event. Continue reading
So um this came out like the day after my big spiel about how we are too smart to keep watching this shit. And it looked pretty good. But it is a lot of crying over men and bitch fights. And sleeping with strange men on a trip to Turks and Cacaos (that part looks fun). So um, we have to watch because Bethenny is back. Right? Strictly for research purposes. Not because we are addicted to this shit. Continue reading
We’ve been talking about Bethenny Frankel returning to RHONY, and we all have our opinions. Not nearly as many as we have about Jason Hoppy (y’all are a bunch of assholes, btw) which we argue about here. Today, Bethenny appeared on The View. Let that sit with you for a minute. You wanted your own talk show, you got one, and it didn’t work out. Now you find yourself going on a talk show with a track record of a million years to pimp your brand again. Bethenny has never seemed particularly happy except in the first few weeks of her talk show, and I imagine this is an emotional nadir for her.
While we wait for Bethenny, I’d like to point out a couple of things. I happened to watch The View yesterday. I’ve been trying to remember to watch to see what this new incarnation of the show is like and yesterday they had a Elizabeth Warren, a far left democrat who many in her party want to see fight Hillary Clinton for the democratic nomination in 2016 on. Warren is very outspoken and has a huge following and very pro-women’s rights and such. It’s great that The View had her on. However, she was there to campaign for three female democratic candidates, one in New Hampshire, one in Kentucky and one in Georgia. Here, in Georgia we have very tight races across the board coming up. I don’t affiliate with either party. Currently, I am leaning toward the democratic challenger for governor and the republican candidate for Senate, but I’m not completely sold on anyone. The candidate she advocated based on her ads that are all over my TV are all basically saying various versions of “Vote For Me I Have a Vagina! David Perdue Hates Vaginas!” So I was curious what this esteemed politician would say about her platform. So she talked about the woman from Kentucky. I believe her platform is minimum wage laws. And said something about the NH woman. And I waited patiently for a reason to vote for Michelle Nunn and the woman said David Perdue owned companies that outsourced labor to China. Um, okay. Most companies do that. I wish they didn’t. But what about Michelle Nunn can you tell me anything about her? Warren basically said she was a fine woman. So today the new version of Elisabeth Hasselbeck was allowed to mention the opposing candidates. Which I think you legally have to do. So that was good. Continue reading