I have flour all over my hands from making homemade pasta, but this CANNOT WAIT. I can’t even wash my hands.
Did you read the Ms. Magazine recent article on Mad Men? I didn’t, because I don’t read Ms. because IT’S SUCH A STUPID MAGAZINE. I find it ludicrously out of touch and….just idiotic. But this little blog post saying that…oh god, I think it’s SERIOUSLY saying that WEARING VINTAGE CLOTHES MEANS YOU CAN’T BE A FEMINIST. I mean…I mean…I mean….
I’ll come back here and take down the breathtaking stupidity in more detail later on, but for now, here’s the link.
One thought to ponder: do you think Ms. understands that PORTRAYING something doesn’t mean ENDORSING it?
HOLY HELL, SISTERS.
Oh god and they ACTUALLY SAY THAT PEOPLE ARE WATCHING THE SHOW AND WANTING TO BE BETTY AND NOT PEGGY. (“Thanks to its pervasive impact on pop culture, the show is crafting a whole new generation of would-be Bettys (Draper’s stylish wife) not Peggys (the show’s ambitious “career girl”).”) Um….show me someone. Seriously.
I am having heart palpitations. Orecchiette is boiling, must go. Where’s my nitroglycerine, I’m having a feminist heart attack. Computer so floury…oh god oh god.
PS three days later: Hey, Alternet has a dumb article about MM too. My god, THE LEFT! Alternet has been my homepage for 10 years or so, and…well, this is a post for another day, methinks. Again I am at work taking a 5 minute smokeinternet break, and have no time to unleash my marvellous intellect at the MM haterz. Soon, soon, someday, I will right all this wrongness…