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  • Which Is Sexier – The Violin Or The Bow?

    01/16/2007 3:52:39 AM PST · by theothercheek · 53 replies · 2,344+ views
    Political Mavens/Jewish World Review ^ | January 15, 2007 | The Stiletto
    The New York Times reports that anorexia was “all but unheard-of” in Brazil until “the Barbie aesthetic, celebrity models, satellite television and medical makeovers” began to infiltrate the culture: “[U]ntil recently no one here would ever have talked with admiration about having an hourglass figure like Barbie’s, let alone the coat-hanger physiques of the international runways. Instead, the ideal was what is known as ‘um corpo de violão,’ or ‘guitar-shaped body’ … thicker in the waist, hips and fanny.” The Times notes that only in the English version of the bossa nova hit, "The Girl from Ipanema," is she “tall...
  • AZ Representative’s Anti-Boobs Remarks

    02/22/2007 6:51:18 AM PST · by theothercheek · 55 replies · 2,409+ views
    The Stiletto ^ | February 21, 2007 | The Stiletto
    The Stiletto's readers know of her crusade against boobism – the last acceptable form of anti-woman bias (“Boobs And Brains Not Mutually Exclusive,” The Daily Blade, December 27, 2006). Well, here’s another example of this ignorant, ugly stereotype.On a 31-19 roll call vote, the AZ state House on Thursday rejected a Dem amendment to a bill proposing to change the height requirement for rear fender mudflaps on trucks that would have banned those with images that are "obscene or hateful," such as silhouettes of voluptuous naked women. A supporter of the amendment, Yuma’s Rep. Theresa Ulmer, tells The Associated Press:...
  • Boobs And Brains Not Mutually Exclusive

    12/28/2006 8:16:07 AM PST · by theothercheek · 207 replies · 8,026+ views
    The Stiletto ^ | December 27, 2006 | The Stiletto
    Upon learning that Monica Lewinsky, 33, graduated from the prestigious London School of Economics with master of science degree in social psychology, Washington Post staff writer Libby Copeland was jolted down to the DNA in her bone marrow: “She did not!!” The notion that “the same bubbly gal who once described the act of flashing her thong at the president as a ‘small, subtle, flirtatious gesture’ has now written a lofty-sounding thesis … ‘In Search of the Impartial Juror: An Exploration of the Third Person Effect and Pre-Trial Publicity’” was, Copeland wrote, “akin to finding a rip in the time-space...