Tough Enough should be “more than ‘Real World’ in a wrestling ring.”

Tough Enough should be “more than ‘Real World’ in a wrestling ring.”
Annoyed that editors and producers of Tough Enough 2 spend more time on the contestant’s personalities than the actual wrestling, Jason Powell writes that “[t]he idea of a reality show showing the inner-workings of a wrestling training session is still intriguing, but unfortunately that’s not what Tough Enough is all about.”

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.