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Food as enemy

From the summer of 1982 to the winter of 1985, I ate the same thing every day: a plain sesame bagel for breakfast, a Dannon coffee-flavored yogurt for lunch. an apple and a one-inch cube of cheddar cheese for dinner. Nothing more.
The anatomy of an eating disorder
By CAROLINE KNAPP  |  July 31, 2010
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Wintour tackles weighty subject at Harvard

Brazilian fashion model Ana Carolina Reston was not the first model to die from an eating disorder, and sadly, she won't be the last.
Ice Age over at Vogue?
By ASHLEY RIGAZIO  |  March 26, 2010

Richard Johnson

A five-star general in Murdoch's war against intelligence, this lizard-faced, pinstriped New York Post Page Six gossip-whore has done as much as any single person toward the stupification of American society. Maybe he's pregnant! Maybe he's anorexic! Or
A five-star general in Murdoch's war against intelligence, this lizard-faced, pinstriped New York Post Page Six gossip-whore has done as much as any single person toward the stupification of American society. Maybe he's pregnant! Maybe he's anorexic! Or maybe, just maybe, he cries himself to sleep knowing that however good he is at his profession he'll never be better than a 13-year-old girl.
By Boston Phoenix Staff  |  March 26, 2009
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Sweet madness

Just reading this book exhausted me, so I can only imagine how tired Marya Hornbacher must have been after writing it. Or perhaps it came easily to her. Most things seem to.
Marya Hornbacher’s bipolar life
By KARA BASKIN  |  May 19, 2008

Fading away

As with a lot of people whose lack of self-awareness is their basic coping mechanism, David Moore is a pretty chipper guy at the outset of Scarecrow .
A dramatic look at anorexia inScarecrow
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 15, 2008
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Satire versus spoof

The American media have long pigged out on titillation and tragedy. And in After Ashley , Gina Gionfriddo has written a frighteningly funny work about that particular eating disorder.
Gina Gionfriddo’s After Ashley ; A.R. Gurney’s Screen Play
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  November 08, 2006


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Body language

Neil LaBute’s Fat Pig has flown from one college campus to another since it was first produced in New York in late 2004. Now it has landed at the University of Rhode Island (through October 22) under the capable direction of Bryna Wortman.
URI’s Fat Pig digs beneath the surface
By JOHNNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  October 17, 2006
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Not so minor

Larry David, former head writer for Seinfeld , opened a portal for cable: being not the handsomest guy, being so old he was even around before MTV, yet slipping out from behind the camera and starring in his own TV show.
The IFC’s Jackie Woodman
By GERALD PEARY  |  August 30, 2006

55. Richard Johnson

A five-star general in Rupert Murdoch’s war against intelligence, this lizard-faced, pinstriped New York Post Page Six gossip-whore has done as much as any single person toward the stupidization of American society. Maybe he’s pregnant! Maybe he’s anorex
BIG JOHNSON
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