Monday, April 16, 2007

Breakdancing vs. feminist principles... the age-old conflict.

I have spent the past 7 hours staring at my computer screen, compiling a digital library of artifacts related to advertising to women. But I have trouble retaining my righteous feminist rage when I see commercials like this one:

I mean, I know I'm being manipulated, but... it's so cute and weird! And there is breakdancing! Of course, plastic surgery does seem extra-ridiculous when it is being performed on Brazilian women who are all smokin' hot to start with. Damn you Nike! Damn you!

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