If there was such a thing as too many handsome men in one episode of television, this would be it. The two get very flirty and as punishment for Kelsey trying to poach one of his authors, Zane invites her to a party that night. I mean, I’ve seen trumpet sleeves before but these are TRUMPET SLEEVES. (Please let it be me.) • I love that even though Liza gets a promotion, she’s still asked to stay on as Diana’s assistant. • Please imagine Diana Trout actually sitting on Barbara Walters’s lap.
Ugh, Kelsey has to go on a fancy date with a fancy man who may be very sure of himself but is also a complete gentleman. In all seriousness, her life is about to get a little harder.
Sure, they’re talking about Belinda’s body of work, but they are also talking about getting all meta! After dropping those self-referential bombs on behalf of the show, she dies on the toilet.
Liza sees those pink-clad feet slide out from under the stall and it is already too late. Belinda was publishing royalty, so naturally her all-pink funeral is filled with the who’s who of authors.
She and Zane may be hitting it off, but she’s getting texts from Lachlan who is still very much interested in her editorial services. All these less-than-perfect dates with hunky men are exhausting, so it’s no surprise that at the end of the night, Liza walks in on Maggie, Kelsey, and Lauren — who’s nursing a broken heart from a major fight and apparent breakup with Max — having a girls’ night on the sofa at the loft.
Liza wastes no time hopping on that couch, snuggling with Kelsey (I KNOW, YOU GUYS), and sipping on one of Maggie’s margaritas.
I am not sure if this is a scam that the guys pull, to keep themselves busy..Unlike the usual introduction agencies and so-called executive dating services, Yvonne Allen and Associates is a boutique agency.Our consultants tailor their approach to your particular needs, guided by Yvonne’s years of experience as a matchmaker and relationship mentor.They pay their respects, of course, but Kelsey wastes no time introducing herself to Lachlan Flynn, one of her favorites, and reminding him that his spy novels have an audience with women. After everything, it looks like these two ladies are back on track.If his current editor (the very cute and extremely well-dressed Zane Anders) doesn’t realize that, maybe Lachlan should think about getting himself a new one. It does seem a little extreme for Kelsey to completely forgive Liza so quickly after the amount of grief she gave her, but Kelsey explains that she now understands Liza was lying in order to help her kid — she hopes her own mother would be able to do something like that for her. Now that word is out that Josh is moving on by way of hooking up with cute coffeehouse girls (Maggie lets Montana know whom she’s sleeping with and the guilt is so unbearable, blondie immediately confesses to Liza), Kelsey is all about encouraging Liza to move on as well.I’m not totally sold, but I also wasn’t looking forward to another six episodes of Kelsey mean-girling Liza, so here we are. Will Josh tell Kelsey the real reason he and Liza broke up? If Liza’s belated birthday drinks (she quietly turned 41 in the midst of the Kelsey-Liza Civil War) are any indication, Kelsey is very onboard with Liza dating men her own age.What really interests me is Josh’s reaction to Kelsey’s sudden change of heart. She takes her pal to a bar that’s more Liza’s speed — or, as Lauren asks, “Is this an assisted living facility? I don’t know if he is really in love with me or just playing me to get some time off.. He wants me to write a letter to the army requesting time off so we CAN get married..he would like to talk on the phone and said there is protocol to follow.“Men are just candy.” That description comes from one of Empirical’s most treasured writers, Belinda Lacroix (Lois Smith), lamenting the stigma of being labelled a romance novelist.Men decide the genre is silly and so it gets completely written off, even though, as Liza is quick to point out, romance novels are all about women being the heroes (and having great sex). Charles, Diana, and Millennial’s newest associate editor Liza take Belinda (who only wears Pepto Bismol pink, mind you) out for their annual lunch.