lifestyle

That’s hot!

Fat was once sexy. A full figure meant you could afford to eat and was thus a symbol of wealth. You likely wouldn’t imagine a…


When and Wear: Buttons

Fashion trends — they come and go quicker than a missed call and any of my high school boyfriends. In the fashion realm, it’s hard…


Contemporary versions of athleticism

In the popular imagination, athletic prowess is frequently associated with organized sports, competition and even masculinity. The athletic skill of contemporary dancers helps give athleticism…



A second chance at a healthy life

The Biggest Loser is a life-changing show for overweight Americans who want to change their lives by becoming healthy through exercise and nutritional eating. The…


Keepin’ it surreal

A man’s beard is drawn as a mass of tendrils, transforming into feathers as he gazes stoically into the distance, in the piece “Untitled No….



Energy drinks: risky or rewarding?

en•er•gy drink ˈɛn- ər-dʒi drɪŋk -noun. A beverage consumed to supply mental and physical stimulation for a short period time. Twenty-four hours in a day…


Animals in the sack

To many of us, our first exposure to sex came at the paws of an animal, tugging on our parents’ coat sleeves, whilst exclaiming “Mommy,…