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Looking Back and Forward…

I read an article today that led me to look back at my past blog output. I’m not much for marking anniversaries, so it hadn’t occurred to me until I took this walk down memory lane that it has been three years since The Achilles Effect was published. I can hardly believe it. Since that time,…

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Thoughts on GoDaddy’s Body Builders

The Super Bowl is coming, and anticipation of nasty, exploitative, objectifying advertisements is building. (To log your disapproval, which I’m sure will emerge this Sunday, try the #notbuyingit app from the Representation Project.)  We in Canada do not get to see the Super Bowl ads during the game because our broadcasters replace American ads with…

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Breaking News: LEGO Fails Girls (Again)

Oh LEGO. You’ve gone and done it again. In April 2012 representatives from your company met with SPARK.  After that meeting I had such hope that there would be change in your approach to toy design. Admittedly, I let things slide. I got busy and stopped paying attention for a while so I didn’t know where…