critic: “Real World doesn’t have time to explore … psychological complexities.”

critic: “Real World doesn’t have time to explore … psychological complexities.”
Analyzing the latest, even trashier episode of The Real World Las Vegas, Entertainment Weekly’s Josh Wolk looks at the revelations about Alton’s homophobia and Steven and Trishelle’s unsafe sex but gets annoyed with the “producers for trying to edit each storyline into a neat little moral.” He writes, “The producers need resolution, dammit! So [they] cobble together a healing message.”

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.