Jenn Grijalva: One of the Best or Worst?

In the middle years of The Challenge, there were a lot of big names who never quite got a gold medal. One of the more notable names is Jenn Grijalva, an alumnae from Real World: Denver. She quickly became notable for her feisty attitude and ability to perform. While she had a few notable successes on field, she had just as many disappointments. Over the … Continue reading Jenn Grijalva: One of the Best or Worst?

Five Seasons With Dark Undertones

A lot has happened on The Challenge, some aired and some unaired. Every season has its share of drama, but some seasons take it to the next level. These are the seasons why Challengers fall victim to series of misfortunes, unhappy events occur, lives get ruined due to the drama. While some of these events are aired during episodes, other seasons have events swept under … Continue reading Five Seasons With Dark Undertones

10 Side Plotlines You May Have Forgotten

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

Every Challenge Season Renamed as a Friends Episode

Welcome to 2020, and we’re beginning the year with a brief break between Challenge seasons. Don’t worry, Season 35 is on the way (rumored in March), but you won’t be able to fill your time by watching Friends on Netflix. That show has left the streaming service, but it has certainly left an impression on the landscape of television. As fun activity, I’m going to … Continue reading Every Challenge Season Renamed as a Friends Episode

Remembering Diem Brown: Five Years Later

Today marks the five year anniversary of Diem Brown’s passing. For Challenge fans, her legacy still lives on, but it is important to remember as the fighter she was. Diem battled through three rounds of cancer and was very open about her journey. She documented everything, from her hair loss to her efforts to preserve her eggs. Her efforts portrayed the realities of fighting cancer … Continue reading Remembering Diem Brown: Five Years Later

10 Unaired Fights that Would Have Make The Challenge Better

Here we go. Another rumor article. Keep in mind, nothing here is confirmed, so everything is just a rumor. But, most of these have been discussed over time and many of them fit in plot lines of aired footage. Throughout the Challenge, a lot gets left on the cutting room floor. Sometimes this includes fights and arguments that focus around game strategy or hook ups. … Continue reading 10 Unaired Fights that Would Have Make The Challenge Better

10 Challengers Who Allegedly Lost on Purpose

If you watch The Challenge, you know TJ hates one thing: quitters. On Rivals 3, Brandon got a brutal lashing from TJ when he left to be with his girlfriend. On Invasion, Theo got a few jabs when he refused to jump off a cliff and essentially quit because he was afraid of heights. Even Mattie got became an anti-smoking ad when she quit the … Continue reading 10 Challengers Who Allegedly Lost on Purpose