Posts Tagged ‘Advertising’

More Target Women fun, and this time Sarah Haskins is making fun of adverts that assume all women want fairytale lives with happy endings. She features (amongst others) two adverts from the California Milk Processor Board that, while they may not be the worst ever made, are certainly the most sexist ads I’ve seen in […]


And have accumulated a really quite large collection of underwear and socks to help me put it off as long as possible. Luckily I have Sarah Haskins to remind me that I’m abnormal and that all women love laundry. At least that’s what the TV would have me believe. It also reminds me that I […]


Sarah Haskins works her magic again. Featuring some of the ads from this post! (via Feministe.) And in the same vein, The Onion. Do not read with coffee.


First, there was this advert from the US for a combination razor/bikini trimmer, the Schick Quattro Trimstyle for Women:


Under the lid

08Jan09

Today Feministing flagged up an ad campaign in Germany by a group called Pro M├Ądchen (“pro-girls”, roughly). They’re putting stickers on the underside of toilet lids saying Bulimie ist heilbar – “Bulimia is curable”.