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Project Runway’s Tim Gunn Discusses Gender And Fashion In Star Trek

Fashion for Nonhumans

You’re familiar with Tim Gunn telling designers to “make it work” on Project Runway but you may not yet be familiar with him telling us what doesn’t work i superhero and sci-fi costumes on Crazy Sexy Geeks. We’re here to fix that.

In this latest episode, comic book historian Alan Kistler and geeky actress Jennifer Ewing sit down with everyone’s favorite dapper man to discuss the fashion of Star Trek. Hit the jump to watch even more Gunn/Trek fashion talk plus gender issues of the Original Series

Kistler has a column on Newsarama entitled, Agent of S.T.Y.L.E. where he dissects superhero fashion regularly, and in the interest of full-disclosure (and shameless self-promotion), he also co-hosts Crazy Sexy Geeks: The Podcast! with yours truly. You can catch up on past shows here or subscribe to us on iTunes.

(via Newsarama)

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Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” (TheNerdyBird.com). She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."