Mom Laments Daughter's Tomboy Style In Tide Ad

In 30 seconds this Tide commercial presents a troubling cocktail of gender stereotypes, and it's a bit hard to decipher. Are we supposed to relate to the uptight, creepy mom who wishes her daughter wore pink, or laugh at her for being neurotic and over-the-top girly? At worst, the ad plays on the fears we're… » 8/09/11 11:50pm 8/09/11 11:50pm

Oh, Really? You Think That's A Good Picture Of Me? Are You Some Sort Of…

You know? I am not a vain person. That is the point of the story, that I am reflective of some sort of neo-tomboy trend, a rising class of women who have tempered and quelled and repressed those instincts for so many years now that the prophecy has been fulfilled, and really, you know? I just don't care. When it comes… » 3/19/08 12:30pm 3/19/08 12:30pm