Today we are beginning our campaign to create The Self-Esteem Act, a bill requiring "truth in advertising" labels be attached to advertising and editorials with models photoshopped or airbrushed to a meaningful degree.
A fleshy tongue licks a supernatural, waxy pink flower in slow motion. Upon second notice, teenage girls clustered together invoke Caravaggio's penetr...
As I prepare to embark upon that perilous -- and perilously rare -- adventure called the "book tour," I think it behooves us both to be reminded of our obligation to one another. Herewith, I propose these simple rules for governing our behavior.
According to 311's Nick Hexum, the band's new album, Universal Pulse, with its premier single, "Sunset In July", is "kind of like the ultimate Summer jam, and about the experience of touring."
Ashley Bickerton photographed at his studio in Bali by Bobby Fisher, 2011 Ashley Bickerton has darkened his timbre after carousing the neon-lit n...
What happens when you take Photoshop out of the equation? We're left with models and performers who are still under an enormous amount of pressure to go to enormous lengths to make their bodies look a certain way.
Weekly Pulse: Vermont Poised to Pass Single-PayerBy Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Vermont is poised to abolish most forms of private he...
Today, anyone with a digital camera can call themselves a photographer. How does a new generation of truly talented photographers break away from the crowd and rise to the top?
There is a notion that when people communicate online they in some way modify their identity. My experience with social media tells me this is not true.
Imagine you are Walter Isaacson. You are the president and CEO of the Aspen Institute, "a nonpartisan educational and policy studies institute based...
While magazine editors profess to be on the lookout for more normal models, not very many of them practices what they preach.
Here we go again. Didn't we learn anything from the Ralph Lauren photoshopping incident last year? See a clip of Crystal Renn, a "plus sized model" discussing her outrage at being made to look thinner in a recent photo shoot.
You have to remember: it's really, really super hard to be a big public corporation! Like it or not, image is everything. We Photoshop in the name of those we care about!
Awash in the revelations that BP has been manipulating press pictures to make their response look more urgent, the original photo of their Command Center has been located.
No one tells the truth. Who wants to admit that their wrinkles, moles, and scars disappeared by computer magic?