'Runway' Day

pr1As the WGA strike trudges on, and the networks plan to backfill the programming void with reality tripe (TV Squad), at least we can fall back on Project Runway. If there’s such a thing as a gold standard for the genre, this is it. The fourth season kicks off tonight. Tim Gunn describes this crop of contenders as “the strongest group ever,” but you know, that’s the company line. They said the same thing about last season’s Top Chef, and I can’t say that was apparent once the cameras started rolling – though I am but a microwave artist.

— Meet the newcomers
— Rejected video submissions
9 primer links from Blogging Project Runway. They’ll take care of you from here.

“I haven’t been living anywhere for two years. I sleep at other people’s houses. I sleep here if I’m drunk.” – Season one winner Jay McCaroll, who had been crashing in his studio without a bathroom or kitchen – from a lengthy NY Mag article on the lives of contestants, post-Bravo – back in August.

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Posted by Ted Zee on November 14th 2007 | Home Page | 0 Comments Subscribe to this site's feed

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