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.
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Andy Dehnart’s writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Vulture, Pacific Standard, The Los Angeles Times, 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 who serves on its board of directors, Andy, 41, 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. Learn more about reality blurred and Andy.