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  • Maybe it shouldn't come as a shock that the DIPE seems to appear with the greatest regularity in men's magazines.

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  • Any individual DIPE may not shed much light on the inner life of the latest actress, but collectively, their frequency seems to tell us something about societal standards, judgments and yearnings.

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  • As a restaurateur who is married to the actress Stephanie March, Mr. Flay has firsthand experience with the allure of the DIPE.

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  • Ha! I was about to post the same link!

    February 25, 2011

  • “Such passages are widespread enough in the pages of American periodicals that at least one longtime film publicist, Jeremy Walker, has coined a term of art for them: the documented instance of public eating, or DIPE.”

    The New York Times, For Actresses, Is a Big Appetite Part of the Show?, by Jeff Gordinier, February 15, 2011

    February 16, 2011