While it’s standard stuff–being sequestered with no phone and no TV (only DVDs), having bags searched, not being able to wear clothing with logos–it’s a good walk-through of the experience, if you can stand reading admitted “attention junkie” Jun’s responses (“I followed all the ruuuuules!”).
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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.