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Here's What I Don't Need To See On Reality TV

Kamrin Baker | Posted 09.08.2014 | Teen
Kamrin Baker

There are many forms of prejudice, and it is no secret that our so beloved, widely-consumed media is filled with it. However, I'm not here to ignore it.

LOOK: Surfer Dodges A Flying Surfboard, Miraculously Rides Out Huge Wave

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.11.2014 | Sports

When Mavericks, the famous big wave surf break in California, begins pumping 20 to 25 foot waves, surfers who dare challenge the wave can expect some ...

'Wipeout' Contestant Pees Herself

Posted 08.03.2012 | TV

Tired of athletic activities with clear and logical rules and guidelines? How about one with the simplest set of rules on television. Don't "Wipeout!"...

'Wipeout' Contestants Find Love

Posted 07.27.2012 | TV

Finding true love on the "Wipeout" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on ABC) course seems unlikely, but that's just what happened for one girl on the latest blind date...

'The Most Popular Man In The World' Competes On 'Wipeout'

Posted 07.20.2012 | TV

Julian McFadden certainly had the kind of personal confidence one needs to tackle the "Wipeout" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on ABC) course. In what sounded like ...

'Wipeout': Hobbit Competes 'For The Shire!'

Posted 07.13.2012 | TV

As hobbits go, the contestant dressed as one on "Wipeout" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on ABC) was far too tall, and he was wearing shoes. In "The Lord of the Rin...

'Wipeout': Narcoleptic Falls Asleep On Course

Posted 07.11.2012 | TV

Narcolepsy is a real medical condition that causes people who suffer from it to fall quickly into REM sleep at inopportune times throughout the day. O...

'Wipeout': Military Man Loses His 'Mouse-kini' In The Water

Posted 09.05.2012 | TV

If a serviceman or woman ever needs a medic, they should just look for the guy in the ... mouse-kini? "Wipeout" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on ABC) honored the F...

'Wipeout': Wizard Helps Nerds Take On Hotties

Posted 06.29.2012 | TV

For its season premiere, "Wipeout" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on ABC) brought back its popular "Hotties vs. Nerds" And the casting agents did a great job of fin...

Why I Hate Summer

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 08.20.2012 | Parents
Laura Rossi Totten

Summer is anything but easy living for us.

This Is Not a Bubble -- It's a Wave, and You're Not on It

Beverly Macy | Posted 07.28.2012 | Business
Beverly Macy

In surfing, it's the 'tube' ride or 'cracking the barrel' that creates heroes. There's an aura around those who've mastered this skill and they say th...

What Is Reality on Reality TV?

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.26.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Indeed, all these shows had their forebears in the days of radio. But, for the sake of argument, let's leave our family-tree tracing to the early days of TV. There are really only four models for most reality shows, four shows from which all others spring.

Catch the Debilitating, Contagious Reality Show Fever | Posted 07.31.2011 | Comedy

Since you're probably a human being with things like responsibilities and priorities, you most likely didn't watch every reality show finale this week. Here are all of the reality show finales from this last week summed up and videoized.

ABC Renews 'Wipeout'

Hollywood Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Big Balls will return. ABC is ordering a fourth season of its summer reality hit "Wipeout."...

Talking with Wipeout Star, Jill Wagner

Jeff Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeff Rivera

She's hot, hot, hot! Television personality Jill Wagner had no idea her career would take off like it has since her show ABC hit show, Wipeout. But s...

2008: The Summer Without A Breakout TV Hit

AdAge | John Rash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Every summer, every network hopes for a breakaway hit -- a game-changer -- like previous summer series that crossed into the regular season. Recent ex...

Despite the Olympics, August Things I Can Do Without

Lea Lane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

August is more melancholy than October: farm stands with fragrant peaches and fresh corn, concerts under the stars, top-down drives, warm bay breezes, and twilight walks for Italian ices are all fading.