How France Ruined The Bachelor

The title is slightly misleading. Technically France did not ruin the Bachelor franchise. France only ruined my ability to recap the current(ly ending tonight) season of Bachelor. Unclear? My suggestion: grab a nice bottle of bordeaux (St. Emilion, perhaps?) and attempt to follow me. The Bachelor and The Bachelorette have been more impactful in my life ...

Bachelor Colton – Episode 4 Recap & Fashion

Episode 4 was a roller-coaster. In addition to the standard producer and editor-induced drama, there were some very revealing segments that changed my opinion about two of the women (albeit only very briefly for one of them), and an emotionally charged disclosure of one woman's horrific sexual assault. It was a lot to take in, ...

Bachelor Colton – Episode 3 Recap & Fashion

Episode 3 and still not sure how I feel about this season of The Bachelor. Colton's appealing enough. There are a few women who I'm sort-of pulling for. But the villains are, as usual, over-the-top in their villainy, which is more irritating than entertaining. And mostly I want more humor. There's a guy dating over ...

Bachelor Colton – Episode 2 Recap & Fashion

Thankfully, Episode 2 was only two hours long and did not include screaming fans behind past season Bachelor/ettes hanging out in middle America. Don't get me wrong, I grew up in the Midwest and love it dearly, but I don't want to watch someone else's watch party. I digress. This is the Bachelor Episode 2 ...

Bachelor Colton – my bracket picks for Season 23

If you missed the blank Bachelor Bracket for Season 23, the empty bracket is still available here. However, with Episode 2 upon us, it's time for me to reveal my Bachelor Colton Bracket picks. First, a few important notes: 1. The numbers I use for each week are based on the traditional Bachelor/ette format. Obviously, these are subject ...

Bachelor Colton: Episode 1 Reactions

If you're new to the Jeans & a Tank Top Bachelor/ette Recaps, welcome to the Bachelor Colton Episode 1 Reactions! If you're a returning reader, you may be expecting a lengthy, somewhat snarky, full recap of the latest episode. This time we're going to do things a little differently. Instead of taking detailed notes on the first ...

Bachelor Bracket Arie – my picks for Season 22

If you missed the blank Bachelor Bracket for Season 22, the empty bracket is still available here. However, with Episode 2 just an hour away (EST), it's time for me to reveal my completed bracket. First, a few important notes: 1. The numbers I use for each week are based on the traditional Bachelor/ette format. Obviously, these are ...

Bachelor Arie: Episode 1 Recap

If you're new to the Jeans & a Tank Top Bachelor/ette Recaps, welcome! If you're a returning reader, good to see you again and thanks for coming back despite some spotty performance the last few seasons! In what is becoming habit rather than unexpected coincidence, the beginning of The Bachelor Season 22 (like Season 12 of ...

Bachelor Bracket – Season 22 – Arie Luyendyk, Jr.

And it's back! Season 22 of The Bachelor begins just one week from today! Yep, time to schedule your watch party, start corralling your friends and fill out your Bachelor Brackets! Obligatory explanation of how the Bachelor Bracket began: My girlfriends and I have a standing date with The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. We get together on ...

Bachelor Bracket – Season 22 – Arie Luyendyk, Jr. – COMING SOON!!!

It's almost that time, again! If you're looking for The Official* Jeans & a Tank Top Season 22 Bachelor Bracket, you're in the right place. You're just a little early and I'm significantly behind. If all goes according to plan, I'll be releasing Arie's Bachelor Bracket on Monday, December 25, 2017 - one week before the first ...