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The Soapbox: “Mad Men,” Pregnancy, And The Nuance Of Choice

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This post contains spoilers!

Sunday nights are no longer full of Monday dread. I have something to look forward to at the very end of the weekend: a mind-bending episode of “Mad Men.” The show you love, full of characters you hate, and issues you hope to only deal with through barrier of your TV screen: infidelity, corporate hell, violence, and mortality.

For an office drama centered around a 1960s advertising agency, “Mad Men” has tackled very nuanced issues that remain relevant topics in our day and age. Anyone who watches the show knows the terrible way that women are treated: sexual harassment, rape, sexism, domestic violence, infidelity. And as of Sunday, all of the major female characters have experienced pregnancy. Keep reading »

“Mad Men”‘s Betty Draper Francis Dirty Talks About Rape And It Gets Weird

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WTF, Betty?

“Mad Men” is back and the Draper family is still as fucked up as ever. I won’t spoil Don’s heap of neuroses (oh, they still exist), but we need to talk about Betty Draper Francis:

During a weird moment last night in bed with her husband Henry, Betty started to dirty talk. Only it was this passive aggressive, creepy, really inappropriate dirty talk about how Henry might want to rape Sally’s 15-year-old friend, Sandy, who was sleeping in the next room. Spoilers after the jump…

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Evening Quickies: Why Do We Care So Much About Fat Betty?

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  • Why do people care so much about that Betty Draper Francis has gotten fat in order to conceal actress January Jones’ pregnancy on “Mad Men”? I know it’s a shocking look for Betty, but people on the interwebs are really freaking out about it. [Personally, I just enjoy a fat suit. -- Editor] [Huffington Post]
  • Darren Criss and Matt Bomer singing Goyte’s “Somebody That I Used To Know” on “Glee” has me crying at my desk. [Nerve]
  • “30 Rock”‘s Alec Baldwin pitched a fit on Twitter after a newspaper reporter showed up at his new fianceé’s yoga class, presumably to get a peek at the ring. [Gothamist]
  • Frisky pal Julianne Smolinski presents the thinking woman’s guide to the bestselling e-book, Fifty Shades Of Grey. [NYMag.com]
  • Dancing made this chick finally love and appreciate her belly. [Gurl.com]
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