On Tuesday I wrote about Tess Holliday, the plus-size model who is shorter and larger than the industry’s standard “plus-size” models. I may have, ahem, also mentioned my anger about the negative reactions Holliday’s fortune at being signed to a major modeling agency garnered. Yet in truth, as much as I was hurting over the comments (because again, […]
As I wrote in my (long overdue) April 1st post, I began to find some writing inspiration last year. It wasn’t until this past January, however, that I started to get angry. Now as someone who studied journalism, public relations and marketing/advertising extensively, I know exactly what agenda setting is (thank you, Dr. Meiss). Agenda setting is […]
I think in the past two years, Planned Parenthood has been in the news almost as much as they were in the 90s. Of course, in the 90s it was all about Planned Parenthoods being bombed by anti-abortionists and now its a political bruhaha regarding funding. First Congress in 2011 and more recently the Susan […]
They don't have boundless energy. If you're too skinny, it looks like you're near death." – Kirstie Alley Remember my friend Marshall? I heart him for sending me this text message this morning.
… or sense of fun, or sense of like what's sexy or cool or tough." – Angelina Jolie I was boppin' around on Yahoo's Shine the other day (which is on the same parallel as MSN's Lifestyles by the way) when I came across a user post. Sidebar: one of the best things about Shine […]
Does anyone else recall this nursery rhyme or is it just one of the thousand useless trivia bits rolling around my head? Anyways…. If you recall a few months back, I had started what I was referring to as my "Weekend Guide." And then I can kind of let my guide… slide. Well, it's back. […]
Last week as I was listening to the evening news, something caught my attention. It was Detroit's Councilwoman JoAnn Watson emphatically stating (again) that Detroit deserves a bailout. "It was this city that this nation owes so much to, and we should not take a position of being victims," said JoAnn Watson in an interview […]