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And at this point the dress is much more fully developed and frankly speaking it’s a homely bag of garbage— I’m sorry— and I say to Vincent, “This does not look like design, this looks like dressmaking, and not nice dressmaking.” And he’s being his, um, I don’t hear you, I don’t see you, I don’t want to know what you have to say self, and it’s like “Yeh, yeh, yeh, yeh, I got a dress to do Tim, goodbye.” And Angela’s saying, “Well, you know something, I really don’t like this either, I’m concerned about it.” “Well you haven’t helped, you haven’t participated, your voice doesn’t matter.”

And I’m saying, “But wait a minute, the two of you are going to be presenting this, a lbeit it, Vincent, it’s your design that Tara chose, but Angela’s part of this team.” “She’s not part of the team!” I said, “This is, this is bad, and you know, part of the challenge here is the relationship that the two of you have. I mean, it’s the classic Make It Work… and this is not working. Um, you need to listen to Angela.” I, I have to say, I was putting it all on him at this point. “Um, and you, you need to, enlist her,

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Tim Gunn's Podcast (a reality chamber opera)  

an opera libretto by Jeffrey Lependorf based on a podcast of "Project Runway" fashion guru Tim Gunn, in which designers compete creating a g...

Tim Gunn's Podcast (a reality chamber opera)  

an opera libretto by Jeffrey Lependorf based on a podcast of "Project Runway" fashion guru Tim Gunn, in which designers compete creating a g...