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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: Favorite Commericals

The best part about Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu is the ability to watch TV with limited to no commercials. Not all of the commercials are as annoying as this Nelly & Honey Nut Cheerios ad.

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Feminism

What Are We Selling Here?: Super Bowl Sunday, Masculinity, and Commercials That Make You Go, “What?”

Super Bowl Sunday is the most watched televised event in the United States, with over 111 million people tuning in each year. It’s considered a de facto national holiday and, after Thanksgiving, is the second largest day of food consumption. The Super Bowl gets people excited. The Super Bowl is good fun. But the Super […]

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll – 8/31

There are some pretty classic commercial jingles out there, and once you start singing them, your friends will probably chime-in. Try it today, starting out with something like “Hold the pickles, hold the lettuce…” and see what happens. You’re singing the rest right now! But that’s not my favorite jingle, and for today’s LTP, I […]

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Bodies

Internet Irony: Yogurt Edition

Ladyblogs and blogs with sections for ladies are writing about Yoplait, after the company pulled an ad after receiving several complaints from individuals with disordered eating. The ad mirrors behavior those with disordered eating work hard to overcome and echos many old tropes linking morality and eating.

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Bodies

Seriously, Bro? You’re Gonna Go Out Looking Like THAT?

I’ve read in a number of places that negative body image is a growing problem among men. More and more, men are feeling the push to have less fat, more muscle, smooth skin, etc. etc.

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We try it!

We Try It: Lady Yogurt

We’ve all seen the commercials.   There’s an apparent epidemic stagnation crisis in ladycolons across America, but Jamie Lee Curtis is on the case.  In the spirit of ladysisterhood, we tried the lady yogurt.  We held our heads high in the checkout lane, as the 17 year old fella behind the register asked if it worked […]