the amazing race

News

For the first time ever, an all-female team has won the reality show “The Amazing Race.” It only took 17 seasons! Congratulations to the lucky winners, Nat Strand and Kat Chang, who took home a $1 million prize. [New York Times]
Women did not advance much in the nation’s boardrooms this year: In fact,… READ MORE »


Entertainment

I’ve long considered “The Amazing Race” to be the poor man’s “Survivor,” though I obviously would not turn down a shot to appear on either show (CBS, call me!). But I may just have to open up a slot in my Sunday night TV schedule if these new casting rumors are to be believed. READ MORE »


Entertainment

On the Sunday premiere of “The Amazing Race,” Zev Glassenberg, a 26-year-old with Asperger’s syndrome, will become the latest reality show contestant to openly acknowledge having the disorder. We think this is very cool, but we have to ask: Why does Asperger’s get so much play in the media? First, there was Heather on cycle… READ MORE »


Entertainment

While we’ve complained in the past that reality TV has become a pulpit for pseudo-Christian hypocrites [Note: We have mad love for real Christians, but TV tends to attract the opportunistic and greedy do-as-I-say-not-as-I-do-types.], we were thrilled to see a pair of married lesbian ministers on this season of the Amazing Race. Though Kate Lewis… READ MORE »