Bachelor Nation,

It’s been a year of change unlike anything we’ve seen before. And yet, the more things change, the more things stay the same. After a much needed break from a frankly exhausting season , I’ve decided to give this…


Bachelor Nation,

The first ever quaran-season has finally drawn to a close. And dare I say it, after the slog that was the middle few episodes of Tayshia’s reign, this two-night finale was one of the most personally satisfying and tear-jerking in the show’s history. Could it be recency bias…


Bachelor Nation,

Welcome to Whose Blog Is It Anyway?, the place where everything’s made up and the points don’t matter. That’s right; the points are just like taking a few weeks off because you needed it and also the show was annoying so there was some benefit to this mini-sabbatical…


Bachelor Nation,

I’ll be honest with you — I nearly forgot this episode was on tonight. It’s one of those weeks where every day feels like the day it’s not, and I think yesterday felt like a Wednesday. This whole Bachelorette Tuesday is really throwing off my groove. I have…


Bachelor Nation,

Our long national nightmare is over. Tayshia’s season is finally upon us, and after this turbulent year in every imaginable way, I can honestly say nothing would make me happier than a boring, standard, boilerplate Bachelorette season. Please, Lord, we need this gift. Let’s go.

Tayshia entered and…


Bachelor Nation,

Before we get to this week’s episode, I have some things to say. Yes, this column is late once again. Election Day was Tuesday, which meant this week’s episode of The Bachelorette was pushed to Thursday. I could have had the column up on Friday morning, but between…


Bachelor Nation,

This franchise used to provide an escape from the daily life. And yet, every Tuesday, I feel myself emotionally drained from simply existing in this world and unable to take on someone else’s emotional journey to find love. Especially Clare’s because hers is…high maintenance. Also my…


Bachelor Nation,

This franchise is, by nature, an absolutely cringeworthy massacre of gargantuan proportions. We all know this. And yet, somehow, last night’s episode might have been the most physically uncomfortable I’ve ever been and I watched the Jake and Vienna breakup special. Once again, I’m forced to retract…


Bachelor Nation,

We may not be in the Bachelor mansion. We might not even be in Agoura Hills. But this felt as close to a classic Bachelorette premiere as we could afford, and I, for one, welcome this manufactured chaos back into my life. Whatever shape it takes, it’s good…


Bachelor Nation,

First order of business: you better be voting on November 3, and it better be for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. If you want to understand you should vote for Biden/Harris, I’m more than happy to have that conversation. If you’re going straight to the comments to…

Marissa Driscoll

Chicago comedian and pop-culture lover, especially The Bachelor. Pro-corgi. Anti-horse. On Twitter @marissasayswhat. To quote Jeb Bush, "Please clap."

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