Life is Beautiful

Miranda Cosgrove tweeted this photo, and I really like it! Quite evocative, don’t you think? Life is beautiful. Continue reading Life is Beautiful

How I Met Your Mother (& How I Know She Won’t Be Fat)

Click here for a compilation of all the clues and theories about The Mother!

“So fat, after you have sex with it, you don’t tell your buddies about it…”

“Over 200 women, spanning six continents, 17 nationalities, 74 sexual positions, and not a single fatty. It’s impressive.”

Quotes like these make it difficult for me to enjoy HIMYM sometimes. How I Met Your Mother is easily one of my very favorite TV shows. I saw every episode when it originally aired, and I watch the reruns all the time. I like to have them on as background noise when I’m reading or writing. Anyway, I’ve got major love for this show, but I do take exception with the constant references to how undesirable overweight women are. Based on all of these quotes, it’s pretty clear that there’s no way the mother will be fat. I think we all assumed that anyway, since fat leading ladies aren’t the norm on sitcoms. Plus there is other evidence that she is slender/skinny, but that’s not my point today. My point is that I would enjoy this show even more if it didn’t frequently insult people just like me for the sake of comedy. We get it – fat women are HILARIOUS and deserve to be mocked and disregarded. Message received, unfortunately.

(Note – Ted remembered this moment incorrectly. Not surprisingly, Barney did not say this – Lily did.)

Full list of quotes after the jump – click “read more” at right for the rest! Continue reading “How I Met Your Mother (& How I Know She Won’t Be Fat)”

Disney Pinup Girls

Ooh la la! This is my last Disney post o’ the week, so I hope you enjoy. At first I just assumed my sister made these, because I know she’s on DA, an amazing artist, and a huge Disney fan. Oh, and her name is Mimi. But this is a different Mimi  – mimi-na on DeviantART – that I am not related to. Plus her name seems to be Amy Mebberson, so I’m quite sure we are not siblings. :) Amy/Mimi is, however, hugely talented and creative, so I’m really pleased that I came across her work. Without further delay, … Continue reading Disney Pinup Girls

7 Virtues of Disney Princesses

Last week I posted with images and links for the 7 Deadly Sins of Disney Princesses, so I thought I would follow it with the 7 Virtues of Disney Princesses. These were not made by the same artist, but they’re both on DeviantART and I believe they inspire one another. Thanks to pat7 for these gorgeous creations! Here are the princesses, shown in a more positive light!

Belle as Temperance certainly makes sense – she was quite patient and open-minded. She wanted fair treatment and justice for her social outcast father and the beast, and Gaston’s conceit held no interest for her at all. Good job Belle!

Poor Rapunzel didn’t have much choice in the matter, but the virtue of Patience works for her. She waited, more or less patiently, just growing out her golden locks and waiting for rescue. She could also fend for herself, which makes her an extra-appealing princess in my book. (Click “read more” at right for the rest) Continue reading “7 Virtues of Disney Princesses”

I’m a Redhead at Heart

Have I mentioned how much I adore Emma Stone? Probably, but I will say it again because it’s so flippin’ true. Emma Stone rocks my world! I didn’t even intend for a stone/rock pun but since it’s there I’m keeping it. Makes me laugh! Here’s my new fave quote from my fave hot ginger o’ the moment: I may be a blonde at root, but I’m a redhead at heart -Emma Stone, “Romancing the Stone”, The Advocate Continue reading I’m a Redhead at Heart