The California t-shirt conspiracy.

All of the t-shirts commonly available in California seem cut to make you feel bad about yourself. No matter your self-image, no matter your body shape or configuration, just about any t-shirt you find is going to make you feel fat. At the very least, most sizes run one size smaller (i.e., what is marked 'large' is actually cut as a 'medium', and so forth).

Upon reflection, this might be why personal exercise is so common in California.

Busy at work, but for this rant I'll make an exception.

As you may or may not know, I'm a fan of The Dresden Dolls as well as Amanda Palmer's side project. That said, I'll cut to the chase and say what kicked my puppy. Their record label, Roadrunner Records (no link to them because I don't like bumping up the Google rankings of buttheads) is giving her a hard time over her new single Leeds United and especially the video for same because.. get this...

Her midriff is bare in the music video, and Roadrunner Records says that she's too fat.

Now, I don't know about you, but I've seen …

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