‘The Bachelorette’ Season 13 Premiere: Here To Make Friends Podcast

Rachel Lindsay met a penguin, a tickle monster... and some genuinely cool guys.
Bachelorette Rachel greets the men as they exit the limo on Monday night.
Bachelorette Rachel greets the men as they exit the limo on Monday night.
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One brainy beauty with a thousand-watt smile. Thirty-one strong-jawed suitors. It’s the 13th season of “The Bachelorette,” featuring Dallas attorney Rachel Lindsay’s journey to love.

This week, Rachel met her new boyfriends, plus a doll from a horror film, on a freshly sprinkled driveway. On the podcast, Claire Fallon, Emma Gray, and guest Allison Williams discuss a night packed with whabooms, tickle monsters, and mouth hickeys. Plus, HuffPost Senior Culture Writer Zeba Blay chats with Emma about the power of seeing a black Bachelorette.

Do people love “The Bachelor,” “The Bachelorette” and “Bachelor in Paradise,” or do they love to hate these shows? It’s unclear. But here at “Here to Make Friends,” we both love and love to hate them — and we love to snarkily dissect each episode in vivid detail. Podcast edited by Nick Offenberg.

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