Fight Back

A 2-post collection

Sick Sad World: dear mass media

Sick Sad World: dear mass media



dear mass media: i do not need to lose weight fast, find an all in one wrinkle cream, or use a mascara that makes my eyelashes look longer. i don't need to have firm, smooth, touchable skin and i will not be finding the 'goddess in me' by shaving my legs….

Dear MassMedia:

I don’t shave unless I want to. I choose to have free range legs. I do not wear or buy makeup unless I feel like it. I do not need your scary chemical bullshit to “be a better me” or whatever crap tagline you’ve come up with this week.

I do not buy magazines featuring underfed fashion models. Which is pretty much all of them.

I do not watch your advertising when I can possibly avoid it. And when I can’t - I mock the living crap out of it.

I can spot a photoshop job at fifty paces. Your ideal of “beauty” looks like an underfed alien with a bad weave.

So fuck you. I’m doing what I like for me. Now shut up.

[Seriously, every woman on Tumblr and elsewhere needs to write a Dear Mass Media post. Send a message!]

Independence from Corporations: Life Skills 101

It occurred to me that I know a lot more about coping without corporate-made items than a lot of the folks who don’t know how to protest the corporations.

I know you. You feel like you’re stuck. You’re scared of losing your job/home/car/significant other/whatever if you stand up with the shouting throng. I know a few people in the media got fired for siding with OWS… they won’t be

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