Episode Archive

Episode 1
In our first episode we recap the last few weeks of Big Brother 10 and discuss our visit to a Big Brother Live Eviction taping. We also talk about this weeks episodes of The Two Coreys and I Love Money. Also included the first installment of our “Allison Loves Game Shows” segment.

Episode 2
Allison and Bryan talk about The Long Way Down and Hopkins. We also have our first visit from Big Brother Mike to let us know all what’s going on in the house that we don’t see. There’s another installment of “Allison Loves Game Shows” and we receive our first listener mail!

Episode 3
In this episode we catch up with the Two Coreys, Big Brother 10 (with Big Brother Mike) and I Love Money. We answer a few emails and Allison has a surprize for everyone at the end.

Episode 4 : a New Hope
Allison and Bryan are back again to discuss Long Way Down and Big Brother 10, with fan favorite Big Brother Mike. Then, for the first time we talk about Project Runway and forget all the contestants names! It’s very exciting!

Episode 5 : the Voo Doo That You Do
More excellent reality show podcasting excitement! We cover the possible season finale of the Two Coreys, hit up some more Big Brother 10 (US edition) and laugh at the awesome craziness of I Love Money. It just may be our best episode ever!

Episode 6 : the Angry Episode
Allison and Bryan are mad! Mad because they get suckered out of Project Runway! Yeah, so don’t expect that… We only get to cover Long Way Down and Big Brother 10 USA, with Big Brother Mike. We also have some listener mail, and we send the call out to our listeners as to what we other shows we should cover, help us out listeners!

Episode 7 : Longest Episode EVER!
In this episode Allison and Bryan cover Project Runway, Exiled, Big Brother 10 USA (with Big Brother Mike), Janice Dickenson Modeling Agency and I Love Money. We even take the time to answer some listener mail. It should be noted that we tried to cram a lot into this show and it ended up long… also we were drinking white wine sangria, and I think it went to Bryan’s head.

Episode 8 : Labor Day BB Update
It wouldn’t be American not to have a Big Brother 10 USA update on Labor Day. So who are we to question that. Allison, Bryan and Big Brother Mike get you up to date and then go and enjoy the 3 day weekend. Go America!

Episode 9 : Squeaky Squeaky
In our long over due episode (sorry loyal listeners) we talk about the train wreck that is Exiled, spend some time on Big Brother 10 USA with Big Brother Mike and check in with our new favorite show the Principal’s Office. We also work in some time to talk about Long Way Down, I Love Money and Project Runway. We also talk a bit about our former school days and Allison talks about a childhood toy. It’s good times!

Episode 10 : the Tired Episode
In honor of one month of podcasting, Allison and Bryan do a podcast while being quite tired. We cover Janice Dickenson Modeling Agency, Big Brother 10 USA and the Principal’s Office. Also there’s an uncontrollable giggle fit that happens, make sure to listen for that. We answer some listener mail and then put this episode to bed, much like we wanted to do for ourselves.

Episode 11 : My Beer Tummy
Woah, 11 episodes! What’s left to talk about? Well there’s still plenty to complain about when it comes to Exiled! Big Brother Mike is still going strong with us on Big Brother 10 USA. There’s also updates on Long Way Down, Project Runway and a new show to our line up Feasting on Waves. We answer some listener e-mail and then start goofing off. It’s quite possibly our most entertaining episode ever, well, at least the most entertaining final minute in the history of the show.

Episode 12 : Us vs. Perez
It’s Episode Twelve! We discuss Janice Dickenson Modeling Agency, Big Brother 10 USA & Project Runway. We then talk about a new show in our line up: Kitchen Nightmares! After that we finish off with the ever popular the Principal’s Office. It’s great fun!

Episode 13 : So Long Big Brother Mike!
It’s our tribute to Big Brother Mike, as well as Dan, the winner of Big Brother 10 USA, way to go guys! We also cover Exiled, I Love Money, Janice Dickenson Modeling Agency and Feasting On Waves. There was actually some listener e-mail to answer! Yay! This episode gets a little long, but we’re sure you’ll like it, it has everything! Allison! Bryan! Big Brother Mike! It couldn’t be better!

Episode 14 : And We’re Back!
Beyond the control of Allison and Bryan the show was suspended. The desire was there, but the technology wasn’t. But they’re back now! Hurray! And they’re here to discuss an episode of Exiled, I Love Money and Feasting on Waves. Then, just to make it up to you, 3 episodes of Kitchen Nightmares! I know! It’s pretty awesome. Additionally the part of Bryan is now being played by a duck.

Episode 15 : the Long Way Down Special
Allison and Bryan talk about Ewan and Charley! It’s true, these podcasters were a super huge fan of the show Long Way Down. In our effort to bring you the best in podcasting (and circumstances beyond our control) we had to neglect this show for a short time, but now we’re back to it and covering the final 4 episodes! The journey is at an end, for both the motorcycle tour and for our enjoyment of it. Come, enjoy it with us. Later Allison and Bryan talk about a lot nonsense and other various shows, because they just watch too much TV.

Episode 16 : We Can Drive!
Allison and Bryan talk about the finales of both I Love Money and Feasting on Waves. Then they go onto discuss 2 episodes of Exiled and an episode each of Wife Swap and Super Nanny. We’ll apologize for the length in advance, but with 2 finales, there’s just so much to talk about! Other things you need to know: You can now find us at NotMakeFriends.com as well as call us at 206-339-6746!

Episode 17 : Ladies Love Mongoose James
he best thing to do is warn you… warn you of the awesome slappy-happiness of this episode. First we recap the last four episodes of Project Runway to get you all caught up for the Finale (GO LEANNE!). After all that craziness (and things do get pretty silly) we cover the second episode of the Amazing Race 13. There’s a lot of laughing, interrupting and even some singing. Hopefully you’ll listen and agree, it’s the best unhinged episode of any podcast you’ve ever heard! (We promise that we’ll get some more sleep before the next one.)

Episode 18 : Soap Box Hero
Another episode? By golly, yes! We start of with the finale of Project Runway before moving on to the premieres of Rock of Love Charm School and The Pick Up Artist 2. And we wrap it all up as quick as we can with the latest episode of The Amazing Race 13. Also there’s a bit of listener mail to answer. So listen up, it’s a good one.

Episode 19 : a History of Bananas
Are you sick of all those other noneducational podcasts? You deserve better! We here at I’m Not Here to Make Friends : a Reality Show Podcast aim to fix that. We also aim to please, so what we have in store for you listeners this time is our usual standard fun. The latest episodes of Rock of Love Charm School, the Pick Up Artist 2 and the Amazing Race 13 are each meticulously studied for your enjoyment. So listen and enjoy, you might just learn a little something too!

Episode 20 : Bryan Goes Solo
Oh my! Allison is gone this week and it is up to Bryan to try and entertain you himself. He recaps Rock of Love Charm School, the Pick Up Artist 2 and the Amazing Race 13. He also has some friends along for the ride who review the most recent episodes of Scream Queens and Dancing with the Stars for him. There’s is also a bit of voice mail left for the show that Bryan has all to himself. It may not be the worst episode ever, but one thing’s for sure, Bryan really misses Allison.

Episode 21 : Legal Age
Allison is back! YAY! And in her totally awesome state of being back, her and Bryan discus the latest episodes of Rock of Love Charm School, Kitchen Nightmares, Pick Up Artist 2 and Amazing Race 13. Also be sure to tell us what you think of the totally new NotMakeFriends.com!

Episode 22 : Various Juices
Allison and Bryan are at it once again. That is, dicussing what they find new and interesting in world of reality television. The podcast starts out strange with Rock of Love Charm School and continues in that line as they talk about Kitchen Nightmares. Things get a little crazy when Pick Up Artist 2 is discussed and there’s a mini party and strong opinions expressed about Top Chef New York. The kids wind down with Amazing Race 13 and put this episode to bed after a bit of Reality Show News.

Episode 23 : Kitties!
Bryan and Allison have made it 23 episodes! Hurrah! So how do they celebrate? By talking about the latest Rock of Love Charm School, Pick Up Artist 2, Top Chef New York and Amazing Race 13 episodes. And if that’s not enough there’s the return of “Allison Loves Game Shows!” Get excited!

Episode 24 : Pizza Toss
We take a few days off for Thanksgiving, but now we’re here to tell you all about the latest episodes of Rock of Love Charm School, Pick Up Artist 2, Top Chef and the Amazing Race 13. Allison even gives a very short recap of the last Kitchen Nightmares. This episode is so good that it is a shame that Bryan messes up so many music cues. And there’s even a call from a listener!

Episode 25 : Amazing Race Interview Special
We scored an awesome interview with Dallas and Toni from Amazing Race 13. This is the best interview you’ll hear all week, trust us. Come on, they were our favorite team from the start, so you just know this is going to be a fun time.

Episode 26 : the Earthquake Episode
Onwards to another amazing episode! Allison and Bryan cover the latest episode of Rock of Love Charm School and all the craziness that went on there. Then it’s off to the season finale of Pick Up Artist 2, not to mention another excellent episode of Top Chef. We then finish things the most heart wrenching (at least for us) episode of the Amazing Race 13. There’s even a little bit of listener mail and comments to round out the episode. Somewhere in the middle of all this we experience an earthquake! Listen closely and try to figure out when.

Episode 27 : Sneeze-tastic
To get in the mood for holiday cheer, Allison and Bryan talk about the last 2 episodes of Rock of Love Charm School, they finally talk about the Amazing Race 13 Finale and also cover the last 2 weeks of Top Chef. All this and more as Allison battles kidney stones and Bryan battles the voices in his head only he can hear. Oh, and there’s a lot of sneezing too.

Episode 28 : Honey
We’re back baby! That’s right, and we’re catching up by discussing the finale and reunion show episodes of Rock of Love Charm School. We then talk about the premier of Rock of Love Bus for as long as we possible can. After that it’s on to one of our favorites, Top Chef. Really, it feels so good to talk again!

Episode 29 : Technical Difficulties
We won’t lie, we know this episode is late. We know we’re an episode behind on a few shows. We explain why as well as talk about Top Chef, Rock of Love Bus, Solitary 3.0 as well as a round up of 4 episodes of the Principal’s Office. The silliness really kicked into high gear on this one, you’ve been warned.

Episode 30 : Your Mom Loves It
We’re trying to catch up and we have for you an episode talking about the latest episode of Top Chef New York, the last 2 episodes of Rock of Love Bus, an episode of the Principal’s Office and the latest Solitary 3.0. It gets a little silly during our first segment, but we pull it together after than and give you what we think is the best episode to date.

Episode 31 : Bad Notes
Allison is ready to talk about reality television again and once again Bryan brings over his bad notes. Together they manage to get through talking about Top Chef and Hell’s Kitchen. Things get better once they talk about Solitary 3.0 as Allison took those notes. Also, there’s a bonus for our listeners, we have an interview with Jennifer (also known as number 1) from Solitary 3.0! Get excited! Then things are wrapped up with a look at the Principal’s Office.

Episode 32 : Solitary Interview Special
Allison and Bryan get the extreme pleasure of talking to Andrew J. Golder and Lincoln D. Hiatt the creators and executive producers of the Fox Reality Channel show Solitary. We talk about the creation of the show as well as each of our favorite moments.

Episode 33 : Rocco & Bobby
Allison and Bryan get a bit too silly, and this episode gets a bit too long, but it’s all in good fun. We talk about Solitary 3.0, Top Chef & Rock of Love Bus. Allison tells Bryan all about Hell’s Kitchen and we talk about our favorite moments from the Principal’s Office.

Episode 34 : It’s What’s for Dinner
Allison and Bryan are back at it again talking about Solitary 3.0, Top Chef New York, Rock of Love Bus and new to the line up Amazing Race 14. We also talk about an upcoming contest and we get an interview with Maureen AKA number 5 from Solitary 3.0.

Episode 35 : Awesome Jinx
Allison and Bryan wrap up the finale of Top Chef : New York as well as the latest episodes of Solitary 3.0, Amazing Race 14 and Hell’s Kitchen. We answer a lot of listener e-mail as well as announce our Solitary 3.0 contest.

Episode 36 : People Who Eat Basil Are Lame
Allison and Bryan are back to tell you all about Solitary 3.0, as well as an interview with Solitary 3.0 contestant #8. They’ll also cover Amazing Race 14 and Rock of Love Bus. So get ready suckas, it’s the greatest reality show podcast of all time, and it’s here for you!

Episode 37 : Where do You Belong?
Well here we are, a few days late, but heck, it’s a killer show for you all! We talk about the Top Chef New York Reunion show real quickly before diving into the finale of Solitary 3.0! After that we start to talk about Rock of Love Bus but are quickly sidetracked into stories from Allison’s childhood. We get back on track (eventually) and talk about the latest episode of Amazing Race 14. Allison then catches us up on 2 episode’s of Hell’s Kitchen before we draw the winners of our Solitary 3.0 contest (congrats to Amanda and Eric). All in all, it’s an entertaining show featuring your 2 favorite reality show podcasters.

Episode 38 : Solitary 3.0 Finalist Interview Special
Allison and Bryan get the pleasure to talk to everyone’s favorite Solitary 3.0 guest RobRob and find out what it is like for a superfan to take on VAL. Not only that, but they also talk to the winner of Solitary 3.0 Andrew AKA #7 about his experience and what it is like to win.

Episode 39 : Double Stuf
It’s time to play catch up with Allison and Bryan. They are here to deliver to you, their commentaries on 2 episodes each of Rock of Love Bus, the Amazing Race 14 and Hell’s Kitchen. Fair warning up front, due to covering 6 episodes, this is a rather long episode, but I’m sure you’ll agree, it is worth your time.

Episode 40 : Turn Up the Power All Night
We have an awesome episode for you today. First we hit you with some news from the world of reality television, then we get right into talking about the latest episodes of Amazing Race 14 and Hell’s Kitchen. It’s a fun episode and even more important it is also a short one! Also, Bryan has a special surprise for Allison at the end of the show.

Episode 41 : What’s Your Favorite?
Allison and Bryan are ready to talk to you the dear listener. About what? Well the latest episodes of Rock of Love Bus and Hell’s Kitchen. Anything else? Well, there’s some news, but here’s the kicker; they also talk about their favorite reality shows of all time! It really is something to hear!

Episode 42 : Skanks, the Universe & Everything
Allison and Bryan bid a fond farewell to Rock of Love Bus. After several weeks of craziness (and several minutes of Allison talking about genetically modified vegetables) the finale has arrived, and you’ll never guess how it ends… oh wait, that’s right, it was obvious all along. Then our hosts catch up with the latest episode of Amazing Race 14 and are only a week behind on their Hell’s Kitchen coverage. And just wait until you hear the awesome voice mail… your mind will be blown!

Episode 43 : You Hot Bitch
Allison and Bryan, against their better judgment, decide that they should cover the Rock of Love Bus Reunion show. While not much went on, it gave Allison a chance to dust off her Ashley impression. Amazing Race 14 is covered in all its dramatic detail this week, and we’re down to 5 chefs on Hell’s Kitchen. It’s a pretty fun episode, with some pretty awesome listener mail.

Episode 44 : Allison Goes Solo
Bryan had his chance and now it’s Allison’s turn. She may have been wrong in guessing the episode number but other than that…not too shabby for her first solocast. In this episode, she talks about The Amazing Race 14, Hell’s Kitchen and talks about non-competition reality shows.

Episode 45 : Rockin’ the Skinny Tie
Allison is once again joined by Bryan to review episodes of Amazing Race 14 and Hell’s Kitchen. We have a bit of Reality Show News concerning Daisy of Love and Top Chef Masters at the start. Also stay tuned to the end for some interesting voice mails. It really is in your best interest to listen to this one!

Episode 46 : Called Down to the Carpet
Back for another episode of awesomeness. First off Allison has some strong words for a certain reality television network, and then it is “Skanks Ahoy!” with the return of Charm School! We discuss the finale of the Amazing Race 14 and talk about part one of the Hell’s Kitchen finale. After all that we have some awesome e-mail and voice messages from our number one fan Patrick!

Episode 47 : Stay Classy
Allison and Bryan sit down once again and take time out of their precious little lives to let you know what’s going on in the world of Reality Television. They kick it all off with a little bit of news from the reality show world before diving into discussing the latest Charm School with Ricki Lake. The Hell’s Kitchen finale is also covered, and it’s about time too! We also hear once again from our number one fan, yay!

Episode 48 : Charming Bryan
It’s that time again when Bryan gets a shot at doing the show all by himself. Allison is away enjoying some vacation time so Bryan got some friends of his to help him cover some of the latest reality. Bryan solos it to discus episode 3 of Charm School, then talks to Tim (formally of the Horror Junk podcast) a bit about Charm School as well as Daisy of Love and a whole host of other VH1 reality programming. Our number one fan Patrick helps Bryan talk about Charm School episode 4 as well as the BBC America series Don’t Tell the Bride. Tim visits again to talk about his love of Real World, Road Rules and Real World/Road Rules Challenge : the Duel II. (And before you all write in, Bryan mistakenly refers to Real World : San Fransico as the 2nd Season, it was the 3rd) Then things come full circle and they talk about Charm School some more. That’s right kids, it’s a boys club, so watch out for some salty language.

Episode 49 : Can We Sell Out Yet?
Allison returns! And she’s ready to talk along with Bryan about Charm School! There’s a lot to talk about, not all of it is about the show either but that never stopped this podcast from having a good time. We also add 2 new shows to our line up, Top Chef Masters and Next Food Network Star. Also Allison announces a contest to come up with a name for her reality show about killing hobos.

Episode 50 : Golden
Allison and Bryan get started with some reality show news and then slide into the show proper by talking about Top Chef Masters and what a masterful show it is. They follow it up by discussing the latest episode of Charm School and why they found it disappointing. Finally they take the time to talk about the second episode of Next Food Network Star.

Episode 51 : Now We’re Cookin’
Allison and Bryan bring you a show chock full of reality cooking show reviews! Not only are they discussing last week’s Top Chef Masters, but they’re also covering last week’s Next Food Network Star. As always, this podcast is cooking with gas!

Episode 52 : Pick Up
Allison and Bryan finally get around to doing a new episode and this was is bursting at the seems with goodness! After a bit of reality TV news they delve right into discussing the latest 2 episodes of Charm School. Continuing the trend, they also cover the latest 2 episodes of Next Food Network Star. Finally they discus the latest episode of Top Chef Masters. For some reason, through out the podcast Bryan is asking for reality show contestants to give the show a call. Oh how awesome that would be! They then wrap everything up with a listener voice mail who dares to enter Allison’s “Name My Hobo Killing Reality Show” contest.

Episode 53 : Big Brother is Back
Not only is Big Brother back, but so is Big Brother Mike! Listen as he, Allison and Bryan talk about the first episode of Big Brother 11 USA and what they think of the cliques, the twists and the new house guests.

Episode 54 : In the Studio
Allison and Bryan are back and ready to talk about some reality show craziness. They cover some Charm School followed by Next Food Network Star before finishing with some Top Chef Masters action. Be sure to listen up as Allison uses her eagle eye to find various unmarked famous people in the crowds of some of these shows!

Episode 55 : Big Brother 11 Week 1 (What a week it was!)
Allison is back to talk to Big Brother Mike about all the happenings in the Big Brother house from the first nominations to the first eviction. All 3 episodes! It has been a crazy week in the house so sit back and relax because this is going to be a bumpy ride.

Episode 56 : Big Brother 11 : Week 2’s Nominations and POV
Allison and Big Brother Mike are all about bringing you the happenings of the Big Brother house, as well as critiquing the actions of the house guests.

Episode 57 : Cooking with Charm
Allison & Bryan have things to tell you. Things to tell you about reality cooking shows. Specifically, things about the double dose premier of Hell’s Kitchen, the latest Next Food Network Star and finding out who the 6th finalist is on Top Chef Masters. Just for fun, they also squeeze in some coverage of the Charm School with Ricki Lake clip show.

Episode 58 : Big Brother 11 Week 2 : Eliminations
Allison, Big Brother Mike and Bryan talk about this week’s elimination, why Bryan always yells “Ron-nay!” and who are their favorite Big Brother house guests of all time.

Episode 59 : Big Brother 11 Week 3
Allison, Big Brother Mike and Bryan too, take you on an exciting adventure to Big Brother Land! Or rather, they talk about week 3 of Big Brother 11. Yep, the whole week! From the luxury competition, to the nominations, to the veto competition and finally to the elimination. We got it all, right here for you!

Episode 60 : Wish Fish
Allison and Bryan are certainly not slackers when it comes to reality television! This week they’re hitting you with some Hell’s Kitchen action. To say this episode wasn’t highly anticipated would be a lie! They move on the the Charm School finale and the latest episode of Top Chef Masters. Before they end the show they even chat about Next Food Network Star. This episode also features voice messages from fans, including a message that’s unexpected and awesome!

Episode 61 : Big Brother 11 Week 4 : Nominations & Veto
Big Brother Mike and Allison are back to talk about the first 2 episodes of Big Brother this week. (Bryan was there too, for a bit, before he had to go and attend to dinner, try and figure out when he leaves, it’s a fun game!) As usual, they talk about game and strategy and then Big Brother Mike fills them in on some behind the scenes information.

Episode 62 : Big Brother Week 4 : Eviction
Big Brother Mike, Allison and Bryan all sit down to talk about who was evicted on this week’s Big Brother 11 USA. They also cover all the fighting that’s been going on as well!

Episode 63 : Big Brother Interview Special : Michelle from Big Brother 10
Allison and Bryan get some time to talk to Michelle Costa from Big Brother 10 about what she’s up to now, her friendship with Jesse, how she thinks he’s doing in the house and about the upcoming Reality TV Convention in Nashville. Michelle was absolutely hilarious and fun to talk to, this will be a pleasure for any of you Big Brother fans to listen to!

Episode 64 : Big Brother 11 Week 5 : Nominations & Veto
Big Brother Mike, Allison and a surprisingly vocal Bryan tackle the first 2 episodes of week 5 of Big Brother 11. They discuss the nominations and the cluck-a-rrific veto competition.

Episode 65 : Househusbands of Hollywood Interview Special
For the first time on the podcast, our very own writer, Danielle, takes some time to talk to the stars of Househusbands of Hollywood. The show will begin airing Saturday August 15th on the Fox Reality Channel, so check it out, we certainly will be.

Episode 66 : Big Brother 11 Week 5 : Eviction
After a rousing intro song by our number one fan Patrick, Big Brother Mike, Allison and Bryan get down to business talking about this week’s eviction episode. Boy did this one have it all! It certainly was a roller coaster ride of an hour! Strap in and relive it all again with us. In a prescient move, at the end of this episode Allison remarks about watching next week’s craziness, not a few hours before we all got news of the actual in house craziness!

Episode 67 : In the Knife
It’s about time that Allison and Bryan return to doing their regularly scheduled show! They kick it off with some Reality Show News before diving into 2 weeks worth of Hell’s Kitchen. Next up is talking about 2 episodes of Top Chef Masters. We’ll straight up apologize right now for the audio problems that plague us for about 4 minutes starting when we talk about the judges for the 1st episode of Top Chef Masters, once it clears up, it’s some awesome recapping action! After that, much to Allison’s hatred and Bryan’s amusement they cover 2 episodes of Megan Wants a Millionaire. We finally wrap it all up with the last episode of Next Food Network Star. It’s a long one, but it’s a good one, take it from me, the All Knowing Podcast Content Describer!

Episode 68 : Big Brother 11 Week 6 : Nominations, Eviction, HOH Again and various craziness
Big Brother Mike, Allison and Bryan get together to discuss all the effed-up-ness going on in the Big Brother house. From Chima being a nut, Allison Grodner talking to the house guests, to some putt putt golf and Dae Yum Yum, the 3 of them talk about it all.

Episode 69 : Big Brother 11 Week 6 : Eviction & Week 7 / Nominations & Veto
So Allison, Bryan and Big Brother Mike got a little behind on things, but we never stopped watching Big Brother, so we finally get the chance to let you know what we think. Not only do you get the normal and awesome Big Brother talk that you’ve come to know and love, but you also get 2, count them, 2 songs by number one fan Patrick to open and close this episode! Also, listen for Allison and Big Brother Mike disagreeing on some BB strategy and tell us who you agree with.

Episode 70 : Don’t Care
Once again Allison and Bryan are still playing catch up! They’re discussing the Top Chef Masters finale, last week’s Hell’s Kitchen and the premier of Top Chef Las Vegas. Things are pretty chill, laid back and hilarious, and they even give you an insight into their podcast making process. It should be noted that the good times can’t last forever and the duo take it upon themselves to talk about the Megan Wants a Millionaire controversy that has put a dark cloud over reality television. To bring back the fun we read some email from our number one fan Patrick that is all about CBS’s There Goes the Neighborhood as well as a quick and small voice-mail from him. Once again, let’s hear it for a year of I’m Not Here to Make Friends!

Episode 71 : Big Brother 11 Week 7 : Elimination
More Big Brother action brought to you by the team of Allison, Bryan and Big Brother Mike. Allison and Big Brother Mike are still arguing over Jeff’s decision to use the POV on Kevin in the last episode, as well as discussing Russel and Jordan’s big fight. All 3 of our hosts are on the edges of their seats trying to figure out what the new and mysterious power that Julie Chen teased at the end of the episode!

Episode 72 : Vegas Baby!
Hell’s Kitchen, Vegas, Top Chef, Vegas, Dungeons & Dragons, Spooky Babies, Video Games, Allison, Bryan, Patrick, Gambling and More! This episode has got it all! So strap on in for the best hour and 15 minutes you’ve ever spent listening to a podcast!

Episode 73 : Big Brother 11 Week 8
Allison, Bryan and Big Brother Mike cover it all. Covering week 8 of Big Brother from who won Head of Household to Nominations to the Veto competition and sadly to Eviction. Yes it’s a sad day here, and Allison totally called it.

Episode 74 : Big Brother 11 Week 9 : Nominations, POV & Eliminations
Allison and Big Brother Mike are at the helm discussing what’s going on in the Big Brother house. Topics include, Natalie’s lies, Michelle’s devil horns, Natalie’s outfit, a Big Baby, a Copy Cat, a Cockroach and the return of Pandora’s Box.

Episode 75 : Big Brother 11 Final Week : HOH phases 1 & 2
Big Brother Mike, Allison and Bryan are going to talk about some awesomeness! The awesomeness that is Big Brother 11! Oh man was this episode great! We find out the result of the first phase of the final HOH competition as well as see the second phase decided. Can we admit here that we cheered? Listen up and get ready for the finale with us! And don’t forget to vote America!

Episode 76 : Soyez Comme Un Chaton
Allison and Bryan are doing the usual catch up double episode and covering 2 episodes each of Hell’s Kitchen and Top Chef Las Vegas. It’s all awesome when they talk about all cooking shows all the time! And guess what? For once they’re nearly current! Woo! Not only do they talk about the cooking on the shows they talk about they food they’re going to make for themselves as soon as this podcast is over. So get hungry, it’s I’m Not Here to Make Friends time, and they’ve brought seconds!

Episode 77 : Big Brother 11 Live Finale
Big Brother Mike, Allison and Bryan are going to talk about the finale! The finale of Big Brother 11! Oh man was this season great! We find out the result of the third phase of the final HOH competition as well as see who wins the show. Can we admit here that we cheered? Oh man did we cheer! We also talk about what liked about this season. Then Bryan and Allison bid farewell to Big Brother Mike until next summer.

Episode 78 : What a Fool Believes
Allison and Bryan have a short one for you. Not that they wanted it to be, it’s just that nothing else was on except for Top Chef Las Vegas this week. Big Brother is over, Hell’s Kitchen took the week off, Amazing Race has yet to start, so what were we to do?

Episode 79 : Eat it Like a Taco
Allison and Bryan are awesome! Awesome enough to talk about Top Chef and the 2hrs of Hell’s Kitchen they tossed at us last week. That’s right, we’re a little behind, but that’s because of all that booze we’ve been drinking. Don’t worry about it though, we’re getting some help (being too poor to drink is help right?) So sit back and enjoy another Chef-tastic episode of I’m Not Here to Make Friends!

Episode 80 : Eat the Wasabi
Are you ready to travel the world by proxy? Are you ready to watch reality television? Are you ready to do both? That’s right, it is the return of the Amazing Race! We hit up the 2 hour premier and then the 3rd episode! Oh and we cover last week’s Hell’s Kitchen too. Hey, wait, we also announce the winners of our House Husbands of Hollywood contest! Woo hoo!

Episode 81 : Eat a Bowl of It
Bryan and Allison talk about an upcoming event, orange drink vs. Tang, the Spanish language, Fanta, stealing away television cooks, Superfriends, Transformers and when they can, they fit it in some time to discuss some reality shows. Shows such as Hell’s Kitchen, Top Chef Las Vegas and the Amazing Race.

Episode 82 : Spanish Lesson
Oh, all you lucky listeners out there, we have a show for you! Allison and Bryan discus the finale of Hell’s Kitchen and the most current episodes of Top Chef and the Amazing Race. They also have some reality show news to toss at you and even a call to action for all you fellow Solitary fans. Get ready for some excitement as our man Patrick has a new song to share with everyone!

Episode 83 : Doki Doki Panik
Top Chef Las Vegas & the Amazing Race are covered in this week’s slightly late installment of I’m Not Here to Make Friends : a Reality Show Podcast. We also have some reality show news to share with everyone, our usual silliness and a few phone calls from our number one fan Patrick. Remember kids, water slides are fun!

Episode 84 : Instant Classic
Top Chef Las Vegas & the Amazing Race are discussed and Allison promises a quick but episode and then notably fails, on the quick part that is. Bryan eggs her on, so they’re both at fault but that’s the risk you take with free entertainment. This was an alright week for Top Chef but Amazing Race was so damn awesome, just listen to how excited Allison & Bryan get! And listeners, off topic, but what are your top 5 classic television series?

Episode 85 : Cookies are Yummy
Amazing Race and the Top Chef Reunion are the topics for this podcast, so you know it’s going to be a good one! These are 2 of our favorite shows, and it really comes through when we start to talk about them. There’s also some muppet talk as well as information on our upcoming event and the cherry on top, calls from Number One Fan Patrick, who’s calling out our other listeners for a challenge. Get involved listeners, don’t let him down!

Episode 86 : Casino Royale with Cheese
Do you watch Top Chef & the Amazing Race? Allison and Bryan sure do and they’re here to tell you not only what happened but also what they think! Sounds fun right? Yes it does! So strap in and get ready for some awesome podcasting action! Wheeeeeeee!

Episode 87 : Smite You with Metaphor Fists!
Top Chef & Amazing Race coverage from your favorite podcasters Allison and Bryan! Wheee! We took a week off, but so did Top Chef. Amazing Race didn’t take a holiday break so Allison and Bryan race to catch you up with two episodes worth of amazing racing. We keep it pretty much on task this week and fly through it while adding our (way more than) two cents. Sadly, no listener messages this week… we almost cried.

Episode 88 : Season Finale Madness!
The season finale’s of the Amazing Race and Top Chef are covered by the always exciting and excitable Allison and Bryan. While both finale’s were to be found kinda boring, these 2 discuss them like they were the riveting television they were intended to be. We lament the loss of Team Ms USA and then rip Bravo a new one. We catch up with number one fan Patrick on his adventures in California and we hear from a new caller and an old favorite!

Episode 89 : Therefore Television is Reality
Allison and Bryan are back! That’s right! Finally they’re airing reality shows again! We hit up 3 episodes of Frank the Entertainer in a Basement Affair, 2 episodes of Last Restaurant Standing and the premier of the latest season of Project Runway!

Episode 91 : Deal With It
Beers back in hand Allison and Bryan take on Last Restaurant Standing, Project Runway and Frank the Entertainer of Love in a Basement Affair. We reveal a new segment “What We’re Watching This Week” and share a bit of reality show news. Also back is our buddy Patrick and even Conchita! Hurrah for reality shows! Hurrah I say! Hurrah!

Episode 92 : Don’t #@!% it Up!
RuPaul’s Drag Race and Last Restaurant Standing is all we’re covering this week. Well those and No Reservations (which is what we’re watching this week). We get into why there’s no other shows covered and we talk a lot about various things too. Bryan drops several comic book references and Allison talks about being sick. That’s right folks, Allison is sick and yet she still musters up the strength to talk to you! Also a phone call from the awesomeness that is Patrick.

Episode 93 : Oh My Sweet Gerkins!
The beer poppin’ & show stoppin’ continues with Allison and Bryan covering RuPaul’s Drag Race, Last Restaurant Standing, the Amazing Race, Frank the Entertainer in a Basement Affair. We talk a bit about what we are covering and what we aren’t (like Project Runway, sorry Lifetime) and we take some time to see What We’re Watching This Week. All this action but also Allison losing all her geek cred for not knowing who Gwen Stacy is and an epic call from Patrick!

Episode 94 : Spanish Speaking Dogs
More reality TV goodness from I’m Not Here to Make Friends! Marvel at Allison and Bryan covering RuPaul’s Drag Race, Last Restaurant Standing, Frank the Entertainer in a Basement Affair and the Amazing Race! Thrill as Allison and Bryan get off track and talk about Snoopy and Garfield! Tremble as they celebrate, not once but twice in the only way they know how! Discover the mystery of What Allison is Watching This Week and laugh along as we take some a few calls from Number One Fan Patrick.

Episode 95 : Super Penny
RuPaul’s Drag Race, Frank the Entertainer in a Basement Affair, the Last Restaurant Standing & the Amazing Race are all covered by Allison and a silly tipsy Bryan. With all this coverage what else can be said? Well Allison and Bryan also talk about Math Club, Lady Gaga vs. David Bowie, various chick singers, the super penny, Abe Lincoln, and it’s all topped off by a good ole fashion Patrick love fest.

Episode 96 : of Weddings and World War One
Allison and Bryan are back to deliver you one hell of an awesome show! They cover 2 weeks worth of the Amazing Race, and the latest episodes of RuPaul’s Drag Race and Frank the Entertainer. Heck, they even start the show of with some old fashioned Reality Show News! Here’s the amazing part, they hardly get off topic in this episode! And if you weren’t thinking of sticking around to the end you should be ashamed, as we go out w/ a grand finale of phone calls from number one fan Patrick!

Episode 97 : Phil is Going to be so Pissed at Us
Allison and Bryan just can’t quit the internet or watching reality shows, so they’re back with another batch for you, dear listeners! They cover Races of 2 kinds, those of the RuPaul’s Drag variety and the ones that are Amazing, they also check in on Frank in his (Not So) Entertaining Basement Affair. Patrick sings us a few songs and even writes us an old fashioned e-mail.
Fair warning: for some reason the music all came out louder than usual and we’re not sure why, we tried to fix it, but still, watch out for your ears!

Episode 98 : What’s it Like to…?
By now you know, any podcast worth listening to is one that’s going to get off topic, and so I warn you all up front, it takes us a while to get going on RuPaul’s Drag Race as we deeply discus life, death and the opposite sex. We then move on to one of the best episodes of the Amazing Race before we move on to the final episode of Frank the Entertainer in a Basement Affair. All this plus What We’re Watching This Week and phone calls a plenty!

Episode 99 : Problems
RuPaul’s Drag Race and the Amazing Race are covered! Yay! It’s a race-tastic show! We’re a bit more mellow this go around as we review shows, which is nice for a change. Not THAT big of a change though, we’re still awesome and we still have Patrick with a hilarious call in this episode. That’s not all either, there’s also a call from Carol! It’s a big lovefest of a show this week, so stop reading this and listen to it already!

Episode 100 : That’s a Big Twinkie!
Woah! A hundred episodes of Allison and Bryan talking about reality television! That is flat out nuts! Yet the carry on and review the premier of Top Chef Masters, and the latest episodes of the Amazing Race and RuPaul’s Drag Race. We get some killer voice messages from number one fan Patrick and a slightly embarrassing call from Allison’s mom. There’s even some time to go over the history of the show, our favorite in-jokes as well as our favorite moments in the history of the show. Really, it is a killer celebration that can’t be beat!

Episode 101 : Aw Yeah! Pingping!
Allison and Bryan return from their short break to talk about 2 episodes of Top Chef Masters, the latest Amazing Race, and the finale extravaganza of RuPaul’s Drag Race. It’s a long episode, but a good one! We even have some Reality Show News. Oh, and we have a LOT of awesome messages from our number one fan Patrick.


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