It’s time to consider the possibility that the GOP is the giant panda of political parties. That is, in much the same way that pandas simply refuse to fuck even to save their species, Republicans seem to be trying to will themselves out of existence one convention/gaffe/election cycle at a time. Case in point: at…
On the Emmy Awards red carpet on Sunday night, Lena Dunham wore a teal floral-print Prada gown and Claire Danes showed up in Armani. One's sartorial choice was panned, the other's lauded. Challenge: write about either woman's appearance without inducing knee jerk accusations of bodysnarking/thin shaming. YOU CAN'T DO…
A 14-year-old girl in Eugene, Oreg. received a painful introduction to the world of clothes shopping when she walked into a Rue 21 and was promptly and shittily informed that she was “too big” to shop there. To the ragemobile!
For two weeks, the Olympics present the viewing public with a diverse range female body types, many of which will remain unrepresented in future advertising campaigns. Women who compete in the games, argues Time's Sonia Van Gilder Cooke, provide a counterbalance to all those glossy, airbrushed photos of magazine cover…
Body-snarking Olympic athletes is pretty much a lose-lose proposition because A of all, Olympic athletes are Olympic athletes, and have therefore honed their bodies to do one particular task better than just about every other schlub on the planet, and B of all, it's super rude to criticize the way someone else looks…
Movie critics will often find a lot of nitpicky things to criticize in movies because it's sort of their job, and though The Hunger Games movie may not be an entirely spotless adaptation of the Suzanne Collins novel, some critics have spent a little too much time agonizing over Jennifer Lawrence's shapely figure.
Policy wonks are still debating the implications of the 250,000 documents dumped by Wikileaks last night. But one thing is indisputable: There is some serious bitchery going on in those diplomatic cables, particularly about male vanity. Our favorites:
You'll be glad to know that, along with Perez Hilton's gallery of "creepy women," this week we can read on Blisstree about "10 Overweight Celebrities We Don't Want to Look Like." But unlike Mario, they're concerned.
Here are some basic ingredients of a good vacation — good friends, a dirt-cheap beach hut, a coral reef rimmed by pink mountains in the desert, no Internet access. What about a rule against hating your body out loud?
I know — there's to be none of that wretched "bodysnarking" over here, even on days when the usual editors are off. BUT SERIOUSLY YOU GUYS: these females make you all look bad if they are being photographed in not-so-perfect shape.
Last night, professional curmudgeon Andy Rooney complained about getting letters insulting his appearance or asking him to promote things like Michael Jackson paper dolls. He actually calls them out by name! ("M. Titus" is going to need 24 hour security.)
Last night's episode dealt with Khloe's insecurities about her body. It didn't help when Bruce Jenner said she should "lose a few pounds." But she addressed her self-esteem issues in a very Kardashian way—posing nude.
Two recent stories about "fuller figured" women come from completely different perspectives; one is fat-accepting, one is fat-shaming.