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Revealed!! The Oldster Cast

I am – Hercules!! If you haven’t heard the news, the next edition of “Survivor” pits 10 contestants 40 and older against 10 contestants 30 and younger. Now we learn only three contestants this season are over the age of 48. Jimmy Johnson, a Super Bowl winning ex-Cowboys coach, is now the second oldest individual to play “Survivor,” after season-one contestant Rudy Boesch, who competed at ages 72 and 76. Another new contestant, Dan Lembo, is now among six contestants who played the game at age 63 or older. There’s also an amputee named Kelly Bruno and a new element called “The Medallion of Power” that apparently helps with challenges. The women:
Kelly Shinn, 20 Nursing Student Mesa, Ariz.
Alina Wilson, 23 Art Student Downey, Calif.
Kelly Bruno, 26 Medical Student Current Residence Durham, N.C.
NaOnka Mixon, 27 Physical Education Teacher Los Angeles, Calif.
Brenda Lowe, 27 Paddleboard Co. Owner/Ex-NFL Cheerleader Miami, Fla.
Yve Rojas, 41 Homemaker Kansas City, Mo.
Jill Behm, 43 ER Doctor Erie, Penn.
Holly Hoffman, 44 Swim Coach Eureka, S.D.
Wendy DeSmidt-Kohlhoff, 48 Goat Rancher/Retired Army Officer Fromberg, Mont.
Jane Bright, 56 Dog Trainer Jackson Spring, N.C. The fellows: Judson Birza, 21 Student Venice, Calif. Chase Rice, 24 Pro Race Car Jackman/Singer Charlotte, N.C. Ben "Benry" Henry, 24 Club Promoter Los Angeles, Calif. Matthew "Sash" Lenaham, 30 Real Estate Broker New York, N.Y. Shannon Elkins, 30 Pest Control Co. Owner Lafayette, La. Tyrone Davis, 42 Fire Captain Inglewood, Calif. Marty Piombo, 48 Technology Executive Mill Valley, Calif. Jimmy Tarantino, 48 Commercial Fisherman Gloucester, Mass. Dan Lembo, 63 Real Estate Executive Water Mill, N.Y. Jimmy Johnson, 67 TV Sports Broadcaster/Former Football Coach Islamorada, Fla Find more photos here. “Survivor” returns (and moves to Wednesday) Sept. 15, the night of the “Big Brother 12” finale.
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  • Aug. 9, 2010, 6:08 p.m. CST

    nice eye candy

    by jameskpolk

    More photos of bikini babes are always welcome.

  • Aug. 9, 2010, 6:22 p.m. CST

    I hate to sound like a negative talkbacker

    by HapaPapa72

    But God, is this show STILL on?!? Coco told me to be positive, though, so...good luck ladies.

  • Aug. 9, 2010, 6:23 p.m. CST

    Why no featured pics of the men

    by Bronx Cheer banana hammocks?

  • Aug. 9, 2010, 6:25 p.m. CST

    nice to see that Jimmy johnson...

    by I87D

    has time to do this when not selling fraudulent boner pills at 3am on cable. I worry he's a got a gambling problem...

  • Aug. 9, 2010, 6:27 p.m. CST

    Wow, my eyes were bugging!

    by GeorgieBoy

    For the first 5 or 6 of them. Then I started to get ill upon seeing the rest...

  • Aug. 9, 2010, 6:54 p.m. CST

    I love how

    by MisterMe2002

    the women are under 30 or over 40...but there are no females that are 30-39

  • Aug. 9, 2010, 6:54 p.m. CST

    Season isn't over long enough...

    by Heckles

    ...feels like the show was just on. Give me a chance to miss you, Survivor.

  • Aug. 9, 2010, 7:15 p.m. CST

    Old women in bikinis!!!

    by RPLocke


  • Aug. 9, 2010, 8:15 p.m. CST

    Where's Jimmy Johnson in a Speedo??

    by ATARI

    ARGGHHHH!!!! MY EYES!!!!!!!

  • Aug. 9, 2010, 8:40 p.m. CST

    Jimmy Johnson

    by paulloch

    He finally gets to test out his Extenze(I'm sure he now gets a lifetime supply) on some bikini babes. The problem is no way ordinary people are going to vote to give a mulit-millionaire more money. His torch goes out first.

  • Aug. 9, 2010, 9 p.m. CST

    I don't see how the oldsters can compete

    by fiester

    in physical challenges and expect to win anything. There's a reality level in effect: people in their 20s are faster, stronger, fitter and have more endurance than people in their 40s. There's only one dude on the oldersters team that looks like he's actually in shape.

  • Aug. 9, 2010, 9:32 p.m. CST


    by T-RACE

    I'm thinking perhaps they'll employ more mental challenges, or a mixture of both much like they did with last season.

  • Aug. 9, 2010, 10:25 p.m. CST

    by MikeTheSpike

    Where the fuck are the cougars?!

  • Aug. 9, 2010, 10:36 p.m. CST


    by RPLocke

    Rudy in Season one was in his late 60s and stood on a pole for almost five hours while Hatch sat and watched him.

  • Aug. 9, 2010, 11:19 p.m. CST

    Yeah, where's the sexy Jimmy Johnson semi-nudes?

    by SkidMarkedUndies


  • Aug. 9, 2010, 11:23 p.m. CST


    by SkidMarkedUndies

    The oldsters have a former Army officer, an ER doctor, a fisherman and a Fire captain.<br /> <br /> Meanwhile, the youngins have a couple of bikini models and an art student.<br /> <br /> My money's on the oldsters and the under. Care to make a wager?

  • Aug. 10, 2010, 12:38 a.m. CST

    My Guess

    by DunderMifflinIntern

    The oldsters will lose early but that's not always bad when there's lots of fat to cut. They just cut a few of the crazy grannies(think Sandy from a few seasons ago, or Shambo), and after a few episodes they'll be competitive. If they're lucky, tensions within the youngins will rise without the outlet of tribal council. The oldies dump two grannies, maybe they beat the youngins and they let politics take precedence over tribal strength(i.e. get rid of Boston Rob instead of Sandra)...then the oldies could keep winning.

  • Aug. 10, 2010, 1:01 a.m. CST


    by Zeegloo

    Wow... go Montana!

  • Aug. 10, 2010, 1:08 a.m. CST

    The amputee

    by Lingerdog

    Did the photoshop in a foot for her there?

  • Aug. 10, 2010, 2:23 a.m. CST

    I suspect an older person will win this time

    by RPLocke

    The younger guys will stay around for awhile, but they usually back stab each other.

  • Aug. 10, 2010, 3:44 a.m. CST

    I've no problem sounding like a negative talkbacker.

    by Keblar

    Why the fuck does this show still exist, and why the fuck does Jimmy Johnson need to be on it. If this POS must continue to show the worst that human beings have to offer, can't it at least feature people who might actually notice the extra money in their bank account? Or has JJ pissed away his fortune on hookers and blow and nutra-system frozen dinners.

  • Aug. 10, 2010, 4:44 a.m. CST

    I'm afraid to read the Survivor talkbacks this season...

    by DadTimesTwo

    I enjoy the Survivor talkbacks but am afraid to read them this season because someone spoiled the ending of the last season in the subject line of a talkback post.

  • Aug. 10, 2010, 6:27 a.m. CST

    to answer your question Keblar

    by vin_diggler

    Why does this show still exhist? Because it makes money, plain and simple. People like myself are glad the show is still on and we hope it lasts another 10 years. Now please leave us alone, we've heard it all before.

  • Aug. 10, 2010, 7:10 a.m. CST

    I like Alina Wilson

    by MasterBatse

    Nice bikini bottom, and she kinda looks like Charlotte in Lost

  • Aug. 10, 2010, 8 a.m. CST


    by Himbo

    In the Palau season, the older team won several physical challenges because of cooperation and order. Teamwork counts for a lot, and they had Tom to crack the whip and create a team. One of the biggest problems with being in your 20s is that you think you are the strongest/smartest/fastest in the room, and that ain't always so.

  • Aug. 10, 2010, 8:39 a.m. CST

    Jimmy Johnson will win it all!!?

    by Titus05

    do the producers think that no one will recognize Jimmy Johnson?...could happen...not everyone is a big time NFL fan and knows all the former head coaches...most likely he'll survive until the 3rd or 4th week as he seems like a funny guy you want to have around

  • Aug. 10, 2010, 11:23 a.m. CST

    Sausage fear much Herc?

    by jimbojones123

  • Aug. 10, 2010, 11:38 a.m. CST

    My money is on

    by SenatorJeffersonSmith

    the asian chick. someone please let me know if I'm right, as I will continue my record of not watching this show.

  • Aug. 10, 2010, 11:55 a.m. CST

    Viewership Age Bracket

    by NoHubris

    The older casting makes me wonder if audience research indicates a key segment of viewership is within the higher age bracket.<p>The show has been around for awhile now, I guess.

  • Aug. 10, 2010, 12:02 p.m. CST

    Jimmy Johnson...

    by NoHubris

    ...will show fans of Coach-Dragonslayer what a real coach is made of.

  • Aug. 10, 2010, 12:48 p.m. CST

    "Sausage fear much Herc? "

    by jim

    Like that song by Blue Oyster Cult, "Don't Fear the Sausage"<p>Come on Herc...don't fear the sausage <br>Baby take my manhood...don't fear the sausage <br>We'll watch Survivor...don't fear the sausage <br>He's your man-crush...<br>laaaa, la la la la

  • Aug. 10, 2010, 1:13 p.m. CST

    Is Jimmy taking his Extenze with him?

    by Cletus Van Damme

    Ravage that young tail, Jimmy!

  • Aug. 10, 2010, 1:27 p.m. CST

    Jimmy Johnson like all (real) coaches

    by johnnyangelheart

    is a master of psychological manipulation. Be interesting to see how that works for him.

  • Aug. 10, 2010, 1:28 p.m. CST

    @NoHubris - I'm in the old farts demographic

    by johnnyangelheart

    and I'd rather see hot chicks in bikinis.

  • Aug. 10, 2010, 1:33 p.m. CST

    Banking on the MILF and Cougar phenomenon

    by estacado1

    Next season, pedo season.

  • Aug. 10, 2010, 1:54 p.m. CST

    Ok, Ok, point taken.

    by fiester

    I remain dubious about the one-sidedness of the match-up, however. I guess we'll have to tune in and see.

  • Aug. 11, 2010, 12:07 a.m. CST

    "Don't fear the sausage."

    by Hercules

    I'll only point out that the VERY FIRST PHOTO I posted featured the 10 hottest dudes of this coming season.

  • Aug. 11, 2010, 7:58 a.m. CST

    It should have been women over 40, men under 25

    by RedBull_Werewolf

    Survivor: Couger's cove

  • Aug. 11, 2010, 10:24 a.m. CST

    Masterbatse and Linderdog

    by jtp8000

    Yeah, Alina does look like Rebecca Maeder. <p> And yeah, you can see the pants and foot on Kelly Bruno were photoshopped in- and not to well, You can see the lower part of her body does not fit with the upper body.</p> <p> I remember when Chad was on Vanautu there were people trying to get rid of him for the sympathy factor. I don't expect the same with Kelly- they will look at her as slowing them down and ax her first unless someone else really fucks up or comes across as a dick</p>

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  • Aug. 13, 2010, 9:18 p.m. CST

    @ johnnyangel

    by NoHubris

    I'm a young man, but IMHO "oldster" ladies can be hot too.