Super "Social Media" Bowl

I once had a friend tell me that he only recently started to follow football so that he would have more interests in common with his customers. People choose to follow or not follow football for various personal reasons, however the Super Bowl is a whole different story. It is the most watched sporting event in America and a prolific gold mine for the advertising world....more

Girly Beer

image via Philly.TheDrinkNationPink is for girls, y'know....more

Why are classic boring advertisements always aimed at women?

Have you ever noticed how these days the quality of advertising has improved? The commercial break often is more entertaining than the TV-shows that are interrupted by them. It’s because marketers feel like people have become so overexposed to advertising that people have become extremely hard to influence. To respond to this marketers have adopted a new vision on their customers. They no longer see their customers as people that need to buy their products....more

I Am Not Excited That the Sexism Is a Little Bit Better

Derek, you want me to get excited about the victory of a post-sexist age of advertising being elusive? I shouldn't worry because at least it's not okay to blatantly portray women as second-class citizens who should feel bad if they can't make good coffee? ...more
@Keira I still get cracked up by the Dr. Feminism moniker. :)more

Today's history class is brought to you by Doritos

"The best-selling packaged cookie in the world is the Oreo cookie. The diameter of an Oreo cookie is 1.75 inches. Express the diameter of an Oreo cookie as a fraction in the simplest form."...more

UPDATE: Milk Board Takes Down Sexist Milk Campaign Site

The sexist milk campaign from the California Milk Processors Board on which we reported last week has taken down its microsite Everything I Do Is following the firestorm online. In its stead, they offer a mixture of praise and anger from commenters and publications. This is why BlogHer is not among them. ...more

When do feminists consier it funny when commercials make fun of men, but sexism when they make ...more

Attack of the Belly Fat Ads

They're the ads that ate the internet....more

Got Sexism? The California Milk Processor Board's New Milk Campaign

The California Milk Processor Board wanted to breathe life back into Got Milk by tying in findings about calcium's ability to alleviate the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome, but is their new campaign funny or just plain alienating for the women they claim to want to help? ...more

I think the new spin on Got Milk is cute. We know PMS is real. We know how it feels to have it ...more

Zappos' New Ads Dehumanize Women

This is a guest blog from Imran Siddiquee, Social Media and Communications Manager at just posted an official blog in support of the Zappos petition. Check it out! ...more

School of Hard Knocks

I am not totally sure my husband is going to be o.k. with this post.Which means, you should definitely keep reading.As many of you know, LG's law practice was a huge trial of our faith.LG was able to help a lot of people and do some amazing things,but it never paid out like it needed to.In fact, The State of Tennessee was so bad about payingtheir court appointments, that many times we waited over 6 monthsfor LG to be paid for his work.That is 6 months, after he submitted his claims.When you do juvenile work,...more