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You know the type: the woman who won't shut up, who's too brazen, too opinionated, too much. She's the unruly woman, and she embodies one of the most provocative and powerful forms of womanhood today. In Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud, Anne Helen Petersen uses the lens of unruliness to explore the ascension of pop culture powerhouses like Lena Dunham, Nicki Minaj, and Kim Kardashian, exploring why the public loves to love (and hate) these controversial figures. With its brisk, incisive analysis, Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud will be a conversation-starting book on what makes and breaks celebrity today.
|Title||:||Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman|
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July 28, 2017
Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud is divided into ten chapters, each examining unruly female celebrities “who occupy all different corners of the mainstream, from the literary world to Hollywood, from HBO to the tennis court. It includes several women of color, but the prevalence of straight white wo...
June 10, 2017
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Whoa, you know a book is **edgy** when you lose a few friends every time you post a status update for it.
TOO FAT, TOO SLUTTY, TOO LOUD; THE RISE AND REIGN OF THE UNRULY WOMAN is written by a BuzzFeed writer who also published another work of...
July 25, 2017
Review also found at Dust Off Your MacHalo blog. (This is a different review.)
Unruly: disorderly and disruptive and not amenable to discipline or control.
My new goal in life is to be unruly. In a way, the exposure of ideas presented here are not surprising to me, and to any mildly "progressive"...
August 20, 2017
Buzzfeed, to me, has always been a crappy website dominated by dumb gif-filled listicles. When I saw the title of this book, I was immediately interested in the topic; when I saw it was written by a Buzzfeed "culture writer," I became less interested. But I had the opportunity to be first on the...
July 10, 2017
Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud by Anne Helen Petersen Culture Writer at Buzzfeed is an examination and celebration of woman who refuse to stay in their place. While I didn't agree with all of her picks or her opinions of them. Madonna isn't picked apart because she's as the author thinks Too Old,...
July 12, 2017
Fat. Slutty. Loud. Old. Gross. These are just a few of the labels that are often slapped on to women who live unconventional lives in the public eye, who dare to act or speak or dress in ways that push the limits of societal standards of femininity.
This book calls out the ways in which ten diffe...
June 29, 2017
The stunning backlash against powerful outspoken women was clearly apparent with the defeat of Hillary Clinton in the November 8th 2016 Presidential Election. The unpopularity of Clinton echoed at rallies with Trump supporters chanting “lock her up!” and others wore colorful shirts reading: “Moni...
July 07, 2017
I've been a fan of AHP for a long time so I will admit I went into this book ready to love it. But it really exceeded my expectations. Every chapter offered me an insight into the way we scrutinize women that went deeper than my previous understanding.
(It also made me realize just how in love wit...
July 15, 2017
In Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud, Anne Petersen profiles ten celebrity women in order to highlight certain hardships women face. Each chapter features one celebrity whose life or work has been criticized for a specific reason. So, for example, Melissa McCarthy is often told she's too fat, and her...
June 28, 2017
ARC provided in exchange for an honest review.
Women have grown up with an expectation that they must be a certain way, but as they age they challenge those societal norms, embracing who they are loudly and proudly. Anne Helen Petersen challenges the preconceived notion of how women must be with t...