gay.com columnist doesn’t dig Bill and Joe or “cry-baby” Bunky; likes Road Rules’ Sophia.

gay.com columnist doesn’t dig Bill and Joe or “cry-baby” Bunky; likes Road Rules’ Sophia.
In her list of “TV’s best and worst of 2001,” Gay.com’s Christine Champagne says The Amazing Race‘s Bill and Joe were a “thoroughly unlikable duo” and names them the “worst reality show contestants.” Big Brother 2‘s Bunky also got on her nerves, so she named him “worst cry-baby.” But she was thrilled with Road Rules 10‘s Sophia, saying that the “adorable lesbian may be the sanest reality show contestant we’ve ever met.” Survivor Africa‘s unlikely couple Brandon and Frank won her award for “best reality show date.”

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.

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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.