Palms hotel plans to make Real World Las Vegas suite available.

Palms hotel plans to make Real World Las Vegas suite available.
The cast of The Real World Las Vegas lived on a modified floor of The Palms hotel and casino, and it’s rumored that space “will be available for occupancy before the end of the summer” by guests at the hotel, Las Vegas Weekly reports. No word on whether it’ll be reserved for high rollers only, although the paper says to “expect a hefty price tag.” Also, The Real World/Road Rules Blog reports on gossip about the new season, from message board rumors about the new cast to E! Online Wanda’s info about the house’s four-sided glass shower.

The Sing-Off loses its star

Ben Folds

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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.

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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.