Topic: media

Fast Food Flashback: 8 Bizarre Commercials From Super Bowl Sundays Past

Fast Food Flashback: 8 Bizarre Commercials From Super Bowl Sundays Past

Taco Bell courted controversy this Super Bowl season with an ad telling people who bring vegetables to parties that everyone secretly hates them (they’ve since decided to pull it). Bleh. Let’s revisit a simpler fast food advertising era, when Super Bowl commercials didn’t try to shame people into eating Doritos-flavored tacos and instead enticed us with catchy jingles and Carson Daly and dancing burger women. More »

How To Be Sexy According To Fashion Photography (And The Daily Mail)

How To Be Sexy According To Fashion Photography (And The Daily Mail)

Peruse the right sidebar of Mail Online on any given day and you’ll find a smorgasbord of fat-shaming, gossip-mongering and oohing or booing over celebrity outfits. But today in particular the Mail’s sidebar grabbed me. First it was Miranda Kerr dolled up in some women’s magazine, then January Jones, then Dakota Fanning. One, two, three, throw in a couple of lesser-known Victoria’s Secret models in European fashion spreads, Olivia Wilde dressed like a cancan dancer on the cover of Vanity Fair and an MSNBC news anchor showing off her baby bump and there it is: The whole absurd portrayal of women in fashion and entertainment media summed up in less than a few hundred megapixels.
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