Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Continued Absurdity (Obscenity?) of American Advertisements

American clothing advertisements are absurd. The driving logic of American marketing seem to be: 1) Use sex to sell everything – and I mean everything. 2) Hypersexualilze women in ads. To see just how stark gender differences are in this … Continue reading

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Celebrity Champions: Enter Angelina

  Angeline Jolie made headlines this week and it wasn’t for the typical celebrity-type reasons. Yesterday, The New York Times published her op-ed piece titled, My Medical Choice. If you haven’t read it, she discusses her decision to have a … Continue reading

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