What do Old Spice, Apple, Geico have in common? There are all ways that Leah found to introduce our gal-pals Bonnie Fillenwarth, Katie Harris and 16-year-old new-comer Kami Leach. After paying tribute to the amazing ladies of advertising, Bonnie starts off Advertising Month by talking about the eye-opening documentary Miss Representation and what it says about how advertising changes our culture and how we see ourselves.
Show Notes & Extras:
- This month’s Gal Pals are Dr. Leah Leach, Katie Harris, Bonnie Fillenwarth and 16-year-old Kami Leach (yes, she’s Leah’s daughter)
- Katie’s dream share
- Bonnie’s new pin and calendar are available for pre-order!
- Advertising Month intro featuring a hat tip to Mathilde C. Weil, Helen Lansdowne, The League of Advertising Women and Neddy McGrath (first female art director).
- Bonnie’s 1 Cool Advertising Thing is the documentary Miss Representation.
- Teens consume 10 hours a week of media on average. (It’s probably way up since 2011)
- Women and men struggle with eating disorders where media plays a large part.
- Photoshop is an unachievable standard but you do get this funny fail on occasion.
- Cats trailer slight sidebar. You can’t unsee it but it’s here
- Margaret Cho replaced by Drew Carey?
- Political Efficacy
- Women as objects in movies and ads
- Progress is slow but women in congress has gone from 11% to 19% from 2011-2019.
- 16% of protagonists are female
- Rachel Maddow connection!
- JcPenny Catalog – AKA Katie’s new family
- Real body struggles
- Iceland trip with family naked bonding time. An eye-opener in more ways than one!
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