Rosie O’Donnell verbally castrates Boogie on The View

Watching Mike “Boogie” Malin receive $500,000 might not have been all that exciting. But watching Rosie O’Donnell rip Mike on The View provided at least some consolation, especially since she actually seemed to be a fan of the show. Besides refusing to sit next to him (all in her sort of playful Rosie way), she mocked Will and Boogie’s “little 12-year-old” telephone routine (which, naturally, Elisabeth Hasselbeck said was funny). The audience also seems to hate him, not that he really cares. After all, he has half a million dollars and a bunch of restaurants co-owned by celebrities.

Anyway, here Mike’s seven and a half minutes of humiliation, which includes Rosie challenging Janelle and Erika about why they didn’t band together earlier:

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.


Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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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.