Today is the 16th anniversary of reality blurred going live to the world, back in the summer of 2000. Thinking about this day has led me further back.
A few announcement/reminders unrelated to this United States holiday, other than the fact that they’re being published on the same day.
I talked reality TV, from The Real Housewives to Whale Wars to Survivor, with Amanda and Emily on their hilarious podcast. Now, you should listen!
Happy Friday, reality blurred readers. I just wanted to take this Friday morning to offer an expression of my ongoing gratitude—and a few reminders.
Do you remember the first reality TV show you watched? The first show or even episode that pulled you in to this genre? What was it? Your stories: wanted!
A few updates—including about the status of this week’s Survivor recap—and reminders on this Friday morning.
Happy weekend, reality blurred readers and friends. I hope you’ve had a relaxing weekend if you’re not working, and if you are, I hope you’ll have some time for yourself coming soon.
A few unrelated things you might want to know about:
As 2015 ends, a few words about this week in reality TV, reality blurred, and you.
To start this short week of gratitude and shopping, a few quick reminders about how to stay in the know about the latest in reality TV with reality blurred. Stay informed Subscribe to Reality in Focus before this week’s special Thanksgiving-themed issue arrives in inboxes. Each issue starts with a note from me you can’t read anywhere else, and includes… continue reading
I’m pleased to announce a brand-new way of connecting with reality blurred and me: Reality in Focus, a periodic e-mail newsletter that will keep you informed about what matters in reality television. For years now, reality blurred has offered an automated e-mail that sends out links to the latest stories. That no longer makes as much sense for a lot of… continue reading
Today, more than a year after reality blurred was completely redesigned, there’s a brand-new front page. I know, I know—just try to contain your excitement. You may have already seen it as I’ve tweaked it over the past week. If you only visit through social media, RSS feeds, or deliveries from your owl, go check… continue reading
Walking down Michigan Avenue, my 1.5 mile commute home, is when the name reality blurred occurred to me. As I passed department stores and tourists, and the waves of city smells, the name just sort of slipped into my head. I went home and registered the domain name. Alas, that’s all I remember from the… continue reading
A few reminders about how you can connect with reality blurred, whether or not it’s your favorite reality TV site. If it’s not, let me know why not–seriously, I love feedback almost as much as love reality television. Also, there are fun buttons to press. I like you, so you should like reality blurred on… continue reading
Thanks for all your feedback about the redesign. I’m thrilled that it was received so positively, and understand and appreciate the feedback from those of you who weren’t thrilled with all the changes. It’s significant change! I’m also very sorry that the site hasn’t worked perfectly these past few days, and hope you’ll forgive any issues. Two… continue reading
Welcome to the new reality blurred, the culmination of two years of on-and-off work, and a summer’s worth of non-stop work. The goal was simple: To have a more functional, attractive home for 14 years worth of reality TV news, analysis, criticism, and reporting–and one that can hopefully power another 14+ years of even better coverage. I welcome your feedback… continue reading