a teary, loving goodbye for Karen.

a teary, loving goodbye for Karen.
The viewers decided to banish Karen, the weepy mother of four. Everyone’s least-favorite cardboard cutout news anchor, Julie Chen, decided to drag the announcement out as long as she could, saying Josh’s name with such a long pause after it that Josh was halfway out the house before Julie told him he just had nine percent of the vote. Eventually, after hugging and kissing and saying “I love you” to everyone in the house, Karen slowly made her way out of the Big Brother ahouse into the arms of her daughters, then her sons, and eventually, her husband.

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.


Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 36, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.