Mariella Mosthof

Mariella writes about Sex & Dating, Entertainment, and Queer Culture for Bustle, Romper, Daily Dot, and Nerve. She's the former Entertainment Editor of Styleite, former Senior Editor of James Beard Award-nominated The Braiser, and former news writer at Wetpaint Entertainment. Her life goals include: 1) assemble an all-journo riot grrrl band called CAPS GRAFS, 2) devise a Drag King persona named Semi Lovato, and 3) star in her own comedy special entitled "Mariella Mosthof: Over the Knee," written by someone much funnier than she is.
Recent Articles

Expect To See Tinsley Mortimer & Scott Kluth Reunite On 'RHONY'

After a whirlwind romance facilitated by Carole Radziwill, Real Housewives of New York fans were sad to learn that Tinsley Mortimer, currently in her sophomore season, had broken up with her boyfriend Scott Kluth. But with Page Six reporting that the…
By Mariella Mosthof

The Thirst For Vinny Is Very Real On 'Jersey Shore Family Vacation'

MTV's Jersey Shore reboot is equal parts charming and cringeworthy, just like the original series was the first time around. And while the cast members inexplicably look even better as they age, one in particular came back with a killer body, laying …
By Mariella Mosthof

Here's Why Carole Radziwill & Adam Kenworthy Broke Up, 'RHONY' Fans

In the Season 10 opener of The Real Housewives of New York, fans were treated to news of no less than four romantic splits: Luann and Tom's divorce, of course, Sonja and Frenchie, Tinsley and Scott, and one of RHONY's most popular couples, Carole Rad…
By Mariella Mosthof

This 'RHONY' Duo May Still Be Going Strong

Last season, The Real Housewives of New York saw Sonja Morgan expertly balancing two lovers: the young hotelier known as "Frenchie" (née Edgar) who moved in with her and promptly began redecorating the townhouse, and Rocco, an older "nightlife impres…
By Mariella Mosthof

Everything 'RHONY' Fans Need To Know About Tinsley Mortimer & Scott Kluth's Breakup

Back in October of 2017, sources began pouring out of the woodwork reporting that ex-socialite turned Real Housewife of New York star Tinsley Mortimer and CouponCabin.com founder and CEO Scott Kluth had split. She confirmed as much on the Season 10 p…
By Mariella Mosthof

John Oliver Shed Light On Crisis Pregnancy Centers On 'Last Week Tonight'

After a brilliant fake-out promising his main story was about pornography — a product some people think should be available without stigma, some people think is fine in certain situations, and others think should be banned completely — John Oliver's …
By Mariella Mosthof

Snooki Has Remained In The Spotlight Long After 'Jersey Shore' Ended

We're currently in a golden age of nostalgia TV, whether we want to be or not, and MTV is getting in on the action by reuniting the cast of one of its most memorable — and most polarizing — shows. This April, Jersey Shore Family Vacation will bring S…
By Mariella Mosthof

'Jersey Shore Family Vacation' Will Be A Little Different Than The Original Series

Not to be left out of the nostalgia TV trend, MTV is bringing back one of its most popular series and giving it a historic premiere event. The cast members of Jersey Shore will reunite for a reboot titled Jersey Shore Family Vacation, and for the fir…
By Mariella Mosthof

Everything You Need To Know About Luann de Lesseps' Love Life On 'RHONY'

Every season of Real Housewives has at least one cast member suffering the complete implosion of her life and last season was Luann de Lesseps' year. The entirety of Season 9 revolved around her whirlwind, supposedly fairytale romance with Tom D'Agos…
By Mariella Mosthof

Here's When You Can Expect 'The Magicians' Season 4 To Premiere

The Magicians has performed consistently well since its premiere in 2015, but the ambitious third season of the SyFy series, based on the fantasy books by Lev Grossman, was especially outstanding. It gave us a musical episode, unlikely heroes, altern…
By Mariella Mosthof

Twitter Couldn't Stop Comparing The 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live!' Set To Another Beloved Broadway Show

The much-anticipated live musical telecast of Jesus Christ Superstar aired Easter Sunday on NBC and the show's aesthetic felt awfully familiar to musical theater nerds. In fact, much of Twitter thought Jesus Christ Superstar Live looked like the Rent…
By Mariella Mosthof

NBC's 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live!' Is Changing Up Its Format In An Interesting Way

On Easter Sunday, NBC mounted a live musical telecast of the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice show Jesus Christ: Superstar and right from the beginning, the show had a distinctly different feel from other live musicals. So viewers may be wondering: w…
By Mariella Mosthof

Isadora Quagmire Will Play A Pivotal Role In 'A Series Of Unfortunate Events'

A Series of Unfortunate Events returns to Netflix this month for its second season, which is set to tackle books five through nine in Daniel Handler's 13-book series. When we last left the orphaned Baudelaire children in Season 1, they had just arriv…
By Mariella Mosthof

'ASOUE' Season 2 Will Tackle The Tragic Backstory Of The Quagmire Triplets

Netflix's A Series of Unfortunate Events adaptation returns with its second season this March, which introduces, among a slew of other lovable characters, the Quagmire Triplets. Except, as viewers will notice, there are only two triplets: Duncan and …
By Mariella Mosthof

Sunny Proves To Be Just As Adorable As Ever In 'A Series Of Unfortunate Events' Season 2

A Series of Unfortunate Events is back for its second installment in the three-season Netflix adaptation of the beloved children's books by Lemony Snicket, AKA Daniel Handler. The Netflix version has been praised for casting an actual baby in the rol…
By Mariella Mosthof

The Fate Of The Baudelaire Parents Is Still Shrouded In Mystery On 'ASOUE'

Netflix's adaptation of A Series of Unfortunate Events returns in March for Season 2 and although it hews pretty closely to the books, a twist in Season 1 left us wondering if the Baudelaire parents were still alive. Ultimately, it turned out to be a…
By Mariella Mosthof

Esme Squalor Is About To Become Your New Favorite Character On 'A Series Of Unfortunate Events'

A Series of Unfortunate Events returns to Netflix for Season 2 this month and among the new crop of characters we're going to be introduced to is Esmé Squalor, a villainess who adopts the orphaned Baudelaire siblings but eventually joins Count Olaf's…
By Mariella Mosthof

'A Series Of Unfortunate Events' Season 2 Will Explore Count Olaf & Lemony Snicket's History

A Series of Unfortunate Events returns to Netflix for Season 2, which is believed to cover books five through nine in the series, tracking the Baudelaire children over the course of their time at Prufrock Prep. In the final moments of Season 1, just …
By Mariella Mosthof

Beatrice Shares An Important Connection With Several Characters In 'ASOUE'

A Series of Unfortunate Events is returning to Netflix this month with Season 2 of a planned three-season miniseries adaptation. Season 1 took us through the first four books with Lemony Snicket narrating the tale of the three orphaned Baudelaire sib…
By Mariella Mosthof

John Oliver Takes A Hard Look At Mike Pence On 'Last Week Tonight'

Given the sheer number of White House firings over the relatively short presidency of Donald Trump — most recently, the ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson — Last Week Tonight thought it would be prudent to cover the one member of Trump's adminis…
By Mariella Mosthof