"Note to Project Runway casting team: women (this gal included) enjoy having at least one attractive, possibly heterosexual male to watch and lust over in an hour and a half’s time, especially if nothing more exciting occurs than Tim Gunn announcing “Oh, they’re wooly balls!”"
-Second City Style on last week's Project Runway
I swear that sometimes, the most depressing thing about being a Project Runway fan--and this is impressive, given how increasingly blatant the show has gotten--is the misogyny, and I'm not just talking about every other word out of Michael Kor's mouth. And this one is somehow impressively
depressing, since it goes out of its way
; most misogynists are perfectly content to leave it at the idea that women love the show since it's about clothes, and clothes are all girly and stuff. (I've also seen a lot of people arguing that Jason should have been left in, to give the straight women that something to lust over, but on that one I just have to say that if Jason is what you consider a good lust object, I feel for you on many