the adult industry embraces reality TV.

the adult industry embraces reality TV.
The adult industry has two new reality-TV related offerings, both spotted by Fleshbot. (Some of the links here are probably not safe for work, unless you work for yourself or don’t particularly care for your job.) Joe Porn Star appears to be a legitimate competition sponsored by, which “is searching for an average guy who wants to make his porn star fantasies come true,” AVN Online reports. The winner will “get to bang 25 hot chicks on cam,” according to the site’s graceful description; applications are being accepted. American Porn Star, however, appears to use reality TV as the “plot” for gay porn. It seems like a quasi-legitimate rip-off of American Idol, complete with a host named Jason Sechrest and a site that looks familiar. But all bets are off once the “judges” start taking off their clothes and getting into the action (watch the trailer).

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.

Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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.