I was going to snark big time when I heard there was going to be a reunion show. In fact my teeth were gnashing, but then the reunion show turned out to be so sweet and nice and illuminating that I, uh, (may lightning not strike me) rather liked it. Andy Cohen behaved like a seasoned host and even asked good questions thanks to the viewers. (Tinkerbelle must have sprinkled me with BS dust. I really don't know where these nice words are coming from.)
Padma and Gail looked hot as usual. We learned that Gail acted as a bad ass sous chef for Ilan during the Food and Wine Classic competition in Aspen, and that Padma's wardrobe last year didn't lift Tim Gunn's eyebrows. In fact he approved of those slutty, bellybutton baring outfits. Well, I beg to differ with Tim. I like this year's soon-to-be-divorced woman-on-the-prowl look much better on her.
Ted informed us that Tom was an ICON of the bear community, meaning that muscular, strong, masculine, and burly men are falling all over him. Does that mean they admire Howie too?
Or does Howie resemble Uncle Fester too much?
Ilan looked particularly handsome in his penguin suit, but apparently the costumer forgot to include socks. Sam, self-assured and a touch arrogant, thought he had last season's victory in the bag. His demeanor the entire night seemed surly.
Dave was hysterically funny as usual. Bravo should hire him as the 'color' man for the show.
Sandee rocks. I miss her. Clay was gracious. It's good to see those two back for an encore.
And Micah did nothing to forward her cause. When she called herself a light-skinned African American I almost choked on my late night snack. Did anyone catch Cliff's expression when she said that? In fact, every time Fauxmicah opens her mouth, I feel like I'm falling down a rabbit hole.
But - why oh why did Bravo slow down the momentum of the show AGAIN? Especially when the fans are struggling to figure out how to snark this Nice Fest? What are they trying to do? Stretch the show until the new Project Runway airs? Stop messing with the formula Bravo, and get back to the competition. You're testing our patience, which, I for one, have run out of.