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The sad cynical guessing game

Small online quizzes seem to be very popular these days, some better than others, some darn right pointless (why would I want to take a quiz to find out what my favorite flavor of ice-cream is, or what mood I am in, I already know that damnit!). 420 more words


What is wrong with being ordinary?

There are many annoying things about advertising.

How loud and in your face it can be,

The way you are sold a product through an (often highly polished and unrealistic) image of a coveted lifestyle, 1,115 more words


Women's football

Yesterday I received this link from an acquaintance who figured it would interest me, and indeed, I was intrigued. Apparently there is some debate going on in Ireland regarding an advertisement for women’s football, and while I am not all that interested in women’s football, or men’s football, or any sports for that matter, I am very interested in advertisements. 324 more words


The Truth about Advertisements

There are some things we simply can’t deny, like the horrific ads I’ve noticed around the city and on TV.

Part I

Last week, I was watching a show on Hulu with my boyfriend, and an… 296 more words

Living In NYC

Applying the 'CHIPS Test' in Europe

By Roz Hardie, Object Chief Executive Officer

Using the CHIPS Test, devised by Caroline Heldman in the USA, is one way of looking at media sexism.   550 more words

Media Sexism

Super Bowl Tonight - Try to Use Your Brain pls

“Who puts their tights on with their mouth open?” … I think that this is a very good and critical question to start with (sometimes people ask me what is deconstruction…this is a good starting point)… I also sometimes wonder if women are ever depicted as doing something with their mouth closed and without trying to seduce their audience (even when she is not looking, she want[s] us to look, her body is there to be appropriated…by you, you, and me too!!!) … but would it sell, right? 169 more words