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 Responses to Mocking Gendered Advertising

  1. Betty says:

    Awesome! I love Mitchell and Webb.

  2. Elyssa says:

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

  3. 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!

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  7. Tracey says:

    Perfection. Loved the manicured hand on the guys chest.

  8. E.D. says:

    So true! :-D

  9. NicoleG says:

    “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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