Read the Sunday New York Times. Yesterday's edition included a very expensive, very glossy THE NEW YORK TIMES STYLE MAGAZINE: WOMEN'S FASHION SPRING 2005.
Am I screwed up or not? (Only women need respond.) Starting with the absurd cover, there was not a Woman in the Whole Bloody Mag I—or my lovely spouse—could possibly identify with. Am I an idiot? Or are the people who produce this ... WRETCHED SHIT ... idiots? These "fashion" mags are about some species of human who no one I know could possibly identify with. WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON HERE? (SOMEONE, PLS EXPLAIN.) ("Normal" women are, after all, the ... BIGGEST MARKET IN THE WORLD. So why the obsession with Size 2s?) (EXPLAIN!!!!!!!!!!!)
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