Use your imagination: an interview with the women of Sociological Images

Kjerstin Johnson
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Kjerstin Johnson is the editor in chief of Bitch magazine. She tweets at @kajerstin

From PBR to Pampers, Lisa Wade and Gwen Sharp of the blog Sociological Images look at the cultural significance of the graphs, cartoons, and advertisements we usually take for granted. I spoke with Lisa and Gwen for our Mad World podcast about how the blog got started, how to "pull back the curtain" on advertisers, and why exactly the "mediocre male" is such a prevalent trope found today.

Stream it below, Subscribe on iTunes, or download at archive.org. Transcription available here (.doc)

Thanks, JR!

OH_Logo.jpgThis project was made possible in part by a grant from Oregon Humanities (OH), a statewide nonprofit organization and an independent affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, which funds OH's grant program.

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