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America fascinated with fat? NY Times

Alessandra Stanley at The New York Times discusses America's obvious interested in obesity using reality examples such as X-Weighted, Honey, We're Killing the Kids, Bulging Brides, Biggest Loser and the latest, the Style Network's Ruby.
August 29, 2008

Alessandra Stanley at The New York Times discusses America’s obvious interested in obesity using reality examples such as X-Weighted, Honey, We’re Killing the Kids, Bulging Brides, Biggest Loser and the latest, the Style Network’s Ruby.

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Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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