Project Runway moves to Lifetime, chaos ensues
Project Runway is falling apart at the seams.
The show, currently casting for its fifth season, was recently acquired by Lifetime. That’s bad enough, but then Nina Garcia, Colombian fashionista and long-running Runway judge, was fired as fashion director at Elle magazine.Forum | April 28, 2008
Art requires a visual rhetoric with skill, not hypocrisy
Of all writing clichés and gimmicks that exist, the one that bothers me the most is the kitschy use of an introductory statement in which a writer admits something to the effect of, “I tried to think of something to write, but couldn’t.” The first few times I saw someone use the I-don’t-know tactic, I liked it — I thought it was endearing. And in reality, it does function as such: Admitting a weak...Forum | April 21, 2008
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Cosmo vs. Esquire: Why do women’s magazines lack intellectualism?
I’ve always been a big fan of magazines — they’re cheap, portable one-stop-content-shops that suit most any kind of mood that strikes my fancy in the supermarket check-out line. I’m such a big fan of magazines that, despite their expendability, I hoard stacks of them in my room (blame a natural inclination to be a pack rat and a healthy dose of a weird guilt). I read a few different kinds of magaz...Forum | September 10, 2007