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September, 2016

A whirlwind of windbags
Jeff Pitman's recaps - S33
Episode 1: A whirlwind of windbags

By Jeff Pitman | Published: September 26, 2016

Jeff Pitman's quick trip through the extended premiere of Millennials vs. GenX includes brief takes on the episode, theme, and standout contestants. And then, a triumphant (harrumphant?) return of the vidcap gallery.

The Baker's Dozen - S33
Episode 1: The end is the beginning is the end

By Andy Baker | Published: September 24, 2016

Andy Baker zooms in on the Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X premiere-opening sequence, and argues that it serves as a cheat sheet to the major players of the endgame. Like them or not.

Well, in theory... - S33
Episode 1: All about the power of the prime

By Pat Ferrucci | Published: September 23, 2016

Pat Ferrucci looks at Priming Theory, such as the outsized role that Probst and production, in emphasizing the season theme, influence the contestants' behavior. And then revisits his rankings.

The Baker's Dozen - S33
Pre-season: This boot order is crazy! (You won't believe #5!)

By Andy Baker | Published: September 19, 2016

Andy Baker counts down the likely finishes of the Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X cast, from #20 (the first boot) to #1 (the winner). And really, you won't believe #5. Probably.

Well, in theory... - S33
Pre-season: And the winner? I don't know?

By Pat Ferrucci | Published: September 17, 2016

Pat ranks the new Millennials vs. Gen X contestants into four categories: "Frontrunners"; "Eh, Maybe"; "I'm Thinking No" and the ill-fated "No Chance in Hell." And then he eventually picks out a potential winner.

Jeff Pitman's recaps - S33
Pre-season: Millennials vs. Gen X cast projections

By Jeff Pitman | Published: September 15, 2016

It's the semi-annual tradition that nobody anticipates, reads, or remembers, as Jeff Pitman assigns the contestants' million-dollar prospects to one four tiers of win likelihood: Likely, Possible, Unlikely, and Impossible. Again.

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