Clay touches a woman’s breasts; will sing a song on the new Aladdin DVD.

Clay touches a woman’s breasts; will sing a song on the new Aladdin DVD.
Here’s the picture that has the whole American Idol-obsessed Internet talking: Clay Aiken grabbing a woman’s breasts. Is it real? Is it fake? More importantly, what does this do for his (elfin, not-so-heterosexual) image? It could improve it, or confirm suspicions. As one person on this message board writes, “only a gay man can get away with that!”
+ also: On the new Aladdin DVD, Clay will sing “Proud Of Your Boy,” a song cut from the original film. The song won’t be a part of the actual film, though.

The Quest ends its journey stronger than it began

Verlox from The Quest

A review of the finale of summer's best reality series, which wasn't always perfect but was thoroughly entertaining right down to the finish, which included phenomenal challenges and special effects. Will ABC give it a second season?

Plus: an interview with the actor who played Verlox and the ogre.


Shark Tank is getting a spin-off

Shark Tank

Companies that get deals on the show will be followed for this new spin-off.

Also: Before the show began, Shark Barbara Corcoran was cast and then replaced--but then she sent this amazing e-mail and won the job.

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.