eating disorders

One of Those Questions I Probably Shouldn’t Ask

It is true, I know a bad idea when it occurs to me. But …

Via Facebook, 30 May 2015: "Every guy thinks that every girl's dream is to find the perfect guy ... Please.  Every girl's dream is to eat without getting fat." ("Just a reminder, gents, it's not always about you ;)")

… I’m sorry, I just don’t get it. That is to say, sure, right, yes, I get the first part. However … well, you know: Really?

Body image? Really? That’s the smug fallback?

So, yes, I will go ahead and ask: Is this really the best way to go about it?

What am I missing?

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Image Note: Via Facebook, 30 May 2015. Transcript of image: “Every guy thinks that every girl’s dream is to find the perfect guy … Please. Every girl’s dream is to eat without getting fat.” With Facebook user note: “Just a reminder, gents, it’s not always about you ;)”

Not a Bond Villain: Bugfinger

Detail of 'Bug Martini', by Adam Huber, 27 January 2015.No, really, any excuse to post another picture of a Bug flipping the bird.

Two birds.

And something about women and rainy days, except it’s snowing.

Never mind. Four-tier metajokes, as a rule, should be considered axiomatically bad ideas.

You’d think the same thing about eating disorder jokes, perhaps, but remember, this is the twenty-first century.

And, you know, it’s all in how you say it.

And, yeah, any ex post facto excuse for Tommy Shaw, too.

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Huber, Adam. “If You Snow What’s Good for Ya”. Bug Martini. 27 January 2015.