The Real World DC Power Rankings: The final episode

Sometimes, something ends and it reminds us all of life’s fleeting, impermanent nature. Last night, America felt its own mortality a little more keenly as we were forced to say good-bye to our seven favorite roommates and watch… Read More

The Real World D.C. Power Rankings: Week Thirteen

1) Josh (previously #8 ) At many points throughout the season (which will be over next week!), I’ve found myself wondering just what kind of environment could spawn someone as tool-y as Josh. This week, when we witnessed… Read More

The Real World DC Power Rankings: Week Twelve

1) Erika (previously #2) The majority of the episode was devoted to Erika’s long, overdramatic, and incredibly irritating struggle over whether or not to stay in the house, but I wouldn’t have given her the top spot if… Read More

The Real World DC Power Rankings: Week Eleven

1) Andrew (previously #1) Yes, I know it’s the third week in a row. But Andrew got a girlfriend! And she’s hot! Sure, she’s a divorcee and former model who’s probably just using him to get on TV,… Read More

The Real World DC Power Rankings: Week 10

1) Andrew (previously #1) At the tail end of last episode, a very drunk Andrew was pushed off the house’s railing onto the pavement by a very, very drunk Ty. So given that this week began with him… Read More

The Real World DC Power Rankings: Week Nine

1) Andrew (previously #7) Sound the alarms, release a cageful of white doves, and cue the Hallelujah Chorus: Andrew got laid! But better yet—Andrew got laid twice! After the first encounter, when he sat in the confessional doing… Read More

The Real World DC Power Rankings: Week Eight

1) Mike (previously #3) This spot really shouldn’t go to Mike, but rather to Mike’s homosexuality. Between a visit from his family where he talks to them about his work on LGBT issues and a fight with his… Read More

Real World DC Power Rankings: Week Seven

1) Erika (previously #6) After not having given us too much to talk about in previous episodes, Erika shows her true colors this week, and man, are they annoying. She spends almost the entire episode going at it… Read More

Real World DC Power Rankings: Week Six

1) Mike (previously #8 ) Mike deserves a trophy as the only roommate who got any this week, and for (presumably) tagging all the bases at that. After going to a gay club and getting lots of free… Read More

The Real World DC Power Rankings: Week Five

Last night, Americans across the nation glued their eyes to their television screens where powerful figures addressed issues of national importance and immediacy. And if you happened to change the channel during commercial breaks, I think Obama might… Read More