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BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS

Reading Recommendations for the Cast of Mad Men

Reading Recommendations for the Cast of Mad Men

It’s finally happening: the final season of AMC’s sexy, smoky, scotch-drenched series Mad Men. No other show in the history of television has made us fall so deeply in love with sunken living rooms, bygone fonts, emphysema, and aerodynamic breasts. […]

by × April 17, 2014 ×

BLOGGING THE FEMININE MYSTIQUE

You Can Keep Your Johnson, I Just Want a Career

You Can Keep Your Johnson, I Just Want a Career

Chapter Five: The Sexual Solipsism of Sigmund Freud Or, Sometimes a Cucumber Is Just a Cucumber The first time I learned about the Freudian theory of penis envy, it struck me as an interesting but odd proposition. Why would I […]

by × May 17, 2013 ×

BLOGGING THE FEMININE MYSTIQUE

Watch Out, Boy, She’ll Chew You Up

Watch Out, Boy, She’ll Chew You Up

Chapter Four: The Passionate Journey Or, R-E-S-P-E-C-T Friedan takes a chapter here to back up and pay respek to the lady warriors who came before her, namely those feminists of the First Wave who fought for rights like property ownership, […]

by × May 10, 2013 ×

BLOGGING THE FEMININE MYSTIQUE

The Happy (Heh) Housewife Heroine

The Happy (Heh) Housewife Heroine

Chapter Two: The Happy Housewife Heroine Or, “Et tu, Ladies’ Home Journal?” One of the most disturbing things Friedan points out in chapter two of TFM is how neck-snappingly fast the feminine ideal changed from the plucky, independent, individualistic, working […]

by × April 9, 2013 ×

BLOGGING THE FEMININE MYSTIQUE

Blogging The Feminine Mystique

Blogging The Feminine Mystique

Why am I doing this? Because I’m a lazy post-feminist who’s never read it. You want the long answer?

by × March 14, 2013 ×