Mocking Gendered Advertising

Via both Sociological Images and Hoyden About Town, I came across this little clip from British TV show That Mitchell and Webb Look and felt absolutely compelled to share. It’s a short but sweet take on gendered advertising — not hugely different from what our favorite lady Sarah Haskins does, but as one commenter noted, with a focus more on overall messaging than on tactics:

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10 comments for “Mocking Gendered Advertising

  1. Betty
    July 15, 2009 at 2:59 pm

    Awesome! I love Mitchell and Webb.

  2. Elyssa
    July 15, 2009 at 3:11 pm

    Hahahaha that is the best thing I have seen in a very long time.

  3. July 15, 2009 at 3:33 pm

    you gotta love something that’s short, sweet, and to the point. and all under one minute.
    thanks for sharing this. it made my day!

  4. July 15, 2009 at 5:24 pm


  5. Ellestar
    July 15, 2009 at 5:37 pm




  6. Azalea
    July 15, 2009 at 11:47 pm


  7. July 15, 2009 at 11:55 pm

    Perfection. Loved the manicured hand on the guys chest.

  8. E.D.
    July 16, 2009 at 4:28 am

    So true! :-D

  9. NicoleG
    July 16, 2009 at 8:25 am

    “And your children’s clothes are filthy!”

    I love it. It’s like every episode of Target Women wrapped into a neat little ball.

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