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Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 09/07/2012

Ridiculous political ads are here to stay

The girlfriend ads are the tip of the negative campaign iceberg as the presidential race takes off in earnest.

By Sandra Fish  |  11:37 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2012, Barack Obama, TV advertising, negative advertising

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 04/02/2012

‘Mad Men’: Bracing for a new ‘normal’

When a worried Don Draper confides that his ex-wife Betty is sick and may not make it, the show’s mouthpiece for the bad old days tells him, “That would solve everything.”

By Mary C. Curtis  |  03:22 PM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mad men, sexism, racism, advertising, Rolling Stones, television

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 03/26/2012

‘Mad Men’: ‘Cops and Negroes and priests’ arrive

The season opener answered some criticism that has been directed at creator Matthew Weiner.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  09:57 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mad men, sexism, racism, advertising, television