Cast Blog: #MATCHMAKER

Patti on the Prowl

Making a Match: Patti Melts and Bravo Reunions

Making a Match: Speidi, Bad Guys & Playboy

Making a Match: The Real Perez and Sexy Sonja

Making a Match: Making Jill (and Ally) Happy

Making a Match: Crashing Chilli's Date!

Making a Match: Larry Birkhead & Melyssa Ford

Patti Turns NeNe's Bridesmaids to Brides

A Waste of a Good Mirror

Getting a Nice Guy for Rachel Uchitel

Breaking 'Matchmaker' History

Two Millionaires That Shouldn't Be Single

The Critical Dick Goes Home Alone

A Dorky Doc and a Hopeless Romantic

Carson Kressley, the Millionaire Whisperer

Patti's Vlog: Everyone Gets a Valentine!

Patti's Vlog: Patti's the Love Doctor

Patti's Vlog: Stefan Richter Tried to Date Patti!

A Bashful Beauty and a Not-So-Golden Oldie

A Shallow Old Dog and a Sweet River Rat

What Rosie Wants and a Gay Hugh Hefner

Great Expectations and the Running Man

Courtney Kerr and a Swedish Peacock

Sarcastic Cheban and a 'Man-diego' Bachelor

Sweetheart Swayze and a Virtual Phantom

Patti's Biggest, Most Tempting Mixer Yet

A Red-Hot Night for the Millionaires

Time for Some Spice: The Ginger Mixer!

Gaynor Gets the Girl (So Does Allison!)

Adam Gaynor Wins, Allison Baver Skates By

Patti Says Leave Boss at the Business

Chef K Wins One for the Lesbian Team

Mitch Berger, NFL Peter Pan, Grows Up

Johnny Out Sweets Yigit

Sweet Yigit Gets No Sugar on His Date

Just Robin Being Robin

Bye-Bye Bradley, Hello Kitty

Robin Kassner Gets Serious

The Rules According to Aimee

Matt "The Candy Man" Riviera

Time for Patti to Give Me a Raise

Patti on the Prowl

Episode 13: Bravotv.com's Associate Editor relishes in the delight that was watching Patti date (and zipline).

It's here. It's here. It's finally here! The big moment of the season is upon us. The master has finally become the student, as Patti sits back and becomes the matchee. Ack so much to learn! I hope you have some popcorn on hand because this episode was worth it.

Do: Date divorced men
Was there anything funnier than seeing Patti grilled with her own questions? Methinks not. I have to say I was shocked with her choice of Matthew McConaughey as her celebrity crush, but I was not shocked to learn that 30-year-olds are good at sucking face (enough practice and still agile to make it work). I did learn that divorced men are great to date, since they can obviously commit.

As it turns out, Patti's pretty healthy and well-rounded (at least by Destin's accounts), so setting her up should be a breeze. Except for the fact that it’s Patti, and if it’s not she will destroy all of them.

Do: Have a job, know what you write on forms, etc., etc.
As the gang (Destin, Rachel, Patti's friend Rose, and her manager Jeff) interview prospective dates for Patti, there were a lot of frogs amongst the princes. The first guy couldn't remember what he wrote on his form (wasn’t it minutes ago guy?). The second guy, Scott, had a plethora of jobs but none that seemed to provide income. The third guy had a pocket square! These were not the sort of men Patti Stanger would date. These were the sort of men she would barely look at. I was worried, but of course, as it progressed things got better. There were a lot of handsome men, and a lot less yelling, which I kind of missed frankly. What's a recruiting session without Patti telling someone what a miserable failure they are?!?

Don't: Show up to a recruiting session if you already dated Patti's best friend
Oops Steve! Ya burnt! Oh to have been a fly on the wall when he and Rose chatted afterwards.

Don't: Date someone who won't travel to you
Poor Mike G. First he said he never "asked someone" to marry him, and then he lived too far away. Well Patti had to lay the smackdown on someone this episode, didn't she?

Enjoy your place out of town Mike!

Don't: Lay it on so thick
Oh Mike. I had good feelings about you. You are handsome and rugged. You seemed romantic and delightfully aggressive, but perhaps as it turned out you were too aggressive. When Destin and Rachel picked you for the alternate master date, it seemed like you could convince Patti that her picker was off, but then the dinner was a lot. All of that talk about her being beautiful and giving her the creepy lion glance and then saying, "the worst part of the date is that it ends." Too much buddy. And then you didn't even go in for the kiss. You asked?!? Haven't you seen her show? It's a major pet peeve. It looks like you'll be ranching alone, friend.

Destin had it right, if you think you're being intense, the person on the date probably thinks you're hair doll level crazy. So let's keep that all in mind.

Do: Go for it
Jon and Patti's date was a lot more relaxed, and was the perfect, if a strange combination. Everybody loves a foot massage and a zipline combination. Kudos to Patti for facing her fears and managing to make it through that.

How cute was vulnerable Patti? I like that she immediately thought of neck-breaking. Please Patti, if the drag queen and his date from two episodes ago survived it, I feel confident you can -- plus this one is over more forgviving sand.

But even more bold that handling the zip-line was Patti going in for the smooch when Jon asked for a hug. Oh girl!

In the end, Patti and John seemed like a perfect match, and we'll see at the reunion next week exactly what happened after their first date. That's right folks, I said reunion! We're having a two-part epic Matchmaker reunion for the first time ever. Expect it to be exactly like A Christmas Story only instead of the ghost of Christmas past it's Robin Kassner. Until then -- Happy Thanksgiving y'all!

Making a Match: Speidi, Bad Guys & Playboy

Patti talks working with Speidi to break Stephanie Pratt of her bad boy habit and setting up former Playmate Kari Whitman.

Season 8 of The Millionaire Matchmaker is one of the most dramatic ever. This time around, Patti Stanger is helping plenty of unlikely clients find love, from Perez Hilton and 'Chili' Thomas to Real Miami Housewife Marysol Patton.

Each week, we're asking Patti to weigh in on every episode in her exclusive vlog. She'll tackle the good (a real-life 'Ghost' moment), the bad (boys in Stephanie Pratt's case)—and the hilarious (a man pole dancing for Speidi!). 

This week, she talks about setting up Stephanie Pratt, Playboy Bunnny Kari Whitman and more. Check out the latest episode vlog below and watch past episodes here.

So this week I have Stephanie Pratt, Spencer Pratt's sister! She is drop dead smokin' gorgeous. The problem is she dates bad boys. Bad boys who have no bank accounts. Bad boys who won't even take her to dinner! So, I decide that Speidi needs to come in and help me with recruiting. I mean I need Spencer. He is the voice of reason. And you know what I notice that Spencer and Heidi are so madly in love. 

I also decided to fix up Kari Whitman this week. She used to be engaged to Don Johnson among many other stars. Kari needs to cleanse bad habits and old habits that were clinging to her exes. Kari needs a little bit of loosening up because she's like a stiff girl. She's got like a stick up her ass. She's all hoity-toity. Like, the botox don't move, neither do the tits. 

She's got like a stick up her ass. She's all hoity-toity. Like, the botox don't move, neither do the tits.

If there's anyone literally who can help Kari detox, it's Tracy Anderson. She's like a mad scientist that can help get your inner balance. Before we meet the guys, Tracy gives us a whole new exercise routine, which by the way I've been using -- and do you see that? That's from Tracy Anderson. Now, we're recruiting for Kari. So these guys come in. They're drop dead gorgeous and they're all dress in workout gear. 
 
So we decide, my team and I, that we're going to do a dinner mixer. Stephanie is leaning toward Trevor the whole time. But we also like Dutch, who's a really great guy. So it's Dutch or Trevor, Dutch or Trevor. We're not sure yet, but those two are in it to win it. Kari totally likes Kevin and Emilio. So I was really, really shocked because Kari chose Emilio. I wasn't sure she was going to go that way. But then Stephanie chose what I wanted, which was Trevor!
Trevor and Stephanie had this amazing dinner at Beach Cafe on the Santa Monica Pier. They won prizes on the pier, they went on the Ferris wheel. And they kissed!
 
Kari met Emilio at the pottery shop where they had a lesson of getting dirty with clay. It was a real Ghost moment, very sexy. They went for oysters and Emilio created a special drink for her and they shared a sexy kiss. That was a really romantic date, by the way.
 
Really proud of my clients this week and as always, they nailed it! These two found love, it was awesome this week. Best week yet!