The Lion in the Geico Commercial Ought to Be a Lioness

In her classic article, Teddy Bear Patriarchy, Donna Haraway examined the arrangement of the taxidermied animals in the American Museum of Natural History mammal hall in the first half of the 1900s. She observed that the dioramas consistently featured nuclear families with strong fathers alert for dangers and… » 1/02/13 4:35pm 1/02/13 4:35pm

Athletes usually get offered lucrative endorsement deals at the height of their careers, but tennis legend Billie Jean King, 64, is getting some of her biggest deals today. She stars in a string of new TV commercials for companies including Geico, NutriSystem and Merrill Lynch. In an interview with The Wall Street… » 10/30/08 3:30pm 10/30/08 3:30pm