A Look to the Past, An Insight Into the Present: The Use of Gender in ‘Mad Men’

When questioned about critics who say that Mad Men might be rekindling sexist attitudes, Erin steadfastly defended the show, stating, “The times were sexist. The show is not” (Wheeler, 3). The writers of Mad Men appear to be more concerned with creating realistic portrayals (both male and female) of characters living in 1960s America than purporting a social message.

The Death of the Cyberflâneur

Cyberflâneurs are few and far between, while the very practice of cyberflânerie seems at odds with the world of social media. What went wrong? And should we worry?

You Will Never Kill Piracy, and Piracy Will Never Kill You

This is a negotiation where at any time, your customer could just go download the damn movie for free, and they’re doing you a favor by even considering picking it up legally. And you have the nerve to think it’s on YOUR terms? That’s not how negotiation works. It may not be right, but it’s reality, and they have to face it.