behind the scenes at the Big Brother compound.

behind the scenes at the Big Brother compound.
Salon presents a backstage look at what goes on behind the two-way mirrors, where a nearly 150 person staff puts a new Big Brother episode together every 12 hours.

about the writer

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.