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January, 2017

Survivor contestant pages
Contestants: Redemption Island contestant pages

By Jeff Pitman | Finished: January 28, 2017

If you're itching to revisit the people who witnessed the dawn of Andrea and Phillip, the apex of Boston Rob, and the nadir of Russell firsthand, you're in luck! If not, well... the world continues to be as bleak and dystopic as before.

The Golden Ticket - S34
Pre-S34: The secret formula

By Ben Martell | Published: January 23, 2017

Introducing The Golden Ticket, Ben Martell's new column at the True Dork Times. This week: An introduction of sorts, all leading to a secret formula for success in the current Survivor metagame.

It's Kind of a Funny Story - S34
Pre-S34: Introduction

By Dan Otsuki | Published: January 17, 2017

A prologue, of sorts, for Dan Otsuki's new column, "It's Kind of a Funny Story." Dan shares his background in writing and Survivor, and his plans for examining the narrative and characters of the upcoming Survivor season.

Survivor contestant pages
Contestants: South Pacific contestant pages

By Jeff Pitman | Finished: January 15, 2017

A mere ten seasons after the season ended, all 18 contestant pages for Survivor: South Pacific are now complete. Clearly the most important event of 2017.

Jeff Pitman's recaps - S34
Pre-S34: We have to go back! But should we?

By Jeff Pitman | Published: January 8, 2017

Jeff Pitman runs the numbers on how returning Survivor contestants have performed in their second (or later) appearances, to answer whether it really is worth playing for (again). A cautionary tale in a mere six graphs.


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