transsexual: I was looking for love.

transsexual: I was looking for love.
Transsexual Miriam, the star of There’s Something About Miriam, says she went on the UK show to find true love. (Deception, of course, is the best way to find one’s soulmate.) She says, “I did it because I wanted to know if real love exists. Can a person fall in love?” She adds that, despite the show’s premise revolving around her actually being a man, she wasn’t really trying to hide her penis: “I was trying to be myself and if anyone had asked me about myself I would have told them.”

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.

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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.