The year was 2013. Vines were filled with people Harlem Shak-ing. North West was no longer just a direction. The “Red Wedding” broke the interwebs. And Sean Lowe was introduced as the main event to season 17 of The Bachelor. ABCs decision to air old episodes of previous seasons is an interesting one. Squishing twenty hours worth of journeying to find love into a succinct three hour snippet is a
Well, that didn’t go in the direction I thought it would. After six weeks (which felt like the entire summer), my Listen To Your Heart dreams of Matt and Rudi falling in love during the season finale were dashed in the first fifteen minutes of the two-hour spectacle. Bless all of our hearts. Poor Matt was unable to continue his relationship with Rudi once the phrase “fantasy suite” exited Our
We are down to four couples and when the end of the journey is no longer a dot in the distance, things get real. You learn who is in love, who’s faking it, and who wants this more than anyone else. In a nutshell, we see which of these jokers is listening to his or her heart. Our Host Chris Harrison puts each couple on their own tour bus so
Just when you think you’ve figured out Listen To Your Heart, Our Host Chris Harrison comes in and does what he does best. He rattles cages. He pokes the beehive. He mixes thing up. And he smiles while doing it. All couples are still riding high on their first performance. They all gather together to rehash the harmonious details from the night before. Most individuals are hard core pretending that
It only took three weeks, but I finally have a better grasp of what Listen To Your Heart is all about. I say “better grasp” because I’m still not technically sure how one might win from a “WE FELL IN LOVE” parameter since romance is entirely subjective. I’m choosing not to pull too hard at that thread. Instead I’m banking on the fact that Harrison will not steer me wrong.