Small Boob Awards: Cobie Smulders

I used to love me some How I Met Your Mother. You guys remember when that show was funny? When as a viewer you could delight in the witty banter between friends in a bar and marvel at the time-bending plot devices they used just to tell a simple story? Before everything got dragged down into the swirling vortex of a terrible, terrible plot device, i.e. Ted, i.e. the entire premise for the show.

One of my favorite things about the show was Cobie Smulders's character Robin and her Debbie Gibson-era Canadian heritage. Back in the beginning, her being Canadian wasn't just something they'd throw in for shallow laughs, but slowly peppered into her daily behavior to make her cool girl news anchorwoman get taken down a few pegs and become progressively more human. I loved Robin's initial descent into dorkery. And even though lately I've been hate-watching the last season of the show on Netflix (because most episodes are pretty bad), I was delighted to find one bright spot in an episode about Robin.

The episode starts off with an older Robin apeing Ted's typical opener of addressing his future children with a story he's going to tell. Robin starts relaying a tale to HER future kids of how she found out she was pregnant, and then not pregnant, and as the episode continues, she receives the news that, in fact, she can never HAVE kids. Once she realizes this she addresses the kids from the beginning with a "and that's why you don't exist" and they fade away. I loved that even though this was an upsetting discovery for Robin, her character has always maintained a lack of desire to have kids or to be a mother in any capacity. And even in the small amount of time when she thought she was pregnant, she held steadfast to that opinion. It was refreshing to see them let her remain that way when I'm certain many other shows would've had her character become "miraculously" pregnant at some point.

So here's to Cobie Smulders, who I look forward to seeing cast in more ass-kicking roles as that of Agent Maria Hill in The Avengers. But hopefully with more screen time.

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Small Boob Awards: Bitsie Tulloch

Last year my boyfriend and I decided to give two fairy tale themed shows a try: Once Upon A Time and Grimm. Although we still begrudgingly tune into to Once now and again, we've long since given up comparing the two. Grimm - with its endless supply of interesting beasts, moody Portland locale, and Monroe - is the clear winner.

And Bitsie Tulloch, gorgeous ginger wife of Nick the Grimm, is the latest addition to the Small Boob Hall of Fame. Yay! You work that amnesia!

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Small Boob Awards: Sandra Bullock

It's Small Boob Awards time again! It's not every day, but once in a blue moon I come across someone who's on my boob team, and in the spirit of keeping up with Small Boob Solidarity, I like to mention that person on my blog. It's not much in the way of accolades, I know, but I'm sure they appreciate it.

Today's entry - SANDRA BULLOCK!

I'm a Bullock fan. Way back from the days of Speed and While You Were Sleeping, I've been very loyal. I applauded her dark turn in Murder by Numbers. I cringed when I saw her go through The Proposal and All About Steve. I forced my friends to watch The Net with me.

One thing I've never thought about her was that she was on my team. And by "my team" I mean "had boobs of equivalently tiny size as me". Even though this has been a theme of hers in her movies.

"He was a lot like me. Dark hair, flat chest."

Then I was going on an obsessive Craig Ferguson binge the other week and caught some of her hilarious appearances on his show. And almost every time she kept hitting the small boob comments!




So I'm not sure if that's been beaten into her over the years of Hollywood living, but regardless, I'm happy to have her on our team. Congrats, Sandra! Way to class up the joint.

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