Ralphie May has DVD, sit-com deal, Vegas show; will have gastric bypass.

Ralphie May has DVD, sit-com deal, Vegas show; will have gastric bypass.
Although he didn’t win, post-Last Comic Standing, comedian Ralphie May is doing well: He has a DVD coming out (“the first double-disc for a comedian”), a sit-com development deal, and a gig on the Strip in Las Vegas. He tells the Las-Vegas Review Journal that “after the show, I became that family at Christmas that gets robbed, and the whole community comes together and builds them a house.” Until Nov. 16, he’s headlining a show at the Sahara that will also feature fellow contestants Ant and Rob Cantrell, in addition to Lahna Turner, Ralphie’s girlfriend. After the show ends, he’ll undergo gastric bypass surgery.

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.

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