Survivor men lose, eat one of their young.

Survivor men lose, eat one of their young.
The women beat the men during Survivor Vanuatu‘s first challenge, leading the older guys to turn on one of the younger, more threatening men rather than the doofus who lost the challenge for them. Chris Daugherty, who was unable to either walk or crawl across a balance beam, seemed like the obvious target, but he was spared being voted off the island after Brook Geraghty received five of the nine votes.
+ also: Someone dug up a copy of the July 1996 Playboy Magazine that features Ami Cusack in a feature titled “The Girls of Venus Swimwear.” The feature identifies her as “the perfect Venus guy trap,” which Knight-Ridder points out (fourth item) “calls into question the credibility of all those centerfolds who say they’re interested in the existential novels of Camus and developing new techniques for the use of lasers in brain surgery.”

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.

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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.