Bytes Podcast

Bytes Podcast is a podcast that that features interviews from some of your favorite reality tv stars from the past and present. Hear them #ByteBack on their show experiences, initial thoughts on their cast members, the notoriety that came with being a reality television personality, funny behind the scenes stories, and MUCH MORE!
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Jul 18, 2018

We're recapping episodes 1/2 with our favorites Marie and Shane.


Hear about production conspiracies, behind the scenes happenings, and what to look forward to in the future.

Listen to get the TEA

Jul 11, 2018

Our special guest this episode is none other than Real World Chicago alum and Challenge veteran, Aneesa! Aneesa discusses the balance of being a grad student and a reality tv personality, her comparison of the old days of the challenge compared to now, when she'll retire from the challenges, and her encounter with Issa Rae! 

Jun 27, 2018

To commemorate the new season of the challenge, some very special guests and I go in depth on all the teams.  

Preview this years challenge cast, with the real reasons they have beef, how well we think they'll do, and some behind the scenes info.


Final Reckoning July 10th.

Apr 18, 2018

Our guest this episode is none other than Katie Cooley (Doyle) from Road Rules The Quest! This challenge champion shares her initial thoughts on one of her cast mates, her "feud" with Veronica, her thoughts on how the Challenge has changed, and what she is currently up to!

Apr 4, 2018

Our guest this episode is none other than Road Rules Campus Crawl alum, Sarah Greyson. She talks about her crazy audition process, her portrayal on the show, her infamous "Gauntlet queen", and what she's currently up to! 

Mar 21, 2018

Our guest this episode is none other than Real World New Orleans alum Melissa Beck! Melissa talks about what she's learned from her reality tv experience, her run in Hollywood, her friendship with a fellow RW alum,  and why she decided to go off of the social grid. 

Mar 7, 2018

A TRUE OLD SCHOOLER in his own right! Our guest is none other than Real World Seattle alum Nathan Blackburn! Nathan speaks on his RW experience, his initial thoughts on his cast mates, his Hollywood experiences, and his trials and tribulations with addiction. 

Mar 1, 2018

Today we talk the EXPLOSIVE episode #8 of The Challenge Vendettas.  I have two special guests on Marie and Kayleigh from this season.  


We talk unseen fights, unseen flirtations, unseen DMs, and unseen notes.  Listen as we recount the most recent episode.  There's a lot that you missed.

Feb 20, 2018

Our guest this episode is none other than RW Paris alumnae, Mallory! She talks about life before the RW, her apprehensions about the camera crew, her successful modeling career, and why she decided to live a simpler life. 

Feb 6, 2018

Kendal discusses her relationships with former Real World & Road Rules alum, as well as sharing her thoughts on her cast mates in Part 3 of her interview. 

Feb 6, 2018

Part 2 of our interview with Kendal. As she shares a strange encounter with a "promoter"

Feb 6, 2018

Today's episode is a special treat! We have Kendal from Road Rules Campus Crawl! In Part 1 of our three parter interview; Kendal talks about life before Road Rules, living in LA with other cast members, after thoughts of the Inferno, past relationships, and an interesting spring break story with a fellow Road Rules Alum. 

Feb 1, 2018

Our special guest this episode is none other than Road Rules South Pacific alum, Tina (Barta) Bridges! Find out what she's currently up to, her rude encounter with a Challenge producer, and the infamous punch heard around the world! 

Jan 18, 2018

Part 2 of our interview with Coral. This round she discusses the relationships she's formed on the show (cast and crew), her true thoughts on the Battle of The Sexes 2. Her almost win on Fresh Meat, and her infamous exit from Gauntlet 3. Fast forward to today, we find out what she's currently up to!

Jan 18, 2018

Ladies & Gentleman prepare yourselves! We have The ORIGINAL Challenge QUEEN-Coral Smith. In Part 1 of our interview; Coral talks about her Real World audition process, her time on The Gauntlet, The Inferno, and Battle of The Sexes 2. Coral also provides behind the scenes insight too!

Jan 17, 2018

In this episode we recap episode #3 of the Challenge Vendettas with my guests Kayleigh Morris and Marie Roda.

Kayleigh explains how she came about to be on the challenge, her initial thoughts, and gives some unfiltered opinions on some cast members.

Listen as Marie and Kayleigh go down memory lane and give some behind the scenes info.


Jan 3, 2018

In our Season 2 Premiere; Shane Landrum & Marie Roda from the Challenge Vendettas join Drew in discussing episode #1.

Listen as we BS about the premiere, hear their thoughts on fellow competitors, some behind the scenes info, and Marie's escapades.

They help us preview the exciting rest of the season.

Dec 7, 2017

In our season 1 finale we had a blast from the past as Lowell interviews Sophia Pasquis from Road Rules The Quest.

We hear what life was like being a reality star in the "golden era", how her challenge experience shaped her perception, who she is still friends with, and some cool appearance stories.

Dec 7, 2017

Lowell gets to speak to Nick Brown, Nick Brown "The Movement" from Real World: Hollywood.

Hear his thoughts on his fellow cast members, how he parlayed his 15 minutes into a fun career, his time in the music business, and whether he wants to come back or not.

Dec 7, 2017

Lowell interviews Abram of Road Rules: South Pacific, and 2 Challenge Champion

He gives great insight on his shows, his thoughts now, what he's up to now, and his blunt opinions on the cast.

Oct 4, 2017

In today's interview, Lowell interviews Brooke Labarbera from the Real World: Denver and various challenges.

We find out about her experiences, unique casting circumstance, and what has come from the show.

Sep 20, 2017

Lowell interviews Cara Fudemberg from the Real World: Chicago.  Find out what she thinks about her cast mates now, if she'd ever been asked to do a challenge, what opportunities arose from her time on the Real World, and her current work on QVC.

This is a true blast from the past.  Enjoy!

Aug 31, 2017

Marie comes on the air to talk about the move she orchestrated on The Challenge Dirty 30, what we may have missed in the last two episodes, and the truth behind her elimination.

Aug 16, 2017

Lowell interviews Arissa Hill from the infamous Real World Las Vegas.

We walk down memory lane as she talks about her season, the challenges, what came with her fame and notoriety, and where she's at now.

Aug 7, 2017

Lowell interviews Leah Gillingwater of the Real World Paris in this episode

Listen to hear what she thought of her experiences, what came afterwards, and if she's been asked back in the recent seasons.

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