Kevin Powell punches and bites writer.

Kevin Powell punches and bites writer.
Original Real World cast member Kevin Powell is apparently still just as angry as the reality TV archetype (which he helped to create) suggests he is. According to Page Six, “Stuff magazine contributor Bart Graham claims Powell sucker-punched him in the face after the two argued about a mutual female friend” earlier this week. The writer tried to leave but Kevin “confronted him again”; Graham says, “This time I grabbed him by his throat and threw him on the ground.” That’s when Kevin “crawled over and bit me in the shin.” Maybe he should have tried that move 12 years ago during his infamous fight with fellow cast member Julie.

Surprisingly, man not eaten alive on Eaten Alive

Eaten Alive

Discovery Channel’s happy family holiday special Eaten Alive aired Sunday, rewarding viewers for their two full hours of viewing by ensuring that they spent quality time in the company of others instead of wasting that time doing something else that might not have been as satisfying, such as buying things that have labels which accurately reflect their contents.


Winter 2015 reality TV debut schedule

winter 2015 reality TV schedule

Mark your calendars with all these upcoming reality TV show debuts, including Celebrity Apprentice, The Bachelor, and another season of MasterChef Junior, all of which kick off in early January.

There are also 20+ shows debuting in December--including the one-off return of The Sing Off. No winter break for reality TV.

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.