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The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Recap: The Most Dangerous Game


The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.

The concept of empathy was mentioned twice on last night’s episode of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Once by Taylor, who told Dana that she liked Brandi at first because she could empathize with her marriage struggles, and then again by Camille, who said roughly the same thing. This is important, because none of these women are capable of an emotion that does not originate from self-regard. There is no sympathizing on this show. Only empathizing. And even that, they get wrong.

Speaking of wrong things, like incorrect answers to simple questions, let’s dive into Game Night. On this episode of RHOBH, Dana threw one. A game night, dummy! I rewound my DVR three times to see if I skipped the part in which she mentioned a reason for game night. Turns out there wasn’t one. But complain, me? No. Not when the structure of something like a competitive round of Celebrity exists to structure a scene so perfectly. It is so eerily on point in its ability to showcase the traits of each character (Which one is dumb! Which one is crazy! Which one hoards inside jokes! Which one drops names for a living!), that it may as well be some kind of comedy cheat sheet, or at least a really tight SNL game-show sketch. Not to comedy-nerd out on you guys, but look at this dialogue from Kim and Kyle. Read More...


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