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Andy's Girls with Sarah Galli is a semiweekly podcast that dives deep into the drama on and off Bravo TV. A mix of C-SPAN and "Iyanla Fix My Life," episodes focus on the psychology behind the Real Housewives franchise. Named a 'Certified Bravoholic' by Bravo, Sarah is joined by rotating guest co-hosts, from Real Housewives themselves to prominent culture writers, comedians, and Bravoholics.
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Betches Media presents Mention It All, a podcast dedicated to breaking down all things Bravo. Your host, certified Bravoholic Dylan Hafer, is covering everything Real Housewives and more, including weekly episode recaps and analysis, the latest social media drama, and interviews with your favorite Bravolebrities. For more Bravo memes, commentary, and special guests, follow @bravobybetches on Instagram.
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In the wake of an epic Bravo news day, Andy’s Girls host Sarah Galli returns to the podcast to help Dylan sort through the shrapnel. They quickly discuss Jenn Pedant’s engagement to her questionable man Ryan, before getting to the more pressing matter at hand: Crystal’s departure from RHOBH. With five wives remaining (for now), where does this fran…
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The big news week continues, and Dylan starts by digging into the latest reported RHONY casting: Rebecca Minkoff. Aside from making the handbags you wore constantly in 2017, she’s got a deep past with Scientology, and Dylan unpacks how that may or may not be addressed on Bravo. Next, he shares the new/old Bravo shows that are streaming on Peacock, …
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Sarah wakes up to the news that Robyn has been fired from Potomac, and thinks 'well that's the big story of the day/nothing else will happen lolololololol." In the middle of the storm of Bravo news alerts, she seeks out her fave navigator of Bravo's past, present, and future, Richie Skye (news and entertainment journalist and pop culture expert). T…
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"I'm exhausted. My weave is exhausted. The panty-liner on my underwear is exhausted." So sayeth Bravo Nation after a wild day of breaking news alerts. Sarah takes a jet pack to the cloffice to mention it all: Crystal, Robyn, and maybe-Nneka's exits from Beverly Hills and Potomac (and surprise that Dorit hasn't been mentioned....yet), Candiace's pre…
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In the words of two great American poets, "​​Hangin' around (hangin' around)/Nothin' to do but frown/Rainy days and Mondays always get me down.” What better way to describe the cloudiness of mind, body, and spirit, after watching Potomac’s reunion allegedly, technically, conclude. Oh, there are far better ways? Well, lucky for all of humanity, this…
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In this jam-packed Monday episode, Dylan rattles through all the latest Bravo happenings, from Teresa’s iconic run-in with Taylor Swift at Coachella, to the late-breaking news that Todd Nepola filed for divorce from Alexia. Can RHOM PLEASE start filming now?! It’s also time to address Robyn Dixon’s firing from Potomac, along with part three of the …
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Sarah is joined once again by guest co-host Louis Peitzman (culture commentator and Housewives writer) to unpack all things Summer House, plus some hot takes on Atlanta and Dubai: why Louis thinks Amanda and Kyle are not long for a happily ever after, the nuance and no-gos between Lindsay and Carl, why representation matters with Jesse Solomon (Bra…
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Sarah is joined by guest co-host Louis Peitzman (culture commentator and Housewives writer) to discuss all things Vanderpump Rules and The Valley: the difference between empathy and care, Jo and Schwartz' unconscious uncoupling, questions about what's underneath Lala's rage, the show's future with and without Ariana (but probably...without), Kriste…
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Sarah readies for part 2 of the Potomac reunion the best way she knows how: by procrastinating for four days and then singing "I Dreamed A Dream" during each commercial break. She mentions it all, kinda, or at least 57%: what production missed in their edit of the colorism conversation (and several other moments throughout the ep), why Sarah has un…
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As we hit the halfway point on this season of Summer House, Bravo vet Amanda Batula hits the studio to catch up with Dylan. They chat a bit about how this season ranks in relation to others, from top-tier newbies to some, uh, extremely challenging relationship dynamics. Speaking of, they dig into what happened with Lindsay and Carl both on camera a…
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After taking a week off of The Valley, Dylan comes back to a mess of epic proportions, and it all traces back to one person: Kristen Doute. He unpacks the racist/Republican accusation saga, and why Kristen is getting in the way of her own HBIC status. He also notes Brittany’s recent run of press, and why her issues with Jax seem more real than ever…
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Sarah welcomes a new guest co-host to the People's People's Cloff (Zoom edition): Morgan Paige (content creator and host of the podcast Morgan's Pop Talks). They deep dive all things Pump Rules and The Valley: the quasi-bewildering battle between Lala and Lala's perception of Ariana, the difference between morality and sustainability in how product…
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Dylan is back from vacation, and today’s episode is full of updates from every corner of the Bravo-verse. In New Jersey, Rachel Fuda takes a shot at Tre on social media, while Vanderpump Rules is under the microscope with a new lawsuit from Faith Stowers. Dylan breaks down what we already knew, and the new info that could make this a big deal. Then…
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Much like future Bravoholic Joy Behar, Sarah takes a little time to enjoy the View. The view of Potomac's past, present, and future, obvs. And who better to read those tea leaves than one of her fave people ready to spill - Carlos King (renowned producer and TV personality, CEO & Founder of Kingdom Reign Entertainment, and host of the hit podcast "…
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For today’s episode, Dylan is joined by the star of Bridgerton, Derry Girls, and the upcoming show Big Mood, Nicola Coughlan (who also happens to be a massive Bravo fan). They dive into Nicola’s Bravo background, which shows she watches on set, and how Vanderpump Rules helped her escape the darkness of her latest role. She also shares a hilarious s…
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Dylan sits down to record one last episode before heading off on vacation, and the happy hour vibes are strong as he dishes on Jill Zarin’s nightmare appearance on Below Deck. We need more Bravolebs on boats! Then, he turns his attention to this week’s Vanderpump Rules, where we finally get a Godzilla vs. Kong-style smackdown with Tom and Ariana. T…
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Sarah watches the first part of the RHOP reunion, and immediately books a flight to Surrey County to thank Karen's ancestors for bringing her to life. After realizing the lack of Internet may inhibit access to RHOP online takes (yes!) but also her ability to see Karen's hair and dress (emergency!), she Uber Pools back to the cloff to deep dive the …
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Fighting through allergy season and RHOP apathy, Dylan starts the week with an impassioned plea to Bravo stars everywhere: don’t f*cking drink and drive!!! From there, he unpacks Rihanna’s misguided advice to Kyle Richards, and who might be joining the RHOBH cast in the future. Later, he recaps part one of the Potomac reunion, where Andy tells the …
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The Summer House deep dive needed a friend. Sarah welcomes back Lea Palmieri (host, writer, and producer, whose credits include Spotify, Decider, and wild takes on previous eps) to discuss all things Vanderpump Rules. They discuss Lea's surprising connection to the VPR universe, production's decision to focus much of the season around Tom Sandoval'…
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Sarah welcomes back Lea Palmieri (host, writer, and producer, whose credits include Spotify, Decider, and wild takes on previous eps) to deep dive all things Summer House. They discuss the important and nuanced study guide also known as the Summer House After Show, Lindsay and Carl's perceptions of their roles and responsibilities in their seemingl…
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Sarah gets one of her most prayed-for birthday gifts: a promise ring from Chris Manzo that she sent to herself. And yes, another present just arrived- Bravo's announcement that the RHONY reboot cast is back - yes, including Jenna Effing Lyons! Sarah reacts to the news and possibly surprising hypotheses relating to the history of the second season c…
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For today’s episode, Dylan is joined by Zachariah Porter and Jonathan Carson, hosts of the Camp Counselors podcast (and of course, avid Bravo viewers). They discuss which Housewives would make the best (or worst) camp counselors, and more broadly, what they like to see from reality cast members. They also discuss the recent casting news coming out …
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Sarah rings in her birthday the best way she knows how - by watching, and then deep diving, the Potomac finale ep. She puts down a thimble of Prosecco and picks up a mic instead, and discusses Candiace's self-imposed pause from the RHOP, questions about Ashley's RSVP list, Mia and Gordon's nuanced, honest, and genuinely shocking pick-up scene follo…
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It’s been a minute since we had a solo catchup, and Dylan wastes no time getting into the latest news in the saga of Larsa and Marcus. And while we’re on the subject, why on earth is Miami filming delayed?? After spiraling for a few minutes, Dylan heads west to LA, where Jo’s presence on Vanderpump Rules is a continued source of confusion. Later, i…
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Sarah readies for her birthday (spiritually mid twenties plus/plus plus) with a gluten free vegan cake in the shape of her TV (the most important symbol of all), and realizes the best gift to unpack is with a brand new ep. So she invites over recent TIP guest co-host Sarah Hearon (deputy news editor at UsMagazine.com and host of Us Weekly's Bachelo…
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Sarah's joined by fellow H ambassador Sarah Hearon (deputy news editor at UsMagazine.com and host of US Weekly's Bachelor podcast, "Here for the Right Reasons") to deep dive all things Summer House. They discuss Lindsay's accusations around Carl's sobriety and his upset about said acts, an updated view on Carl's decision to have cameras up for his …
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This week, Summer House Martha’s Vineyard is back for a second season, and standout star Jordan Emanuel is in the Betches studio to tell Dylan all about it. She presses rewind on her whirlwind Bravo journey over the last two years, from the Vineyard to the Winter House and back again. From there, Dylan asks about all the important issues this seaso…
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Sarah wakes up feeling particularly zesty, and puts out a bat call from the cloffice, to record an extra sassy ep. Thousands of miles away, content creator and host of the podcast "High & Low" Bravo Bravo Ducking Bravo sees cloud imagery of a Manolo in the sky, and immediately flies in. They give each other a few "I'm very high energy right now, ma…
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It's a rainy day in NYC, and those are tears from God about John Janssen's latest attack against Shan. So, Sarah drinks some iced coffee (either too much or not nearly enough, tbd tbd), and discusses surprising reveals on Buying Beverly Hills (and a cheater guide of which eps to watch for Kyle/Mo/family content around their split), how to look at S…
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Sarah realizes with cherry blossom season around the corner, it's time to finally catch up on this season of Potomac. So she dives in to all things post-Austin trip, on: the difficulty of believing there are relationship stakes when the cast quite literally does not, Mia's growth (from Gordon, with Jacqueline, and as a cast member), Robyn and Candi…
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On the eve of this season’s Potomac finale, Mia Thornton stops by the studio to bring us up to speed on all the mess. She gets real about the personal journey she’s been on the last few years, and why she hasn’t shied away from sharing it all on camera. Later, she and Dylan talk through some of the larger issues the group is facing this year, and w…
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Sarah is joined by AG guest co-host Abbey Bonadies (content creator and brand marketing specialist) to discuss all things Vanderpump Rules. They deep dive Sandoval's non-apology tour, Scheana and Ariana's shifting friendship dynamics, Lala's new golden rule, whether or not the show can move past a season entirely based on breaking the fourth wall, …
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For this week’s Vanderpump Wednesday, Dylan is joined by none other than VPR OG Katie Maloney. They start by looking back on the past year, and how filming season 11 felt different after the Scandoval whirlwind. Katie then shares her views on some of the biggest issues of the season, including Scheana’s tendency to forgive and Sandoval’s faulty apo…
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After a wild evening binging Potomac and Vanderpump Rules, Sarah is caught up on everything but her mind. So she takes a moment, to, in the words of Barbara Walters, enjoy the view: aka the cloffice, obvs. After realizing the cloffice comes alive with new points of view ("those shoes are meeting my needs, unlike Mo"), she invites a new guest to tak…
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For this week’s Monday catchup, Dylan is joined by Betches’ own Samantha Bush, the mind behind the new pop culture account, Always On. They chat through all the biggest trending topics, like the details of Jax and Brittany’s separation, and Leah McSweeney’s bait-and-switch maneuver with her lawsuit. Later, they talk about their chronically online B…
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Sarah travels to her LuAnn de Lesseps' style pied-a-terre (her parents' house in Rhode Island). After settling into that New England life (friendly salutations, iced coffee in all weather elements), she sidles up to another friendly environment: part 3 of the Beverly Hills reunion. Unsurprisingly, she has some thoughts! This deep dive includes an e…
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Sarah wonders about the point in having 1583 different streaming services if she isn't taking a break from watching RHONY S1-12 for the millionth time. So she takes a break from turtle time and instead tunes in to the latest installment of Hulu/ABC Studios' "The Housewife and the Hustler: Dead Reckoning." After watching, Sarah realizes she needs to…
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It’s curtains for another season of RHOBH, and Dylan returns to break down part 3 of the reunion. But before that, we’ve gotten another frustratingly interesting clip from Buying Beverly Hills, in which Mauricio addresses his feud with the Hilton family. Paris Hilton saw it too, and Dylan breaks down her epic clap back. Back to RHOBH, Dylan picks a…
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As Married To Medicine is set to conclude its landmark 10th season, OG Quad Webb visits the studio to enlighten Dylan on the many ups and downs she’s endured. They start by discussing the decade-long journey and what makes M2M so special, and then get into the season 10 casting move that had everyone gagged. Quad shares her perspective on Sweet Tea…
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Just call this episode betrayal/betrothed coded. Sarah is joined by AG guest co-host Christine Biancavilla to deep dive two mutual obsessions: the finales for Love is Blind and The Traitors. Spoilers galore, obviously, as they mention it all: the difference in how gamers vs. Bravolebs played end game, a possible behind why so many toxic men end up …
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Sarah hears the term 'bed rot' - always a few weeks/months behind, like any good non TikToker - and realizes that the only term for catching up on Miami's complete reunion cycle is 'bed of roses.' After binging all three parts of the RHOM reunion, and yes, of course, watching BH yet again, she invites over one of her Bravoholic pals to the cloffice…
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It’s a busy day of Bravo updates, so naturally, Dylan starts things off by spiraling about Kate Middleton’s allegedly Facetuned Mother’s Day photo. Pivoting to actual Bravo news, he then unpacks reporting that cameras are back up on The Valley to cover Jax and Brittany’s separation. Is this new model of covering Bravo scandals sustainable? Later, h…
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As Denise said, quoted by Sutton, "watch the show" - so Sarah did. After seeing Part 2 of the RHOBH Reunion Odyssey, Sarah mentions it all: Kyle's selective ignorance/active denial around insinuations about Sutton's drinking and an allegation of an ED, Garcelle's decision to pursue reality TV in order to stabilize her life as a parent, Crystal's co…
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Sarah's back from her European adventure, and she arrives back to the office to a deluge of texts. Oh wait, that's just a short novel between Kyle and Dorit from P1 of the BH reunion. So after she unpacks her baggage - emotional and otherwise - Sarah deep dives P1 of the Beverly Hills reunion, from whether or not Kyle's night-before text to Dorit w…
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To finish off the week, Dylan returns with half a voice to break down the epic finale and reunion of The Traitors. He unpacks some strategic missteps in the final day of the game, and has some choice words for Trishelle before reflecting on the season as a whole. Earlier in the episode, he covers Andy Cohen’s strongly worded response to Leah McSwee…
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It’s Wednesday, and you know what that means: Tom Sandoval’s misguided martyr tour continues! Before sinking his teeth into the new Vanderpump Rules ep, Dylan shares a troubling update on Tom Schwartz’s personal life, and reflects on how old this cast has gotten. Then, he returns to Tahoe, where Scheana is put through the ringer, Sandoval still has…
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Two weeks into the new season of Summer House, experienced vet Danielle Olivera returns to the show to chat about the state of things. She and Dylan go through some updates on her life and this year’s vibe, and then she talks about how she approaches filming after so many years. She gets into the status of her relationships with Lindsay and Carl, a…
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Double reunion day is upon us, and Dylan has lots of thoughts, but first he shares the latest legal news on the Erika Jayne front—will we finally be getting courtroom couture? Then, he reacts to RHOBH, where Kyle’s insistence on keeping things private is starting to creep further into the show. Later, on the Miami front, Larsa has main character en…
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It’s Wednesday, and two very different—but equally troubling—items have come across Dylan’s desk. First, he dissects the newly-released teaser for The Valley, which looks like a show made for absolutely no one. Then, he gets into Leah McSweeney’s lawsuit against Bravo and Andy Cohen, and the particulars of her claim that are most shocking. Later, h…
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As Sarah continues her European adventure, she throws a coin in the Trevi Fountain in Rome, hoping for an AG classic sassafrass convo with one of her Bravoholic friends. Dreams do come true, because that coin jumped right into the cloffice for a sit down kiki with acclaimed artiste, and the man/myth/legend behind DrunkDrawn, Ryan Casey. They discus…
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