More #TomatoDramz Has Arrived

Since I know you’ve all been waiting on pins and needles to find out what could possibly happen next in the world of cherry tomatoes, here’s the latest episode in the #tomatodramz series. Fun fact: there’s now a YouTube channel devoted to the #tomatodramz. Be sure to check it out and subscribe and all that […]

BANTER WITH BEN AND LISA #56: Gay Pride, Michael Douglas, and Superman

New episode is up! Official description: This week on Banter with Ben and Lisa, Lisa Timmons ( and Ben Mandelker ( are joined by Ronnie Karam (Watch What Crappens) as they discuss all sorts of important information such as flamboyant moments at Gay Pride, Michael Douglas’s throat cancer, and, of course Superman! Check it out!!

WATCH WHAT CRAPPENS #79: Mexican Strippers and Shabbat Drama

Great episode this week, featuring the world famous Lisa Timmons! This week on “Watch What Crappens,” Lisa Timmons ( steps in for Ronnie Karam and gets in the trenches with Matt Whitfield (Yahoo!) and Ben Mandelker ( as they dissect all the Puerto Vallarta madness on “Real Housewives of Orange County.” Then it’s off to […]

BANTER WITH BEN AND LISA #55: Lisa’s Road Trip; Also, Candy Crush Saga Addiction

We’re baaaaack!! Definitely take a listen… After a two week break, we are back! On this episode of “Banter with Ben and Lisa,” Lisa Timmons ( tells us about her epic cross country drive as well as a few other noteworthy anecdotes. Ben Mandelker ( then reveals his new addiction to Candy Crush Saga and […]

WATCH WHAT CRAPPENS #77: Tamra Empowers Women, Ms. Lucy Devours Them

New Watch What Crappens is up! Here’s the official description: On this week’s Watch What Crappens, Matt Whitfield (Yahoo), Ben Mandelker (bsideblog) and Ronnie Karam (TVgasm) talk crap about The Real Housewives of Orange County sending Tamra on a mission to empower idiots. Then we move on to the language challenged ladies of Married to […]

THINGS I ATE: Thai Food at Night + Market

For a while now, my friend Sly and I have been wanting to try the fare at Night + Market, a much buzzed about Thai restaurant within a restaurant on the Sunset Strip. The eatery has garnered all sorts of praise from local critics and bloggers (Jonathan Gold recently listed Night + Market as one […]

REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OC PHOTOCAP: Hog Wild on ‘Hot In Cleveland’

Hot in Cleveland just got a lot colder with the arrival of Heather Dubrow on this week’s episode of Real Housewives of Orange County. Yes, the former sitcom star (or perhaps appear-er) made her triumphant return to THE STAGE with a guest role on the TV Land sitcom seemingly tailored for her. Heather played some […]

WATCH WHAT CRAPPENS #76: Hot In Orange County, Atlanta

New episode is up! This week on “Watch What Crappens,” Ronnie Karam (, Matt Whitfield (Yahoo!), and Ben Mandelker ( talk about Heather DuBrow’s return to acting on “Hot In Cleveland.” But Heather’s not the only actress on “Real Housewives of Orange County.” Enter future thespian Alexis Bellino and her brilliant future in the theatre. […]

THINGS I ATE: Hwe Dub Bap at A-Won; Also, Dessert at Cafe Mak

For a few years now, I’ve been hearing about the Hwe Dub Bap at A-Won Japanese Restaurant here in Los Angeles. This Korean dish, which is basically sashimi piled on top of lettuce and other veggies, has been thoroughly documented by the local media, blogs, and various Yelpers over the years. However, I’d never actually […]