Frequent contributor to RealityTVWorld.com (as "shakes
the clown"), including providing episode summaries for SurvivorBlows.com,
Per Entertainment Weekly article, "I was shocked to
see the way that everyone floated from one person to another,
someone might be making out with someone on day one, and on day
three they're having sex with someone else. There was quite a
relay race going on."
When they initially pair off, Michael doesn't get any of the girls. Per Entertainment Weekly
article, "Very few people get the opportunity to be rejected by
eight women in the space of five minutes on national TV," , recalling his experience as one
of the two men how ended up without a companion during th einitial pair-ups. (The sad sacks
ultimately did find companions, as the doubly chosen he-men had to give up one of their admirers.)
"I'm used to that on a one-on-one basis in the bar, where you go back to your table and your
friends make fun of you. But this is a whole new level of exposure."