Dating in the dark show online
She spoke with me recently about her televised dating experience and had some insightful comments on reality TV today, how it got here, and where it should head next.
"The word people should be looking for is television, not reality," says contestant Sasha Perl-Raver, who was one of six people looking for love in the third episode of this year's new ABC reality romance series.
In her blog, she writes "A large part of me feels like they edited out some of the best stuff to make the storylines clichéd enough to entertain without illumination" – a perfect metaphor for her dark dating experience.
In the episode, Sasha and contestants Jennifer and Megan all select the same man – athletic trainer Chris – to share a final date and reveal each other in the light.
Perl-Raver believes reality television has an opportunity to illuminate some of the more truthful sides of life – details about real people, real feelings, and real situations.
I asked Perl-Raver what she thinks about ultimate question, is love blind? "The only love that's truly blind is between a parent and their child.
contestant, allegedly murdered his model ex-wife before committing suicide, months after moving to Los Angeles to film the reality match-making contest.