Posts Tagged With: women

August 3, 2011

Dear DC

After you wrote a letter saying that you heard the criticisms about the makeup of your creative teams, I felt I should tell you how I feel. I’m glad that you’re committed to change if it’s what your audience wants. I am thrilled that Apollo and Midnighter still have a home after the reboot and that you didn’t reboot their sexuality. I’m also thrilled that you’re really giving digital comics a push. But there are still a few things that I’d like to see as a reader. Not as a woman, but as a reader. 1. Fewer pinup covers. I…

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May 27, 2010

Celebs who diet? Please.

Admission of guilt: I have a subscription to US Weekly. Ages ago, I did a magazine package deal and as magazine by magazine that I liked shut down, they apparently rolled all my remaining issues into US Weekly. This week’s issue has Lauren Conrad and Kim Kardashian on the cover, and talks about Diets That Work. I know, it’s nearing summer, so there are diets stories a plenty. But I find these issues ridiculous and offensive. Issue #1. The majority of the women in this issue are in their 20s and are probably size 2’s at their heaviest. Even as…