Meeting MySpace friends in real life

Renee is searching for true love. Shaina wants to find the world's best band. Taryn is just looking for an adventure.

It was bound to happen: MySpace meets reality TV.

The two pop culture trends will converge in the form of "Project MyWorld, a TV show that will document the lives of three young women as they trek around the world to meet their virtual friends in real life. You can find out who accomplishes her mission first (if any of them does) on DirecTV Oct. 2.

"Three fearless females will embark on the journey of a lifetime to discover the true stories and REAL people that make up our MySpace World," they say on their blog.

And why not? Ditching cyberspace for the asphalt seems to be de rigueur these days, at least in the world of instant celebrity. Just ask .

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