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If you can’t say something nice…

In Disney’s movie, Bambi, cute bunny Thumper is prompted by his mother to recite a bit of advice she’s probably repeated to him time and again : “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say nothin’ at all”. Although grammatically incorrect, it’s something every person has learned at one time or another: if you can’t… Continue reading If you can’t say something nice…

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Sharpton’s a big (formerly fat) hypocrite

Rev Al Sharpton, Baptist minister as well as a civil rights and social activist, has been in the news recently due to the murders of unarmed black men, and resulting racial tensions, in New York City and Ferguson, MO. But that’s not what this post is about. This post is because of an article from… Continue reading Sharpton’s a big (formerly fat) hypocrite

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Unashamedly, Unapologetically FAT – a response to Linda Kelsey

Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear! Not only is Linda Kelsey, of the UK Daily Mail, “unapologetically fattist” but is also encouraging readers to join her in shaming the fatties. She finds fat people unattractive, assumes we’re unhealthy “greedy, ill-disciplined and or ignorant” gluttons and apparently expects us to skulk around in the shadows, with… Continue reading Unashamedly, Unapologetically FAT – a response to Linda Kelsey

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The Grinch who Wants to Steal Halloween

Little trick-or-treaters who reside in Fargo, ND had better beware of the Grinch who wants to steal Halloween.  Instead of candy she wants to hand out the following: This is horribly wrong for so many reasons.  First of all, unless she’s psychic, there is no way to tell anyone’s health just by looking at him/her. … Continue reading The Grinch who Wants to Steal Halloween

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Super Fun Night? Eh, not so much… yet.

For those who are currently under a rock, Rebel Wilson, the Aussie actress who stole her scenes in “Bridesmaids” and “Pitch Perfect”… and yes, she’s fat… has a starring role in the heavily (no pun intended) promoted ABC show, “Super Fun Night”. Rebel portrays Kimmie Boubier (pronounced BOOB-ee-yay.. get the joke?  Wink, wink, nudge, nudge.),… Continue reading Super Fun Night? Eh, not so much… yet.