“you don’t want to be: a black person on a reality program.”

“you don’t want to be: a black person on a reality program.”
The San Francisco Chronicle’s Tim Goodman argues that even if Big Brother 2 is “a white-trash hootenanny,” going back all the way to the first The Real World, “a great portion of the African American contestants on these shows end up looking bad.”

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.