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Chasing Beauty

Chasing Beauty is a podcast focused on exposing beauty myths and body image struggles. We hope to inspire you to change the habits that perpetuate low self esteem related to beauty, and to provide ideas on how to start making positive choices for yourself.

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Show #8: Crime Scene Chic

Have you noticed a trend in "Crime Scene Chic" which is basically fashion advertising that utilizes death, murder, assault, or torture? Well, Heather and I have. In this podcast, we chat about recent Crime Scene Chic ads like the "Murder shoot" from America's Next Top Model. For the podcast, here are links to the ads we are talking about. If you have seen any other examples or have any thoughts, please share them in the comments. America's Next Top Model "Murder shoot": The Crime Scene Chic pics start at #61. Dolce & Gabbana "sexual fantasy" ad Captivity billboard Play podcast: Crime Scene Chic (14 minutes)

1 May 2007

Rank #1

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Show #7: Do you chat about your fat too much?

FitSugar, one of our favorite blogs about health and fitness, brought up the question, "Are you a fat talker?" At Back in Skinny Jeans, I pontificated on the same topic. Heather and I thought it was such an interesting topic that we decided to elaborate even more about "fat chat" in this podcast. Besides asking if women talk about their fat too much, we also share related stories about high school reunions, Stephanie's meeting with a reality TV show casting director, and Botox. Join the chat. Play podcast: Fat chat (21 minutes)

20 Mar 2007

Rank #2

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Show #6: Would Oprah succeed if she started her career today

Heather and I wondered out loud if Oprah Winfrey would be as successful if she started her career in today's media climate. Most female talk show hosts today come from a stand up comedy background like Ellen, Rosie, and Megan Mullally (comedy sitcom). We'll talk about Tyra further in a future podcast. Oprah started her career in a TV station as a news anchor and then worked her way up to talk show host eventually landing her own show. Listen in as we chat about Oprah and out thoughts on her success. Play podcast: Would Oprah succeed if she started today

12 Mar 2007

Rank #3

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It's National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2007

Heads up all! From February 25 - March 3, 2007, it is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week sponsored by the National Eating Disorders Association. Here's a quick podcast on more information. Play podcast: More on NEDAW (2 min.)

27 Feb 2007

Rank #4

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