Does Anyone Else Think Joan Rivers is Actually a Hero for Calling Lena Dunham Out on Being Too Fat Friendly?

In the modern age, it isn’t “polite” to call someone fat. We say “plus size” (as though that’s better). That’s why Lena Dunham’s nude crusade on Girls has been a bit of a hotbed issue for so many. It’s not the fact that she’s naked, it’s the fact that no …

Rachel Green Was the Progenitor of Normcore

While normcore may be attributed to many jeans/flannel/muted color-wearing 90s icons, Rachel Green (Jennifer Aniston) of Friends was not only a visual manifestation of normcore, but a strong representation of the personality associated with the “blah” nature of a normcore aesthetic. Though Rachel was considered the “fashionable” one of the …

That Time Cindy Crawford Made an Emblem of Middle America Sexy

Perhaps only one woman could have made Pepsi chic (as Madonna merely made it incendiary)–and that woman was one, Cindy Crawford. In 1992, just three years after the “Like A Prayer” controversy that made Pepsi a non-favorite with Middle Americans, it seemed that the soda company would never be able …