all Survivor contestants identities revealed.

all Survivor contestants identities revealed.
(warning: story contains huge possible spoilers.) Author Peter Lance and suvivornews.net have revealed what they say are the names and details of all 16 Survivor 2 contestants. As the New York Post points out, “the new cast members are younger and more media-savvy than the original cast.” Saying they would have “preferr[ed] to leak our info in slow, steady drips” unlike others who “prefer to blow their wads all at once,” SurvivorSucks.com has also revealed the names of 12 of the new cast members.
+ read the info at survivornews.net.
+ plus: a spoiler-filled guide to S2.

The Quest ends its journey stronger than it began

Verlox from The Quest

A review of the finale of summer's best reality series, which wasn't always perfect but was thoroughly entertaining right down to the finish, which included phenomenal challenges and special effects. Will ABC give it a second season?

Plus: an interview with the actor who played Verlox and the ogre.


Shark Tank is getting a spin-off

Shark Tank

Companies that get deals on the show will be followed for this new spin-off.

Also: Before the show began, Shark Barbara Corcoran was cast and then replaced--but then she sent this amazing e-mail and won the job.

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.