Jessica Rey presents the history of the evolution of the swimsuit including the origins of its design, how it has changed overtime and the post-feminist association of the bikini symbolizing female empowerment. She refers to neuro-scientific studies revealing how male brains react to images of scantily clad women versus images of women deemed modest and what the implications of the results are for women in society.
(Note: As the OP, I disagree with Rey’s approach to putting the onus on women to alter ourselves rather than to alter the male perception of women – brain wiring has plenty to do with socialization and if we worked against the culture that fuels men’s objectification of women, women’s clothing choices would matter far less in terms of how men perceive us and determine how to interact with us).
And therefore if you wear a bikini then it is your duty to force men to pay attention to you as a human, not a thing.
Simultaneously the the cutest, coolest, funniest, most lovable couple ever.
cap 2 just solidifies this post
I think the main reason I don’t want to ship them romantically (besides the fact that I really like movieverse Widow with Hawkeye) is that they’re such good FRIENDS and I like that so much.
“I lit up like a Christmas Tree, Hazel Grace”
I NEVER NOTICED HIS TEAR OMG
four years ago my physics class and i made a chair ball. every chair in the room is balanced on one
somehow it ended up on i can has cheezburger. my accomplishments have become memes
Failblog no less.
On Friday afternoons during the production of “Mary Poppins,” Walt Disney would call Richard Sherman, (of the Sherman brothers who composed the “Mary Poppins” music), to his office. Facing the window, he would say “Play it,” at which point, Sherman would sit at the piano and play “Feed the Birds.” Walt would stand pensively at the window, misty eyed.
Long after Walt Disney passed away, Sherman would still stop into his office on a Friday afternoon and play the song that was so near to Disney’s heart.
Though the song “When you Wish Upon a Star” is the hallmark of Disney, “Feed the Birds” is essential to what Walt stood for: the idea that it does not take much to show love whether it is manifested in a bag of bird seed, or a ten minute cartoon about a steamboat and one very special mouse.