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The 'Bachelor Pad' Contestants Demonstrate Their Spelling Skills (Or Not)

Lincee Ray | Posted 10.27.2012 | TV
Lincee Ray

I weep for the future of this great country and the public education system, and hope that even though I subject myself to watching this monstrosity, I am not losing a significant amount of functioning brain cells.

Teresa Giudice Begs Bravo to Leave Out a Few "Ingredientses"

Joshua Estrin | Posted 10.26.2012 | Entertainment
Joshua Estrin

The latest buzz in the world of reality television is that Teresa Giudice is not happy about how Bravo portrayed the interaction that occurred between her and husband Joe during a recent EPICSODE of The Real Housewives Of New Jersey.

Bricks: A Docuseries Slice of Black Gay Life in NYC

Rob Smith | Posted 10.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Rob Smith

For one intense and drama-filled month back in April, cameras followed me and eight other gay black men of various ages and career paths as we lived our lives, followed our dreams, and got to know one another. The result is Bricks.

'Bachelor Pad' Recap: Stunts, Smooches And (Baseball) Swinging In Week 4

Lincee Ray | Posted 10.13.2012 | TV
Lincee Ray

Chris notes that the only way to shut Jamie up is to stick his tongue down her throat, while she visualizes finalizing the bridesmaid gown color swatches on her Pinterest board.

Who Really Sold Kim Kardashian's Sex Tape?

Joshua Estrin | Posted 10.13.2012 | Celebrity
Joshua Estrin

Is Kris Jenner the Wicked Witch Of The West (Coast), guilty of selling her eldest daughter to the masses? We may never know. But equally intriguing, is the fact that the public's appetite for all things Kardashian has grown to a seemingly insatiable level.

'Bachelor Pad' Recap: A Waxy Sundae Funday

Lincee Ray | Posted 08.07.2012 | TV
Lincee Ray

Only Chris Harrison can get away with saying, "Hop into your nut sack" with both a huge smile and twinkle in his eye on national television. Welcome to week three of "Bachelor Pad."

'Bachelor Pad' Recap: Nudity in Week One

Lincee Ray | Posted 07.23.2012 | TV
Lincee Ray

At one point during the Season 3 premiere episode of ABC's "Bachelor Pad," I wondered if we should all be tested for STDs just for watching this ridiculous filthy train wreck of a show.

The Bachelorette Finale -- Keeping an Open Mind

Dina Gachman | Posted 09.21.2012 | TV
Dina Gachman

I have no doubt I'll get sucked into the drama -- I have a hunch most reality show producers were probably trained by the Dharma Initiative. Who will Emily pick tonight? Will it matter? Will their love be everlasting? Will I care? We'll see...

Are Reality TV Shows Actually Real?

Quora | Posted 10.27.2013 | TV

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Chris Cheng, History Channel's Top Shot Season 4 Champion, Professional Marksman & Spokesman for Bas...

Katherine Brooks Dishes On 'The Osbournes,' Celebrity Drug Use, Reality TV And 'Face 2 Face'

Tomas Mournian | Posted 09.11.2012 | Gay Voices
Tomas Mournian

When I spoke with Kat, she was by turns sweet, funny, and deeply empathetic. A remarkable film, Face 2 Face pulls no punches (and doesn't duck any); Brooks' personal journey of transformation becomes a comment on what it means to be human in our hyperconnected digital age.

What 'The Bachelorette' Says About Sex

Salon | Posted 07.11.2012 | Women

"Bet you can’t eat just one" may have entered the vernacular as the tag line for potato chips, but I have come to think of it as the slogan for ABC'...

A Conversation With Decorator Martyn Lawrence-Bullard

Blue Carreon | Posted 09.02.2012 | Style
Blue Carreon

The star of Bravo's Million Dollar Decorators talks about reality television, singing in the shower and small doses of Botox.

'The Bachelorette' Recap: Home Sweet Home

Lincee Ray | Posted 07.03.2012 | TV
Lincee Ray

We are finally down to four contestants on "The Bachelorette" (Mondays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC), and Emily is Chicago, Utah, Scottsdale and Dallas-bound t...

VH1 Protest Organizer Explains Why She is Full of Hate

Erin Harper | Posted 08.25.2012 | Black Voices
Erin Harper

I have a dream that one day there will no longer be such a vast divide between "social consciousness" and "entertainment". Our world is too damaged to remain subscribed to traditional paradigms in entertainment.

Fifty Shades of Grey: My Version

Lisa Solod | Posted 08.19.2012 | Politics
Lisa Solod

I have fantasies. Oh, do I have fantasies. They wake me up in the middle of the night; they keep me from work; they interfere with my relationships.

Kevin Burra

Carmen Carrera Discusses 'Cake Boss' Controversy, RuPaul And Her Transition | Kevin Burra | Posted 06.15.2012 | Gay Voices

After last Monday's episode of the TLC reality show "Cake Boss" aired, Carmen Carrera unexpectedly found herself at the center of a controversy. A...

How Exactly Are the Investments on Shark Tank Executed? Do the Producers Get a Cut?

Quora | Posted 07.29.2012 | TV

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Nate Berkopec, Contestant on Season 1 of Shark Tank It depends completely on the Shark who made the...

The Bachelorette Week 2 Recap: I'd Rather Have Miss Piggy as My Mom

Tasha Gordon-Solmon | Posted 07.24.2012 | TV
Tasha Gordon-Solmon

Here's the other thing: Miss Piggy is so much more charismatic than Emily. It was almost unfair they had to share screen time. There was a running gag of Piggy getting jealous of Em and Kermit. And despite Kermit's best efforts to compliment Emily, it was clear he's way out of her league.

Life Lessons From Reality Stars' Novels

BuzzFeed | Posted 05.21.2012 | Women

"Not everyone was born to put on a rubber apron and split atoms in a kitchen with a meat cleaver. Some people contributed to the world in a different-...

The Bachelorette Week 1 Recap: "You Gotta Just Put on Your Big Girl Pants and Move on With It"

Tasha Gordon-Solmon | Posted 07.15.2012 | TV
Tasha Gordon-Solmon

The time has come again to watch 25 men with questionable sanity vie for the affections of one woman with questionable desirability.

Reality Dating Show Features Two Local Celebs

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.28.2012 | Detroit

Can you convince a celebrity to take you on a date without seeing who you are? What if you had a hometown advantage? When new Fox show "The Choice"...

'New Girl' Creator Talks Hollywood's 'Double Standard'

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.09.2012 | Women

Created by Elizabeth Meriwether (No Strings Attached), New Girl revolves around a socially awkward teacher, Jess (Zooey Deschanel), who-after discover...

A Conversation With Decorator and Reality TV Star Mary McDonald

Blue Carreon | Posted 04.27.2012 | HuffPost Home
Blue Carreon

On the reality television show Million Dollar Decorators, Mary McDonald won viewers with her lush and stunning design projects as well as with her biting sense of humor. Here, Mary talks about great ideas and being naughty.

The 8 Nastiest Reality TV Villains

Dan Renzi | Posted 06.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Dan Renzi

Here are the best of the worst, the most dangerous of villains, the nastiest players whose tactics would make even Machiavelli himself blush.

Popular TV Show Sued For Worker Discrimination

AP | SHEILA BURKE | Posted 06.18.2012 | Business

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Two black men are taking "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" to court with a lawsuit that claims the reality shows are bloc...