Ben Affleck says Project Greenlight 3 is “the sell-out season”; wants pie sex films.

Ben Affleck says Project Greenlight 3 is “the sell-out season”; wants pie sex films.
Being dumped by half of your namesake apparently makes one prone to gambling and being brutally honest about your pet projects. Such is the case with Ben Affleck, who has come clean about Project Greenlight 3. At a party to announce the third season, Ben said, “This year’s the sell-out season.” He offers advice to screenwriters, according to the Union-Tribune (second-to-last item): “What we want (in scripts for consideration) is the genre movie–if you had sex with a pie or cut off somebody’s head, we want your movie.” The VIP are of the party was, as Richard Roeper reports, held in “a makeshift area with a small bar, a table filled with deli food and a slush-covered, concrete floor with an open drain.”

The Sing-Off loses its star

Ben Folds

NBC's super-fun December a capella singing competition The Sing-Off is returning, but without its star judge, Ben Folds, and only as a two-hour special. Those are really depressing changes for a series that proved itself to be a super-fun show when it returned last December.

A film director talks about becoming a reality TV character

Anna Martemucci

What is it like to have your life turned into reality TV? Director Anna Martemucci, one of the two directors featured on Starz' exceptional reality series, talks about that, the competition, and her collaboration with her husband and brother-in-law.

Plus: How the show's producers tried to keep the $250,000 competition fair.

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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.