The Real World may leave Chicago for an extended vacation.

The Real World may leave Chicago for an extended vacation.
Rumors floating around the neighborhood where The Real World Chicago is being filmed speculate that the cast and crew will leave Chicago–possibly for Romania–for four to six weeks, New City Chicago reports. The protests have apparently had an effect on the cast and crew, who usually take a vacation as part of the series but not for such a long period of time.
+ plus: “griping, groping on North Avenue.”

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.