This 1970 New York Times Trend Piece on Woman Comedians Is Eternal

"Time was when a woman comedian had to make herself ugly, cross her eyes, or fall down in order to get laughs. Her hair stuck straight up in the air–or else it resembled a ragmop. And it didn't hurt any if she was a few dozen pounds overweight," is the lede to this New York Times piece from 1970 about the rise of… » 2/25/15 6:50pm 2/25/15 6:50pm

Vintage Ad Warns About The "Dangerous Experiment" Of Allowing Women To…

This 1915 Boston Journal ad—warning that women's suffrage is the enemy of "Christian civilization" and threatens the sanctity of marriage—is demonstrative of how, a century later, the same methods of political rhetoric are used to vilify progress. [BoingBoing] » 1/13/11 5:45pm 1/13/11 5:45pm