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'The Real World' Stopped Being Polite And Just Got Real

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 10.20.2014 | Entertainment

MTV's newest season of "The Real World" is not even trying to be polite. "Real World: Skeletons," as the network has called it, will feature a new twi...

'Real World' Star Reveals Her 'Hardest Moment' Was Being Gender Policed On MTV

Alex Berg | Posted 10.07.2014 | Gay Voices
Alex Berg

I spoke with Fitz about the style series, the pressure LGBT women face to conform with conventional femininity, and if she's fully recovered from her time on reality TV.

Pedro Zamora's Torch

Judd Winick | Posted 10.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Judd Winick

We were so heartened to hear that the National AIDS Memorial Grove had renamed their college-scholarship program the Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship. It is dedicated to continuing Pedro's legacy by supporting the academic efforts of emerging young leaders who share Pedro's passionate commitment to ending the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

20 Items You're Gonna Need For The Real World

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.24.2014 | College

College taught us many things, like how to think critically, engage socially and stay awake for 36 hours on nothing but 5 Hour Energy shots and Kit Ka...

26 Things I've Learned About The 'Real World' In 26 years

Jaimee Ratliff | Posted 09.08.2014 | Women
Jaimee Ratliff

As I stand on the brink of turning 27 in a few short months, I must say stepping out of my comfort zone into an unfamiliar place has matured me in more ways than I could have ever imagined.

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Lauren Leaves 'Real World' After Her Baby's Father Is Revealed

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 02.27.2014 | TV

A new twist to the baby drama on "The Real World: Ex-Plosion" pushed one roommate out of the house. Lauren revealed to her ex, Cory, that she'd slept ...

I Kicked My Reality TV Habit and Now I Kind of Want It Back

Bustle | Posted 04.14.2014 | Women
Bustle

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.

Getting Real With Jonathan Murray: The Creator of The Real World Reveals Secrets of the New Season and Reflects Back

Dustin Fitzharris | Posted 03.30.2014 | Gay Voices
Dustin Fitzharris

Over the years, Murray, an openly gay man with a teenage son, has been a champion for LGBT rights. From Los Angeles he opened up about the new season of The Real World, Pedro Zamora and the shows imprint on pop culture.

Post-grad Life: Welcome to the Most Challenging Class of Your Life

Serena Lee | Posted 03.29.2014 | College
Serena Lee

The truth is, I have no clue what I am doing. I am 22 years young and I am terrified of admitting that. To quote the great philosopher Taylor Swift, "...

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...

Huge 'Real World' Shakeup

Posted 11.13.2013 | TV

MTV is shaking up "The Real World" for Season 29. According to EW, Season 29 will be set in San Fransisco and see a major format change with the addit...

How George Saunders Helped Me Find My Intellectual Life

Larissa Zimberoff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Larissa Zimberoff

But for some, for many just a bit older than I, there was really real programming in the form of The Dick Cavett Show: live television that featured the great literary and cultural personalities of the time.

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: San Francisco' Star And AIDS Activist Dies At 44

Posted 08.08.2013 | Gay Voices

AIDS activist Sean Sasser, who shot to prominence in 1994 as the boyfriend of "Real World: San Francisco" housemate Pedro Zamora, has died at 44. ...

Summer Love or Something Like It

Brooke Lyons | Posted 10.01.2013 | Women
Brooke Lyons

Even Grease warns us that, "It turned colder" and, well, "that's where it ends." Given our collective knowledge of how summer love pans out, why do we continue to covet and celebrate it?

Reality TV -- Rewarding Bad Behavior

Tom Green | Posted 09.15.2013 | TV
Tom Green

It used to be if you were 16 and pregnant you would get in trouble. Now you get a reality show. You get arrested on TV after a drunken binge and become an instant millionaire.

The Top 10 Fights From 'Real World/Road Rules Challenge'

Vulture | Posted 07.10.2013 | TV

The fourteen-year legacy of the "Real World/Road Rules Challenge" is one of epic alcohol consumption, poorly thought-out daredevil competitions that h...

The Truth Hurts: 7 Lies You've Been Told About the 'Real World'

Brazen Life | Posted 08.18.2013 | College
Brazen Life

American college students have been trained from an alarmingly young age to believe that as long as they show up, they should be rewarded. And that is lulling them into a false sense of security.

Should Nia Have To Leave 'The Real World'?

The Huffington Post | Alex Moaba | Posted 06.12.2013 | TV

Things are getting serious after last week's "Real World: Portland" brawl. In an exclusive preview clip from tonight's season finale, Johnny and Avery...

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...

'The Real World': Nia Gets Fired, Lashes Out At Boss

Posted 05.16.2013 | TV

Ever since her arrival on "The Real World: Portland," Nia has been at the center of almost every eruption. She's an explosion of chaos just waiting to...

'The Real World': Nia Threatens To Kill Jordan

Posted 05.02.2013 | TV

Nia continues to drive her carzy train to dramaville on "The Real World." This week, she was itching to start something with Jordan, and looked like s...