The Voice’s “Hallelujah” tribute to Newtown shooting victims

The Voice opened its penultimate episode last night with a version of “Hallelujah” sung by the coaches–Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine, and Blake Shelton–and all 20 contestants, and even host Carson Daly. Each was holding a sign with the name of one of the victims of Friday’s shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.

Review: Married at First Sight

Marriage At First Sight

In an era of Tinder and Grindr, instant acceptance or dismissal of a potential partner, or instant sex with another body, Married at First Sight offers the thrill of watching strangers deal with the very basics of relationships.

Beyond the headline-grabbing premise, the series has turned out to be a stripped-down, authentic exploration of something very interesting. Read the full review.

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, 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.