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History as this woman sees it. The serious, the kitsch, the opinionated. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/
Curated by Deanna Dahlsad
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How Age and Gender Affect Self-Improvement

How Age and Gender Affect Self-Improvement | Herstory | Scoop.it

Why do some people react so defensively to critical feedback, while others take it on the chin?


A survey shows that gaining confidence makes you more open to change.

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Artists Who Explore The Beauty Of The Aging Body

Artists Who Explore The Beauty Of The Aging Body | Herstory | Scoop.it
Wrinkles, lines, scars, spots. There are many ways time leaves its mark on the human body. Mainstream culture typically dreads the aging process and all its defining characteristics -- gray hair, sagging skin, translucent complexion. Of cou...
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The burlesque performers who defy convention

The burlesque performers who defy convention | Herstory | Scoop.it
For Satan's Angel and Big Fannie Annie - legendary performers in the world of burlesque - age is no barrier

Via Gracie Passette
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Via @Gracie Passette, who said:


Satan's Angel has appeared many times at Sex Kitten, including this exclusive interview, sharing stories from her past, and news about her documentary.

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Gracie Passette's curator insight, October 27, 2014 4:39 PM

Satan's Angel has appeared many times at Sex Kitten, including this exclusive interview, sharing stories from her past, and news about her documentary.

Gracie Passette's curator insight, October 27, 2014 4:41 PM

Satan's Angel has appeared many times at Sex Kitten, including this exclusive interview, sharing stories from her past, and news about her documentary.

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Who Said There Was Any Sexism Involved In Ageism?

Who Said There Was Any Sexism Involved In Ageism? | Herstory | Scoop.it
dek-says-so:
“ abbyjean:
“ Charts from OKCupid, showing how straight women and men rate each other based on ages. For women, the men they find most attractive are roughly their own age. For men, the...
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Photographs Of Former Playboy Bunnies In All Their Aging Glory

Photographs Of Former Playboy Bunnies In All Their Aging Glory | Herstory | Scoop.it
Do you ever play that game where you look at someone’s face very intently and try to figure out what they’d look like 30+ years from now? Like the 3D version of that app that (crappily) superimposes wrinkles and loose skin over the subject’s face? That might just be me, but I&rsqu
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Beautiful. All photos here: http://www.robyntwomey.com/#mi=2&pt=1&pi=10000&s=0&p=4&a=0&at=0

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The Way To A Man’s Heart Is Through His Stomach & Other Lessons In Vintage Cookbooks

The Way To A Man’s Heart Is Through His Stomach & Other Lessons In Vintage Cookbooks | Herstory | Scoop.it
This is the cover of The Way To His Heart “A Cookbook with a Personality”, 1941; note the figures on the cover. The five female figures on the cover of...
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One cookbook illustrates so many issues: body image, ageing, racism, marketing & consumerism. Oh, and recipes too ;)

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malek's curator insight, November 4, 2013 7:59 PM

KITSCH-SLAPPED describe itself as

"SPECIALIZING IN BAD TASTE FROM A (FEMINIST) CHICK’S PERSPECTIVE. POP CULTURE, PAST & PRESENT, IN YER KISSER."

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A Geriatric Problem: Vintage Advertising For Little Blue Pills

A Geriatric Problem: Vintage Advertising For Little Blue Pills | Herstory | Scoop.it
A vintage advertising blotter, likely from the 1930s — 1940s, which focuses on a male geriatric problem. The blotter reads as follows — and it should be noted that the...
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Curated by Deanna Dahlsad
An opinionated woman obsessed with objects, entertained by ephemera, intrigued by researching, fascinated by culture & addicted to writing. The wind says my name; doesn't put an @ in front of it, so maybe you don't notice. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com
Other Topics
A Marketing Mix
Adventures in advertising and marketing - the contemporary, the historical, and the hysterical. http://deanna.dahlsad.com/
Antiques & Vintage Collectibles
Collecting old things; heirlooms and new to you things! Companion to http://www.inherited-values.com/
Colorful Prism Of Racism
Racism past and present. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/colorful-prism-of-racism/
Consumption Junction
Consumerism meets marketing; who & what manipulates the free market of goods & services. See also: http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/ze-big-mouth-promotions-stuff/
Crimes Against Humanity
From lone gunmen on hills to mass movements. Depressing as hell, really.
Cultural History
The roots of culture; history and pre-history.
Dare To Be A Feminist
I do. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/hey-sister-can-you-spare-some-social-change/
For Art's Sake-1
Art, crafts, and the people who make them. To inspire and purchase. Companion to http://www.ululating-undulating-ungulate.com/
Herstory
History as this woman sees it. The serious, the kitsch, the opinionated. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/
In The Name Of God
Mainly acts done in the name of religion, but also discussions of atheism, faith, & spirituality.
Kinsanity
Let's just say I have reasons to learn more about mental health, special needs children, psychology, and the like.
Kitsch
Mostly vintage and retro "badness" but you can decide how delicious it is. http://www.kitschy-kitschy-coo.com/blog/
Nerdy Needs
The stuff of nerdy, geeky, dreams.
Readin', 'Ritin', and (Publishing) 'Rithmetic
The meaning behind the math of the bottom line in publishing and the media. For writers, publishers, and bloggers (which are a combination of the two).
Sex Positive
Sexuality as a human right.
Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow
It's as easy to romanticize the past as it is to demonize it; instead, let's learn from it. More than living simply, more than living 'green', thrifty grandmas knew the importance of the 'economics' in Home Economics. The history of home ec, lessons in thrift, practical tips and ideas from the past focused on sustainability for families and out planet. Companion to http://www.thingsyourgrandmotherknew.com/
Visiting The Past
Travel based on grande ideas, locations, and persons of the past.
Walking On Sunshine
Stuff that makes me smile.
You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important
Links to (many of) my columns and articles.