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Why Hollywood screenwriter Mike White wanted to test his limits by competing on Survivor

Mike White might be best-known as a writer, actor or the man behind the critically-acclaimed HBO series Enlightened, but this year he added an unusual credit to his resume — playing himself on Survivor.
Writer and actor Mike White was the runner-up on 37th season of Survivor. (Amy Sussman)
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Mike White might be best-known as a writer, actor or the man behind the critically-acclaimed HBO series Enlightened, but this year he added an unusual credit to his resume — playing himself on Survivor. He joined Tom Power to chat about finishing second on the most recent season of the reality TV staple, called Survivor: David vs. Goliath, and tells us why he so desperately wanted to become a castaway on the island. 

— Produced by Mitch Pollock

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