This is Part 5 of my recap on the BPR Tour held March 25, 2006. Those brave enough to start at the beginning may click here.
Once we had our fill of cheesy biscuits and fish food, it was time to hit the road again. We had reached the "flexible" part of Laura's agenda. We had options. Should we hit Toys-R-Us for a group photo in front of the Barbie house? We already had plenty of group photos. Maybe run over to Bryant Park to frolic on the lawn? Too cold, no tents, no go.
Laura proposed a long-shot. We would march over to Macy's en masse and demand an audience with Tim Gunn and Daniel Vosovic. How could we be denied? Thirty of the most sincere, loving, slightly deranged fans would simply walk in on the auditions and sing "Happy Birthday" to Daniel. Brilliant!
BPR fashion-beat writer and super sleuth extraordinaire Jessie had scoped the scene in advance for us. She knew the designers were being shuttled to the 8th floor for their auditions and had located their entry point near the women's swimwear department. Laura turned on her charm gun and delivered our request to a harried looking production assistant just as he was escorting a small group of nervous looking auditionees into Tim's grill room.
He said he'd go check. Joy! JantheDanFan was in serious panty piddling danger. Would this be the moment she had waited for?
To continue reading Part 5 of TBone's BPR Tour Recap, click here!