Bent, broken, powerless, childlike: Models in the real world

Messy Nessy did a great piece on What Model Posses Would Look Like in Real Life.  The above video is from that piece and shows reactions of public as average size women standing in public places in these awkward positions.   Check out the piece for the pictures and commentary by the artist who pulled … More Bent, broken, powerless, childlike: Models in the real world

Seeing Stars

I suppose people who live near Hollywood must see stars every so often, doing everyday things, living their lives. I am not talking about the paparazzi who stalk them. Or the stalkers who photograph them. But rather, everyday people, people on the jobs, people not looking running into really cool people. In some ways, Chile … More Seeing Stars

Great Resources for this year’s Banned Book Week

We are at the beginning of banned book week (Sept 26-October 3). For those of my blog readers (and those who read on facebook and don’t even know this is connected to a blog) who don’t know what banned book week is, I encourage you to check out the 2009 BBW website. There you will learn: Banned … More Great Resources for this year’s Banned Book Week

Why look abroad when we still have slavery in the US?

I have worked on human trafficking issued both in the US and abroad.  Clearly, my first run-in with the world of slavery and trafficking was as a Peace Corps volunteer in Moldova; however, domestic trafficking within the US and trafficking too the US are clearly on my radar. When I studied trafficking in Chile, many … More Why look abroad when we still have slavery in the US?