Slouching is for suckers


20 Responses to “Slouching is for suckers”

  1. vrplumber says:

    So slouching is the key to effective self-isolation? I will have to remember that for when the zombie apocalypse happens.

  2. freshacconci says:

    No one likes me and I slouch. That must be the reason.

  3. chaopoiesis says:

    Posture, shmosture… she’s a communist.

  4. theophrastvs says:

    but but… i’ve no other way to get to Bethlehem

  5. joeposts says:

    I’m glad it’s not the halitosis and body odour, it’s gotta be my terrible slouch. 

  6. Kimmo says:

    In other news, studies have shown that pain leads to arthritis.

  7. ironbear says:

    America’s war against people who are female, queer, physically challenged or different continues…

  8. BDiamond says:

    This is a must for RiffTrax to have fun with.

  9. Stella says:

    Wait, there is something profound.  The students are advised to seek help from the science teacher.  Imagine how impossible that is now.  Instead, they would be directed to their preacher, or the celebrity self help web page on “posture”.  

  10. Steve Taylor says:

    Ok, it’s cheesy, but… A  couple of years ago when I was hunting for a job, my ironclad rule was always to do yoga the night before a job interview. Felt like it helped to me.

  11. Art says:

    …And starring a very young Rutger Hauer.

  12. kmoser says:

    I was hoping it would be propaganda promoting Rolfing.

  13. sockdoll says:

    At least the students in the film got to keep their clothes on. 

  14. Perizade says:

    I love how children are shamed for innocent infractions in 1950′s PSAs.

  15. frozenintime says:

    I’m a 50s kid and my aunt was alway’s harping on me not to slouch.  No wonder I read boing boing, I’m such a sucker.

  16. SomeGuyNamedMark says:

    “poor posture is the root of all social misery, poor health, and general malaise”

    I thought it was either due to masturbation or jazz music.

  17. GawainLavers says:

    I’d laugh, but it’s the root of my rotator cuff bursitis, which has kept me out of the gym, which as impacted my weight, which…

  18. Glen Kiltz says:

    Finally, medical science figured out that the natural position of the spine is NOT upright like a toy soldier. it IS slightly forward. That is what the human spine has evolved for. As a result, schools, and an increasing number of employers have finally gotten this “posture” nonsense out of their heads. 

  19. purple-stater says:

    Posture is a lost art.  It’s mind-boggling being around a bar these days, or a school at prom time, and seeing so many young men and women dressed up fancy and looking like refugees from a costume party, simply because their posture is so poor.  Movie awards (Oscars, Grammies, et. al.)  are another great source of amusement and disappointment.

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