Sarge: “I would have rather spent the rest of the time with Ami than Rory.”

Sarge: “I would have rather spent the rest of the time with Ami than Rory.”
Survivor Vanuatu latest cast-off, Lea “Sarge” Masters, shocks the world by telling TV Guide that he preferred his nemesis Ami’s company to Rory’s: “I would have rather spent the rest of the time with Ami than Rory. Because Rory is an obnoxious, egotistical know-it-all. I didn’t like him from Day 1.” He also says that he didn’t know Chris voted against him until seeing the vote on TV. “I was sitting there going, ‘What? Where did that come from?’ I think he just didn’t want to ruffle any feathers so he could get in with the women and stick a knife in their backs for me.” He also confirms what we all pretty much already knew: “Yeah, I’m crazy. Hell, I’m crazy for being on the damned show.”

The Sing-Off loses its star

Ben Folds

NBC's super-fun December a capella singing competition The Sing-Off is returning, but without its star judge, Ben Folds, and only as a two-hour special. Those are really depressing changes for a series that proved itself to be a super-fun show when it returned last December.

A film director talks about becoming a reality TV character

Anna Martemucci

What is it like to have your life turned into reality TV? Director Anna Martemucci, one of the two directors featured on Starz' exceptional reality series, talks about that, the competition, and her collaboration with her husband and brother-in-law.

Plus: How the show's producers tried to keep the $250,000 competition fair.

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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.