Skinny People's Poop May Hold the Disgusting Key to Weight Loss

"Are you obese? Have you tried everything to lose weight (black and white footage of a person accidentally springing a thighmaster into a flatscreen TV. TV falls down on top of person/ footage of person running in sweatbands and wristbands and kneebands and looking miserable/ footage of a heavy person forlornly… » 9/06/13 6:20pm 9/06/13 6:20pm

Vogue Asks How Many Pounds Anne Hathaway Lost by Playing a Dying 19th…

Anne Hathaway had to lose weight in order to play Fantine, the consumptive factory worker-turned-prostitute in Tom Hooper's forthcoming film adaptation of Les Misérables. Notice of her transformation has not escaped Vogue magazine, which profiles the actress for this month's cover story and asks all of the important… » 11/12/12 7:00pm 11/12/12 7:00pm

Pretty Cool: Seeing Body Diversity Makes Us More Comfortable With…

You know how all day, every day we're inundated with images of women with similar body types (thin) and told, "THIS IS PERFECT BE THIS SIZE OR DIE OF A FAT FAT ATTACK." Or, you know, just be thin so clothes will fit right, other people will find you suitable for fucking, and you won't die alone with your rotting… » 11/11/12 8:30pm 11/11/12 8:30pm

Losing Weight Won’t Fill the Emptiness Inside. Only Cake Can Do That.

Growing up, I spent a lot of time on diets. At first, it was just something I did to make my parents happy; I didn't really care too much, I had other shit to do—underwater headstands, amassing an enormous Garbage Pail Kids collection, reading about the color of Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield's eyes (Pacific Ocean… » 10/24/12 11:30am 10/24/12 11:30am

Celebs Join the Fight Against Barneys' Skinny Minnie Holiday Windows

In August, Barneys New York announced the concept for their holiday windows: A partnership with Disney, called Electric Holiday, in which Minnie Mouse, Goofy, and Daisy Duck — among others — are re-imagined as high fashion models. Meaning: Given stretched, slimmed down, impossibly proportioned ultra-thin bodies.… » 10/22/12 12:30pm 10/22/12 12:30pm