Recap: The Amazing Race 31, Episode 4 – “Now we’re in a water fight with these Vietnamese men!”


Recap: The Amazing Race 31, Episode 4 – “I Took Out a Polar Bear”

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Corinne & Eliza don’t understand why no Big Brother teams have been eliminated yet. Continue reading

Recap: The Amazing Race 31, Episode 3 – “Put your 35-year-old big girl panties on!”


Recap: The Amazing Race 31, Episode 3 – “Here Fishy, Fishy, Fishy”
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After teams make plane and hotel reservations using the Travelocity app, they wait at the airport where Becca & Floyd have a peace offering for Tyler & Korey after U-Turning them. Rachel & Elissa also have a peace offering for Becca & Floyd, but they and Tyler & Korey just roll their eyes at them. Continue reading

Recap: The Amazing Race 31, Episode 2 – “I can’t end on an elephant. I love you too much.”


Recap: The Amazing Race 31, Episode 2 – Knock the Newbie Out of Us

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Teams learn they will be flying to Luang Prabang, Laos! Continue reading

Recap: The Amazing Race 31, Episode 1 – “This is way harder than Survivor.”


Recap: The Amazing Race 31, Episode 1 – “You’re in Our Race Now.”

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The first ever Amazing Race Reality Showdown begins at Hermosa Beach. Phil welcomes Survivor and Big Brother alums, as well as returning Race teams. Continue reading

The Amazing Race 31 Pre-Race Team Rankings!


Flashback to one year ago around this time. Rumors that season 31 of The Amazing Race would feature the invasion of CBS reality show alums started circulating around the internets. Everywhere from reality show blogs to gossip mags to anonymous CBS insiders on Twitter began releasing possible shortlists for the new cast.

And what horrific shortlists they were! Continue reading

Commentary: Polarizing Politics and The Amazing Race

Recently, fans of The Amazing Race online were discussing possible future locations for the series. Especially as the series is still struggling to hold on for dear life. (Though in a slightly less precarious situation now than a few months ago.)

And one long wished-for destination (and one of the few Amazing Race-producing countries in the world), Israel, was mentioned. Almost immediately several fans expressed everything from hesitation to downright abhorrence. The reason being the complex and decades-long political and social quagmire that has only gotten much more heated in even just the last few weeks. Continue reading

The Amazing Race 30 Season Wrap-Up


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Thirty seasons for any television program is a major accomplishment. So for The Amazing Race, which after its 3rd season needed some celebrity endorsements to even find a timeslot on CBS, completing this 30th season is almost a miracle. Continue reading

Recap: The Amazing Race 30, Episode 12 – “He just pulled a propeller out of his butt.”


Recap: The Amazing Race 30, Episode 12 – It’s Just a Million Dollars, No Pressure (Hour 2)

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This is it. Teams fly on China Airlines business class to their final destination, San Francisco. Continue reading

Recap: The Amazing Race 30, Episode 11 – “The crabs were vicious killers.”


Recap: The Amazing Race 30, Episode 11 – It’s Just a Million Dollars, No Pressure (Hour 1)

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Teams head to Hong Kong for the penultimate Leg. Upon arrival, teams must head to Victoria Peak where they will take a photo with the skyline behind them in order to receive their clue. Continue reading

Recap: The Amazing Race 30, Episode 10 – “They’re dead, right?”


Recap: The Amazing Race 30, Episode 9 – The First Rule of Amazing Race Club (Hour 2)

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Teams must now fly to Chiang Mai, Thailand via Bangkok. Continue reading