Episode 37: How to Leave Dietland, Part 1 (w/ Joy Nash)
Each new year serves up a new season of empty weight-loss promises and pressure to size down. But what if we could detox from diet culture and claim our space instead? In this first episode of a two-part series, Cristen and Caroline head to America's body-shaming capital, Hollywood, where actor Joy Nash is breaking the rules of what a leading lady looks like in TV's 'Dietland.’
More about Joy + Dietland
Boyd, Phoebe-Jane. The fat and the furious: will Dietland change the world for fat women? The Guardian. June 5, 2018.
Hung, Louise. My First Death: When We Are Old We Will Eat Ice Cream in the Rain. The Order of the Good Death. Sept. 19, 2017.
Mendoza, Jessica. Can Hollywood learn to tell stories about women above a size 4? The Christian Science Monitor. Sept. 15, 2017.
Smith, Anna. Hollywood’s grim century of fat-shaming: from Greta Garbo to Chloe Grace Moretz. The Guardian. Aug. 11, 2017.
Soloski, Alexis. ‘Dietland’ Is Violent, Disruptive and Surreal. And Funny. The New York Times. May 18, 2018.
Stahler, Kelsea. 'Dietland' Star Joy Nash Wants You To Know “Interesting Things Happen To Fat People” Too. Bustle. June 19, 2018.
Walker, Sarai. Yes, I’m Fat. It’s OK. I Said It. The New York Times. Feb. 6, 2016.