Is that Burger a Manwich?

The X Men, in case you didn’t know, are a group of super hero mutants with amazing talents, like  being super smart, or really strong, or whipping up storms from nothing.  Want to see one of the X Men use her super mutant powers for something amazing? YES!   Here’s Mystique using her power as a shape shifter to …

….wait, did she just turn into a man so she could eat a hamburger?  Is that a superpower now?  If so, call me Xmntks–I have been known to eat a burger!

Next time you’re munching through some time with TV, take a look at who gets to eat what foods.    If you are reading this and your 23rd chromosome reads XX, then let me give you a heads up–chocolate.

Chocolate is totally okay for women to eat.  Someone should tell this woman: “Mon Deiu!  Should I wear this, or eat this?  Sigh…”

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It is also TOTALLY okay to have any kind of chocolate that will make your monstrous body smaller.

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It is also okay to replace sex with eating chocolate:

So, ladies, eat all the chocolate you want as long as you don’t get fat, and you don’t eat MAN FOOD:

Seriously, why is it that  ads encourage women to have all sorts of indulgent moments eating chocolate, but when it comes to real food, women have to shape shift to get a burger down?

Susan X Jane

Susan Jane thinks a lot about media and race…a lot. She teaches Communications at Wheelock College, writes and speaks about media…and race... and generally encourages everyone she meets to think about the way media shapes their sense of self and their ideas and beliefs about the world. If you're reading this, she wants you to think about it too. Want to talk about it? Let's go.

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