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Super Bowl Commercials

Did you see my series on the book So Sexy So Soon? Authors Diane Levin and Jean Kilbourne made a very compelling argument that companies - with their marketing - are making humans sexually attracted to objects. They are sexualizing objects.…
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Love Drunk - High School Musical 3

I took Ainsley and her BFF to see High School Musical 3. I have a mad hot crush on Zac Efron. I don't care. No one has moved me with his theatrical gyrations and love songs since I was about Ainsley's age watching John Travolta in Grease for…
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True Love Waits - Twilight

I just read, True Love Waits, by Donna Freitas in the Wall Street Journal, an editorial about the Twilight vampire romance series. She made some good points about the Twilight Series and the sex involved. I've read the first one and though…
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Empowering Girls: Twilight, Female Crack Cocaine

My much adored cousin told me I just HAD to read Twilight (The Twilight Saga, Book 1), by Stephenie Meyer, which is flying off the shelves as women indulge our addiction to the love story. In the meantime, I've been contemplating a few things…
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Empowering Girls: Enchanted - New Generation Princess Fable

Disney's princess tales all attempt to answer one question: What do girls/women want? According to Disney's traditional message to little girls, what women want is to be saved by a prince, fall instantly in love and live happily ever after. As…