By Josh Morris
Reality television is a relatively recent pop culture phenomenon that has taken root on TV sets across America, and shows no signs of slowing down. What force better illustrates the American dream than overnight success made possible by 15-minutes of fame and notoriety, grabbing the attention of an entire country? Now, Donruss brings an all-new facet to the American dream: being immortalized in Donruss Americana trading cards.
Donruss has been making non-sports trading cards since the 1960s. This innovative new set features a mix of celebrities from television, politics, sports and cinema. The set spans a wide range of genres like sci-fi, horror, action, classics and even stars of reality television. Over 100 celebrities are featured in this set, each lending their personal autographs and clothing to be placed on trading cards with Donruss guaranteed authenticity.
Capturing some of the personalities who have captivated us with their unscripted and true-to-life portrayals of themselves, Donruss Americana has celebrities who have made their name in reality television like Melissa Jo Hunter, who went from nearly being duped by a penniless bachelor on Joe Millionaire to having a successful modeling career, and established stars like Scott Baio, who invites us into his personal life with Scott Baio is 46... and Pregnant.
Without changing the channel you can pick up Vince Neil from Mötley Crue and Surreal Life fame, Olympic gold-medalist Bruce Jenner who provides fatherly support to his family on Keeping up with the Kardashians, and Justine and Angela Simmons from Run's House who also happens to be the only mother-daughter pair in the set. Donruss Americana is available now and guarantees one autograph or memorabilia card in each hobby pack.