Marcellas: “I thought if I didn’t hurt them they ultimately wouldn’t hurt me.”

Marcellas: “I thought if I didn’t hurt them they ultimately wouldn’t hurt me.”
Marcellas talks to Entertainment Weekly about his idotic decision not to save himself, which caused him to be voted out of the Big Brother 3 on Thursday. He says he “stormed out of house because I was absolutely shocked that I sacrificed myself so none of them would be sad.” He also says, “I didn’t want them to be sad, and I thought if I didn’t hurt them they ultimately wouldn’t hurt me.” Marcellas thinks Amy will win if she’s against Danielle, because Amy “never made any pretenses about being anyone other than who she was,” although he thinks Jason will win against either Amy or Danielle.
+ also: Danielle nominates Amy and Lisa, leaving the vote up to Jason.
+ and: CBS casting for Big Brother 4.

The Quest ends its journey stronger than it began

Verlox from The Quest

A review of the finale of summer's best reality series, which wasn't always perfect but was thoroughly entertaining right down to the finish, which included phenomenal challenges and special effects. Will ABC give it a second season?

Plus: an interview with the actor who played Verlox and the ogre.


Shark Tank is getting a spin-off

Shark Tank

Companies that get deals on the show will be followed for this new spin-off.

Also: Before the show began, Shark Barbara Corcoran was cast and then replaced--but then she sent this amazing e-mail and won the job.

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.