gender politics Archive

The (Real) Story on “Mad Men”

First, let me make this clear: I’m a big fan of the Emmy-winning AMC series Mad Men. That said, I go through a veritable buffet of reactions during each episode – fear, loathing, fear AND loathing, and occasionally PTSD. The PTSD and the fear/loathing are inextricably intertwined,  due to the fact that I started my [&hellip

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What a Difference 30 Years (Doesn’t) Make…

OK, I’m slow, I admit it. I completely missed the whole Jessica Cutler/Washingtonienne blog scandale back in 2004 when it was actually going on.  I must have been doing something else right then, like…oh, working for a living outside DC? Now that I’ve emerged from my Cutler coma, I’m shocked, shocked, to discover that a  [&hellip

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