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Review, HBO’s “Big Little Lies”

*Trigger warning for discussions of rape and marital violence.*     Big Little Lies. I initially didn't want to watch this show, because I thought it was all about "rich white ladies having problems." But it turns out that the problems which these characters have are actually universal problems, so there. Silly me. The show… Continue reading Review, HBO’s “Big Little Lies”

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not for nuthin…

but this is kind of awesomewww.sun-sentinel.com/news/nationworld/sns-ap-eu-germany-no-more-models,0,1936697.storysalient quotes: Germany's most popular women's magazine announced Monday that it is banning professional models from its pages in favor of "real women" in an attempt to combat an unhealthy standard of rail-thin beauty that it says has isolated its readers. The editor-in-chief of Germany's bimonthly Brigitte told reporters that,… Continue reading not for nuthin…

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one more reason to hate the fashion industry… (not that you needed one)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/sep/09/hadley-freeman-sexual-abuse-modelssalient quotes:Anand Jon Alexander, known professionally as Anand Jon, has achieved a certain kind of success since moving to America from India: his clothes have been worn by Paris Hilton, he has appeared on America's Next Top Model.Then, last week, he was sentenced to 59 years in prison, having been found guilty of 16 counts,… Continue reading one more reason to hate the fashion industry… (not that you needed one)

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movie review: Miss March (scathing. probably not suitable for work)

http://www.inlander.com/content/screen_movie_review_miss_marchETA:  The Inlander did not link to the whole article.  Thanks Jon for pointing this out.  http://www.flickfilosopher.com/blog/2009/03/031309miss_march_review.htmlhow lovely of author MaryAnn Johanson to point out such things like:"As an example of Hollywood’s utter disdain for women, particularly in movies aimed at young men, Miss March hits a new low, punishing women who appear to have… Continue reading movie review: Miss March (scathing. probably not suitable for work)