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.”

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.

Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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.