Top 50 Survivor Players of All-Time (25-1) *OLD*

In thirty-nine seasons of Survivor, there have been some amazing players. It is so incredibly hard to rank them as they all had to overcome a different set of circumstances and navigate through completely different seasons, twists and themes. But nonetheless, The Mastermind has attempted to compile a list of the fifty greatest players of all time. Continue reading Top 50 Survivor Players of All-Time (25-1) *OLD*

Survivor Season Rankings 2019 (19-1)

In all honesty, 2019 was the most terrible of terrible years for Survivor. The horrid twist of Edge of Extinction, followed by one of the most unjust winners the show has ever seen was not the best way for Survivor to start the year. But it only got worse with all that went on in Island of the Idols. Due mainly to the actions of one player … Continue reading Survivor Season Rankings 2019 (19-1)

Survivor Season Rankings 2018 (18-1)

2018 has been a fantastic year for Survivor. Survivor Ghost Island produced a very entertaining show despite its critics while the latest installment of the show, Survivor David vs. Goliath is looking likely to go down as one of the very best seasons of all time. The following ranking takes into account memorable characters/players, memorable moments, the story/the editing, the winner and the overall production of each episode on a weekly basis. If you missed the first set of these rankings (37-19) take a look here. This current article ranks the 18th best season all the way to the very best. Here are the updated Survivor Season Rankings for 2018 from The Mastermind.  Continue reading Survivor Season Rankings 2018 (18-1)

Survivor Season Rankings 2017

For the updated Survivor Season Rankings as of 2018, click here! I came late to the game of Survivor. My first ever season was San Juan del Sur and from that moment on I fell in love. Now that I have watched all of the seasons and now that the latest season of Survivor, the rather lacklustre Game Changers, is now over, it is now … Continue reading Survivor Season Rankings 2017

Survivor Game Changers Premiere: Why Tony Vlachos Was Voted Out

“Coming into this game I already know I’m a huge threat. I created the spy shack, I found the special idol, I voted out my closest ally, and just when you think you’ve seen it all, you ain’t seen nothing yet” – Tony Vlachos in his opening confessional of Survivor Game Changers. Today we mourn the loss of one of the greatest legends in Survivor history, … Continue reading Survivor Game Changers Premiere: Why Tony Vlachos Was Voted Out

Top 10 Survivor Strategic Game Performances

The Top 10 Best Strategic 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 Social Game Performances” 10.  Richard Hatch – Borneo (Winner) 9. Natalie Anderson – San Juan Del Sur (Winner 8. Todd Herzog – China (Winner) .7. Brian Heidik – Thailand … Continue reading Top 10 Survivor Strategic Game Performances

Top 10 Audience Blindsides in Survivor History

Oh the blindside. Everyone loves a good blindside! Well, except for the person being blindsided. In human nature we have a need to be right. As humans watching Survivor, we always try to make predictions about which contestant is going home each episode, and when it is someone we never expected, it usually leaves us absolutely floored. When you think of Survivor blindsides you usually think … Continue reading Top 10 Audience Blindsides in Survivor History