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Mad Men and Fat Women -- Can Television Deal?

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 06.04.2012 | Entertainment
Melody Breyer-Grell

When Mad Men presented an overweight Betty Draper Sunday night, I shivered with dread. We are still a society that does not know how to deal with women and weight when it comes to entertainment. Will fat woman always be a joke or a tragedy?

'Mad Men' Recap: The Episode Designed To Make Fans Mad?

Maureen Ryan | Posted 06.02.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

Betty is someone who has always gotten by on her looks, and without those, who is she? No wonder she sits on the couch eating Bugles, because figuring out that question is incredibly hard.

Betty's Back ... And Looking Quite Different

Posted 04.02.2012 | Entertainment

Betty returned to "Mad Men" in Sunday night's episode, but she didn't look quite the same. SPOILER ALERT: If you do not wish details from the plot...

January Jones Defends Betty Draper, Talks Motherhood

Posted 03.21.2012 | Celebrity

January Jones' 6-month-old son, Xander, should be counting his blessings his mother is nothing like her "Mad Men" character, Betty Draper Francis. ...

Where Are The Positive Parenting Role Models?

Judith Simon Prager, PhD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Simon Prager, PhD

Neither too involved nor too uninterested parents have any interest at all in the inner life of their children -- their hopes, desires, dreams. And without nourishing those aspects, we starve them of everything from imagination to hope.

When Everything Changed, by Gail Collins

Elaine Showalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Elaine Showalter

Collins uses her great sense of revealing anecdotes, engaging personalities, representative case histories, resonant stories, and startling details to defamiliarize a decade we thought we remembered.