Jackie Mateos (L) and Liz Perez (R) Reinas de Realty on mun2 The housing market has taken a beating over the last few years much like reality shows...
The "reality" is that it takes immense dedication, fortitude, time and money to be a tattoo artist or a serious tattoo collector. Most of this is lost in the flashy bullshit you see on these shows.
This was reality TV, and unlike the actors I was used to interviewing, I wasn't playing a character, I was playing myself. Or so I thought.
Starting March 11, Bravo TV's Real Housewives of New York City is up again. As RH entertains, it fosters renewed appreciation of the everyday, reminding us of the grand lesson that money does not buy happiness.
But the truth about dating on "The Bachelor," as in life, is that often the person you spend a few fun hours under a waterfall with is not the person you want to build a life with. And at a certain point, the wrong date just becomes infuriatingly annoying.
You may be wondering why anyone would want to take a one-way trip to Mars, and honestly I wonder that myself. However, Dutch company Mars One plans to do just that, and they received over 200,000 applicants vying to take the trip.
Whether or not we want to believe it, reality TV has changed the face of entertainment. From "Survivor," to "The Bachelor," to "Keeping Up With The...
The cocktail party is boring and awkward, but it's about to get more awkward because it's rose ceremony time!
There's nothing wrong with wanting more or better or safer or more luxurious. But it scares me to think these young people equate happiness with recessed lighting and a breakfast nook.
I found many ways to justify my addiction. I'd use high-brow terms, calling the series an anthropological study of fame and the lengths people will go through to achieve it. I'd marvel at the varying levels of awareness different reality stars had for the affect of cameras being shoved in their faces.
Monday night Johnny Pabs and his harem of eight ladies relocated from Full Metal Jacket (Vietnam) to Lord of the Rings (New Zealand). This week's episode saw a group date, two one on one dates, and two ladies sent home in tears.
It's fruitless to speculate and spar over Frederickson's health, her motives, or her emotional or psychological well-being. These are conversations that distract us from considering the roles we play in keeping reality entertainment in big business.
Back in 2005 when the producers of Top Chef came calling, Tom Colicchio turned them down, three times.
Who gets the long stems?
I wondered what the tenuous connection was between Britney Spears the breathing human and the faded sticker bearing her image thousands of miles away.
People constantly ask, "How do you get on these shows?" My answer is always that it's a combination of luck, logistics and these five tips that can help you get that home makeover of your dreams.