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    Real Housewives of New York City Recap: Nuclear MistletoeThe holidays are approaching, which means that Luann has another middling single to record and Ramona has yet another birthday to celebrate.
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    Introducing The Housewives Institute BulletinA new newsletter from Vulture and Brian Moylan, for dedicated students of the Reality Television Arts and Sciences.
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    The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Recap: Palm Springs EternalThe questions about Erika and Tom are piling up, but satisfying answers are harder to come by.
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    The Real Housewives of New York City Recap: Read SonjaMaybe it was always going to take a séance to get through to Sonja.
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    All of This Season’s RHONY Drama Is Behind the ScenesGet a peek into how the recap sausage is made in this very meta edition of the Housewives Institute Bulletin.
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    The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Recap: It’s Finally About TomWe got more personal disclosures from Erika in this episode than we have in all of her past seasons.
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    The Real Housewives of New York City Recap: Salem’s a LotSonja is making for an increasingly tedious dinner guest and an increasingly tedious television character.
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    The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Recap: Hey JealousyKathy and Kyle apparently took the same MasterClass in Seamless Reality TV Production.
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    The Real Housewives of New York City Recap: Hex and the CityRamona and Leah come together to demonstrate the worst possible way to navigate conversations about race in America.
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    Can LVP Still Be an MVP After RHOBH?Is Lisa Vanderpump in her flop era? We hash it out in this edition of the Housewives Institute Bulletin.
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    The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Recap: Take a BowWe’re back to the newbies fighting about something stupid while the rest of the women sit around collecting their paychecks.
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    The Real Housewives of New York City Recap: Harlem ShakeWhat Eboni’s attempting to do is noble, but it also risks becoming boring.
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    The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Recap: Dumpling GroundIt seems like Erika knows that another shoe is about to drop.
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    A Real Housewives Nude Model Bares AllPlus, Heather Dubrow is back, and The Housewife and the Hustler makes a splash, in this edition of the Housewives Institute Bulletin.
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    The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Recap: Crystal ClearCrystal is just what this franchise needed to shake it up.
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    The Real Housewives of New York City Recap: Vote of No ConfidenceIt’s time to breathe a heavy sigh of resignation and relive Election Night 2020 with the Housewives.
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    The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Recap: Lake Whoa, Be GoneSutton is not in control of herself, and Crystal clearly just wants her to get it together.
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    The Real Housewives of New York City Recap: Terrible TwosAfter becoming a fan favorite for being herself, Leah is being even more herself, which turns out to be, well, way too much.
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    RHONJ Comes to a Dramatic EndLet us bid an unfond farewell to Teresa’s season 11 antics.
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    The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Recap: Sutton MisplacedSutton is not ready to be part of an ensemble where other people might be talking about her.
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    The Real Housewives of New York City Recap: Eboni and IronyEboni can argue circles around these reality-television practitioners, and they do not care for it.
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    The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Recap: Tahoes in This HouseWhy have they been hiding Kathy Hilton from us all of these years?
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    The Real Housewives of New York City Recap: Get the Shuck Out of HereLeah brings her dependably chaotic energy to an uncomfortable ambush of Heather “Holla!” Thomson.
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    How Much Do the Real Housewives Get Paid?And more burning money questions from Brian Moylan’s new book.
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    Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Season-Premiere Recap: It’s Not (Yet) About TomThe season kicks off with a hint of the Erika drama to come, amid a bunch of Rich Women Doing Things, as usual.
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    The Real Housewives of New York City Recap: Cancel ConsolationWhy does Leah care so much about getting a confession out of Ramona that we all know will never come?
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    The 100 Most Unhinged, Unexplainable, Unforgettable Real Housewives MomentsAn excessive list for an excessive franchise.
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    The Real Housewives of New Jersey Season-Finale Recap: Pineapple ExpressTeresa may have started off the season with a bang, but she ends it with a whimper.
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    The Real Housewives of New York City Recap: A Burning SensationThis is what happens when Ramona gets to spend the season’s entire event budget in her own backyard.
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    The Real Housewives of New Jersey Recap: Undercover LoverThe non-reveal of Teresa’s new boyfriend is the greatest disappointment in an episode full of them.
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    The Real Housewives of New York City Season-Premiere Recap: Grey Garden PartySometimes you just need some new blood to see how much we take the behavior of our favorite ladies for granted.
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    The Real Housewives of New Jersey Recap: Ass KissersLet’s hear it for the boys for livening up this increasingly stale season.
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    Summer House Season-Finale Recap: ’Til Death Do Us PartyThe house bids farewell to the season the only way they know how: with an elaborate theme party.
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    The Real Housewives of New Jersey Recap: Mom’s the WordAn otherwise snoozy episode focused on mothers and daughters at least delivers in the awkward-conversation department.
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    Summer House Recap: Des-pisedThe Kentucky Derby party is a great showcase of what makes this cast so fun and what makes Hannah and Des so annoying.
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    The Real Housewives of New Jersey Recap: Size MediumThe women get read, and we get no answers, only questions.
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    Summer House Recap: Pornin’ Down the HouseWatch out, the couples are coming.
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    The Real Housewives of New Jersey Recap: Nonno MoreNonno’s “celebration of life” is sweet until you remember that Teresa’s dead saint of a father is being used to humanize her.
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    Summer House Recap: Say Anything, Do NothingThe morning after the giant mêlée between Carl, Kyle, and Luke, and everyone is full of regret.
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    The Real Housewives of New Jersey Recap: Joe BlowTeresa can’t even realize that Joe is in pain too — she’s too wrapped up in the half-eaten gyro of her own frustration.
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    Summer House Recap: Use the Force, LukeA fight that starts with the feelings of the women in the house ends up getting channeled into the physicality of the men.
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    The Real Housewives of New Jersey Recap: Bad VibrationsMentioning Teresa’s criminal record is the nuclear option that can end any single argument, provided you can withstand the fallout.
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    Summer House Recap: Psychic Friends NetworkPaige and Hannah have shipped this so hard, they have The Secret-ed it into reality.
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    RuPaul’s Drag Race U.K. Season Finale Recap: That’s All She Sing Sang SongThe final challenge holds few surprises but many delights.
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    The Real Housewives of New Jersey Recap: Off the Deep EndWell, that’s one way to leave a pool party.
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    Summer House Recap: PowerPoint of LoveWhy on earth would Steven put in so much effort to win back Lindsay, a cluster bomb of dashed expectations?
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    RuPaul’s Drag Race U.K. Recap: Drop the SoapIf you ever needed proof that the U.K. and U.S. are very different cultures, look no further than this episode.
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    The Real Housewives of New Jersey Recap: A Malignant RumorFor supposedly not wanting to talk about her thing with Jackie anymore, Teresa sure does keep finding ways to bring up her thing with Jackie.
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    Summer House Recap: Birthday GuuuurrrrlllllWhat Lindsay really wants, apparently, is to be dating a telepath.
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    RuPaul’s Drag Race U.K. Recap: Bimini, Mic Droppity, BoomA stand-up challenge shockingly low on the cringe scale forms the basis of this strong episode.
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