So, here’s something I’ve learned between the time I wrote the last blog and this one. I have an integrity crush on Nancy Upton. Woman be killing me with kindness.
After I wrote the initial part of this (which you’ll just have to go back and read– I don’t even know how to thumbnail it) two-parter, I sent it to Nancy in the hope that she might respond and I could include that response in this blog. Well, Miss-Smarter-Than-I-Am thought it made more sense to wait until she could see how deep a hole I could dig before adding her two cents. Which seems kind of…smart, actually. So, on with the show.
The one thing I’m happy to repeat is the impetus for this particular screed came from a remarkably clever and provocative set of pictures Nancy and her friend Shannon produced. The reason they did this was as a response to a totally douchetastic ad American Apparel produced– ostensibly searching for ‘plus-sized’ models. I’ll give you a taste but you really have to see the whole shoot@ (extrawiggleroom.tumblr.com) Read more