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Catfish Season 3 episode 9 recap: Jeff and Brandy

Last night’s episode of MTV’s Catfish was a nice change from the recent scandals involving the catfish trying to become famous. The story starts out with Jeff, 26, from Florida who is in the Navy. One day, he got a message from a girl named Megan, 25, who apologized for accidentally adding him. The conversation went from them talking about their mutual love for Siberian Huskies to exchanging phone numbers. After talking to Megan for almost a year, Jeff needs Nev and Max’s help to decide whether or not he should reenlist or move to Texas to be closer to Megan. […]

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Teen Wolf Season 4 Episode 2 recap: The Hunt for the Triskelion

Last night’s episode of MTV’s Teen Wolf Season 4 finally brought forth some answers that fans have been looking for. The episode opens with a flashback of high-school-age Derek shifting on a full moon with assistance from his older brother, Peter. The significant piece in this scene is that Peter is trying to make Derek focus on the triskelion to make the transition much easier. Coming back from his high-school days, Derek is still the same age in the present, thanks to Kate, as he arrives at Dr. Deaton’s vet clinic. Deaton is unaware of how such a thing could have […]

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Catfish Season 3 episode 8 recap: Miranda and Cameryn … or James … or Gabby

Last night’s episode of Catfish Season 3 ended with a twist no one could have seen coming. It all started when Miranda, 21, started talking to Cameryn in 2011. In her email to Nev and Max, she mentions that she was never suspicious of Cameryn until she took a trip from her home in Minnesota to his home in California. It was then when Miranda started catching Cameryn in his lies and excuses of not having a working webcam or not being able to meet up due to family emergencies or car issues. While the two were on good terms, […]

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Botched star Dr. Paul Nassif talks the realities of going under the knife

Tonight at 9/8CT, E! debuts its newest reality series Botched, featuring board-certified plastic surgeons Dr. Paul Nassif (Dr. 90210, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills) and Dr. Terry Dubrow (The Swan). The show features the detailed stories of patients who longed for the image of perfection through plastic surgery and ended up in a real-life nightmare, with Dr. Nassif and Dr. Dubrow coming to their rescue. I spoke with Dr. Nassif who mentioned that this show will not be like Dr. 90210, which also aired on E!. He says that Dr. 90210 was based more off of the doctors’ “reality” […]

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Teen Wolf Season 4 Episode 1 recap: The search for Derek begins!

Tonight, MTV was able to finally please us Teen Wolf diehards, debuting the show’s much-anticipated Season 4 premiere. Here’s how the action went down (WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD)! We begin with Lydia (Holland Roden) and Stiles (Dylan O’Brien) arriving in Mexico, but  it’s not for the same intentions most teens have. They try to gain access into this door guarded by two men and, even with Lydia’s impressive Spanish skills,have no luck. Then Stiles pulls out a card and shows it to the guards — and the camera —which ends up being their ticket in. Once inside, they walk into a room crowded with […]

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Catfish Season 3 episode 7: Solana and Elijah

On Season 3 episode 7 of MTV’s Catfish, viewers gained hope once again for the idea of a successful online relationship. This particular relationship started so long ago that the two people involved started talking on Myspace — Yes, I know, Myspace. — when Solana, from Delaware, was only fourteen. The now eighteen-year-old Solana explains that she met Elijah, now 20 and living in Minnesota, on Myspace and developed a deep connection with him, confiding in him during her parents’ divorce. However this encouraging friend who later turned into a boyfriend wasn’t always there to help her — and one day, his account was deactivated. After two […]

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Catfish Season 3 Episode 6 recap: John and Kelsey

MTV’s Catfish season 3 episode 6, took the idea of trolling to a whole new dimension. It starts out with a love story that developed through an online Skype psychology group chat between John from Detroit, Michigan and Kelsey from Orlando, Florida. The two began talking last September when John fell in love with Kelsey’s voice and decided he had to had to talk to her more. For some reason, this season of Catfish is exploring the phenomenon of how one can fall so madly in love with just hearing a voice that it might spark the idea for a new show […]

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Catfish Season 3 episode 5 recap: Tracie Thoms and Sammie

Social media is the backbone of every episode of MTV’s Catfish; however, last night’s episode focused solely on Twitter.  And what a tale it was. The story starts out surprisingly: Hollywood actress and singer Tracie Thoms, star of Hollywood “blockbusters” such as Rent and Death Proof. She is asking for Nev and Max’s help in finding out the truth behind one of her loyal fans whom she met through Twitter. She explains that she had been talking to Sammie for about two years due to her constant support of Tracie and her new independent film, Raze. Tracie explains that her connection with Sammie was […]

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Catfish Season 3 episode 4 recap: Lucille and Kidd Cole

Last night’s episode of MTV’s Catfish was unlike any other. It starts with an interesting tale from Lucille in Philadelphia about her interactions with an aspiring artist from the D.C. area named Kidd Cole. Lucille says that she met Kidd online and contacted him through Twitter when she direct messaged him her number as a fan. However, this Catfish story isn’t going to turn into the usual episode about a romantic relationship. It tells the nightmare that Lucille went through as she was trying to build a new career with the help of Kidd Cole.   After Lucille contacted Kidd and gave him her number, […]

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Catfish Season 3 episode 3 recap: Antoinette and T-Lights

Last night’s episode of Catfish on MTV brought in the idea “famous on Instagram” as the two people in question tried to start a relationship to stir up even more social media attention. The fairytale starts off with Nev and Max getting an email from Antoinette who is from Dallas, Texas. This 21-year-old’s Instagram followers are Texas-sized, too — a whopping 15 thousand. She writes that she receives a lot of hate in her comments, but she brushed the haters off and ended up finding a cute guy who is following her. He goes by the name, T-Lights and is an aspiring rapper […]