“naked” Paige cover only ran in LA, but not because TLC “kind of freaked out.”

“naked” Paige cover only ran in LA, but not because TLC “kind of freaked out.”
TV Guide’s editor says that Trading Spaces host Paige Davis was “a bit out of context” in the naked-but-covered-with-wallpaper shot, and so the magazine decided to run two covers. The “naked” one appeared in LA, with everyone else in the US seeing a clothed cover shot. TV Guide editor Mike Lafavore tells The Chicago Sun-Times that “The Learning Channel people kind of freaked out,” but says “[i]t is not my job to censor our covers. This is an issue between Paige and the Learning Channel. … You would have to be very conservative to think these photos violate a no-nudity clause.”

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.

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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.