Kaiser Island - Ryan Kaiser's S36 recaps
Kaiser Island - S36
Survivor: Ghost Island analysis

The leader never wins

Episode 4: The leader never wins

Published: March 16, 2018


Ryan winds his way through the many impediments of Episode 4 of Ghost Island, from wandering wolves to spooked Kellyns to PB & J that is mostly neither PB nor J, but bread. Oh, and cursed immunity balls.

A broken family

Episode 3: A broken family

Published: March 9, 2018


Ryan recounts the twisting of the two happy Ghost Island families into two newly dysfunctional families, one of which has someone extremely averse to dirt. But help and/or Laffy Taffy are on the way, more or less. Or lies. Yes, lies are on the way.

Walking truly into the unknown

Episodes 1-2: Walking truly into the unknown

Published: March 3, 2018


Ryan Kaiser recaps the highs and lows, the sighs and 'fros, of Survivor: Ghost Island's first two episodes. Who were the players of the week? Who was terrible, but great TV? Who were the true ghosts?

TDT Ghost Island contestant draft

Pre-season: TDT Ghost Island contestant draft

Published: February 22, 2018


The True Dork Times writers (Andy Baker, Ben Martell, Dan Otsuki, Pat Ferrucci, Ryan Kaiser, and Jeff Pitman) assemble to draft fantasy teams of Ghost Island contestants, in an attempt to seize eternal* glory by having the team containing the winner. Unless one of the two undrafted players (Team Ghost) win, in which case everyone loses. (*Or until Fall of 2018, whichever comes first.)

Ghost Island cast assessment

Pre-season: Ghost Island cast assessment

Published: February 14, 2018


Ryan Kaiser evaluates the new contestants of Survivor: Ghost Island and assesses their chances of success. Who will be first out? Who will win? Who will come in somewhere in between?


Ryan KaiserRyan Kaiser has been a lifelong fan of Survivor since the show first aired during his days in elementary school, and he plans to one day put his money where his mouth is by competing in the greatest game on Earth.  Until that day comes, however, he'll stick to running his mouth here and on Twitter: @Ryan__Kaiser

Other Kaiser Island editions:

Survivor: Ghost Island | Survivor: MvGX, Game Changers, HvH (at Survivor Talk w/ D&D)


See also: The full True Dork Times index of past seasons.