wrapped naked in a flag, Reichen says, “I don’t believe that I’m good looking.”

wrapped naked in a flag, Reichen says, “I don’t believe that I’m good looking.”
Naked and wrapped in an American flag, The Amazing Race 4 winners Chip Arndt and Reichen Lehmkuhl appear on the cover of The Advocate this week. Reichen talks about his childhood and says he’s now “very insecure. I don’t believe that I’m good looking.” They also talk about their experiences on their show and about their relationship, which recently ended. Chip says, “We were at a stage in our lives where working things through was more anxiety ridden and hurtful to each other than just saying let’s go our separate ways, who knows what happens in three or five or six years down the line.”

The Quest ends its journey stronger than it began

Verlox from The Quest

A review of the finale of summer's best reality series, which wasn't always perfect but was thoroughly entertaining right down to the finish, which included phenomenal challenges and special effects. Will ABC give it a second season?

Plus: an interview with the actor who played Verlox and the ogre.

Shark Tank is getting a spin-off

Shark Tank

Companies that get deals on the show will be followed for this new spin-off.

Also: Before the show began, Shark Barbara Corcoran was cast and then replaced--but then she sent this amazing e-mail and won the job.

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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.