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.

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.