CBS’s 48 Hours Loved to Death, Saturday, October 26, 10pm ET/PT, 9pm Central
How many of these do you do? How many will you still be doing a year from now?
Wherein Governor Perry re-asserts his credentials as a jerk (like he needed to prove it).
Governor Perry, it’s just unfortunate that you haven’t learned to shut your damned mouth. You are the flag-bearer for jerks and narcissists in Texas. Please go away. You are an embarrassment to the State.
Idealized female body images are usually the work of men. Photographers, advertising art directors, graphic designers and photo-retouchers all play their part in creating “perfected” images of women. The clever people at Dove (Canada) came up with a strategy to raise awareness among the very people responsible for creating insecurity among so many women. Via Joe Berkowitz at Fast Company’s Co.Create
This is not the first time that Dove has taken a swing at public mis-perception: Dove Evolution (2006)
Possibly the #1 class of jerk. The best advice of all: “Be prepared to walk away.”
Quiz and commentary via Psychology Today: Learn how to identify and deal with a controller
Is your jerk a control freak? Tell us about it in the comments below.
Do you ever wonder why domestic violence victims don’t leave? Listen to her story …
Interesting opinion piece from Nicholas Kristof in the New York Times
“To me, actually, talk about a “war on women” in the United States seems a bit hyperbolic: in Congo or Darfur or Afghanistan, I’ve seen brutal wars on women, involving policies of rape or denial of girls’ education. But whatever we call it, something real is going on here at home that would mark a major setback for American women — and the men who love them.”
“On these issues, Mitt Romney is no moderate.”
Not familiar with the story? Read more here in The Hindu.