During a time of lockdowns and shut-ins, many people have used technology to reconnect with old friends. Two previous seasons have reconnected during this time: Road Rules Campus Crawl and Real World Boston. The six original Campus Crawl cast members all reconnected on Zoom. We’ve seen Darrell and Shane fairly recently, and Rachel appeared on Battle of the Exes in 2012. The other cast members … Continue reading Real World Boston & Road Rules Campus Crawl Casts Reunite
Many years ago, The Challenge was based around two shows: Real World and Road Rules. Though often forgotten by MTV, there are ways for fans to access Road Rules. With one exception: Maximum Velocity Tour. This is the one season that has been missing from the archives and has less information floating around the internet than other seasons. In my opinion, this is Road Rule’s … Continue reading Game Changers: Road Rules Maximum Velocity Tour
Sad news for old school Road Rules fans. Brian Lancaster who appeared on the seventh season of the show passed away late last week at 43. While no official cause of dead has been released, it is believed to have been caused by heart failure and Brian had a history of arrhythmia. Brian’s original Road Rules season premiered in 1999, and though he never competed … Continue reading Brian Lancaster of Road Rules: Latin America Dead at 43
It is with much sadness that I am reporting that Danny Dias who starred on Road Rules: X-treme in 2004 and The Gauntlet 2 in 2005 has died at the age of 34. The story is still emerging, so not all details are clear. The cause of death is not clear, but at the moment it is being treated as an overdose or a suicide. … Continue reading Road Rules Alumni Danny Dias Dead at 34
Recently, Challenge champions and podcast hosts Susie Meister and Sarah Rice caught up with Gauntlet champion Sarah Greyson on their podcast The Brain Candy Podcast. If you’ve never checked out their podcast I highly recommend it. Not only does it give you a good dose of Challenge facts and nostalgia but Sarah and Susie do a great job of covering human interest topics. In their … Continue reading Ten Fun Facts from Sarah Greyson
As recently noted, Road Rules recently celebrated its 20th birthday. The show has given us many memorable cast members on The Challenge, and despite the fact that some only spent a little bit of time on our screens they made a lasting impression. These are 20 of the people who appeared on The Challenge and left it too soon: 20. Danny Dias ( Road Rules … Continue reading 20 Road Rulers Who Retired from The Challenge Too Soon
Happy 20th birth Road Rules! On July 19, 1995 the show premiered with its first season. 20 years later, the show has been on “hiatus” for 8 years. Unlikely to ever return to our screens, fan of the show still hope to see their favorite Roadie on the Challenge. This is what original cast looked like: This is drastically different than the casts we see … Continue reading Road Rules Turns 20
With Are You the One invading The Challenge, the show is moving further and further away from its Real World/Road Rules roots. In fact, we haven’t seen a Road Rules on the show for about 3 years now. While interest in Challenges has dwindled to some degree, it seems like there are some Roadies still willing to duke it out on a competition reality show. … Continue reading Will We Ever Have Another Road Ruler on The Challenge?
Recently, Katie Doyle Cooley announced that she is expecting her first baby with her husband, and she made the announcement in the cutest possible fashion: as a movie poster. The baby isn’t expected for another 7 months, but she is about to enter a very exciting part of her life. I especially love the fact that her announcement poster emphasizes the fact that her pregnancy … Continue reading Road Rules Alum Katie Announces Pregnancy
When The Real World began, life was uncertain after the show. Cast members didn’t know if they would remain relevant in the public eye, and while the cast members did lose their relevancy after the show, there are some scandals that kept us talking about them. We’re not talking about indents that happened on camera. Rather, we’re focusing on the ones that happened off. Rachel … Continue reading The Biggest Scandals
Right now there’s a magazine out named Real Stars: Where Are They Now? I’m not sure which company published it, but I saw it at Barnes and Noble today. I’m going to give a quick summary of what I saw in the magazine. I’m relying 100% on memory right now, so I might be slightly wrong. Basically, the magazine featured the A,B,C”s of reality TV. … Continue reading Real Worlders and Road Rulers featured in Real Stars Where Are They Now?
Anyone that watched the challenges between 2001 and 2003 would remember this girl. Emily Bailey. She was known for her ruthless game play and she managed to stay one top of the game. She started out on the Extreme challenge where she was best known for her rivalry with Julie. Before Coral was in the picture, Emily was Julie’s rival. On Battle of the Seasons … Continue reading Missing: Former Challenge Queen