“Doll Face”: Art or Life?

Here’s an incredible short film by Andy Huang about how hard we try to be something we’re not, and never will be. 4 minutes. Very worth your time, and safe for work. [dailymotion]http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1km3d_doll-face_creation[/dailymotion] One question: I can’t figure out what’s happening at the end. Why is “she” trying so hard to get to the TV?… Continue Reading →

How NOT to dress your baby this Halloween

My mother has always called high heels “modern-day foot binding.” Foot binding was a practice in China to wrap, bend, and even break women and girls’ feet to keep them small so the feet would be perceived as more appealing. The damage was extensive, and many women were permanently disabled. Although the damage is less… Continue Reading →

Ax Axe’s “Naughty to Nice Program”

I have never been a fan of the ridiculous Axe Vice Body Spray commercials, the ones where women uncontrollably become porn-star-esque when in the presence of a man wearing the Axe scent. You know, the ones where everything is wrapped up in the male ego. My issues with the campaign were only exacerbated when I… Continue Reading →

1 down, 4,784,758 to go!

According to news reports, CosmoGirl is officially being taken off the newsstands beginning January 2009! I don’t know about you, but I never really understood the difference between CosmoGirl, ElleGirl, Teen Vogue, Teen People, and Seventeen. Some may be more fashion-focused than others, but in the end, don’t they all share the same mindless content??… Continue Reading →