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After you’ve read that, thank Zerlina for her work.

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I think the word you were looking for is “protest,” not “riot,” to describe the Brooklyn ...

An epidemic of female suicide is sweeping Afghanistan.

Hunter “Most Hated Man on the Internet” Moore is being sued for his “revenge porn” site.

The Steubenville rapists’ super predictable defense? “She wanted it.

Jessica ...

Mad Men Midweek Fix: Tea Leaves

Alright, folks — a few of us put our thoughts down from this past week’s episode, and want to hear what others think too! Share in comments.

WARNING: Lots of spoilers follow.

Alright, folks — a few of us put our thoughts down from this past week’s episode, and want to hear what others think too! Share in comments.

WARNING: Lots of spoilers follow.

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Mad Men Midweek Fix: A Little Kiss

As we have in the past, during the fifth season of Mad Men Feministing writers will offer some of our thoughts on feminist moments, scenes, and themes in the new episodes in order to start a discussion about these topics in our community. *WARNING: Lots of spoilers follow.

And now, our thoughts on the season premiere!

As we have in the past, during the fifth season of Mad Men Feministing writers will offer some of our thoughts on feminist moments, scenes, and themes in the new episodes in order to start a ...

Quick Hit: Mad Men in 2012

At The American Prospect, Amanda Marcotte connects Mad Men’s revival with the shift in political conversations around sexism during its hiatus, and how that will affect its audience:

The last episode, “Tomorrowland”, aired in October 2010. Since then, we’ve seen a midterm election sweep Republicans into power in both Congress and across state governments, and their number one priority has been to return us to the social structures oppressing Joan, Betty, and Peggy. We’ve seen unprecedented attacks on abortion rights, some of which would, if successful, make abortion harder and more dangerous to get than it was in the 60s. Republicans have declared war on hormonal birth control, even trying to make it legal for your employer ...

At The American Prospect, Amanda Marcotte connects Mad Men’s revival with the shift in political conversations around sexism during its hiatus, and how that will affect its audience:

The last episode, “Tomorrowland”, aired in October ...

Mad Men Remix: A Queer Love Story

The awesomely talented “Pop Culture Pirate,”  Elisa Kreisinger, has just released her latest work of video remix art, which plays with Mad Men, our expectations, and social norms.  Kreisinger is  a media fellow at the Center For Social Media at American University, a new media and video trainer for the Women’s Media Center, and an “appropriation video artist” whose creations, like the Fran Lebowitz Coming Out Remix and the Sex and the City: QueerCarrie  remixes, have been featured in Salon, After Ellen, and Logo, to name a few.

In a (g-chat) interview, Kreisinger said,

 “When you’re culturally ‘poor’ for representation, both queer and feminist, you have to reuse the things you have access to, whether it be for subtext, your own entertainment ...

The awesomely talented “Pop Culture Pirate,”  Elisa Kreisinger, has just released her latest work of video remix art, which plays with Mad Men, our expectations, and social norms.  Kreisinger is  a media fellow at the Center ...

Mad Men Midweek Fix: The Suitcase

During the fourth season of Mad Men Feministing writers will offer some of our thoughts on feminist moments, scenes, and themes in the new episodes in order to start a discussion about these topics in our community. This year we’ll help you get through the middle of the week wait for the next episode. *WARNING: Lots of spoilers follow.

The Ali/Liston fight. Everyone at SCDP says “Cassius Clay.” Don’s take on Muhammad Ali.
RE: Don’s secretary’s comment “If I wanted to watch two Negroes fight, I’d throw a dollar out my window”. Wow. Too. Much. Racism. Cannot. Compute. Also, all kinds of foreshadowing of Don’s imminent downfall here, both in his bet on the losing Liston ...

During the fourth season of Mad Men Feministing writers will offer some of our thoughts on feminist moments, scenes, and themes in the new episodes in order to start a discussion about these ...

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