Top Chef Ty-Lor’s naked pictures are online

Ty-Lor Boring, the openly gay contestant on Top Chef Texas, has appeared nude in several print photo shoots, and photos have found their way online.

Fleshbot has full-frontal photos from Headmaster Magazine (which describes itself as “the biannual art magazine for man-lovers”), in addition to one from Butt Magazine, in which he shows off his butt (surprise).

And DudeTube has pictures from Scum Bag Magazine (“tons of hot guys to mix and match making your very own ‘perfect man’!”), including one that shows his penis.

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.