Does Tim Gunn’s outrage mean that Project Runway is better this season?

I confess: the one minute and nine seconds of Project Runway 8 below is the only part of this season that I’ve seen. I gave up during last season, and couldn’t imagine coming back for extended 90-minute episodes.

However, friends and others who still watch tell me this season is a vast improvement over the last two, which were Lifetime and Bunim-Murray’s first two attempts at taking over Bravo’s and Magical Elves’ signature series, the first of which was pretty awful.

One thing people who’ve stuck around have cited is this clip from last week’s episode, during which Tim Gunn goes off on the designers following the eviction. He’s mad, and not the “make it work” robot that he became in Bravo’s final season and Lifetime’s first. I love Tim Gunn, but I still have no desire to tune back in.

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.


Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 36, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.