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Reality Steve Podcast

The #1 source on the internet for all your "Bachelor," "Bachelorette," and "Bachelor in Paradise" spoilers, Reality Steve talks about each episode, answers your emails, and covers everything you need to know about what's going on in Bachelor Nation. For years, he's been giving you the inside scoop on all things "Bachelor"-related. Now, hear him speak weekly on the subject, along with candid conversations with former contestants and others in the reality TV world, along with all your latest juicy gossip. It's candid, it's colorful, and it may be crass, but that's why he's Reality Steve.
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Apr 2, 2020

I begin by talking about the IG Live show Ashley Spivey and I are doing on Sunday nights at 8 ET and a little more about Colton's candidness in his book. Then Emily joins me to talk about how she got her start (14:24), the change in how "tabloids" have covered stories over the years (19:57), magazine vs online (22:30), how subjects are breaking their own stories now (24:27), having "exclusives" (32:42), what she took from interviewing Colton for her podcast this week (43:15), and we end by talking about her love for Dawson's Creek (56:20).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

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Mar 26, 2020

I begin by giving some thoughts in Bachelor Nation right now on Colton having the coronavirus, Hannah Brown and Tyler, and Peter and Kelley seen yesterday in Chicago.  Then Larry joins me to talk about how he got started writing for the show, having 32 episodes a season, Shannen Doherty’s departure, pitching the episodes to Aaron Spelling, bringing Tiffani Amber Theissen on the show and making it “sexier,” Jamie Walters character (Ray Pruit) getting written off the show due to public outcry, introducing the Peach Pit After Dark and music acts in season 5, my favorite season being season 6 and why, Luke’s last season on the while Larry still worked there, did he know senior year of college would be his last, the reboot “90210” show in 2008, the 6 episode Fox show from last year, and Luke Perry’s death (13:36).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

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Mar 19, 2020

I begin the podcast by talking about a few things in Bachelor Nation including Chris Harrison’s comments about Clare’s men, the negative stories I was already hearing, and would they swap out “Bachelorette” for “Bachelor” if the shut down lasts into September.  Then Cortney Hendrix from “Married at First Sight” joins me to talk about her engagement which became public yesterday, when her relationship with Jason ended, why it ended, how she looks at that relationship now, and what she’s done to improve as a person because of it (18:30). 

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

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Mar 12, 2020

(SPOILERS) I begin by giving some thoughts on Peter and Madison not doing media, Clare's guys announced yesterday, her filming schedule, the upcoming cancellation of "Summer Games," Hannah Ann confirming what I reported yesterday, and Peter's finale ratings. Then Sharleen joins me to talk about everything we saw in Peter's two-night finale, from the awkward proposal, to the even weirder breakup, Hannah Ann's owning of Peter, the ATFR and the absolute insanity surrounding Barb and what we thought about how she handled the situation (17:46) before we move to talking about Clare's upcoming season of the "Bachelorette" (1:14:56).

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(B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

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Mar 5, 2020

(SPOILERS) I lay out how the ending of Peter's season goes down in Australia, what happened on final rose ceremony day, what happened post filming, where he's at today, and what might arise from it.  Then I answer your "Reader Emails" (23:02).

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Mar 3, 2020

We start by talking about Ashley's travel schedule in the new year, me now copying her husband Steve's facial cleansing routine (5:03), and training my dog Luka on her ramp (12:34). Then Elisse in Idaho joins us to talk about her infertility issues that have been going on for way too long (15:30). Then Emily in Idaho wants to know what to do about her sister who ran up $40k of credit card debt on their grandmother's cards (52:35). Original theme music provided by Kate Bass and the song is titled “Blink.”

Feb 27, 2020

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about my IG story from last night where my dog Luka is struggling with the doggy ramp I bought her, then I discuss the “Bachelorette” rumor which broke late last night (6:01), and news that I heard yesterday that I’m trying to confirm (9:51).  Then I’m joined by Ryan Park from Ashley Hebert’s (now Rosenbaum) season of the “Bachelorette” as he talks about how he was portrayed on the show, the Bentley situation and if any of the guys knew what he was saying, how he was positioning to become the Eco-Bachelor, and his married life post show with wife and two kids in Hawaii (13:55). 

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

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Feb 20, 2020

(SPOILERS) I start off by talking about news in Bachelor world with Hannah Brown NOT being next "Bachelorette," what does Hannah Ann's IG post yesterday mean, & how the Jacqueline/FP interview came to be. Then Jacqueline joins me as we discuss the pitfalls of being a contestant on this show in the new media days, my reporting and it how affects contestants, and what contestants can expect moving forward (12:41). Then FP joins in and the three of talk the "Bachelor," (42:39), then FP and I discuss the Nats improbably 2019 World Series championship (57:05), then we discuss the Astros cheating scandal dominating the headlines right now (1:17:43).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky

(B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

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Feb 13, 2020

(SPOILERS)  I start by talking about what an awesome “Survivor: Winners at War” premiere we had last night, then talk “Bachelor” with Victoria F.’s storyline coming Monday (4:49), how I think the “Women Tell All” taping will play out when it comes to Victoria F. (8:39), a “Reader Emails” confusion I may have caused (11:10), and I give you the finale spoilers for “Bachelor: Listen To Your Heart” which premieres April 13th (15:02).  Then the “Chatty Broads” – Bekah Martinez and Jess Ambrose – join me as we discuss Peter’s season from the catty women, to Peter’s decision making, to overnight dates, to possible “Bachelorette” candidates, and more (19:26).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky

(B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

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Feb 6, 2020

(SPOILERS)  First I begin by giving thoughts on last night’s “Bachelor” episode.  Then Dalton Ross joins me to talk about “Survivor 40: Winners at War.”  We talk about his visit to Fiji pre-show and interviews with the cast, strategies going into the game, are some contestants at a disadvantage, who impressed him the most pre-show, who his prediction is to win, and we end with final thoughts on last season’s harassment scandal (10:29). 

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Jan 30, 2020

(SPOILERS) I begin by discussing some news in Bachelor Nation, go over predictions, and the latest ridiculous conspiracy theory.  Then, “Temptation Island” host Mark Walberg joins me to wrap up this season of TI.  We talk about Rick & Ashley G. (15:37), Gavin & Esonica (22:47), Casey & Ashley H. (25:42), & David & Kate (35:00).  Then we briefly talk about the Evan & Morgan breakup and her subsequent friendship with Kaci now (43:33). 

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

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Jan 23, 2020

(SPOILERS) I begin by first covering a few things from Monday’s episode in regards to the Victoria P./Alayah relationship that still aren’t making sense to me.  Then Chelsea joins me to talk about all the craziness that went down at the end of her time on Matt Grant’s “Bachelor” season, including what she heard right before she was set to go on her overnight date, what Matt told her the night before the final rose ceremony, and much, much more (13:56).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

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Jan 16, 2020

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly talking about my schedule for the next week and address how Peter’s Seed to Mountain involvement is the new Tik Tok golf bag conspiracy theory.  Then Jenni joins me to talk about her life as pro sports team dancer, her recent tryout at almost 40 to do it again, her tie-in to Bachelor Nation a few years ago, how she got cast on Brad’s first season, the strange ending and if she felt she was getting picked, how she had no idea DeAnna didn’t get picked either until the ATFR, and much more (6:07). 

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

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Jan 9, 2020

(SPOILERS) I go over all your spoilers that I have up to this point on Peter's season starting with where we'll pick up on Monday.  All of this podcast is in written form on RealitySteve.com the same day.  Because not all the pieces to the puzzle this season have been filled in yet, I will be adding notes and spoilers throughout the course of the season.  The overseas dates (episodes 5-7) have all the eliminations correct, just not any details on the dates. 

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

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Jan 2, 2020

(SPOILERS)  I begin by talking about a few housecleaning issues regarding the site and what to expect going forward.  Then I address what Peter said in his People.com interview released Monday, what I think it means, what I know about the ending of Peter’s season, what I don’t know, the Tik Tok video that popped up last week, where we’re at right now, and what to expect going forward.    

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Dec 26, 2019

Samantha Hoffman first joins me to talk about her journey on “Temptation Island” including being involved in the infamous “threesome” and what exactly happened, why she thinks David immediately went to Toneata after that, what happened with her and David post filming, what did she tell Kate, and much more (6:05).  Then Dominique Price joins me to talk about his time on the island with Kate, what happened on their overnight date, why editing showed a completely different side to their relationship, what happened with him and Kate post show, when was the last time he spoke to her, and much more (52:53).  

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Dec 20, 2019

Ashley Howland joins me first to talk about Casey's proposal, when she fell for Ben, what happened with Ben after filming ended, her thoughts on Casey not showing up for the reunion along with his social media rants right now, and much, much more (3:56). Then Ashley Goldson joins me to talk about what happened with Rick post show, KB's behavior on the show, what she thinks of Rick and Medinah now, her thoughts on Kate & Dave's relationship now, and much, much more (33:31).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Dec 17, 2019

(SPOILERS)  Ashley and I begin by talking about cheating in relationships and the crazy ways people have been caught.  Then caller Katie in Florida joins us to talk about an unfortunate hook up incident that happened over Thanksgiving weekend (12:51).  Then Ashley & I answer your questions you had emailed in to her, going in all sorts of different directions.  There are some “Bachelor” spoilers in there so you’ve been warned (50:31).  Original theme music provided by Kate Bass and the song is titled “Blink.” 

 

Dec 12, 2019

(SPOILERS) I begin by covering a lot of things going on in Bachelor Nation like Chris Harrison's new website, Jason's season on Netflix, Chris & Katie break up, Tyler deleting photos of Hannah, and how people are dissecting the ending of Peter's season, then talking about last night's "Survivor" scandal, "Temptation Island," the "Challenge" finale, and the "Masked Singer." Then I answer your "Reader Emails" for about 45 minutes covering topics like "Bachelor" production, what a regular day is like for me, Demi & Kristian's break up, hometown dates, Bachelor breakups, & much more (31:00).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

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Dec 5, 2019

(SPOILERS) I start by talking about how all my previous podcasts are now available, spoilers up through the first 2 rose ceremonies (4:55), more on Victoria Fuller and her annoying friends who email me now (15:21), IG accounts that steal my information (29:25), some notes regarding the ending of Peter’s season (37:13), & I give a few thoughts on “Temptation Island,” “Survivor,” & the “Masked Singer” (42:54).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

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Nov 28, 2019

(SPOILERS)  I first start out by giving my thoughts on Victoria’s social media post since returning from filming, then I discuss Hannah Brown on Peter’s season briefly (10:16), before giving you some “Bachelor” spoilers for the season (13:10).  Then Kaci Campbell from “Temptation Island” season 1 joins me to discuss this season and, yes, we discuss spoilers for the rest of season 2 (36:20). 

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

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Nov 27, 2019

Ashley and I first start talking about how I don't understand the NY street system and that I think I'd get it if I looked at a grid. Then caller Rachel in NY joins us to talk about how financially caring for her mother has started to set her own life back (8:52). Then Renee in Fresno joins us to discuss how a DUI she got last year has completely turned her life upside down (44:31). Original theme music provided by Kate Bass and the song is titled “Blink.”

 

Nov 21, 2019

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about where I’m at with spoiling Peter’s “Bachelor” season, Victoria stuff, and a story in Bachelor Nation that I expect to break fairly soon which I am choosing not to report.  Then, Medinah Ali from “Temptation Island” joins me to talk about her journey on the island, her relationship with Rick, her podcast, and much, much more (11:49).  Then another TI single, Kareem James, joins me to talk about what life was like for him on the island and his relationship with Esonica (41:36).

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

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Nov 14, 2019

(SPOILERS) I begin by talking about a few things “Bachelor” in regards to Peter’s season.  Then Lace Morris joins me to talk about what life has been like for her the last six months going through a breakup, getting a boob job, her travels, and what she’s up to now (5:35).  Our weekly Temptation Island talk has us talking with Esonica Veira to discuss her journey thus far on TI (38:40). 

Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

 

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Nov 12, 2019

Ashley and I first start talking about her recent trip to Miami and seeing Ashley Rosenbaum. Then caller Jessica in Texas discusses the infertility problems she and her husband have been having, which then leads to Ashley speaking more about her miscarriage from a few months ago (6:07). Original theme music provided by Kate Bass and the song is titled “Blink.”

 

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