The Taste & Appetite Issue

Issue #23 | Winter 2004
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FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY: Getting in a Lather Over the New Trend in Foodie Beauty Products | Juliana Tringali

FREE TO R&B YOU AND ME: Hip-Hop and R&B Battle for Soul Supremacy | Steffani Jemison

NOTHING RHYMES WITH NAJIMY: And that’s Just One of the Many Things We Learned from the Activist Also Known as Peggy Hill | Lyz Bly

AD NAUSEUM: Product Placement Runs Amok in Movies About Product Placement Run Amok | Jennifer L. Pozner

CUTE AS A GLUTTON: For Hollywood’s Leading Ladies, It’s Feast and Famine | Ricki Wovsaniker


COMPROMISING POSITIONS: Gender by Design on Merge and Mix It Up | Kathleen Collins

NUDE AWAKENING: An Interview with Photographer Laurie Toby Edison | Athena Douris

I KISSED A GIRL: The Evolution of the Prime-Time Lesbian Kiss | Diane Anderson-Minshall



Heroine Withdrawal: When Coming of Age Means No More Good Roles by Tracey Rose
Sea Change by Sharon Wachsler
Limiting Marries Lame by Sonia Pereira
Beauty School Cop-Out by Sarah L. Courteau
Balls Not Bias by Tammy Oler
An Indefensible Practice by Lisa Jervis
The View From Madison Avenue: Revolution by Lisa Jervis
MTV Watch by Heather Seggel
Not Safe at Any Speed by Richard Leader
Bad Aftertaste by Joy Donnell


Artichoke Dip by Ann Marie Dobosz
Brendan Benson by Farrin Jacobs
Emily Bezar by Hanne Blank
The Buccaneers by Sonia Pereira
Collage-o-scope by Ayun Halliday
Democracy Meow 2004 Calendar by Lisa Jervis
Dirty Pretty Things by Sonia Pereira
Exact Change by Andrea Feldman
Fandex Family Field Guides: First Ladies by Rachel Fudge
Feeling Sorry for Celia by Sonia Pereira
Gothamist by Andi Zeisler

Karin Jacobsen by Sarah Sawyer
Junonia by Hanne Blank
The Keeper by Ann Marie Dobosz
Love by Heather Seggel
Carmen McRae by Juliet Siler
Media Report to Women by Celeste Dawn Mitchell
The Mother of Us All by Claudine Zap
The Shangri-Las by Juliana Tringali
Syberia, Syberia 2 by Hanne Blank
30 Minute Meals by Sonia Pereira
Vertical, Inc. by Rachel Fudge
Voodoolulu by Ayun Halliday
The Walter Drake Catalogue by Juliet Siler



Against Love: A Polemic (Laura Kipnis) by Andi Zeisler
The Complete Guide to Mental Health for Women (Lauren Slater, Jessica Henderson Daniel, and Amy Elizabeth Banks, Eds.) by Julia Bloch
The Fifth Book of Peace (Maxine Hong Kingston) by Priya Lal
Ideas for Action: Relevant Theory for Radical Change (Cynthia Kaufman) by Julia Scott
Final Girl (Daphne Gottlieb) by Matthue Roth
The Urge to Splurge: A Social History of Shopping (Laura Byrne Paquet) by Jennifer O’Connor
Twenty Days with Julian and Little Bunny (Nathaniel Hawthorne) by Angela Watrous
Mangrant/Play the Man: A [M]anthology (Britt Marie Trensmar) by Lisa Jervis
Diane Arbus Revelations (Doon Arbus) by Andrea Feldman
Women Who Eat: A New Generation on the Glory of Food (Leslie Miller, Ed.)


Sweet Shadows (Daughter Darling) by Julie Craig
Songs for a Hurricane (Kris Delmhorst) by Julie Craig
The Instinct (Denali) by Julie Craig
Dengue Fever (Dengue Fever) by Heather Seggel
Dead Lover (Faux Jean) by Heather Seggel
Out of Season (Beth Gibbons and Rustin Man) by Priya Lal
Stompin’ Ground (Michelle Malone) by Heather Seggel
The Song Is Love (The Quails) by Priya Lal
Hot Shit (Quasi) by Priya Lal
Queendom, Volume One (Sisterz of the Underground) by Rachel Swan
Wig in a Box: Songs from and Inspired by Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Various Artists) by B. Helen Carnhoops

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