Stinky Diaper Awards 2008
Postpartum pounds shed at warp speed! Pregnant teens glamorized! Nurseries overdecorated! Time once again to hand out this year's seriously smelly trophies...
The Udderly Unbelievable Award
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)
Make Cherry Garcia with mothers' milk! That was the scoop, according to Ben & Jerry's founders Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, about a letter they received from PETA. The irony-free
missive, an apparent publicity stunt for cow cruelty, suggested that the company substitute human breast milk for that of cows in its popular ice cream. Fact is, while we feel for Elsie and her bovine buddies, there's not enough breast milk for the babies who need it, and grown-ups don't benefit from all the good stuff it contains. Besides, who'd trade Chunky Monkey for a flavor like Mammary Lane (the milk of seven moms, swirled with diaper cream and animal-cracker bits)?