If you watched War of the Worlds 2 during its original run, you might remember commercials advertising Challenge-sponsored Spartan Races and a “chance to appear on a future season of The Challenge.” We know this has no impact on season 35, but does it mean anything for season 36? A bunch of Challengers showed up to sponsor the events. We had Tony & Jemmye, Brad … Continue reading Is Another Fresh Meat Coming?
Johnny Bananas won Rivals 3 and became the first 6-time champ in Challenge history. Six seasons later and he is still a 6-time champ (unless you count the Champ vs. Stars spinoff). Some will say he’s cursed because he stole Sarah’s money. Other’s will say he’s old. Regardless, something has happened and Mr. Bananas isn’t has good as he used to be. His early departure … Continue reading Can Bananas Ever Win Again?
Ex on the Beach 3 features three Challenge alumni: Devin, Marie, and Anthony. If you caught last night’s premier of Ex on the Beach 3, you only saw Devin. But if you know anything about EOTB, you’d know that exes pop up each then. Then exes of exes. Then exes of exes’ exes. We know Anthony is Marie’s ex, but it’s only a matter of … Continue reading Marie & Devin are Exes? Three Challenge Alumni Appear on Ex on the Beach 3
A recent trip to Maury revealed a surprising fact about Bananas’s relationship with Wes: they don’t actually hate each other. In fact, they’re basically just using each other to advance their careers on The Challenge. I can’t say I’m surprised, though I do think they have had moments of legitimate frustration with one another. While this “rivalry” may be a made-for-TV story, I do think … Continue reading Seven Challenge Relationships Where The Hate is Real
If you’re reading my blog, you know Johnny Bananas. With more Challenge seasons under his belt than anyone else, his record is full of really high highs and really low lows. Regardless of whether you love him or hate him, you have to admit his name is basically synonymous with The Challenge. After 19 seasons (seventeen regular, two spin-off), Bananas’s Challenge career is more of … Continue reading Johnny Bananas: Every Season Ranked
MTV loves to remind us that Dirty Thirty, Vendettas, and Final Reckoning are a trilogy. Though most of the connections between the three seasons seem forced, fans have accepted these three seasons as a cohesive unit. For this reason, I am going to be ranking every single cast member from these shows. My rankings will be based on a number of factors such as: prominence … Continue reading Ranking Every Single Cast Member from the Trilogy
$500,000 is a lot of money to turn down, but many competitors claim they would split the money with their partner if given the choice. We all know Ashley wouldn’t share, but I truly believe many competitors would. If given the option to split or steal, here’s what I think each competitor would do. I’d like to emphasize: these are my thoughts. Feel free to … Continue reading Who Would Have Taken the Money: Every Final Reckoning Competitor