dating advice
Being eliminated from "The Bachelor" is life-changing in a “What the hell was I thinking?” kind of way.
In her new book, writer Kate Durbin uses transcribed reality-TV dialogue as fodder for a surprisingly sympathetic look at a medium that everyone loves to hate.
reality tv
If reality television wants to grow and stick around, it might need to make a few changes.
reality shows
And believe me, they're not glamorous. They're also not "real."
thought catalog
By now, it’s my fault that I’m still surprised by these solicitation calls about my marital status.
I would have to sit through hour-long conversations with storywriters, sound guys, interns, that focused on the imperfections of my body. I ate salads, but the one night we had pizza I was filmed more than anyone else.
reality tv
Here’s the thing: I don’t watch reality TV to have a mirror of society held up to my face.
julia allison
My love life hit bottom. And then my grandmother passed -- and everything changed.
the bachelor
The show is exploitative. Degrading. Absurd. And I’m hooked.
gabby douglas
I don't mind a little snark, but it is never, ever, ever cool for adults to say mean things about children. And yes, 16 years old counts as "a child."
reality tv
I'm not here to make friends -- I'm here to make you famous.
The only reality competition series I’ve ever loved is back for its ninth season. I’m trying to sort out why it matters to me so much.
america's next top model
I was sitting next to America’s Next Top Model’s Jay Manuel, during my five-hour flight from Los Angeles to New York. So I asked him the same 5 questions we always ask.
doggie moms
Why am I always watching these shows that are little more than women backstabbing and backbiting? It makes me feel like I’m not practicing what I’m preaching. Am I adding to the problem?
Last time I checked, there were worse things a girl could do than court fame and money.
Reality TV stars inspire blogs, clothing lines, fragrances, and even foods (SkinnyGirl™ Margarita, anyone?). So why NOT a series of quilts?
"70s again? I didn't even like the 70s when I lived through them."

Sep 30, 2011 at 1:30pm | 0 comments

Plus, my mom is learning new vocab from xoJane.

Sep 23, 2011 at 4:30pm | 0 comments

I feel bad about my schadenfreude.

Aug 4, 2011 at 4:02pm | 0 comments

celebrity rehab
Please fill Jane in on anything I may have forgotten. Also, I like Dr. Drew in a sexy way.
ami james