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Bachelor nation : inside the world of America's guilty pleasure / Amy Kaufman.

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  • ISBN: 9781101985908
  • ISBN: 1101985909
  • Physical Description: viii, 310 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Dutton, [2018]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-293) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A budding idea -- Why I'm a fan: Amy Schumer -- The reality of creating the fantasy -- Why I'm a fan: Allison Williams -- The roots of television romance -- Why I'm a fan: Nikki Glaser -- The road to the mansion -- Why I'm a fan: Heidi and Spencer Pratt -- Drafting a game plan -- Why I'm a fan: Melanie Lynskey -- Inside the bubble -- Why I'm a fan: Diablo Cody -- Method to the madness -- Why I'm a fan: Paul Scheer -- Under the covers -- Why I'm a fan: Joshua Malina -- Falling for the fairy tale -- Why I'm a fan: Donnie Wahlberg -- Basking in the afterglow -- Why I'm a fan: Jason Ritter -- Riding the coattails -- Why I'm a fan: Patti Stanger -- Intoxicated by Happily ever after.
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For sixteen years and thirty-five seasons, the Bachelor franchise has been a mainstay in the lives of American television viewers. Since it premiered in 2002, the show's popularity and relevance have only grown. Bestselling writers and famous actors live-tweet about it. Die-hard fans -- dubbed 'Bachelor Nation' -- participate in fantasy leagues and viewing parties. And more than eight million viewers tuned in to see the conclusion of 2017's season. Los Angeles Times journalist Amy Kaufman is a proud member of Bachelor Nation and has a long history with the franchise. ABC even banned her from attending show events after her coverage of the program got a little too real for its liking. She has interviewed dozens of producers, contestants, and celebrity fans to give readers never-before-told details of the show's inner workings: what it's like to be trapped in the mansion 'bubble'; dark tales of producer manipulation; and revelations about the alcohol-fueled debauchery that occurs long before the Fantasy Suite. Kaufman also explores what our fascination means, culturally: what the show says about the way we view so-called ideal suitors; why we have a subconscious yearning for fairy-tale romance; and how this enduring television show has shaped society's feelings about love, marriage, and feminism by appealing to a marriage plot that's as old as the best of Jane Austen.
Subject: Bachelor (Television program)
Reality television programs > Social aspects > United States.
Dating shows (Television programs) > Social aspects > United States.
PERFORMING ARTS / Television / History & Criticism.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts.
PERFORMING ARTS > Television > History & Criticism.

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