Tag Archives: obesity

Headlines: We’re Not Laughing, Ricky

By Smaktakula In which we celebrate ignorance by responding to the headlines of news articles we have not bothered to read. *** What We Lost When J.F.K. Died ~ Our reluctance to embrace wacky conspiracy theories. Rain Forest Plants Race to Outrun … Continue reading

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Headlines: No Rod Unspared

By Smaktakula In which we opine on the headlines of the day without first bothering to read the articles. *** Ask E. Jean: My Husband is Sleeping with My Mother ~ That motherfucker! What Is It Like To Be an Adult and … Continue reading

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People Of Size Demand To Be Represented In Diabetes Commercials

By Smaktakula Anywhere you travel across this great land, you’re very nearly guaranteed to see obese people. Whether they’re wolfing down a score of Whoppers at Burger King or zipping through the mall on their scooters, with cell phones to their ears and … Continue reading

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Headlines 05.18.12

By Smaktakula In which we respond to the headlines without reading the articles. Reading is for the weak. Why This Isn’t ‘The Most Important Election’ ~ Because they can’t ALL be, right? Cool or creepy? It kisses back ~ Depends on what … Continue reading

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Headlines 10.19.11

By Smaktakula Nothing but headlines.  You should know by now, folks–we don’t read so well. *** Hugh Hefner Already Has New Girlfriend ~ However, her name is being withheld since she’s a minor. Confessions of a Gay Christian Country Singer  ~ My … Continue reading

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What Won’t Paula Deen Fry?

By Smaktakula White trash TV personality Paula Deen thinks that if it’s worth eating, it’s worth eating fried.  To Deen there exists no substance which could not be improved with breading and a fifteen-minute soak in molten hog lard.  As … Continue reading

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All We Want For Christmas

From The Promethean Times‘ Staff It’s not any sweater, stereo, gadget, gizmo, geegaw, doodad or accoutrement. It’s not cash or gift cards. It certainly isn’t world peace. Our sole and fervent wish this December 25th is a simple one:  What … Continue reading

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People Of Size Undeserving Of Your Scorn

By Smaktakula Recently, a blogger for Marie Claire was compelled to issue an abject apology after making derogatory comments about people of size.  In a scathing review of CBS‘ new fat show, Mike and Molly, columnist Maura Kelly called fat … Continue reading

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As If Being A Big Fatso Wasn’t Bad Enough . . .

Apparently, studies have shown that obese people have poor sexual health, despite getting less sex than their non-gelatinous counterparts.       Hopefully the news that being a waddling grotesquery is not all sunshine and games will counter the media’s persistent efforts to make obesity seem … Continue reading

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A Nation Of Size

By Smaktakula Two seemingly disparate news stories from last week are really two sides of the same coin.  These events appear different from one another in a number of respects.  One is national news, the other tabloid gossip.  One is provocative, and–as are … Continue reading

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