She The People: men

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 07/20/2012

TV is excellent except for one thing

This year’s Emmy nominations show that television still has a ways to go when it comes to diversity.

By Bonnie Goldstein  |  09:39 AM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  emmys, modern family, game of thrones, television, mad men, tina fey, lena dunham, 30 rock, michael j. fox

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 07/03/2012

Not-so-Magic Mike: Let’s not imitate men who objectify women

A pickup line at the Aspen Ideas Festival is just another example of how men think they're being flirty when they're not.

By Sandra Fish  |  01:08 PM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Magic Mike, Aspen, men, women, pickup lines

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 05/16/2012

Manly Barack Obama

If he’s seen to have “a kind of ESPN manliness,” are decades of shots at Democrats as “feminized” “girlie men” who need to “man up” on their way out at last?

By Melinda Henneberger  |  11:10 AM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, David Brooks, girlie men, Joseph McCarthy, lavender scare, LBJ, JFK, Robert Caro, Lyndon Johnson, John F. Kennedy, Jimmy Carter, "The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, " Mitt Romney, Fifty Shades of Grey, Osama bin Laden, Michael Dukakis, Kitty Dukakis, Bernard Shaw, Bill Clinton, Al Gore, Tipper Gore, Maureen Dowd, John Kerry, Mommy Party, Daddy Party, Chris Matthews, ESPN President

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