Dad Bods


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Dad bods broke the Internet in spring 2015. How did a college nickname for a beer-swilling physique spark a national debate about body image and mom bods?

"Why Girls Love the Dad Bod" http://theodysseyonline.com/clemson/dad-bod/97484

"What Is the Dad Bod? America's Leading Expert Explains" http://www.slate.com/blogs/xx_factor/2015/04/30/what_is_the_dad_bod_america_s_leading_expert_explains.html

"'Dad Bod' Is a Sexist Atrocity" http://time.com/3846828/dad-bod-is-a-sexist-atrocity/

"Beer bellies are in, biceps are out: Introducing the 'Dad Bod'" http://www.msn.com/en-au/health/medical/beer-bellies-are-in-biceps-are-out-introducing-the-dad-bod/ar-BBjewl7

"Why Aren't We Celebrating 'Mom Bod,' Too?" http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/05/11/watch-out-mombod-is-here_n_7256492.html

"Breaking News: Move over Dad Bod, Mom Bod is the new hot bod" http://fusion.net/video/131573/breaking-news-move-over-dad-bod-mom-bod-is-the-new-hot-bod/

"Don't blame women for your dad bod" http://mashable.com/2015/05/11/your-dad-bod/

"I have a dad bod. Here's why women love it." http://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2015/05/11/i-have-a-dad-bod-heres-why-women-love-it/

"The viral 'dad bod' phenomenon is male privilege masquerading as empowerment" http://qz.com/402653/the-viral-dad-bod-phenomenon-is-male-privilege-masquerading-as-empowerment/

"Statistics on Males and Eating Disorders" https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/statistics-males-and-eating-disorders

"Body-Image Pressure Increasingly Affects Boys" http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/03/body-image-pressure-increasingly-affects-boys/283897/

"TV Tropes: Ugly Guy, Hot Wife" http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/UglyGuyHotWife

"CDC: 80 percent of American adults don't get recommended exercise" http://www.cbsnews.com/news/cdc-80-percent-of-american-adults-dont-get-recommended-exercise/

Topics in this Podcast: body image, stereotypes, men's health, pop culture