All the Wrinkled Ladies: Equal Media Time

All the Wrinkled Ladies: Equal Media Time

Growing up I'd hoped that society would catch onto the unrealistic stereotypes that media promotes through advertising. While managing retail boutiques in the 80's I knew then that our size 12 to 16's sold out a lot faster than our size 6 to 10's. Most women didn't look like the emaciated models that were on tv, in magazines and for whom they seemed to design clothes for. Fortunately, companies caught onto this double-digit sized market, and there are some half-decent fashion choices for larger women now. What surprised me over the past 20 years is that media hasn't become more Continue reading

Day in the Life of a “Suburban Housewife”

Day in the Life of a “Suburban Housewife”

Funny video recorded in a comedy club. Sally Brooks raps her song, Suburban Housewife. If you're easily offended by bad language, don't watch it! You can follow Sally on twitter or learn more about her at her web site. She's also got the music video version below but I enjoy the live version more. Thanks to Stacy Brice for bringing the video to my attention via a Twitter DM! Continue reading