The Stories We Tell About Ourselves

Philip Barragan is the Los Angeles-based author of Fatizen, a graphic novel about a dystopian future where the diet industry is a part of the government and carrying excess pounds is a criminal offense. Barragan is a longtime fat activist, and talks about the way we talk about fat in the media.

Published by Lise Quintana

Lise Quintana's writing has appeared in Red Fez, Extract(s), Children Churches & Daddies, The Weekender, SLAB, Drunk Monkeys...and a bunch of other places she's too lazy to look up this minute. You can catch up with her at

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