Bands on the Run is “a raucous, sometimes raunchy race for notoriety.”

Bands on the Run is “a raucous, sometimes raunchy race for notoriety.”
The AP’s Chelsea J. Carter looks at Bands on the Run, and talks to some of the shows participants. Four bands compete for $50,000 and a music video as they travel to various venues, performing and promoting themselves using a $20 a day budget. Bands who have the least amount of money left over get booted.

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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.