Tasha Fierce is THE shit! Her work been featured on Racialicious and Jezebel. She's the creative director and the real boss of IFMiB, which is to say she handles all the administrative duties while I dish Milos Forman! Shapelings, show your love for Miss Fierce. So screeching, overly pushy Biggest Loser trainer Jillian Michaels refuses… Continue reading Guest Blogger Tasha Fierce: Jillian Michaels Be Illin’!
Treme - HBO's hot anticipated series by writer/producer/personal patron saint David Simon (The Wire, Homicide: Life on the Street) premiered last Sunday to exTREMEly glowing reviews from Simon fanboys and television critics alike. Hank Stuever at WaPo says: Will it be as good as "The Wire"? Three episodes in, I'm willing to say "Treme" (the… Continue reading Treme/TV Themed Open Thread
So, Al bought an iPad yesterday. Don't ask me how I didn't see that one coming, because Al buys practically every gadget that comes along and has a particular affinity for tiny computers. But since he's not an Apple nerd in particular and has so far resisted the urge to buy an iPhone, when he… Continue reading On Productivity and Absorption
Hey, folks, Shapely Prose is going on hiatus until on or about March 22. Everybody's batteries are running low, and some shit's changing behind the scenes, so it's blogcation time. This will be an open thread unless I get pissed off and close it at some point, so... be good.
Throughout my personal fat acceptance journey there have been small moments of victory that I actually realized were victories at the time. The time where I tossed a size 10 sequin raincoat - I fit for all of ten minutes back in 2002 - into the donation pile without one second of, "Well, maybe I… Continue reading The Last Dragon
According to the Vancouver Sun, there's a new way to torture yourself through dieting. Literally: The medical procedure involves stitching a small piece of polyethylene mesh onto a patient's tongue, making it painful to ingest solid foods and forcing a low-calorie, liquid diet. You pay a nice man named Dr Nikolas Chugay to spend 10… Continue reading Gobsmacked
We've gotten ourselves to the point where we're behaviorally and neurochemically dependent upon food. -MeMe Roth, during Nightline's big fat debate That's right, you lazy gluttons! This is what your lack of respect for your bodies, the healthcare system, your fellow taxpayers and MeMe's certificate from a degree mill have wrought. We are now dependent on… Continue reading Quote of the Day