Jeff Pitman's Survivor 37: David vs. Goliath recaps

New recipe: Less napalm, more Machiavelli

Episode 3: New recipe: Less napalm, more Machiavelli

Published: October 16, 2018


Jeff didn't love the personal attacks that were presented as entertainment in Episode 3 of David vs. Goliath, especially since they seemed like a reboot of a past season's conflict. Plus a look at who the swap is most likely to reward or put at risk.

In praise of faking it

Episode 2: In praise of faking it

Published: October 9, 2018


Jeff exalts the opportunities that could arise from having easily fake-able idols this season, one player who seems to be faking everyone out, (and another who clearly is not), and other late-forming takes on Episode 2 of David vs. Goliath.

The promise, the grimace, and the peril in a Goliath premiere

Episode 1: The promise, the grimace, and the peril in a Goliath premiere

Published: October 2, 2018


Jeff finds there was a lot to like, and a fair amount to lament, in the Survivor: David vs. Goliath season premiere. An interesting new cast, and more time to meet them, but also some darkness.

The TDT DvG contestant draft

Pre-season: The TDT DvG contestant draft

Published: September 22, 2018


The True Dork Times writers (Ben Martell, Pat Ferrucci, Ryan Kaiser, and Jeff Pitman) come together to draft fantasy teams of David vs. Goliath contestants, in an attempt to win eternal* glory by having the team containing the winner. (*Offer expires roughly one month after the season ends.)

David vs. Goliath contestant projections

Pre-season: DvsG contestant projections

Published: September 20, 2018


Jeff Pitman sifts through the bios and the FOOs (and little else) to try to project which of the David vs. Goliath contestants have winning chances that are Likely, Possible, Unlikely, and Impossible.


Other TDT recaps:

Jeff Pitman has been writing Survivor recaps for far too long. Here are some you probably will regret reading...


Survivor: David vs. Goliath | Survivor NZ: Thailand | Survivor: Ghost Island | Survivor: Heroes v. Healers v. Hustlers | Survivor: Game Changers | Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X | Survivor: Kaoh Rong | Survivor: Cambodia | Survivor: Worlds Apart | Survivor: San Juan del Sur | Survivor: Cagayan | Blood vs. Water | Survivor: Caramoan | Survivor: Philippines | Survivor: One World | Survivor: South Pacific | Survivor: Redemption Island | Survivor: Nicaragua | Survivor: China | Survivor: Cook Islands | Survivor: Vanuatu | Survivor: Pearl Islands | Survivor: The Amazon | Survivor (US): Thailand | Survivor: Marquesas | Survivor: Africa


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