WATCH WHAT CRAPPENS #152: It’s Jail Time for the Apollo

It’s Bravo overload this week on Watch What Crappens. Ben Mandelker (bsideblog.com) and Ronnie Karam (trashtalktv.com) embrace the return of “Real Housewives of Atlanta” while happily putting “New Jersey” out to pasture. In the middle of it all are “Vanderpump Rules” and “Euros of Hollywood.” Oh, and a little “Top Chef.” Come listen! You can […]

WATCH WHAT CRAPPENS #150: 2014 Halloween Spook-tacular!

This week on our spooooky 150th (!!!) episode, Ronnie Karam (trashtalktv.com) and Ben Mandelker (bsideblog.com) tackle some scary Bravo tv shows such as “Top Chef: Boston” and “Million Dollar Listing: Los Angeles.” The two also go on a significant Cooking Channel tangent (freeeeeaaaky) and dish about “Manzo’d with Children.” Plus, lots of super gory gossip […]

WATCH WHAT CRAPPENS #114: Fights, Finales, Reunions, and Wesley Snipes

So much happened on Bravo this week that it’s a miracle we fit it all in on this week’s “Watch What Crappens.” We start with the “Vanderpump Rules” finale where seven of our brightest young minds convene to make articulate points about their lives and loves. Just kidding: it was basically just Kristen rolling her […]

WATCH WHAT CRAPPENS #97: Jersey Reunion, Top Chef Premiere, and The People’s Couch

This week on “Watch What Crappens,” Ben Mandelker (bsideblog.com) and Ronnie Karam (trashtalktv.com), tackle the ins and outs of flower etiquette on “Real Housewives of Miami.” Then it’s on to part 1 of the “New Jersey” reunion before discussing the premiere of “Top Chef: New Orleans.” Along the way, there’s plenty of gossip; plus, we […]

Seven Things That Are Annoying Me Today

I didn’t really know what to write about this afternoon; so I thought I’d maybe whine for a little bit since I seem to do that well, and it’s been a while since I’d bitched about anything in particular. Back in the early days of this blog when I was under a non-compete with TVgasm, […]

VIDEO: Padma Lakshmi Gives B-Side Blog A Roast Chicken Recipe!

Yesterday, I covered a Bravo red carpet event, which meant I had my dream come true of meeting Padma Lakshmi, hostess of Top Chef. Here’s a video of me asking her about what I should bring to a pot luck later that night. I was very impressed with how quickly she thought of a recipe […]

PADMA TO GAIL: “I Know You Eat A Lot.”

When my friend Dan sent me a spartan email featuring the line “This is all you” followed by a solitary link, I had to admit: I was intrigued. Maybe I should have looked at his email subject, “Bless her heart,” because that would have tipped me off to the amazing tidbit that followed. You see, […]