“TV broke ground with” Pedro Zamora.

“TV broke ground with” Pedro Zamora.
Examining the history of AIDS and the arts, The Chicago Tribune says that “TV broke ground with the documentary struggles of 22-year-old Pedro Zamora.” Pedro, one of the cast members of The Real World San Francisco, died just nine years ago this November, the day after the last episode of the show that “chronicled Zamora’s chutzpah and death for a brave new audience of youngsters World Aids Day 2003 on MTV,” as the Tribune reports. Today is World AIDS Day 2003; some facts and figures about HIV and AIDS.

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.