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Next Food Network Star: Why Russell gets my vote

So I’ve been following Next Food Network Star since the beginning of this season, even though none of the contestants really grabbed me entirely from the start and convinced me I’d be interested in a show featuring them. Some just seemed boring; some seemed like reality tv attention hogs and celeb wannabes; a few were downright creepy (I won’t name names.)

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Next Food Network Star…quick thoughts after the first episode

I’m not sure why I keep watching Next Food Network Star every season, given what a joke it really is. (When Guy Fieri is a network’s most successful find via this competition that kind of says something…) And especially when I actually was excited about the possibility of a cooking show by Justin Warner last season and then he just…basically vanished after a single pilot show that had nothing to do with his original show premise and just looked like another generic Food Network road/food show.

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