Vogue's 'Model.Live': "Shows Don't Even Pay. At All. Nothing. Zero.…

I never know how I'm going to feel about "Model.Live." Some episodes, it tries so hard and achieves so little of interest, and then other weeks it's like they more or less just let the camera roll and the footage is effortlessly compelling. This time they find the sweet spot. Madeline, after a really tough show… » 10/17/08 3:40pm 10/17/08 3:40pm

Vogue's Model.Live: The New York Fashion Week Hustle Begins

It's fashion week, so Madeline, Cato and Austria are busy hoofing it down runways — and doing all the castings, fittings, and journeying around town that leads to them. (For that matter, so am I! Seventeen appointments yesterday left me zombified on the couch, too tired to do anything for dinner but munch on a big… » 9/05/08 4:20pm 9/05/08 4:20pm

Points For Effort: Vogue Reality Series About Modeling Is Surprisingly…

American Vogue’s online reality series, Model.Live, unveiled its first episode today, and I’m sad to report that it’s not the irretrievably tacky, so-bad-it’s-good, corporate-sponsored suckfest I was hoping it would be. (Hoping? I am a mean-spirited person.) The series — which, at $3 million (or around $31,000 a… » 8/19/08 3:00pm 8/19/08 3:00pm