Oscars Liveblog Tonight/A Gabby Rant

For those who have been wondering, yes, we'll be liveblogging the Oscars tonight! Snarky's Machine, Sweet Machine, Fillyjonk and I are all on board, though we can't guarantee we'll all be there from start to finish. We'll start with the red carpet at 6 EST/5 CST/3PST 7 EST/6CST/4PST (we decided we can't take quite THAT … Continue reading Oscars Liveblog Tonight/A Gabby Rant

Photoshop’s greatest hits

It's nothing most of our readers haven't seen before, but Newsweek has a refresher course on the "biggest airbrushing scandals" of the 2000s. Consider it a visual illustration of the impossibly narrow standards of beauty that we've been talking about this week (and note especially how the women of color involved have had their skin … Continue reading Photoshop’s greatest hits

Links: Golden Globes backlash, or This one goes out to the ladies

Those of you who hopped on our Golden Globe live-blogging adventure on Sunday (which was way, way more fun than I expected -- GIVE YOURSELVES A HAND) might be interested in the following posts on Jezebel about (sadly predictable) sexist reactions to various women at the show: James Cameron & Kathryn Bigelow Used To Be … Continue reading Links: Golden Globes backlash, or This one goes out to the ladies

Links: Ladies We Love

Kate writes a mash note to Gabourey Sidibe of Precious, who could not be any more fabulous if she was abducted by aliens from the Fabulous Nebula. Long-time SP hero Lesley from Fatshionista is the star of today's Boston Globe! Congratulations, Lesley, on your continued march toward world domination and a more fatshionable world. We … Continue reading Links: Ladies We Love