Survivor 40: Winners at War – Episode 1 Recap & Analysis “Greatest of the Greats”

It seems as though a relationship built out of what I would call “enemy-ship” such as Sandra, Tony and Sarah or everyone’s dream alliance of Rob and Parvati was to have much greater success in the early stages of this game than a relationship formed out of actual friendship. Continue reading Survivor 40: Winners at War – Episode 1 Recap & Analysis “Greatest of the Greats”

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*

Who Could Win Survivor 40: All Winners (Part 1)

On May 18, 2019, Inside Survivor released the cast for Survivor 40 a season that only includes former winners of the show. Whoever wins Survivor 40, a season of some of the best former winners of the show, could go down as the greatest winner of all time. But who has a chance at winning the million dollar prize? Let’s take a look at each … Continue reading Who Could Win Survivor 40: All Winners (Part 1)

Casting Survivor 40: All Winners

According to Inside Survivor and Martin Holmes, season 40 of CBS’ greatest reality television show, Survivor, is set to be an all-winners season. An all-winners season has been something that Jeff Probst and the producers have wanted to do for a while, but they’ve never felt like they had enough entertaining/good, winners who would want to come back and play again. That is, until now. According to … Continue reading Casting Survivor 40: All Winners

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)

Survivor Winners Sorted Into Harry Potter Hogwarts Houses

What would a game of Survivor Hogwarts look like with some of the best, most famous players to ever appear on the show? The Mastermind attempts to find out with 4 tribes of 4 winners. Gryffindor Natalie Anderson Bold, brave and never afraid to make a big move, Natalie pulled off several impressive blindsides without ever doing so in a mean-spirited way. Tom Westman  With the heart … Continue reading Survivor Winners Sorted Into Harry Potter Hogwarts Houses

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)

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 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

Survivor Game Changers Episode 1 Recap, Edgic and Analysis

Wow! What an amazing way to kick off Survivor Game Changers. This episode was full of hilarious confessionals, interesting strategies and amazing moments. Let’s not dilly-dally, let’s get right into dissecting this wonderful 2-hour premiere titled The Stakes Have Been Raised. Opening Scenes  After a brief introduction for what the season has in store by the always pragmatic host Jeff Probst, we begin to see … Continue reading Survivor Game Changers Episode 1 Recap, Edgic and Analysis

Survivor Game Changers Premiere: Why Ciera Eastin Was Voted Out

“Day One I’m Going Zero to Sixty and I’m Staying at Sixty the Whole Way Through” – Ciera Eastin in her Gordon Holmes Interview. Everything Ciera was saying in the pre-season was all wrong. At times, it was preposterous. Just check out the quote above. Going from zero to sixty on day one is never a smart move and for someone of the caliber and experience of … Continue reading Survivor Game Changers Premiere: Why Ciera Eastin Was Voted Out

Survivor Winner Rankings 2016

In 33 seasons of Survivor, there have been some amazing winners. It is so incredibly hard to rank them as they all played different games and had to overcome a different set of circumstances to win their seasons. I usually tend to believe that the most deserving player of the season will win, but that was kind of thrown out the window in Kaoh Rong when … Continue reading Survivor Winner Rankings 2016