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8 Lies We're Told About the Real World

Unwritten | Posted 08.01.2014 | College

No matter what people may say about the real world, the future holds no guarantees. Take on whatever challenges life throws your way and keep moving on. Now that's a piece of real advice that will always be helpful.

Daria the Untold Tale Part 2

John Garrett Andrews | Posted 09.21.2014 | Entertainment
John Garrett Andrews

At MTV we were struggling with this assignment to create an animated show for girls. It hit me we already had what we needed. We would consider Daria for a show of her own.

Love, Hair Loss, and MTV: The Anti-Love Story Every Cancer Survivor Needs

Lindsay Goldstein | Posted 08.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Goldstein

t's rare that reality TV can produce some of the strongest role models for a young woman. But their story, even without a fairy-tale ending, is just what people like me needed to see.

Jessica Goodman

How 'Real World: Ex-Plosion' Blows Up A Once-Relevant Reality Format | Jessica Goodman | Posted 04.02.2014 | TV

For "Real World: Ex-plosion," seven strangers were picked to live in a house ... with their exes. It's a story we've heard over and over again from MT...

Ex-Plosive New 'Real World' Trailer

Posted 12.03.2013 | TV

The trailer for "The Real World Ex-Plosion" has debuted online and it looks like it's going to be one doozy of a season! Everyone is now familiar w...

WATCH: Gay 'Real World' Star Claims He Once Hooked Up With Straight Cast Mate

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 09.19.2013 | Gay Voices

If you were a fan of "The Real World: New Orleans" then you undoubtedly remember ridiculously handsome cast member Danny Roberts. The former reali...

LOOK: Do You Recognize This '90s Relic?

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 08.26.2013 | HuffPost Home

We're not really sure who is still watching the drunken debauchery that is MTV's "The Real World," but we do get nostalgic for seasons past. Take the ...

'Real World' Star Dies At 44

Posted 08.08.2013 | Celebrity

Sad news for the MTV family. "Real World" star Sean Sasser died at the age of 44, his friend and castmate Judd Winick confirmed on Twitter. Ou...

A Breakup Letter to MTV's The Challenge

Lindsay Goldstein | Posted 09.24.2013 | TV
Lindsay Goldstein

Since the eighth grade, I've been a self-proclaimed reality television junkie. But no other show has captivated me quite like you, The Challenge (formerly The Real World Road Rules Challenge) on MTV.

'Real World' Star Arrested

Posted 07.22.2013 | Celebrity

When seven strangers are picked to live in the "Real World" house, one of them might end up behind bars 19 years later. TMZ reported that "Real Wor...

'Real World' Star Arrested For Sexual Battery

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.16.2013 | Celebrity

"Real World: Las Vegas" star Dustin Zito was arrested in Louisiana Sunday for sexual battery and resisting an officer. Zito, 27, was one of a grou...

Now What?! Conversations About College, Graduation, and the Next Step

Ari King | Posted 09.01.2013 | Books
Ari King

Upon graduating, you have presumably spent four years in an environment where there is a strong emphasis on getting into college and graduating, but not usually a blueprint for when you get out. Okay, now what?!

The 'Real World' Brawl You've Been Waiting For

The Huffington Post | Alex Moaba | Posted 06.04.2013 | TV

Remember the days when you could almost get kicked out of "The Real World" house for slapping somebody? If that's still the case, Nia might have to st...

'Real World': Jess Gets Dumped Over Email

Posted 05.30.2013 | TV

On "The Real World: Portland" Jessica got dumped -- digitally. She had been seeing Tyler, and fell pretty head over heels. She put up pictures of t...

Another Intense 'Real World' Fight

Posted 05.23.2013 | TV

On "The Real World," Anastasia's boyfriend Mark came to visit, and everything was going great until they went out drinking with the roomies. Later, wh...

Spirit In The Room: A Conversation with Tom Jones, Plus The Adversary's 'De La Luna' Video Premiere

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.22.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


The Best Style Moments From 'The Real World'

Posted 03.27.2013 | Style

We can all agree to disagree on which season of "The Real World" deserves the title of best season. But when it comes to standout style moments, that ...

Tonya Cooley, MTV Settle 'Real World' Rape Lawsuit

Posted 10.24.2012 | TV

Former "Real World/Road Rules Challenge: The Ruins" contestant Tonya Cooley and MTV have reached a settlement in the "toothbrush rape" lawsuit the rea...

32 Mantras to Live by Post-College

Stephen Robert Morse | Posted 09.15.2012 | College
Stephen Robert Morse

Don't apply to one graduate school and think you'll get in because you're totally awesome. Maybe you are totally awesome, but chances are 50 other people are too.

The Real World in Real Time

Hannah Hoel | Posted 07.09.2012 | College
Hannah Hoel

First airing in 1992, The Real World still runs today and twenty-five years later, the characters are anything but bashful. These are the same young adults that allowed Facebook to grow into today's cultural phenomenon and what would we be today without Facebook?

Don't Worry, the Real World Is Fun

Amy Hansen | Posted 08.01.2012 | College
Amy Hansen

Don't go clamoring back toward your campus, pounding on doors to take you back in. There are a few ways that the real world trumps the college bubble.

'Real World' Tonya Cooley Sues MTV For Sexual Assault

TMZ | Posted 12.28.2011 | Celebrity

A cast member on MTV's "The Real World/Road Rules Challenge: The Ruins" claims male members acted like animals during production, in one case raping h...

What's Inside An 'MTV's Real World' Cast Member's Contract | David Moye | Posted 10.03.2011 | Weird News

Would you sign an employment contract that warned you of humiliation, exposure to STDs, physical violence, or death? Me neither. But that’s all i...

'Real World' Cast Member Has Secret Gay Porn Past

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Dustin Zito of "Real World: Las Vegas" is straight. That's no secret. What is, however, is his gay porn past. The 24-year old Louisiana native c...

Students Design Their Future

Nancy Conrad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Nancy Conrad

What do you think you'd get if you put a team of high school students together for four months and gave them the opportunity to take risks and to unleash their scientific creativity to solve real world problems?