Magazine July 27, 2020, Issue

The Devil Wears Prada: CDC Edition

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Fade In:

The Runway Magazine team is busily trying to arrange things for the next fashion shoot. Miranda Priestly, the imperious and impatient and withering editor in chief, sorts through the various items from the racks of couture garments. The underlings stand by, terrified.

Off to the side, Miranda’s newest assistant, Andrea, called “Andy.”

Everyone is wearing masks and staying six feet apart from one another.

Miranda waves away one of the racks.

Miranda Priestly: (Says something in an irritated and fed-up tone of voice, but because she’s wearing a mask the words are muffled and unintelligible. Her eyes are expressive.)

Subtitle: “No. And I’ve seen

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