On a day like today, reality TV and other everyday things seem rather trivial. My thoughts go out to anyone affected directly by today’s events, and to everyone else who’s just trying to make sense of the reality on their TV screens like I am. –Andy.
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- The Contender, Mark Burnett’s boxing competition, is coming back January 22, 2018
- Reality show says “improvised explosive device” caught by TSA was actually “vacuum compression luggage” January 22, 2018
- Drag Race All Stars returns, Ann Curry reunites people, and more reality TV debuting this week January 22, 2018
- Blue Planet II is another beautiful dive into the oceans. How are its stories constructed? January 19, 2018
- CNBC reality show crew arrested at airport with fake bomb January 19, 2018
about Andy Dehnart
Andy Dehnart’s writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Pacific Standard, and other publications. He has covered reality television for more than 18 years, and created reality blurred in 2000.
A member of the Television Critics Association, Andy, 40, 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.