Posts tagged "target women"

Modern Lady Asks, Why Are All The Female Cops So Sexy?

We have been woefully remiss is posting “Modern Lady,” the new CurrentTV web series starring Erin Gibson that replaced Sarah Haskins’ late, great “Target: Women” show. Allow us to atone for our sins with today’s offering: Erin Gibson asking why all of TV’s lady cops are the same — with a deep and…

Jessica Wakeman / August 6, 2010

Sarah Haskins Looks Back On The Ads Of 2009 And Voms

God love ya, Sarah Haskins, for this hilarious “Target: Women” spot on women-targeted ads of 2009. Just a snippet: “The kids are ungrateful. Our husbands are idiots. And keeping our bushes neat is a full-time job!” Here’s hoping advertisements in 2010 will be less sexist and dumb!

Jessica Wakeman / December 21, 2009

You Are Never Safe! But At Least Sarah Haskins Makes It Funny

“If you’re a woman alone, you’re a victim waiting to happen!” Thank God someone is finally saying those BE AFRAID ALL THE TIME commercials are really super dumb—sensationalized “rape fables,” as our girl Sarah Haskins calls them. Not every knock at the door means a psycho burglar-rapist is afoot!

Jessica Wakeman / November 17, 2009

Odorific Products Help Men Score Hot Chicks!

Another totally genius “Target: Women” vid from Sarah Haskins. This time she points out how many commercials try and sell products based on their ability to attract hot women, specifically through the power of smell — the smell of clean laundry, gum, deodorant, mini-burgers, the list goes on and on.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 3, 2009

Sarah Haskins Turns 30, Also Known As “Old”

Happy birthday, Sarah Haskins! We hope you got some nice presents to cheer you up, because now that you’re the big 3-0, it’s time to start fretting about incontinence, arthritis and other ailments that affect women of a certain age. Luckily Big Pharma’s got plenty of medications for an old lady like yourself. Did…

Jessica Wakeman / August 20, 2009

Doofy Husbands In Commercials Are Really, Really, Really Dumb

“Thank God us wifeys are around to take care of our doofy husbands, or else they’d kill the entire family over a bowl of popcorn!” We love you, Sarah Haskins!

Jessica Wakeman / July 31, 2009

Laundry: The Adderall Of Chores

One of the reason why I love Sarah Haskin’s “Target: Women” videos is that sometimes they force me to laugh at my own stereotypical womanly ways. This week, she goes off on detergent commercials which make it seem like women love doing laundry. “Why can’t we break the spin cycle?” she asks. “Because…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 22, 2009

Sarah Haskins Targets The Rampant Sexualization of CLEANING

I don’t know about the rest of you, but scrubbing my toilet bowl makes ME aroused. [Current]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 23, 2008

Chick Flick Fever: Sarah Haskins Is Just Like US!

“There are three comedies coming out this fall aimed at women,” she says. “You have seen them all before. But you will see them all again.” Ain’t that the truth.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 22, 2008