columnist says Fab Five are “useless.”

columnist says Fab Five are “useless.”
Apparently trying to get his country included in the axis of evil, Sydney Morning Herald columnist John Attridge says that all of the Fab Five aren’t “indispensable.” In other words, each Queer Eye for the Straight Guy cast member is “useless,” He says food guy Ted is “potentially the least useless member of the team” and says “that grooming expert Kyan on … has no actual expertise.” He also criticizes the problems that the Fab Five solve, such as “keep[ing] that scabby crust off my lip when I drink red wine.” Dude, scabby crust on your lip is probably something worthy of attention beyond the Fab Five. Get that checked out pronto.
+ also: spoof film follows “Flab Five [who] help reinvent queer guy Tristan, whose b-f wants him to butch up his life.”

Surprisingly, man not eaten alive on Eaten Alive

Eaten Alive

Discovery Channel’s happy family holiday special Eaten Alive aired Sunday, rewarding viewers for their two full hours of viewing by ensuring that they spent quality time in the company of others instead of wasting that time doing something else that might not have been as satisfying, such as buying things that have labels which accurately reflect their contents.

Winter 2015 reality TV debut schedule

winter 2015 reality TV schedule

Mark your calendars with all these upcoming reality TV show debuts, including Celebrity Apprentice, The Bachelor, and another season of MasterChef Junior, all of which kick off in early January.

There are also 20+ shows debuting in December--including the one-off return of The Sing Off. No winter break for reality TV.

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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.