Mark Burnett

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2014

    Is the New Jesus Movie Son of God Tea Party Propaganda?

    That Bible miniseries, originally aired on the History Channel, won notoriety by casting an actor who resembles Barack Obama in the crowd-pleasing role of Satan. The producers -- Roma Downey, who plays Mary here, and Mark Burnett, who pioneered the watch-skinny-people-suffer genre with Survivor -- i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Google Hates Fat People, NYC Woman Claims

    ​About 20 people were battling for a chance to work for Google, one of the richest, most powerful and best employers in all the land, but seven people were cut from the hiring contest along the way, like some type of cutthroat Mark Burnett production. But everyone removed just happened to be a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    Review: Sarah Palin's Alaska is "Special," Just Like Her Family​The average American Sunday of many is something like: brunch, nap, football. This Sunday, however, might look a bit different, because now Sarah Palin might cross your channel-flipping path, hunting wild animals to kill in cold blood while she balances life as an Ala ... More >>

  • Art

    April 20, 2004

    The Hard Rocco Café

    Can The Restaurant survive its star chef's celebrity lifestyle and still turn a tasty profit?

  • News

    May 20, 2003

    The Race That Never Ends

    How an FBI Agent Works Out Her Life

  • Art

    April 29, 2003

    Upstairs, Downriver

    Starchy Brits and Jungle Wits

  • Columns

    September 26, 2000
  • News

    October 26, 1999

    The Million-Dollar Castaway

    Smile, You're on 'Lord of the Flies'