Topic: childhood obesity

Vogue Writer Advocates Publicly Shaming Her Overweight 7-Year-Old Daughter

Vogue Writer Advocates Publicly Shaming Her Overweight 7-Year-Old Daughter

Listen Vogue, you’ve done some shitty things over the years. We’re probably never going to be friends, what with the rampant racism and fetishizing of pre-pubescent girls.

But Vogue has crossed the line from controversial to downright horrible. In the April 2012 Shape issue, writer Dara-Lynn Weiss opens up about a difficult motherhood experience. She talks about her year-long struggle to enforce a strict and publicly humiliating diet regimen on her daughter, Bea. More »

Your Kid Wants A Burger? WHY NOT JUST INJECT THEM WITH HEROIN?

Your Kid Wants A Burger? WHY NOT JUST INJECT THEM WITH HEROIN?

You know what my favorite food is? Heroin burgers. A lot of people think heroin addicts are too skinny, which is why I just load my beef up with opiates. I guess the people in this Australian PSA ad don’t know how to do that.

(True story: my parents took me to McDonald’s once a week when I was growing up. I am now a very normal body weight, and eat a lot of fruits, vegetables and lean protein. I no longer find the idea of hamburgers from McDonald’s very appealing, because I am no longer 6.

Another true story: kids whose parents inject them with heroin mostly just die. ) More »