Julia Allison is a journalist, entrepreneur, public speaker, relationship expert, columnist for ELLE.com, star of BRAVO's "Miss Advised," Georgetown graduate & former WIRED cover girl. Kitchen’s Board Chair [read more...] ON LOSING ALMOST EVERYTHING – AND THE START OF A HAPPY ENDING XOJANE FEBRUARY 13, 2013 BY JULIA ALLISON “Where’s my husband?! ” I joked to camera while filming the first season of my BRAVO reality show, “Miss Advised,” late in 2011.She's made hundreds of appearances on NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox, CNN, MSNBC, VH1 & MTV, written for Newsweek, The Chicago Tribune, Cosmopolitan, New York magazine, Time Out New York and The New York Post & spoken at MIT, Wharton, Harvard on new media, personal branding, marketing & entrepreneurship. I was 30 years old, with a decade of Carrie Bradshaw-esque dating columns under my belt, and no ring on my finger.A., take on what the producers clearly want us to understand as their greatest challenge: Their own dating lives. In it, three "dating experts": Emily Morse, a sex expert with a radio show in San Francisco; Amy Laurent, a New York City matchmaker; and Julia Allison, who's described on the show as a dating columnist and now lives in L.
The ensuing edited video of the date was punctuated with thought bubbles, subtitles, and witticisms that added to the comic tone.The underlying theme here is that even if you're an expert telling other women (and sometimes men) how to date, you're not necessarily so great at it yourself.In fact, you might blatantly break rules that you'd yell at a paying customer for flouting, as Laurent does in this first episode.A., take on what the producers clearly want us to understand as their greatest challenge: Their own dating lives.(Wink-wink, nudge-nudge.) In so doing, Bravo gives viewers a whole new type of dating show, including an element we've seen before, for instance, in episodes of in which we got glimpses into Patti Stanger's sometimes troubled dating life.