Dr. Jennifer W. Shewmaker

Parent, Educator, Author

Thinness-vs-Talent: The Celebrity Weight Loss Conundrum

In the article linked below from Adios Barbie, Claire Mysko talks about the down side of celebrity weight loss. What she points out that I think is interesting is that … Continue reading

March 25, 2011 · Leave a comment

The Disposable Woman – NYTimes.com

This is an interesting piece about Charlie Sheen’s rantings and history of abusive behavior. The author argues that Sheen has long gotten away with treating the women in his life … Continue reading

March 6, 2011 · Leave a comment

Reality Bites Back

I’m reading the book Reality Bites Back right now. One of the things that the author, Jennifer Pozner finds most troubling about reality TV is the way that it represents … Continue reading

February 2, 2011 · Leave a comment
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