Author Archives: Crushable

Riddle Me This, How Did Shallow Hal Not Win An Oscar For Fat Shaming!?

Riddle Me This, How Did Shallow Hal Not Win An Oscar For Fat Shaming!?

There’s a video making its way around the web today that’s hailing itself as a groundbreaking social experiment. Our friends over at The Gloss laid out the video’s inherent problems, so I won’t dive into it. In honor of that, I thought we could talk about Shallow Hal…and the fact it got made. Because really 2001?! The plot is “fat people are people too, and alllllll it takes is a little bit of magic to see that.” More »

Kaley Cuoco Got Her Husband Ryan Sweeting A Mermaid For His Birthday

Kaley Cuoco Got Her Husband Ryan Sweeting A Mermaid For His Birthday

After gifting Ellen with napkins reading “Life is Sweeting” (sigh), Kaley Cuoco explains that she loves planning parties, and if she weren’t an actress she’d be a party planner. But that’s not all! Kaley also hired a woman in a mermaid costume to hang out in the pool during the party. The way she talks about this woman, it’s like she thinks she was a real mermaid.
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Marvel Editor-In-Chief Says It’s ‘Impossible’ Not To Sexualize Female Characters, Must Not Be Very Good At Drawing

Marvel Editor-In-Chief Says Itâs âImpossibleâ Not To Sexualize Female Characters, Must Not Be Very Good At Drawing

Axel Alonso, the editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics, says it’s ‘impossible’ not to sexualize female characters…which is a pretty strong word to use when you’re drawing them yourselves. Like what is going on there? You’re drawing a perfectly normal bust and then OH GOD THE PENCIL’S TAKING OVER AND SHE HAS A D-CUP AND A V-NECK AND BIG SAUCY SMIRK! More »

Mariska Hargitay Responds To Taylor Swift Naming Her Cat After Her, And It’s Weirdly Hilarious

Mariska Hargitay Responds To Taylor Swift Naming Her Cat After Her, And Itâs Weirdly Hilarious

As you may or may not remember depending on how important Taylor Swift’s pet-naming habits are to you, a few months ago Taylor got a new kitten and named it after one of her favorite TV characters. Olivia Benson (the character, not the cat) is played by Mariska Hargitay, so obviously as soon as this news broke I awaited Mariska’s response with bated breath. But I never got one. Until now. More »