This 2008 Dewar’s ad (right) is a timeless example of how ad campaigns market to men using sexist gender stereotypes. Because we all know that men do the proposing and are deathly afraid of in-laws! There’s also the troubling suggestion that instead of experiencing real emotion, men should numb themselves with this bottle of Dewar’s […]
At the risk of sounding like a crotchety old twit at age 23, I have to say: Ad campaigns for TV dramas that target teen girls seem incredibly raunchy these days. I grew up watching quirky, grungy 90’s protagonists like Angela from My So-Called Life (premiered 1994), Clarissa of Clarissa Explains it All (1991) and Spike from Degrassi […]
Who’s the person of the year? YOU! We look back at different magazine covers from Ms. and Time celebrating the person of the year.
Many thanks to our reader who wrote in comparing a Spike TV ad for a sitcom about college football to this 1978 Hustler cover.
This Binaca ad we found in the the April ’73 issue of Ms. seems incredibly wholesome–and feminist–compared to this ad in Rolling Stone.