Queer Eye may spawn a magazine.

Queer Eye may spawn a magazine.
Queer Eye for the Straight Guy‘s production company and the Fab Five’s reps are looking to create a magazine. “Endeavor [talent agency] and Scout are fielding bids from magazine companies as we speak for a Martha Stewart Living-type lifestyle magazine,” a Scout spokesperson tells Page Six. In addition to thrilling home design magazine aficionados who are now too embarrassed to have Martha Stewart Living on their coffee tables, this news may make some conservatives happy, such as the ones who cite the show as an “attack” on America equivalent to terrorism: In “An Open Letter to All Conservatives,” Kevin Fobbs and Lisa Sarrach write, “Our nation is under attack at this very moment, and it’s not just from al Quaeda, but from the … people who are making ‘Queer Eye for the Straight Guy,’ mainstream.” Apparently, their new straw men are gay.

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.

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.