HGTV Design Star Castoff Interviews

It's finally official--I'll be interviewing Season 5 contestants of HGTV's Design Star after they're booted from the show each week!  If you can't wait for the season to start, you can satisfy your Design Star jones by reading up on [...]

Catching Up with HGTV’s Antonio Ballatore

I cracked open a hole in my schedule to catch up with HGTV’s Design Star Season 4 winner Antonio Ballatore about his upcoming season of The Antonio Treatment. Viewers seem to either love or hate Antonio—there aren’t many people in [...]

HGTV's Design Star, Season 4: Antonio Ballatore Interview!

As I’ve been transcribing yesterday’s interview with Design Star Season 4 winner Antonio Ballatore, I’m having the hardest time not spelling out his dialogue phonetically.  Between his New Yawk accent and my Texas Twang, this is one crazy audio file.  [...]

HGTV Design Star's Tashica Morgan Interview

My dread meter was a tad on the high side today, in anticipation of talking to eliminated Design Star contestant Tashica Morgan. While it might appear that I'm a confrontational person, I was not looking forward to the possibility of [...]

HGTV Design Star, Season 4: Episode 4, Garage Challenge Recap

The Garage Challenge So…Christmas comes a little early for Design Star viewers! First, there’s a gratuitous ab shot of Dan as he gets out of bed, for all of you out there who think he's hot. Then the judges send [...]

HGTV Design Star, Season 4: Episode 3, White Room Challenge Recap

The Infamous (and Borderline Boring Because We've Seen it So Often) White Room Challenge So let me get this straight. If I go on Design Star and really jack things up so it’s obvious I’m a complete Design Star Fail, [...]

HGTV'sDesign Star: Season 4, Episode 1: First Challenge Recap

Last night was the big premiere of Design Star, Season 4, and since I’ve bonded over the past several months with Season 3 runner-up Matt Locke, I thought it’d be fun to trade dish with him after the episode aired. [...]

HGTV Design Star: Season 4 Designer Hopefuls

The Fashion Show has been eclipsed by Top Chef Masters... Project Runway (soon to come on the abused woman channel--er, I mean, Lifetime) hasn't started yet...so thank gawd the next season of Design Star's about to make its debut. My [...]