EJay, Jim voted off American Idol.

EJay, Jim voted off American Idol.
American Idol‘s finalist pool is now down to 10 after the public voted for who they wanted to keep. The two contestants with the lowest number of votes were eliminated, and they were Jim Verraros and EJay Day. Nikki McKibbin was the third least popular, but she stays on the show for now.
+ plus: American Idol is “the summer’s highest-rated unscripted series in all key demos.”
+also: “Simon is the true American idol, not” Paula.
+ and: Paula says “pussycat” Simon’s hatred “of her is “an inside thing.”

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.

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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.