viewers visit firefighter Ryan at work; Jesse Palmer already on the market.

viewers visit firefighter Ryan at work; Jesse Palmer already on the market.
Bachelorette couple Trista and Ryan have settled in Vail, Colorado, after getting married on ABC late last year. They are “having a great time together,” Ryan tells firehouse.com. Firefighter Ryan also says he’s visited often at work by fans. They include “families with teenagers, college students around Spring Break time, older retired ladies and sometimes a few guys who just come to say hi.” Hopefully they get out of his way when there’s, like, a fire. Meanwhile, Jesse Palmer is apparently already looking for additional attention. The NY Post’s Elisa Lipsky-Karasz reports (last item) that Jesse “was out on the town last Thursday night, collecting a phone number from at least one pretty blonde, who gave her name only as Raleigh.” Apparently, though, his heart is still with the woman he met on the show, as Raleigh “was a dead ringer for 22-year-old Jessica Bowlin.”

Review: Married at First Sight

Marriage At First Sight

In an era of Tinder and Grindr, instant acceptance or dismissal of a potential partner, or instant sex with another body, Married at First Sight offers the thrill of watching strangers deal with the very basics of relationships.

Beyond the headline-grabbing premise, the series has turned out to be a stripped-down, authentic exploration of something very interesting. Read the full review.

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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.