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'Top Chef' takes slice out of 'Project Runway'



ilovelucy 8 years, 8 months ago

Love the joint blog, Sarah. As for the Voltaggio's, all I can say is YUM. I haven't yet watched Top Chef but plan to do so tomorrow. I really wish they would let Mike Isabella go too. He's a bit of a sexist, in my opinion. On PR, though, I really liked Epperson's dress. Why they let that idiot Nicholas win is beyond me. The dress looked cheap. Epperson deserves some recognition. He's a good dude. But even Christopher's dress looked better than that ice thing. That costume belongs in a drag show. As for the judges, it's really old not having Michael or Nina. That one judge last night who had won an oscar in what? the 60"s? was just too nice. I agree with you that this season is really sad and I will admit to liking Fashion Show much better, even though I though Kelly Rowland was ignorant with a capital I. They should NOT have let Ramon go. At least he has some creativity and isn't stuck in the 20-30's, like "Norma Desmond." Thanks for the joint blog!!!

Zachary Stoltenberg 8 years, 8 months ago

Great job on the joint, I follow both shows and agree with most of your points. I have been wondering for weeks where the heck Michael Kors and Nina Garcia have been hiding. And I agree, the guest judges got it all wrong this week. The ice queen was a garish costume, trying to justify it by saying "it would look better on camera" should have been their hint. The other two designs looked great in real life. Epperson should have won and Louise needed to go home. Ramon fell unusually short but at least he took the risk. Louise fell short and she played it safe. I bet if Michael and Nina had been there a better decision would have been made.

Sarah Henning 8 years, 8 months ago

You guys are right that Louise should have gone based on her lack of creativity. Ra'mon's dress was the ugliest by far, but he did take a risk and try, meanwhile Louise just went to her comfort zone and did it poorly.

I know this may sound dumb, but I tend to think ’40s girls like Louise and Kenley from last season are kind of narrow-minded as designers based on their own personal style. Wrong?

And I'm glad you guys like the joint blog:)

Bonkers823 8 years, 8 months ago

Well done on the joint blog. Though, I will say, slightly ballsy- I give you props! (this is coming from someone who works for Magical Elves, the company that USED to do Project Runway, but still does it for the Top Chef shows). I think PR lost it's touch because it took WAY too long for them to get the show out, they didn't know HOW to make the show work, since it was a whole new team working on it, and Bunim Murray had HUGE shoes to fill with the production quality as well as the challenges. I would say that it was joint effort to make it this bad. Casting is bad, the eliminations are bad (way to can the more interesting people), over all bad, bad,bad. I was really hoping that it would still be a good show...such a shame...

Kookamooka 8 years, 8 months ago

I love this blog. I don't watch the chef show because I am on a diet and can't take the torture. I totally agree with your assessment on Project Runway. I'm not impressed. The only guy who seems to have it in the bag is Christopher. Nicholas is so annoying I hope he screws up soon. The judges are banal.

Dare I say it... but....Isaac Mizrahi's "Fashion Show" was better. gasp

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