Dat Phan is the Last Comic Standing.

Dat Phan is the Last Comic Standing.
Dat Phan beat Ralphie May to become the Last Comic Standing; he gets an NBC talent contract, a Comedy Central special, and will be on The Tonight Show tonight. The vote was between five finalists; of them, Ralphie May earned 28 percent of the audience’s vote, but Dat Phan had 35 percent. Read Dat’s web site or Live Journal.
+ also: “is it fair that that same audience doesn’t see the entire set every week? Does that really enable them to choose the funniest person in America?”

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.