oh bother, part 13

Is this a brussel sprout or are you just happy to see me? Here’s an advertisement for Subzero refrigerators on the first page of this month’s Bon Appetit:

Hello primary signifier and hello food porn! Does anybody write about this (as in, food porn/exploitation of food) from feminist materialist or queer ecologist perspectives?

Note: I also posted this image (with a slightly different discussion) here on another blog.

oh bother, part 11

“Ladies, raise your spoons”…is this the legacy of feminism? The freedom to eat granola that won’t make us fat? The invoking of freedom in the (implied) context of feminism, makes me think of this earlier oh bother post. I also posted this commercial here on my course blog for feminist debates.