body image/beauty

Feminist Apparel

May 22, 2014
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I’ve written about feminism on this blog before. Growing up, I didn’t think the term “feminist” applied to me. I doubt anyone else did, either. I was a boy-crazy, Barbie-loving, body-bashing chick. I mean, I used the word “chick” do describe myself. Who am I kidding – I still do! My sophomore year in college, […]

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Podcast 29 – Rachelle Wood

March 21, 2014
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Episode 29 of The Actor’s Diet Podcast features Rachelle Wood, who started off as a blog reader and has become a really good friend. We chat (over lunch at Panera Bread) about body image, maternity modeling (she’s done the Target AND Old Navy campaigns) and the best places to eat in The Valley. Download the […]

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Podcast 28 – Randall Park

March 5, 2014
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Episode 28 of The Actor’s Diet Podcast starts off with three subjects but ended with  just one. Randall (and Jae and Ruby) are all actors (though Ruby’s now retired).  I chat with Randall about marriage/culture, diners, delis, playing Eddie Huang’s dad, and gaining weight for the upcoming film “The Interview.” Download our interview on iTunes […]

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Three Thick Years

February 16, 2014
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Today is Thick Dumpling’s Skin’s 3rd birthday.  Lisa and I have accomplished some major milestones this past year, including this. I’m grateful for the site, the readers, my awesome cofounder (who just was the keynote speaker at Northwestern University’s Body Acceptance Week!), our contributors, and am very proud of the work that we do.

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What’s New Pussycat

January 29, 2014
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Speaking of Cats, here’s Abe’s latest BuzzFeed video, featuring Shepard Fairey! (Also – a thank you to BuzzFeed for our Cory Arcangel print.) Life lately… …looking at gorgeous lofts downtown that we can’t afford. (SIGH.) Getting sent non-edible things that Julius finds very interesting – like books… …and an award! Downloading new Apps – am […]

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