Category Archives: Diet Pop Culture

DIET POP CULTURE – Amphetamines are your friend!

(Okay, so not really.) This video shows Brigid Polk, one of the members of Andy Warhol’s Factory — a former society girl whose mother forced her to diet from a young age — describing how she uses speed instead of various reducing salons, yet insists on not being “uptight” about being the fat girl in […]

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DIET POP CULTURE – Are those sausage pants or are you just happy to see me?

“Easy to inflate.” Well, thank heavens for small mercies. Otherwise, you might never be able to realize your dream of sporting the WORLD’S LARGEST CAMELTOE. And if that doesn’t do it for you, there’s also a long version: ETA: The following is courtesy of Twistie, in comments: Monty Python’s Trim Jeans Theatre. Diet Pop Culture […]

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Diet pop culture: Dolph Lundgren’s Maximum Potential.

From my sweethearts at Everything Is Terrible! — isn’t it odd how the face of MAXIMUM FITNESS looks an awful lot like the face of serene sociopathy? Either way, this dude — with his short shorts, his Nair-smooth legs, and his zinc-oxide lip balm — is basically my ideal man. (Well…except for the shorts, the […]

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Diet pop culture: Trim Twist.

I don’t know what in the hell this thing does, exactly, but I do know this woman looks like she’s having an awesome time: I don’t know — if losing weight in the ’60s meant wearing a modified sporty beehive, some Keds, and a look that says “I’m about to win first place in a […]

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Quick check-in. And tapeworms.

Hey all. It’s been quiet here lately, mostly because I’ve been sick for a couple of weeks. And I’m leaving town next week, so it’ll be a bit longer. If you’ve emailed me and I haven’t responded, I’ll get back to you just as soon as I’m back home and on my feet again. Anyhow, […]

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