‘Famous Food’ Trailer Promises D-List Dining Disaster

Get More: Famous Food, Reality TV Shows, Reality TV Shows 6 Is there life after reality star fame? On VH1 there is. Introducing Famous Food, the show that brings together such luminaries as Heidi Montag, Danielle Staub, and Ashley Dupre and lets them battle for the chance to work for Mike Malin, a.k.a. Boogie from […]

Danielle Staub Is A Stripper No More

With The Real Housewives of New Jersey bursting back with a vengeance on Monday, it was only a matter of time before fired cast member Danielle Staub attempted to steal away the spotlight. Well, she has, and it’s been just as sad as you’d expect. Earlier this week, the reality star announced that she’d be […]


Bravo aired the second part of its epic Real Housewives of New Jersey reunion special last night, and it continued to be as explosive and ludicrous as the first half. However, the one difference was that while last week’s craziness often felt like “systematic bullying,” as Kelly Bensimon might say, this portion was all classic […]

REAL HOUSEWIVES REUNION PHOTOCAP: Crazy Vs. Stupid, Or Just Another Day In Jersey

At long last, Bravo aired the first “supersized” part of its much-anticipated Real Housewives of New Jersey reunion, and let’s just say this: we’ve come a long way, baby. I remember back in the day when a Real Housewives reunion consisted of a few generally polite ladies sitting around a cozy couch in what appeared […]

Ep. 08: Banter with Ben and Lisa

We took a little break for a few weeks, but Banter with Ben and Lisa is back! On this week’s show, Lisa and I let the banter blender whir out of control as our discussion of Jersey Shore quickly spirals into a free-for-all gabfest about Martha Stewart, Mariah Carey, Step Up 3D, helicopters, infomercials, and […]


The second season of The Real Housewives of New Jersey drew to a close last night with an intense and often frustrating showdown between Danielle and Caroline that seemed to accomplish little beyond giving Bravo some nifty sound bytes for its promos. The idea was that all this “nonsense” between the Manzos and the Staubs […]

Danielle Staub Gets Her Dance On

Danielle Staub of The Real Housewives of New Jersey appeared on local New York channel WPIX to perform the dance remix of her new single, “Real Close.” I’ve only gotten about twenty-seven seconds into the clip so far, but the dancing alone is worthy of viewing. Not sure if this was from today or some […]

REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NJ PHOTOCAP: When You’re Here, You’re Family

The Italian odyssey continued on The Real Housewives of New Jersey as the Giudice, Manzo, and Laurita clans all escaped the cruise ship and headed inland for a family reunion of epic proportions. Actually, it wasn’t so much a reunion as it was a giant kiss-fest, with seemingly twenty minutes of airtime dedicated to people […]