Episode 8: Inductive reasoning
Published: April 16, 2018
Sifting through the fallout of an explosive Ghost Island merge vote, Andy identifies the clues in the story we've been told so far, and uses them to piece together (maybe) the story remaining for the post-merge game.
Episode 7: Baker's dozen
Published: April 8, 2018
With a Baker's Dozen worth of players remaining, Andy re-projects the boot order of the 13 Ghost Island contestants left. Who will emerge victorious in Domenick vs. Chris, and in the game as a whole?
Episode 6: The contrarian returns
Published: April 1, 2018
Andy offers some alternative takes on Episode 6 of Ghost Island, including criticism both of blindfolded challenges and of mocking Chris, and wait... who does he see as the Colby who could win?
Episode 5: Who knew?
Published: March 25, 2018
Andy explores the many different ways his surprise at being surprised by Episode 5 of Ghost Island ended up being a good thing, then looks ahead to how he might not be surprised by the upcoming swap and merge.
Episode 4: The darkest timeline
Published: March 20, 2018
Following Brendan's boot, Andy contemplates all the other terrible ways Ghost Island could finish. Fear not, though: He then envisions a more likely outcome that seems much brighter. Don't worry, there are lots of twists and idols and advantages involved.
Episode 3: Beyond the obvious
Published: March 11, 2018
Was booting Morgan a bad idea? Did Libby's decision hurt her game? Are there shenanigans to be had with the Ghost Island stationery? Andy tackles these and other questions that go beyond the obvious topics of Ghost Island's third episode.
Episodes 1-2: Middle school for money
Published: March 6, 2018
Andy takes a tour through the grown-up version of middle school (Survivor), and revisits the first two boots, what the first three minutes told us, what we can expect from Ghost Island going forward, and assesses the contestants with rising and falling prospects (and those rendered mute and invisible).
Pre-season: SuperFan fiction
Published: February 27, 2018
Andy has digested as much pre-season information as possible, mulled it, processed it, ruminated, and projected it as a speculative interpretation of how Survivor: Ghost Island will play out, from First One Out to Sole Survivor. It's SuperFan fiction.
Pre-season: TDT Ghost Island contestant draft
Published: February 22, 2018
The True Dork Times writers (Andy Baker, Ben Martell, Dan Otsuki, Pat Ferrucci, Ryan Kaiser, and Jeff Pitman) assemble to draft fantasy teams of Ghost Island contestants, in an attempt to seize eternal* glory by having the team containing the winner. Unless one of the two undrafted players (Team Ghost) win, in which case everyone loses. (*Or until Fall of 2018, whichever comes first.)
Pre-season: Back for more
Published: February 19, 2018
Andy Baker is back for more forecasting of the contestants' chances, analysis of the twists, questioning of production, and everything else you would expect from The Baker's Dozen. Now for Survivor: Ghost Island.
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