Fat, No Shit Sherlock, snarky's machine

The Butt Might Be Smaller, but the Disappointment is Still Pretty Big*

MSN Health is running a story about folks who have shed weight, but not the fantasy of being thin. The article - saddled with a terribly clown hornian title "Skinny Dream Bubble Burst" - had all the greatest hits of TFOBT. That said, it was incredibly heart breaking to read this early in the morning… Continue reading The Butt Might Be Smaller, but the Disappointment is Still Pretty Big*

Fat, Plus Size Fashion

Guest Blogger Tasha Fierce: Jillian Michaels Be Illin’!

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’!

Feminism, Media, You've Got to Be Kidding Me

CNN Makes Jaclyn Friedman Sound Like a Victim-Blamer! Again!

It's hardly a well-kept secret that journalists can make an interviewee sound like she said pretty much anything. Those of us who are asked to speak on controversial topics know we risk seeing our words twisted to fit a predetermined narrative -- even to suggest the exact opposite of what we clearly meant -- every… Continue reading CNN Makes Jaclyn Friedman Sound Like a Victim-Blamer! Again!

Feminism, Feminist Blogs, Friday Fluff

Slightly Pre-Friday Sorta-Fluff: I’m Kate Fucking Harding

So, the other night, I went to see my friend (and sometime Shapeling) Tari play at a local bar, and as usual, I was slightly surprised by how awesome she is. Not because I have any good reason to underestimate her, but because A) I just don't hear her play all that often, and B)… Continue reading Slightly Pre-Friday Sorta-Fluff: I’m Kate Fucking Harding