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Time Magazine spoof of the week: Breast-feeding and your iPhone


Time's controversial cover of a mother breastfeeding her 3-year-old son has stirred up controversy.


Martin Schoeller for Time Magazine

Of course you've seen this now-famous Time Magazine cover, and are probably aware of the controversy it stirred up this week.

Here's how GlobalPost's Talia Ralph explained the provocative shot, which accompanied a Time cover story that examined the phenomenon known, quite colorfully in the case here, as "attachment parenting":

"The cover — which was released ahead of mother's day this Sunday — depicts Jamie Lynne Grumet, a 26-year-old mother based in Los Angeles, wearing a pair of jeans and a blue tank top, which she has pulled down to nurse her son. Both Grumet and her child are standing, with him on a small wooden chair to reach his mother's breast."

"Are you Mom enough?" Time blared.

Now behold the best parody of the week, courtesy of BuzzFeed contributor Leslie A. Wood.

It brilliantly manages to skewer Time, Apple, as well as our collective business and cultural obsession with everything iPhone, in one simple cartoon:

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I just did.