I need your feedback: What stories and shows should I be covering? What do you like best about reality blurred?

In a few hours, I’ll be unplugging from the world for my annual technology-free retreat, which involves a day of withdrawal followed by a few days of insisting I will change my behavior and become less addicted to all of the screens in my life. Anyway, I’ll be back on Tuesday, but this brief break is a good opportunity to check in with you.

What stories should I be covering? What do I not cover that you’d like to see? What kinds of stories are you most interested in? (Reviews? Recaps? Interviews? Analysis? Links?) I make no promises, and can do nothing about Redemption Island, but I read and welcome all feedback. I’m also curious about what brings you to reality blurred every day. Sometimes I’ll read a comment that expresses annoyance with a post’s analysis or opinion, which is surprising because I think that’s basically the point and part of what’s kept this going for more than a decade.

Anyway, you can comment below or on this post’s Facebook thread; or, send your thoughts non-publicly.

This is also a good time to remind you that I couldn’t have done this for 11 years without your help. Some of my best stories start from reader tips: tips, links, gossip, news, whatever, which you can e.mail me any time.

Whether you’re a cast member with a contract you’d like to share or you’ve just spotted a show in production, please send me an e.mail message. I look forward to hearing from you, and to continuing to cover, dissect, and discuss the world of reality TV with you all.

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about the writer

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, 37, 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.