this week’s Entertainment Weekly explores Survivor 2, handicaps The Mole, and more.

this week’s Entertainment Weekly explores Survivor 2, handicaps The Mole, and more.
Entertainment Weekly’s “Guide to 2001″ double issue, on newsstands this week, includes a behind-the-scenes look at Survivor 2 from the Outback set, an excerpt from Mark Burnett’s forthcoming book, “Survivor II: The Field Guide,” answers to Temptation Island‘s “burning questions,” a look at FOX’s Boot Camp, presents the odds for which contestant is most likely The Mole, and a look at CBS’ “nemesis,” Tim the Yowie Man. Also, David Hochman’s story reveals that cast member Mitchell Olson worked at Entertainment Weekly as a temp before–and came back to work at the magazine after he returned from Australia.

Review: Married at First Sight

Marriage At First Sight

In an era of Tinder and Grindr, instant acceptance or dismissal of a potential partner, or instant sex with another body, Married at First Sight offers the thrill of watching strangers deal with the very basics of relationships.

Beyond the headline-grabbing premise, the series has turned out to be a stripped-down, authentic exploration of something very interesting. Read the full review.

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.