Topic: satire

Daily Video Picks: Clever “Feminist Makeup Tutorial” Parodies Stereotypes (& Gives Beauty Tips)

Daily Video Picks: Clever "Feminist Makeup Tutorial" Parodies Stereotypes (& Gives Beauty Tips)

Grab your tube of “Smash The Patriarchy #2″ lipstick and follow along as this vlogger does a clever parody of stereotypes about feminism (you know, like that whole getting rid of men thing) in her “Feminist Makeup Tutorial.” As a bonus, she also sneaks in some truly feminist quips about needing gender equality!

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Gallery: The Seven Kinds Of Self-Portraits Posted By Bloggers

Gallery: The Seven Kinds Of Self-Portraits Posted By Bloggers

Earlier today, Jennifer posted a gallery of your beautiful, cowardly faces, and I found it delightful. It was fun to see what some of our readers look like, and also to poke holes in the idea that going barefaced (something a lot of people do all the time, anyway) is enough to earn the stamp of “bravery.” But that’s not the only idea that deserves to have holes poked in it! There are many other disingenuous ways to post photos of oneself; here are seven of them. (Or rather, six plus one honest one.) And lest you accuse me of throwing stones from a glass house, I will admit to being guilty of most or all of them at some point in my life. After all, I’m using examples from my own collection. More »