If you put 30+ people in a house, there’s a few things guaranteed to happen. People will fight, hook up, and get hungry. Every so often we see food cause an argument, or at the very least, add a little fuel to the fire. These are the time when meals get ruined and fights get started. Whether the food was the reason for the fight … Continue reading Food Fight! Ten Challenge Controversies Surrounding Food
There’s one thing every Challenger has in common: they were once rookies. Some people shine during their rookie seasons, while other get the boot quickly. Some of our sloppiest competitors have been the first people to get the boot, leaving a big impact in a single episode. Here, I am going to look at some of our messiest first-boots on The Challenge. To be considered … Continue reading Ten Sloppiest Rookie Debuts
Most seasons of The Challenge are remembered for one or two main storylines. War of the Worlds 2 will be remembered for “Cara’s Cult” vs. the Bananas/Jordan’s alliance and Jordan proposing to Tori. Meanwhile, most seasons have some lesser storylines that are forgotten over time. These are minor fights that are ignored after a couple of episodes, relationships that never come to formation, or competitors … Continue reading 10 Side Plotlines You May Have Forgotten
War of the Worlds 2 has been a hard season for Wes. In three short episodes he went from having a slew of “secret” alliances to securing safety in the Tribunal to having his alliances questioned to an overnight stay in the hospital to getting blindsided in elimination to getting eliminated by Bear. That’s a lot for one person, but it’s not surprising it happened … Continue reading Wes Bergmann: Every Season Ranked
When it comes to best and worst Challengers of all time, there are a few names that will continuously pop up. I’ve analyzed Landon and Evelyn for their performances to determine if they’re the best. Now, let’s look at one of the worst: Danny Jamieson. His Challenge career has many notable lows including multiple early departures and the record of most elimination losses without a … Continue reading Is Danny Jamieson the Worst Challenger Ever?
Much like I did last week, I wanted to re-evaluate some of the greatest people to compete on The Challenge. Last week I looked at Landon, and now I want to look at Evelyn. Ev is constantly viewed as one of the best girls to play the game. In fact, many people will say she’s the best girl. Starting with her first season, I want … Continue reading Is Evelyn Smith Really One of the Best Challengers?
The Real World is officially back… on Facebook Watch this time. While the season is simply called “Real World Atlanta,” that does not pay respect to the 32 prior seasons of the show. That is a lot of history and a lot of people have viewed the show over the years. Here is my ranking of all thirty-two prior seasons. This is clearly biased, but I do … Continue reading All Thirty Two Real World Seasons Ranked
Final Reckoning was the second consecutive season of The Challenge without a Real Worlder debuting on the show. Despite this, The Real World is still a huge presence on the show. With a new Real World season in the works, it seems possible that The Real World will remain a staple on The Challenge. Some of the Real Worlders who shined on their season fizzled … Continue reading Ten People Great for The Real World, Not for The Challenge
This week, we saw Bananas compete against his new enemy Joss. While this was the main event, Tony and Sylvia also competed against each other. Both of these Real World Skeleton roommates had bad blood after Invasion, but it seems like there wasn’t a lot of anger when Sylvia eliminated Tony this season. This also isn’t the first time former roommates had to face each … Continue reading Every Time Former Cast Mates Battled in Elimination
Shane has been on The Challenge for a long time, but this week he pulled his most bold move yet: blatantly throwing the Don’t Push Me Around challenge. Many people called the move shady, but I disagree. It was rude, conniving, and selfish, but we all knew exactly what he was doing and he didn’t try to hide his motives. This is a contradiction to … Continue reading The History of Challengers Throwing Challenges
Saturday was a big day for Real World Austin alumni and Challenge champion Wes Bergmann. He married his wife Amanda Hornick in a ceremony attended by some of his old Real World roommates. Rachel, Lacey, Melinda, and Nehamiah joined Wes for the ceremony. While the wedding did not have a huge MTV presence, this Austin crew was also joined by one newer face: Devin. The … Continue reading Real World Austin Reunites at Wes’s Wedding
Every so often, we’re introduced to a newbie who seems perfect for The Challenge. Maybe they had an athletic past, seemed to be a political mastermind, or had muscles for days. Then, they got their Challenge jerseys and flopped. These are those people who may not have the ability to reach the potential I thought they had: Laterrian: On the Extreme Challenge and Battle of … Continue reading Ten Challengers Who We Thought Would Do Better