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Carina Chocano

  1. sitcom smackdown
    Sitcom Smackdown, Round One: Seinfeld vs. LouieTwo generations of New York stand-ups: one who feels, and one who doesn’t.
  2. tv review
    TV Review: Web Therapy Moves to TV But Still Feels Bite-SizedWhile funny, the comic possibilities are limited to stilted conversations, awkward silences, and misunderstandings
  3. overnights
    The Real Housewives of Miami Recap: Plate of WormsFrenemies forever.
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    Real Housewives of Miami Recap: The Party Must Go OnShit, why don’t any of these girls want to be rich housewives?
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    The Real Housewives of Miami Recap: Touch the PigAnd then kill it. And then eat it.
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    The Real Housewives of Miami Recap: Can You Call It Art?Adriana’s opening at her gallery is less about the art than about the cattiness.
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    The Real Housewives of Miami Recap: Party Time!Yet another ‘Real Housewives’ gala is an opportunity for the ladies to discuss their thoughts on servants.
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    Real Housewives of Miami Recap: IntroductionsA new installment of the franchise begins.
  9. reality tv
    Which Familiar Roles Will the New Real Housewives of Miami Play?There’s a Caroline Manzo, a Jill Zarin, a Camille Grammer …
  10. overnights
    The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Recap: The Reunion Ends, the Anger RemainsIn the season’s conclusion, hangers-on, husbands, and sisterly hate are addressed.
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    The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Recap: The Unhappy Reunion BeginsMost of the debate centers around Camille’s divorce and Taylor’s lip.
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    The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Recap: Limousine ThunderdomeAs per the ‘Real Housewives’ handbook, all grudges come to a screaming head in the season finale.
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    The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Recap: Camille Loses at the TonysOur subtext translator nearly overloads during her last night with Kelsey.
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    The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Recap: Ain’t Nothin’ But a White PartyCamille arrives at Kyle’s bash bearing passive-aggressive gifts.
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    The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Catch-up Recap: The Subtext Translator Is Fixed!1. Lisa and Ken’s Vehicular Interlude.
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    The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Recap: Kicking Your ProblemsTaylor finds that kickboxing is a great way to get in shape for giving a too-revealing speech.
  17. overnights
    Ain’t No Party Like a Housewives PartyLessons on love from those who don’t really know.
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    The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Recap: New York Showdown With KelseyIt’s opening night for Grammer on Broadway, just as his marriage show is closing down.
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    The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills: Welcome to New York!A dying mom and catty friends really cramp Camille’s style in the Big Apple.
  20. overnights
    The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Recap: Surprise PartyHow else am I going to get out my aggression? It’s not like we have sex.
  21. overnights
    The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Recap: Victimized in VegasThis week, everyone’s off to see Jay-Z and smirk knowingly about Camille.
  22. overnights
    The Real Housewives of D.C. Recap: The Subtext Translator FailsAnd we never pay for cake.
  23. overnights
    The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Recap: Shoes Good Enough to EatWealthy problems abound, from which shoes to eat to birthday spa treatments.
  24. overnights
    The Real Housewives of DC Recap: Reunited and It Feels So FakeAll the subtext of another Andy Cohen roundtable.
  25. overnights
    The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Premiere Recap: The Subtext of the IntroductionsMeet the new gang! And gawk as Camille Grammer doesn’t know what’s about to hit her.
  26. overnights
    The Real Housewives of D.C. Recap: The White House Crashing and Its Clueless AftermathOpprobrium from all corners, righteous indignation rules the day.
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    The Real Housewives of D.C. Recap: Let’s Learn About Burkina Faso!Lynda’s fashion show teaches everyone about this African country, and Michaela and Tareq’s big White House moment nears.
  28. overnights
    The Real Housewives of D.C. Recap: The Subtext Play-by-PlayWe introduce an easier way to watch the show: just cut straight to what they really mean.
  29. overnights
    The Real Housewives of D.C.: A Recap in Fourteen ConversationsBusiness Stacie and Fun Stacie make the rounds.
  30. overnights
    The Real Housewives of D.C. Recap: And Grapes Used to Be Such a Happy FruitThe Salahis hold a grape stomp, and everyone is too busy backstabbing to make wine.
  31. overnights
    The Real Housewives of New Jersey Finale RecapThe season ends with an “epic” confrontation between Danielle and Caroline. Neither one comes off very well.
  32. overnights
    The Real Housewives of D.C. Recap: What Was Likely Exaggerated, and What Wasn’tAll the parties for people who help them get ready for parties is getting too meta.
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    Real Housewives of New Jersey Recap: Final Countdown for DanielleEveryone finally starts to turn against Teresa and her moody husband, and Danielle struggles to stay relevant.
  34. overnights
    The Real Housewives of D.C. RecapThe ladies complain about each other. A lot. And it’s kind of boring.
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    Real Housewives of New Jersey Recap: Viva Italia!The ladies are off to Venice, where Teresa goes into a sick spending frenzy. Again.
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    The Real Houswives of D.C. RecapIn which we’re introduced to the lovely ladies.
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    The Real Housewives of New Jersey Recap: The Christening and the Sex TalkBaby Audriana is christened, and Joe nearly implodes from the stress of spending money he doesn’t have.
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    The Real Housewives of New Jersey Recap: It’s Party TimeDestitution be damned, Teresa wants her tenth anniversary to be special.
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    Real Housewives of New Jersey Recap: New Digs?Teresa looks at her possible future, but remains in denial.
  40. overnights
    Real Housewives of NJ: Watch the Hair PullDanielle and Teresa go at it on the lawn.
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    Real Housewives of New Jersey Recap: Fashion ShowdownThis week’s setting for everyone fighting with Danielle? A fashion show.
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    The Real Housewives of New Jersey Recap: It’s Come Down to a Breast ExamOne of Danielle’s implants has gone wrong, and so have the Housewives’ kids.
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    The Real Housewives of New Jersey Recap: Parting Is Such Loud SorrowOut with Dina Manzo, in with a new crazy.
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    Real Housewives of NJ: Pity PartyWhen the Housewives go out of their way to tell Danielle they don’t want to be her friend, tears are inevitable. As are arguments.
  45. overnights
    The Real Housewives of New Jersey Recap: Never Utter Your FerrarisDanielle stages a public showdown with the Manzos at a benefit.
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    Real Housewives of New Jersey Recap: When Do the Arrests Start?No one is safe from these Housewives, not even infants with cancer.
  47. overnights
    Real Housewives of New Jersey Recap: More Danielle Drama Means Less Show DramaThe other women’s obsession with Danielle is sapping the energy they need to be crazy on their own.
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    Real Housewives of New Jersey Recap: Nobody Wins in the Ham GameWhile Caroline’s kids can’t stop throwing luncheon meat, Danielle plans her daughter’s supermodel career.
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    Real Housewives of NJ Recap: Mean GirlsThe ladies are back, all still happily obsessed with the prostitution whoo-ah.