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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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A Slip of a Girl: The Panties Or The Box They Came In?

A Slip of a Girl: The Panties Or The Box They Came In? | Herstory | Scoop.it

Get a load of the name on the vintage panty box!

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Sign Of The Times: 2012

Sign Of The Times: 2012 | Herstory | Scoop.it
David Parrish photos of the Protest at the Virginia State Capitol. Which leads us to Rush Limbaugh… Use BoycottRush.org as a starting point. (Via Cult Of Gracie.) See also: The...
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A Slip of a Girl: It's No Secret

A Slip of a Girl: It's No Secret | Herstory | Scoop.it

It ought to come as no surprise that I covet past issues of Corset & Underwear Review -- however, the prices keep me away. *pout*

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"The Happy Homemaker: How Advertising Invented The Housewife

"The Happy Homemaker: How Advertising Invented The Housewife | Herstory | Scoop.it

 The Age of Persuasion looks at part two of how Madison Avenue invented the Happy Homemaker. While advertising encouraged women to aspire to be housewives in the 50s...


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Overworked, Debt-Laden Gen X Opting For No Kids

Overworked, Debt-Laden Gen X Opting For No Kids | Herstory | Scoop.it
Forty-three percent of Gen X women and 32 percent of Gen X men do not have any children. Is this by choice or do they feel forced into the decision?
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Spin The Wheel, Land On Vera Francis

Spin The Wheel, Land On Vera Francis | Herstory | Scoop.it
Who wouldn’t fall in love with a vintage roulette wheel of pinups? The seller (Grapefruit Moon Gallery), says this in the item’s description (links added by me): ITEM: You are...
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Jessica Savitch (Part One?)

Jessica Savitch (Part One?) | Herstory | Scoop.it
I watched Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story, starring Sela Ward, tonight. During commercial breaks, I Googled Jessica Savitch. To my surprise — and major disappointment — there’s not really...
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Sockingly Awesome, Wretched Vintage Beauty Quackery Device: The Relax-A-Cizor

Sockingly Awesome, Wretched Vintage Beauty Quackery Device: The Relax-A-Cizor | Herstory | Scoop.it
Any of these old beauty gadgets or quack medical items draws my interest — but when an electrical item demands you make the pads which attach to wires wet, well,...
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Amber Tamblyn: Hero

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I’m no celebrity stalker; I can rarely identify an eighth of the folks plastered on the publications which stare at me while I’m in the supermarket check-out line. But I...
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A Spring Cleaning Campaign For Your Behind? | Cult of Gracie

A Spring Cleaning Campaign For Your Behind? | Cult of Gracie | Herstory | Scoop.it

Yes, ladies, this is what we should be focusing on. NOT.

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The Culture of Allegiance and Feminism in the Mafia - Huffington Post

The Culture of Allegiance and Feminism in the Mafia - Huffington Post | Herstory | Scoop.it
The Culture of Allegiance and Feminism in the MafiaHuffington PostAlthough it wasn't exactly the objective of feminism, the evolution of women in crime is actually much more like the evolution of women in business than previously predicted.
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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.