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Ewww. Nasty. And I hated the few minutes of an episode that I watched.

Posted by Fitz | August 20, 2008 1:02 PM

Hell in a couple of years I will too.

Posted by Mr. Poe | August 20, 2008 1:14 PM

Yeah, Jim's a hottie. But I have to disagree with you on the Yoga instructor.... he looks weird.

Posted by boxofbirds | August 20, 2008 1:18 PM

I take that back, everyone looks terrible in their headshots on the Logo web site, so I can't pass judgment on the yoga instructor.

Posted by boxofbirds | August 20, 2008 1:23 PM

Well, Project Runway was good for three seasons and now it really does suck and not in a good blow job sorta sucking either.

Posted by Cato the Younger Younger | August 20, 2008 1:31 PM

Isn't that the Calpernia whose real-life boyfriend (Barry, a soldier) was killed by a couple of his "buddies" from his unit for being "gay"?

Posted by DanFan | August 20, 2008 1:55 PM

I've watched a couple of these, the first and a few in between, then the last one. It's very predicatable and formula-TV but nonetheless I appreciate that Logo is *trying* to break some barriers.

AND wooo daddy, I'd fuck Jim any day. But I like trans folks and don't feel the need to reassure myself that I'm sexually 100%straight/gay by putting paragraphs of qualifiers around my stating my attraction to a trans person.

Also, @ Dan Fan: yes.

Posted by Dee in SF | August 20, 2008 2:27 PM

Yes, that is in fact the same Calpernia.

Also, Adrian, even bearing in mind your undoubtedly lighthearted intentions, I'm taking you to task for throwing around "tranny" like it ain't no thing.

To make a painfully obvious analogy, I call myself a flaming faggot all the time, as do plenty of my friends, which is fine, because we all happen to BE flaming faggots.

Since you presumably are NOT a transsexual (an assumption bolstered by the various and barely subtextual insults in your post), don't you think it might be a good idea not to call this woman a tranny?

also, if you do end up sexing up Jim, please post pictures.

Posted by Faggot Friend of Trannies | August 20, 2008 2:35 PM

oh, we aren't saying tranny anymore? i didn't get the memo. wow. i once created a hi-fucking-larious sketch character called "Franny The Freaky Tranny." i guess those days are gone forever. huh.

Posted by adrian | August 20, 2008 2:41 PM

The Stranger really needs a transpeep there, as liberal as you all are you dont know squat about us

Posted by Wurm | August 20, 2008 3:01 PM

@10 for the oh so true win.

Posted by Will in Seattle | August 20, 2008 3:07 PM

The fact that she is post-op basically makes this show a non-starter for me. Now if she were pre-op (or even better, non-op), things get a *lot* more interesting. Better yet, add some female suitors to the mix.

Posted by whatever | August 21, 2008 6:11 AM

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