Category Archives: Fat, fat and more fat

Cartoon: The Knife Cuts Both Ways

If you like these cartoons, please support them on Patreon! Another collaboration with Becky Hawkins. There are oddly similar visuals between the “woman trapped in a man’s body” trope and the “you’ve got a thin person inside you” trope. The … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Fat Suits in Movies

If you like these cartoons, then if you support them you’ll get a warm glow of well-being, fizzling outward from your brain until you can feel it tingling in your toes, and then you’ll feel really confident and cheerful about … Continue reading

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Does Dieting Work? An exchange of letters with Helen Pluckrose

This is an online debate Helen Pluckrose and I had at the unfortunately defunct website letters.wiki in 2020 and 2021. I’m posting it here for preservation. I’m not sure I got all the formatting right, but I did my best … Continue reading

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Cartoon: This is Your Brain on a Diet

Support the making of these cartoon by supporting my Patreon! If you do, you will always be wise and good looking and your omelettes will never stick to the pan. Full disclosure: Some of this post I’ve cut-and-pasted from an … Continue reading

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Cartoon: The News Could Not Be Any More Objective

If you like these cartoons, please help us make more! This cartoon was drawn by the one and only Kevin Moore! Hello from the east coast!  When I originally wrote these words (in December 2021), I was in upstate New … Continue reading

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Cartoon: A Concise History of Body Positivity

If you like these cartoons, help us make more! Each $2 pledge really matters. This cartoon is another collaboration with Becky Hawkins. Most cartoonists hate drawing crowd scenes; Becky, given several scripts to choose from, picked this one out immediately. … Continue reading

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Cartoon: You Look Great!

Another collaboration with the wonderful Becky Hawkins! If you like these cartoons, please support them on Patreon! A small pledge makes a big difference. I’ve read many fat people’s accounts of losing weight due to illness and having their friends … Continue reading

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Cartoon: It Weighs You Down

This cartoon is another collaboration with Becky Hawkins. If you like these cartoons, help there by more by pledging $1 or $2 at my patreon! Every bit helps. This month, two cartoons ended up being completed at more or less … Continue reading

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My Response To Helen Pluckrose About Fat Acceptance

Dear Helen, Hi! I’m writing to respond to your open letter, “on Fat Scholarship and Activism.” A thousand words seems cruelly scant to me, but I’ll do my best. For space reasons, I won’t dig into our “obesity vs fat” semantic … Continue reading

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Fat-Shaming is Bad, But…

_____________________________________________________________ Help me make more cartoons like this one by supporting my Patreon! A $1 or $2 pledge really helps. ____________________________________________________________ “Fat-shaming is bad, but…” is the fat-acceptance equivalent of “some of my best friends are Jewish.” Or of “I … Continue reading

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