more on the alleged manipulation of Survivor’s outcome.

more on the alleged manipulation of Survivor’s outcome.
A story on Zap2It.com reveals some of the Survivor allegations Rich’s former book co-author makes in his book, The Stingray: The Lethal Tactics of the Sole Survivor. They include “evidence of selective editing” and “time shifting,” plus the fact that ambassadors Sean and Jenna were selected “for dramatic reasons.” Obviously, this guy doesn’t watch much reality TV. But Zap2It.com also says “there’s a much more specific allegation in the book by one of the castaways about the producers intervening in a tribal vote.” So maybe there’s something to his argument after all.

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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