Tag Archives: Food

Personal is Political: On what I eat

Tweet I posted a quick link a few weeks back to the new documentary Food Inc. I finally got to see it last week. In one word, it left me nauseated. Ever since reading Michael Pollan’s book The Omnivore’s Dilemma a few years back, I became much more interested in the politics of food. It [...]
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Food, Inc

TweetI listened to a review of this new documentary, Food Inc, on NPR yesterday. Sounds pretty interesting and I’m excited to see Michael Pollan (of The Omnivore’s Dilemma) and Eric Schlosser (of Fast Food Nation) teaming up on this project. Tweet
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Sex Drives and Eating Disorders.

TweetCheck out this surprisingly informative piece from the sexpert over at Fox News (yeah, I did a double take as well), Yvonne Fulbright about the reported decrease in sex organ functioning and loss of sex drive due to anorexia and bulimia. She writes, *Possibly triggering* Having an eating disorder is also linked to deficient sexual [...]
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Target Women: Douchebaggery at its Finest!

TweetSarah Haskins takes on the douche factor in Carl’s Jr’s ads. I have written about some of their ad campaigns before which are definitely heavily laden with the dude-bro sentiment. I got to see Sarah Haskins give a presentation at WAM. And you are jealous. via Feministe. UPDATE: For those wondering how could I use [...]
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Notes from a bitch – nutrition…

TweetA few Sundays ago I watched 60 Minutes and caught a segment highlighting the work of Alice Waters, the “mother of slow food.” I was inspired by Waters’ love of food and her passionate belief that everyone is entitled to good food. I couldn’t agree more! I was also impressed that Waters works with grocery [...]
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