by Andrew Breiner Posted on June 3, 2015
Here's how reality TV could take on entrenched wealth and inequality.
by Zack Ford Posted on January 12, 2015
Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants... and reality television is a very bright spotlight.
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on October 3, 2014
"Coming Out" and "The T-Word" premiere next week.
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on May 25, 2014
Almost everything about The Bachelor is absurd. But it's still a runaway success after 18 seasons. Here's why.
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on February 17, 2014
As 'Big Brother' starts casting for a new season, should it exclude people who are likely to make bigoted remarks? Or is that part of capturing reality?
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on January 21, 2014
'The Bachelor's Juan Pablo Galavis' reasons for excluding gay men from the show are stereotypical--and accidentally get at a truth about reality TV.
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on December 19, 2013
Phil Robertson's ugly remarks and suspension from 'Duck Dynasty' aren't just another scandal. The incident is a hugely revealing look at who--and what ideas--have power in the media.
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on December 10, 2013
Susan Boyle's recently learned that she has Asperger Syndrome. Why her diagnosis--and her willingness to speak about it--matter.
Treating Sarah Palin as a relevant political figure is a losing game for liberals. Let's hope she becomes a pure celebrity, so we can just ignore her.
by Sharmin Kent - Guest Contributor Posted on October 11, 2013
Drag's most famous representative wasn't initially drawn to the form, but RuPaul's used 'Drag Race' to become an Oprah-like inspirational figure.