Articles for tag: Feminine Mystique, Housewife, Television Sitcoms

Karla News

How to Be a Good Housewife

How to be a Good Housewife Part 14 – women’s roles in the 1950’s So far we have looked at the role of women being centered on the home in the 1950’s. We saw how the first lady, Mamie Eisenhower endorsed that view, and how even the media through television sitcoms perpetuated the myths. However, ...

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Movie Review: “Leave it to Beaver”

Rating: PG Length: 84 minutes Release Date: August 22, 1997 Directed By: Andy Cardiff Genre: Comedy, Family Stars: 2.5 out of 5 Beaver Cleaver captured the heart of the country in 1957 when the sitcom “Leave It to Beaver” began its six-year television run. The Cleaver family epitomized life in the 1950s with a working ...

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Top Ten 70’s Television Sitcoms

The 70’s steamrolled in a new era of sitcom. The top ten sitcoms of the 70’s were not passive comedies, but social commentaries. Sitcoms of this decade unveiled social injustice, grappled with tough questions, and challenged the status quo. Sitcoms of the 70’s ventured into new areas of drama and social justice which were previously ...

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Who Are the Apostles of Comedy?

Tired of the profanity-filled comedy routines of today’s mainstream performers? Itching for humor free of sexually explicit language, racism, and derogatory speech? Or even better, have you ever wished someone would step way out on a limb and combine comedy with the message of the Gospel? Is that really asking too much? After all, the ...