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In Defense of Tamra  

In the past couple weeks, we have learned that we lost some of the longest running Housewives when Vicki and Tamra called it quits (or were fired or whatever). It’s an end of an era, and I think the vast majority of fans- or at least the mob that is twitter- were here for it. I, however, would like to make an impassioned defense of Tamra, and housewife villains in general. I would, however, like to make it very clear that I am not making a defense of them still remaining on the show, but rather, a “don’t…

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Reality TV: Decade in Review  

December 12th, 2019

By: Nicole Toerpe Mason 

The thing about reality TV is that there is a lot of it. In trying to determine the best reality TV of the last decade, I had a lot of changes of heart. Do I talk about iconic episodes that launched a series (the Kim/Kyle limo episode of “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”), or do I look at shows that launched an empire (“90 Day Fiancé”)? Do I acknowledge important shows that I don’t watch (“Keeping up with the Kardashians”) or do I focus on shows I loved but no…

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