Good Stuff

By admin • • 2 Nov 2012

Celebrating the good, funny, true side of the coin.

“If a journalist granted an interview with Philip Roth were to have given any space whatsoever to whether the author ate a biscuit during the interview, and, if so, what proportion, his or her editor would cut the passage….” Lionel Shriver in the Guardian talks about media’s obsession with female body image.

April 2013.
“Representations of Gender in Advertising,” was made by University of Saskatchewan students Sarah Zelinski, Dylan Lambi-Raine and Kayla Hatzel as a project for a “Women and Gender Studies” class.


Model Cameron Russell on a TED talk about image and media.

 

“The blood coursing from our uteri like a crimson landslide”

Newsgroup Newspapers / The Sun, published this piece about a viral media campaign by the makers of sanitary products in the UK who responded to a man complaining that unlike the advertised roller-blading, parachuting women used in ads, his experience of women and periods was different. Take a look it’s pretty funny.

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/4594714/Bodyform-boss-responds-to-Facebook-rant-in-spoof-video.html

Facebook rant in spoof video
Woman

“If he wants to know what misogyny looks like in modern Australia….he needs a mirror.”

Australian prime minister Julia Gillard got a lot of publicity by attacking the opposition leader, Tony Abbott, calling him a misogynist and a hypocrite.

Guardian / YouTube link