The Bachelor Masters

The Bachelor Masters

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A Bachelor podcast that features more tangents than contestants.


Listen to Your Heart 1ep6: Love and music and race in America
May 19 • 79 min
Here we are at the end of Listen to Your Heart and what are the talking points? Hannah B hijacked the conversation on Instagram Live, Rudy and Matt left before they got to sing their songs, and the winners we thought were going to win, won. But there’s…
Listen to Your Heart 1ep5: Love versus the idea of love
May 12 • 76 min
Love vesus in love… love versus the idea of being in love… falling in love versus the idea of falling in love. Rollercoaster emotions aren’t limited to Jamie in this episode; there are emotional rollercoasters all over the place! We try to break…
Listen to Your Heart 1ep4: Some thoughts on gaslighting
May 5 • 73 min
It takes us a little while to get into the content of show (meaning, we tangent a bit) but once we do, Co-host Iciar leads us on a gaslighting deconstruction journey. This is good because the definitions for gaslighting have proliferated in recent years…
Listen to Your Heart 1ep3: Feelings for Brandon
Apr 28 • 72 min
Another week, another Listen to Your Heart breakdown by the Bachelor Masters! Topics include word pronunciation, the (non) award for winning the show, Ke$ha, a Fashion Roundup, two women’s feelings for Brandon and for whom he feels back, and, of course,…
Listen to Your Heart 1ep2: Where we argue about emotional cheating
Apr 21 • 80 min
Emotional cheating versus physical cheating: via Trevor we pounce on this opportunity to have an old-fashioned Bachelor Masters argument where we try to figure out not only what those mean but whether Trevor should feel guilty about engaging in one or the…
Listen to Your Heart 1ep1: All about Jamie
Apr 14 • 58 min
If you’ve ever wanted to know what it’s like to go to a Sound Bath, or a Korean Spa, then this is the podcast episode for you! It’s pretty amazing the tangents that talking about Jamie led us to, and it wouldn’t be Bachelor Masters without tangents. We do…
Listen to Your Heart Countdown: Don’t listen to your heart?
Apr 7 • 53 min
We’re back with our countdown episode to the brand new Bachelor Cinematic Universe entry Listen to Your Heart, a show about listening to one’s heart. But should one, ya know, listen to one’s heart? We talk about that along with Co-host Iciar being late to…
Bachelor 24ep10&AFR: Failure to succeed
Mar 12 • 76 min
We jump into the ring that countless other media have jumped into: Barb and her… lively… display on After the Final Rose. We argue over Madison vs Barb and include hard statistics in the form of the results from an Instagram story poll along with, per…
Bachelor 24 WTA: Insta argument
Mar 3 • 67 min
This Women Tell All was filled with arguments, and our podcast is, per usual, filled with arguments. But these are special, Insta, arguments: the influencers talking over each other and coming to no conclusions, and us arguing over an actual Instagram…
Bachelor 24ep8: Hook, sex, baby talk
Feb 25 • 63 min
We betcha we’re the only podcast around that has lined up actual audio of Madison and last season’s Luke P and played them back-to-back in order to see how their approaches to celibacy (for themselves and others) are similar or different. Related, we then…
Bachelor 24ep7: My Two Dads
Feb 21 • 72 min
Dads take center stage in this recap of four hometown dates, particularly the two dads who feel that they need to protect their daughters. From Peter? It seems so, especially when moms chime in with quips such as, “Don’t go breaking my daughter’s heart.”…
Bachelor 24ep6: Lovin’ in Lima?
Feb 12 • 77 min
A few conversations from our last podcast episode are continued in this podcast episode, including Co-host Iciar’s questions about what happens behind closed doors, or in this case, hot tubs. We also talk about the dates, confidence, being bored,…
Bachelor 24ep5: Monster in the mirror
Feb 6 • 92 min
Many hours of the Bachelor this week begets a longer podcast episode. We try to stick to Bachelor Masters deep dives into topics rather than moving sequentially through the scenes, with some tangents sprinkled in. Whether we were successful in this task…
Bachelor 24ep4: F ‘n P
Jan 29 • 72 min
Victoria F and Victoria P… Victoria P and Victoria F… as Co-host Caitlin puts it in this podcast episode, “I would like both of them to go home.” But why? What is triggering, for example, Co-host Craig’s vitriol of Victoria F given he usually doesn’t turn…
Bachelor 24ep3: Coltonizing
Jan 23 • 70 min
Los Angeles is a big place, so why are we only seeing Westlake Village line dancing bars? This is the question that kicks off our podcast episode and leads to some other deep thoughts, such as whether or not Peter has been Coltonized. What do we mean by…
Bachelor 24ep2: Chekhov’s Champagne
Jan 14 • 65 min
Unlike our last podcast episode we actually get to talking about the show pretty quickly in this podcast episode. Chekhov’s Champagne? It’s just like Chekhov’s Gun, except it’s… champagne. As in, Kelsey’s Des Moines Meltdown was predetermined by Bachelor…
Bachelor 24ep1: Fallen Kingdom
Jan 7 • 79 min
Welcome back, and we come back strong prompted by Co-host Iciar’s most excellent cultural provocations. They link love languages (with a nod to our last two podcast episodes) to politics and, generally, Western Civilization. (Seriously, this happens.)…
Bachelor in Paradise 6ep13: More love languages ‘n stuff
Sep 19, 2019 • 72 min
If you felt that the Bachelor in Paradise finale was a continuation of last week’s episodes then, well, you’re right, because it was, including the love languages mumbo jumbo and all of the other stuff. In this last episode of our Bachelor Masters season…
Bachelor in Paradise 6ep11&12: Love languages ‘n stuff
Sep 12, 2019 • 68 min
We recorded this episode early in the morning so it takes us some time to get into our groove. Once we do, Co-host Iciar leads us in an interesting conversation about “love languages” and even has all three of us co-hosts take the love languages quiz.…
Bachelor in Paradise 6ep9&10: Threat assessment
Sep 5, 2019 • 62 min
A lot happens in this podcast episode that you won’t want to miss! Our frustrations continue to mount over the contestants and their tactics and threats, the Bachelor Masters’ perceived differences of opinions with Bachelor Nation, how Co-host Iciar and…
Bachelor in Paradise 6ep7&8: Catcher in the vocal fry
Aug 29, 2019 • 64 min
The contestants and their vocal fry (and, lets face it, their personalities) have led the Bachelor Masters hosts to boil over with mixed emotions. Consequently, there are some good old fashioned Bachelor Masters arguments in this episode. Is John Paul…
Bachelor in Paradise 6ep5&6: Into the rink
Aug 22, 2019 • 68 min
In this episode where Co-host Iciar humbly debuts the Bachelor Masters History drop, we discuss Greenland (the autonomous region with the red and white flag), Co-host Caitlin’s insider knowledge of figure skating (and Jersey Shore), and Co-host Craig’s…
Bachelor in Paradise 6ep3&4: Who shames the shamers?
Aug 14, 2019 • 60 min
Sure, we talk about shaming and shamers shaming and shamers being shamed. Though we also try to make sense of the many characters that are being presented to us (a record number, who knew?). Included are some hot takes, per usual for the Bachelor Masters,…
Bachelor in Paradise 6ep1&2: Second night stand
Aug 8, 2019 • 59 min
Six days went fast and we’re back in your podcast app. We have a new co-host, Caitlin, and she jumps right in discussing the cast’s pre-beach communications, Blake’s looks, and Hannh G’s fav charcuterie boards. (The latter is a great answer to “what is…
Bachelorette 15epMTA&12&13: Revengers Endgame
Aug 1, 2019 • 53 min
Here’s our final episode of the season before we take the long break until next week for the start of Bachelor in Paradise. We could try to list everything we talk about here, but it’s weaved together so nicely in the audio we wouldn’t do it justice. Hey,…
Bachelorette 15ep10: Similarly in love
Jul 21, 2019 • 50 min
Just in time for your Sunday podcast listening the Bachelor Masters come at you with an episode that might accidentally equate Peter to astronauts, still wonders what people see in Tyler, critically examines Jed’s manipulation, and coins the phrase…
Bachelorette 15ep9: I don’t want your life
Jul 10, 2019 • 54 min
Poor Peter, he’s not going to win. Hannah, we conclude, doesn’t want his life out here in Communist California. We discuss that and, of course, the other hometown dates and wonder what actually constitutes one’s hometown. Throw in various tangents about…