Sexist Advertising: Would Banning Or Boycotts Be More Effective?

Last week, the British Parliament called for » 9/08/08 12:00pm 9/08/08 12:00pm "zero-tolerance" on sexist advertising. Their intent is to encourage the industry to improve. According to their report, stereotypes in advertising can "straitjacket women, men, girls and boys by restricting individuals to predetermined and artificial roles that are often…

The Moldy Peaches Cash In On Juno With Ode To Going Golfing

Last night while watching CNN, I saw one of those cheesy family vacation commercials — this one for Atlantis, the resort in the Bahamas — and a very familiar song was playing. And then I realized that it was "Anyone Else But You," the tune heard almost every five minutes in Juno. The lyrics have been reworked to be… » 7/23/08 11:00am 7/23/08 11:00am