Why the new Star Wars Volkswagen Super Bowl ad is a travesty

I was excited as the next Star Wars fan to get a sneak peek this week of the new "The Dog Strikes Back" Volkswagen ad that's set to debut at the Super Bowl. Like the big hit of last year, "The Force," a clever ad that featured a Darth Vader-dressed kid frustrated when his Dark Side powers don't work (until Dad makes his… » 2/04/12 4:00pm 2/04/12 4:00pm

Sexist sixties ads claim women will clean everything, even on the moon

When I picture life on Newt Gingrich's moon colony, I picture women and men long nights spent hunched over a microscope, or working in the oxygen processing center, where they'll convert moon water to breathable air. But one Madison Avenue firm had a very different view of life in space, one where women's key… » 1/28/12 2:30pm 1/28/12 2:30pm