more Real World protestors: “get the hell out of our neighborhood.”

more Real World protestors: “get the hell out of our neighborhood.”
More protests were held at The Real World Chicago house on Friday. As Liquid Generation’s Real World blog points out, “MTV couldn’t have picked a more obnoxious location to film a television show,” because it attracts the crowds that are normally in the very populated and busy area. In addition to the report about the latest protests, Liquid Generation also has also published pictures of the cast members. Another site has also published pictures of the house and of the Chicago Reader cover story about the drama that has occurred so far; those add to the growing collection of images of the house, including Tubescan and reality blurred‘s exclusive photos.

+ plus: “I was a Real World stalker!”

The Sing-Off loses its star

Ben Folds

NBC's super-fun December a capella singing competition The Sing-Off is returning, but without its star judge, Ben Folds, and only as a two-hour special. Those are really depressing changes for a series that proved itself to be a super-fun show when it returned last December.


A film director talks about becoming a reality TV character

Anna Martemucci

What is it like to have your life turned into reality TV? Director Anna Martemucci, one of the two directors featured on Starz' exceptional reality series, talks about that, the competition, and her collaboration with her husband and brother-in-law.

Plus: How the show's producers tried to keep the $250,000 competition fair.

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.