Survivor Winner Rankings 2018 (18-1)

Survivor has been around for a whopping thirty-seven seasons. In that time there has been every kind of winner you could imagine. Every single winner has its flaws, critics, and faults. But every winner also has its strengths, merits and influence on changing the game forever. Although it is never easy to rank players who played vastly different games, The Mastermind will now attempt to update their winner … Continue reading Survivor Winner Rankings 2018 (18-1)

Top 50 Survivor Players of All Time (2019)

Thanks for checking out this article on the Top 50 Survivor Players of All Time. This article was last updated in May 2019. For the newer lists see…. NEW LIST Top 50 Survivor Players of All Time (Seasons 1-40) UPDATED 2019 LIST Top 50 Survivor Players of All Time (50-26) Top 50 Survivor Players of All Time (25-1) In thirty-eight seasons of Survivor, there have … Continue reading Top 50 Survivor Players of All Time (2019)

The Mastermind Award Nominees 2017: Best Blindside

What would Reality TV be without blindsides? If every vote-out was simplistic and straightforward, the industry would be dead. Thankfully, that is almost never the case and blindsides were in abundance in 2017. These are the four nominees for Best Blindside as part of the 2017 Mastermind Awards. NOMINEES ♥ Neda Kalantar Although devastating at the time for a fan of Neda, Kevin and that entire … Continue reading The Mastermind Award Nominees 2017: Best Blindside

Survivor Winner Rankings 2017

For the 2018 Survivor Winner Rankings click here.  In thirty-four seasons of Survivor, there have been some amazing winners. It is so incredibly hard to rank them as they all played vastly different games and had to overcome a very different set of circumstances to win their seasons. Nonetheless, just like every Survivor nerd, The Mastermind has attempted to rank every single winner of this game … Continue reading Survivor Winner Rankings 2017

Survivor Game Changers Episode 4: Why JT Was Voted Out

“If I wanted to, I could change the course of this game” – The words of JT right before he accidentally eliminated his only option on Nuku, Malcolm Freberg. After finding himself on the wrong side of the numbers at the tribe swap, surviving until day 15 was always going to mean that JT’s tribe, Nuku, were winning challenges. Unfortunately for them, challenge wins were hard to … Continue reading Survivor Game Changers Episode 4: Why JT Was Voted Out

Survivor Game Changers Episode 4 Recap, Edgic and Analysis

Survivor Game Changers continues to deliver on all fronts! Episode 4, titled “Dirty Deed” was another enthralling hour of television with so much to investigate. So let’s get right into our investigation without any delay at all. Here is The Mastermind’s episode recap, for the fifth hour/fourth episode of the always entertaining Survivor Game Changers! JT’s In Big Trouble  The moment the previews came in … Continue reading Survivor Game Changers Episode 4 Recap, Edgic and Analysis

Survivor Game Changers Episode 3 Recap, Edgic and Analysis

Wow! Survivor Game Changers is absolutely on fire at the moment. This episode saw one of the best tribal councils in the history of the show and a shocking elimination reminiscent of something that you usually only see on Big Brother; a player getting screwed over by a twist implemented by production. Let’s jump right into the amazing episode titled “The Tables Have Turned”. Hali Has No … Continue reading Survivor Game Changers Episode 3 Recap, Edgic and Analysis

Survivor Game Changers Episode 3 Why Malcolm Freberg Was Voted Out

“It’s very simple on paper but on paper is the only place it’s simple” – Malcolm during a confessional before tribal council. If there was ever a season of Survivor for Malcolm Freberg to win then this was it. The three-time contestant had everything coming to him and was set up so nicely all throughout the game. But, thanks to his good pal JT, who said … Continue reading Survivor Game Changers Episode 3 Why Malcolm Freberg Was Voted Out

Survivor Game Changers Episode 2 Recap, Edgic and Analysis

What a season Survivor Game Changers has turned out to be so far. We have started off with three fantastic hours of action and three intriguing eliminations, all worth so much discussion. But what a strange spectacle Episode 2 turned out to be! I loved every single minute of it, but everything about it was very odd. The tempo was strange and slow at times and … Continue reading Survivor Game Changers Episode 2 Recap, Edgic and Analysis

The Favourites To Win Survivor 34 Game Changers

It’s a star-studded cast that includes previous winners like Tony, JT and Sandra; eye-catching finalists like Aubry and Tai; villains like Brad and Ciera and heroes like Ozzy and Cirie. But who are the favourites to win this highly-anticipated 34th season of Survivor? Below are six names who have every shot. Sandra Diaz-Twine  Sandra likely has the greatest odds out of the entire cast to … Continue reading The Favourites To Win Survivor 34 Game Changers

SPOILER ALERT: Survivor Season 34 Cast

Oh my goodness. This cast BLOWS! Okay it’s not that bad. But, given the pool of players that they were choosing from there are some huge missed opportunities in favour of some ridiculous choices. An important thing to note before I begin is that in this cast, there are two Season 33 contestants, one male and one female, who I will give you a warning before … Continue reading SPOILER ALERT: Survivor Season 34 Cast

Top 10 Survivor Social Game Performances

The Top 10 Best Social Game Performances in the History of Survivor. Limiting entries to only one per player and to only one per category, so if you think someone is missing, check out “Top 10 Survivor Strategic Game Performances” 10. Danni Boatwright – Guatemala (Winner) Danni overcame one of the greatest odds to ever win the game, overcoming a 6-4 numbers disadvantage, that was … Continue reading Top 10 Survivor Social Game Performances