Archive for June, 2010

Wow. Jillian Michaels. The crusader for the fatties got busted in what she thought was an off-mic conversation saying that “these people are not normal” and that they are “half-dead.” Which makes clips like this one all the more disturbing. Obviously I’m not surprised that this is how she thinks. It’s her full-time job to […]


I need to get in touch with my body again. I think that college, especially overly theoretical education, and sometimes activism can disconnect me from my body.  This semester I took classes like Intro to Race and Ethnicity and Comparative Perspectives on the Body, two classes that were emotional as well as very physical experiences. […]


In a recent article former Biggest Loser contestant Kai Hubbard spoke out about the unhealthy conditions that the show was created under.  Some of her most intense memories include: By the time she’d reached the competition’s end, her hair was falling out and her family had pushed her to see a therapist to regain a […]