what is Joe Millionaire’s other twist?

what is Joe Millionaire’s other twist?
Speculation abounds about what will happen on next week’s conclusion of Joe Millionaire, particularly about the nature of the second twist butler Paul promised at the end of last night’s episode. Flak Magazine’s Lindsay Robertson discusses the 11 most probable theories, including her own, The Butler Ex Machina Theory, which involves Paul being the real millionaire. Other theories include The Nouveau Riche Theory, in which “the couple (or Evan, depending) is rewarded with at least a million dollars by the show” after he makes his choice; The Evan Is Really Gay, a Woman, or an Alien Theory, which she dismisses as “Too obvious, unlikely and impossible, respectively”; and The Millionairess Theory, where Evan learns that one of the women was, in fact, a millionaire herself.

The Sing-Off loses its star

Ben Folds

NBC's super-fun December a capella singing competition The Sing-Off is returning, but without its star judge, Ben Folds, and only as a two-hour special. Those are really depressing changes for a series that proved itself to be a super-fun show when it returned last December.


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.

Plus: How the show's producers tried to keep the $250,000 competition fair.

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.