It’s a Good One: Plastic Surgery Make-Believe


A small confession: we here at Threadster have complicated feelings about plastic surgery. On the one hand, we would never alter our own quite bumpy nose, nor have we ever desired big hard fake tits. We are saddened when we look at Courtney Love.

And yet, we can’t stop watching Dr. 90210. Our DVR doesn’t let us miss an episode. We also love The Swan, Extreme Makeover, and Plastic Surgery Before & After. Sometimes we overdose on this type of programming, and find ourselves looking at people on the subway and thinking about whether they need a jaw implant or if fat injections could take care of it.

We also sometimes marvel at the idea of what Dr. Rey would want to do to us. Definitely a nose job, lip injections, boobs, and major lipo, just for starters. For the time being, we’ll have to keep occupied with E!’s online celebrity facelift game, which Jezebel brought to our attention.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on August 13, 2007


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