Ralphie May says Last Comic “is a joke.”

Ralphie May says Last Comic “is a joke.”
Right after being voted off Last Comic Standing 3, comedian Ralphie May says that “[t]he whole show is a joke,” and he doesn’t mean a ha-ha joke, either. He tells the AP, “The viewership’s gone down the hill, and the show has jumped the shark.” He also says, non-ironically, that “I don’t have respect for audiences that laugh at ‘Remember when you were a kid?’ jokes. … Let’s move on, let’s try something new.” He clearly is pissed that his appearance on two seasons of the show has left him with no other options but to hawk a DVD (Ralphie May: Just Correct) and CD (Just Correct, “[tour] comedy clubs and theaters across the country,” “[write] a movie for MGM and [develop] a cartoon featuring a fat superhero named ‘Supperman.’”

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.