“will the outback yield the same magic as Pulau Tiga did?”

“will the outback yield the same magic as Pulau Tiga did?”
In a reality TV package that includes brief looks at The Mole, Temptation Island, and the XFL (huh? reality TV?), USA TODAY asks if Survivor 2 can live up to its predecessor.
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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.