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A recent publication in “Fat Studies” journal

I'm pleased to say that I've been published in the "Fat Studies" journal, and an e-print of my article is now available online.  I was asked to review two recent publications, Hanne Blank's "Big Big Love," and Rebecca Weinstein's "Fat Sex." Although I had very different responses to the two books, I was very pleased to be asked to submit...[ read more ]

Bad Santa: Part II

Yesterday I started in on ruining Christmas for everyone, or at least Jimmy Kimmel and some of his fans, by pointing out that his "Give your kids a terrible present and film it" challenge was... not actually that funny, when you realize that the humor goes way over the heads of most of the kids being filmed, and probably made...[ read more ]

A little linkspam

I've been working on a post about family therapy and the "Occupy" movement for what seems like weeks now, and meant to get it finished over the Thanksgiving holiday, but other projects got in the way.  (I mean what would I wear to Dickens Fair if I didn't finish sewing buttons on my skirt and dressing my hat?) [caption id=""...[ read more ]

“Big Big Love” and fat sexuality

My friend Hanne Blank is an author and scholar with far-reaching interests and tastes.  She has written a history of virginity, and has a history of heterosexuality coming out in early 2012, but she has also written and edited books of erotica.  Rumor has it that she may be working on a project about exercising while fat, among other tidbits....[ read more ]


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