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I'll post my response to Monday's question later today. In the meantime -- Slate reviews a new book on the history of sex and gender in the office -- sounds like a must for "Mad Men" fans. Or, for that...
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QUICKIE response to "When metaphors attack"

Lifestyle / Etiquette : Miss Conduct's Blog (2 years ago)

I'm on deadline with one of my other jobs today, folks, so I'll give further thoughts on Monday's question (and your intelligent responses) later. In the meantime, some brief thoughts in no particular order: 1. It's amazing how much... Read Post

Mad Men : Sex, Lies, & The Recline Of The Roman Empire [Mad Wo(men)]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel (5 years ago)

Last night's episode of Mad Men, "Souvenir," was a meditation on memory, duplicity, role-playing, and the male gaze. We open in the Sterling Cooper offices, on an unspecified Friday afternoon in August 1963, and Manhattan, for the m... Read Post

Matt Weiner Is Peggy, And Other Mad Men Tidbits To Tide You Over [The Idiot Box]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel (3 years ago)

We'll be deprived of Mad Men til the beginning of next year, but in the meantime, crumbs are falling from the plates of Matthew Weiner and Jon Hamm. They commented on the epic episode "The Suitcase" for The Daily Beast, which includ... Read Post

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