7:00pm: Chris Harrison welcomes us from a live studio audience to “the most SHOCKING Bachelor finale… EVER!” Yeah, yeah. Devil Harrison says the same thing every finale, but this time he may be right. (If by “shocking” he meant we would want to take a shower afterwards to clean off the yuck.) 7:05: We are whisked away to beautiful St. Lucia, where Clare will finally meet Juan Pablo’s family. 7:06: Juan Pablo informs us that he is anxious to “keep an eye on Clare” to see if she’s the one. Gross. 7:07: “Juan Pablo was so hot with his daughter.” – Clare. I’ll just let that one sit there. 7:09: It’s time for Clare to … Read more
Holy…Phantom of the Opera! Like Les Mis, the Phantom of the Opera is one of those musicals (especially if you’re like me), that you see over…and over…and over…again. And there’s a reason for that. There’s majesty, sweeping scores, regal sets and beautiful music. What more could one want in the theatre? This slightly reimagined, but very-close-to-true version of the original Phantom has all of that…and more. From the first universally recognizable notes to the phantasmal ending, my body was riddled with goose bumps. Nothing new provided these for me, although I did think the fresh and very young cast (especially youthful was the Phantom) did an excellent job. Christine (played by Julia Udine) … Read more
7:00pm: We are in New Zealand! Wowzers. I don’t know much about New Zealand, other than it looks like the most beautiful place on Earth. Chris Harrison, ya did good on this one, but I’ve still got my eye on you… You sneaky devil. 7:03: Claire lets us know that she and Juan Pablo need to talk about their “Ocean Adventure” last week in Vietnam. “Everything blew up in my face.” Yeah gurl, did it? I bet it did. Did you bring a tissue? 7:05: The Juan-on-Juan Date Card is here, and it’s for Andi. The other girls aren’t too impressed. ”I didn’t expect Andi to be on the One-on-One Date,” says Cassandra. Well, … Read more
She is fun, fabulous and fierce. She is chic, intelligent and in-the-know. But most of all, the Cheeky chick is the kind of woman who embraces, admires, respects, smiles at and opens her heart to other fabulous chicks. Now THAT'S Cheeky, darling!