Author Archives: mfdavey
Confession time! As I sat in my 10th grade English class, surrounded by hormone ravaged boys, I was asked if I referred to myself as a feminist. Without thinking too much about the answer, I said I did not. Of … Continue reading
Trying to avoid Justin Bieber, pop music’s latest jailbait sensation, is impossible. He’s taken over radio, television, movie theatres and now, newsstands. On the cover of Rolling Stone’s March issue is 16-year-old Bieber, hair gelled, leather jacket sliding off his … Continue reading
Snow White is the original Disney princess. She’s the ultra-feminine, perpetually kind, hopelessly naïve optimist in the pretty dress. In fact, she’s so happy not even complete servitude can keep her from a mid-morning song. She’s, to be frank, annoying.
In addition to selling products and services, advertisements serve to communicate ideas and persuade audiences to certain actions and points of view. This Australian ad is part of a larger, ongoing campaign by the New South Wales Department of Health, … Continue reading