Highs and Lows: Wives and Misdemeanors – RHONJ

What a beautiful bounty of housewives franchises we have airing right now. So much so that I just finally had time to watch Jersey’s premiere today. I am a noted fan of S8 and hope that the renaissance carries on over to this season. How did the premiere fare?

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Ranked: Every Season of the Real Housewives of New Jersey

This one has been in the works for a while but in honor of tonight’s season 9 premiere I have finally gotten my shit together. New Jersey was perhaps the breakout housewives franchise and Teresa the star after she flipped a table. With almost a decade on the screen under their belt (barring a jail-time hiatus year, of course) Jersey has had its ups and downs. Pop a bottle of Fabellini and let’s relive the best and worst.

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The Round-Up: Acting Up

In which nobody’s exactly on their best behavior.

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The Round-Up: Alienation

Because, like the late capitalism it so hyperrealistically depicts, this program inevitably sunders bonds, destroys traditional relationships, and spreads psychic and physical pain.

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The Round-Up: Cast Away

It’s a play on words, you see, for we have casting news, and we also wish Bethenny Frankel would be deposited at long last on a desert isle.

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