MTV threatens to cut off Sun-Times access for publishing house location.

MTV threatens to cut off Sun-Times access for publishing house location.
The Chicago Sun-Times has covered the fatal shooting and other crimes (“In the last two weeks there have been three robberies, an attempted robbery and five batteries in the area, including a strong-armed holdup on their block July 1,” the paper reported) that have occurred near the The Real World Chicago house. And columnist Mark Brown has also written about the location of it. Apparently because of all that, “a spokesman threatened to cut off Chicago Sun-Times’ access to cast members after the show is filmed if the location were revealed,” the paper reported.

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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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.