magazines: jane do(n)e
Looking back, I consider myself incredibly lucky to be of magazine reading age during the eras of Sassy and later Jane magazines. Here were two magazines, a teen and a women’s magazine, respectively, that provided a slightly different perspective. These magazines both praised off-beat style, edge and a sense of humor above all else and had cult followings that few publications ever see. ...
mad men: the beginning of the end
Debated as a soap opera by some and a genius period drama by others, the one constant in Mad Men is tension. A continuous and palpable tension in the office, at home, between men and women, between black and white people pervades every scene of the show, whether driven by plot or not. The reason for that tension is not brilliant writing or flawless acting (though both are what makes the show...