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Mad Men and Lilly Ledbetter

I’m reading a great book right now. It’s called Grace and Grit, and it’s a memoir by Lilly Ledbetter. Yes, that’s the Lilly Ledbetter for whom the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act is named (the first Bill Obama signed as … Continue reading

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Mad Men Days

This is a cartoon from a few weeks ago, when the war against women in American politics was hot in the news. It has calmed down a bit, perhaps only because the media has a short attention span. But it’s … Continue reading

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Who’s Laughing at Whom

The wonderful scene last night on Mad Men with Peggy and Joan laughing together behind closed doors in Joan’s office was very telling.  Two women, who choose to navigate the 60’s in different ways, are able to come together and … Continue reading

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Mad Men and Feminism

Mad Men hooked me last week and last night I became a fan. I was slow to come to the show, not convinced it was all that good (horrors). Perhaps I just didn’t want to revisit those years in such … Continue reading

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