Originally based on the Real World & Road Rules, The Challenge has had a very diverse group of people compete on the show. Reality TV has given us a lot of diversity, but The Real World (especially) has been a trailblazer for showcasing LGBT representation. Over its 33 season, The Challenge has had some kick-ass LGBT players. These are some of the best players who … Continue reading 10 Most Badass LGBT Challenge Competitors
The final Challenges have become increasingly harder over the years, but one thing has remained consistent: some people have a really hard time. There are always people who simply cannot finish certain sections or people who collapse under the pressure. This list is going to look at the ten people who had the worst experiences in the final. For some of them, they overcame the … Continue reading Ten Most Memorable Struggles in the Final
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
As predictable as half of the Challenge cast tends to be, the other half of the cast tends to be a wild crapshoot. Let’s look at Vendettas for example. Of course there’s Bananas, Leroy, Cara Maria and Zach. Then, we have Brad returning, Natalie from Big Brother, Kyle from Georgie Shore, and Veronica continuing her “born again rookie” era. A good returner can make for … Continue reading 10 Returns That Could Make Challenge 34 Exciting
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
The Real World is a show whose formula seemed mostly unchanged, at least for the first twenty-eight seasons. There have been some shifts in the direction in the show, but the late 00’s found the show getting somewhat stale. Thanks to the super-saturation of reality TV shows across cable networks, the Real World had a hard time competing. The concept of young adults partying and … Continue reading Game Changers: Real World Brooklyn
Part One of the reunion has aired, and Ashley received a verbal lashing for stealing Hunter’s share of the prize money. Some people can’t understand this, others agree with Ashley’s decision, but very few are actually surprised. Naturally, parallels are drawn between Ashley stealing Hunter’s money and Bananas stealing Sarah’s money on Rivals 3. When Bananas was asked about Ashley’s decision he defended Ashley. He … Continue reading Bananas vs. Ashley: Who’s More Savage?