Real World Key West cast’s tanning salon is at the Pineapple Gallery

The tanning salon and swimsuit shop that The Real World Key West cast will be opening is apparently located at the Pineapple Gallery, which was being considered as a location for the house earlier this summer.

The Real World/Road Rules blog–which, bless them, credits several reality blurred stories–connects the dots: “We have learned that the Pineapple Gallery has become just that: a tanning salon and surf shop.”

The gallery is located at 1130 Duval Street; a picture of the exterior is here.

The Quest ends its journey stronger than it began

Verlox from The Quest

A review of the finale of summer's best reality series, which wasn't always perfect but was thoroughly entertaining right down to the finish, which included phenomenal challenges and special effects. Will ABC give it a second season?

Plus: an interview with the actor who played Verlox and the ogre.


Shark Tank is getting a spin-off

Shark Tank

Companies that get deals on the show will be followed for this new spin-off.

Also: Before the show began, Shark Barbara Corcoran was cast and then replaced--but then she sent this amazing e-mail and won the job.

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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.