Dove Real Beauty / Srs stuff / Tidbits

Dove Real Beauty

So, I’ve been a big fan of Dove’s Real Beauty ads. I won’t get into a cynical tear-down of how this is a clever marketing strategy ironically engineered by a giant global conglomerate which, in the same breath, puts out the very same ads which play off men and women’s self-image and body esteem issues. (For reference, Dove is owned by Unilever which, among a myriad of other brands, owns Axe/Lynx deodorant and White Beauty, a brand which gained some international attention for implying that white, fair skin was more beautiful than dark skin.)

OK, so I said I wasn’t going to get into it, but I totally did.

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EOTD / FOTD / Tidbits

EOTD/FOTD – BAMF! + New Orleans Wizard World Comic-Con Fangirling

So, on Saturday, I went to New Orleans for Wizard World’s Comic-Con. There were a lot of celebrities in attendance, such as most of the cast of Star Trek: TNG (Patrick Stewart was scheduled, but cancelled due to work deadlines), Sean Patrick Flanery, Kevin Sorbo, Adrienne Curry and The Walking Dead castmembers Norman Reedus (Daryl), … Continue reading