Now In Pop Culture – The Big Discussion (Literally)

“Discussions about body size are on the upswing, as pop culture – apparently trying to keep pace with news reports about obesity among Americans – is generating entertainment that deals with being fat. From Broadway to books, reality TV to the movies, the lives of the overweight are being mined for laughs and drama – giving a voice to those who typically don’t get heard, and testing the theory that society is becoming more tolerant of bigger bodies.”