Monthly Archives: August 2009

Women Then and Now: Guns

Several photographs of women “then” and now show how shockingly, women have changed over the years in maturity, values, and comportment. One of the great things about the Internet is the constant juxtaposition of things past and present, a reminder … Continue reading

Posted in culture, maturity, more, women | 25 Comments

How Sustainable is the New Girl Order?

The Wall Street Journal on Saturday, August 22, 2009 ran a story “They Know What She Wore Last Night,” about the website (and book), that allows young fashionistas to find out what designer a starlet wore to some event. … Continue reading

Posted in culture, economy, men, more, women | 24 Comments

Mad Men, John Edwards, and the Hotel California

More people are writing about “Mad Men.” Obviously, part of a roll-out of the publicity campaign, which might even push viewers north of last season’s 1.5 million. However, no matter how mundane the reasons why the new spate of articles … Continue reading

Posted in clinton, culture, edwards, hotel california, mad men, men, more, pua, women | 22 Comments

Lady Gaga Wants You To Turn Gay: The Cold Civil War and the New Girl Order

Recently, Pop star “Lady Gaga” gave an interview to Out Magazine, a gay publication, where she said: I very much want to inject gay culture into the mainstream. It’s not an underground tool for me. It’s my whole life. So … Continue reading

Posted in cold civil war, culture, gaga, gay, men, more, women | 42 Comments

Beyond Gay Marriage

Gay Marriage seems inevitable. While California’s Proposition 8 has temporarily called a halt in that State’s issuance of new gay marriage licenses, existing gay marriages are valid, and inevitably the courts (the elites favorite tool for forcing social change) will … Continue reading

Posted in culture, gay, hollywood, marriage, men, more, pua, women | 44 Comments

Funny People and the Cultural Re-Norming of Marriage

Recently, Ferdinand Bardamu posted his thoughts on the latest Judd Apatow film “Funny People” which was not, all things considered, very funny nor very successful, dropping 72% from it’s opening weekend gross according to, with an opening weekend of … Continue reading

Posted in apatow, culture, hollywood, marriage, more, movies, norms, sandler | 64 Comments

The Ugly Side of Disney’s Pop Princess Machine

Recently, Disney pop princess Miley Cyrus performed at the Teen Choice Awards. Dlisted has a full range of pictures and video. Watching the video and looking at the pictures, makes one wonder about Disney’s formerly sure touch in manufacturing (and … Continue reading

Posted in children, culture, disney, more, princesses, sexualization | 12 Comments

Mad Men: The Most Feminine (and Revealing) Show on Cable TV

A recent (Friday, August 7, 2009, Weekend Journal, P1) article in the Wall Street Journal contained a few odd hints about the future of cable Televsion. First, it’s very girly. The AMC series “Mad Men” may be the most profoundly … Continue reading

Posted in advertising, culture, men, more, television, women | 20 Comments

The Pittsburgh Shootings and the Question of Violence

The Pittsburgh area shootings at an LA Fitness center by gunman George Soldini has left 5 dead and 15 wounded. While getting a lot of attention, for a variety of reasons, including the killer’s diary, his resentment towards women, loner … Continue reading

Posted in investment, men, more, pittsburgh, society, soldini, violence | 67 Comments

NBC Continues the Idiocy: Steve Carrell’s Production Company to Remake Rockford Files

File this under stupidity. NBC will remake the Rockford Files. Set to run the show is “House” co-creator David Shore (“Law and Order,” “Family Law”). NBC has no clue. A remake, destined to fail, of one of the all-time great … Continue reading

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