Filmmaker Tests Theory That Hot Girls Really Have It Easy

We've all heard the supposed-statistics about how plain-looking women earn less than attractive ones. To test whether hot ladies truly have the upper hand in life, Carolyn spent a weekend doing everything twice: once as her regular, make-up free self; and a second time dressed in a teeny-tiny dress, with her hair… » 6/03/11 12:45pm 6/03/11 12:45pm

Erin Gibson's Having A Tough Time Being The Next Sarah Haskins

When Sarah Haskins left Current, we mourned the loss of "Target Women" and her chick-centric take on pop culture. Now Current presents Erin Gibson, who has a segment titled "Modern Lady." » 5/13/10 6:00pm 5/13/10 6:00pm

North Korea Sets Court Date For U.S. Journalists

Ugh: CNN reports that Current TV journos Laura Ling and Euna Lee will be tried in a North Korean court next month. They are accused of entering the country illegally and intending "hostile acts." [CNN] » 5/14/09 9:20am 5/14/09 9:20am

Car Commercials Drive Sarah Haskins Crazy

Have some of the most important moments of your life taken place in a car? Does your car make phone calls for you? Is your car delicious? Is your car erotic » 11/14/08 4:30pm 11/14/08 4:30pm? Our favorite funny lady, Sarah Haskins, takes a look at the ways that automobile marketers try to take women for a ride. Clip above. [Current TV] Earlier:

Sarah Haskins Targets The View

We've been so busy around here, we haven't had a chance to get to the new Target: Women video » 11/04/08 5:30pm 11/04/08 5:30pm! Sarah Haskins calls the ladies of a "living, breathing, real-time focus group." Plus, they do what what women to do: Talk. "Sometimes, they talk all at once!" But Haskins understands: "Democracy's messy like that." Since…

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Sarah Haskins Is A Sucker For RomComs

Sarah Haskins' latest "Target: Women" targets chick flicks. "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." Haskins comments on upcoming films Happy Go Lucky » 8/22/08 5:00pm 8/22/08 5:00pm, , and — as well as oldies-but-goodies like and . Why are women…

Sarah Haskins Wishes You Happy Period Control

We've been meaning to get to the new video » 8/19/08 4:30pm 8/19/08 4:30pm from Sarah Haskins for a while! This time, Sarah's "Target Women" takes aim at birth control. At advertisements for birth control, that is — which never mention babies, or pregnancy, but mention periods. Yup, they're actually selling control. And hey, what about that…

Sarah Haskins Has A Problem With Marketing Family Meals To Moms

Our new favorite, wonderfully funny critic, Sarah Haskins, is at it again. Her new video, Target Women: Feeding Your F—-ing Family dissects and pokes fun at commercials for brands like Manwich, Crock-Pot, Tyson Chicken Breast and El Pollo Loco — in which women are encouraged to keep their kids and husband happy with… » 7/18/08 4:40pm 7/18/08 4:40pm

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Brides, Botox & Yogurt: Sarah Haskins Targets Those Who Target Women

Recently, while searching for that damn all-black issue of Italian Vogue, I gazed upon a shelf at a bookstore labeled "Women's Interest." The shelf was filled with wedding magazines. (And underneath: Cooking.) Really? Women have no other interest? I was still seething about this when I saw Sarah Haskins' "Target… » 7/03/08 12:00pm 7/03/08 12:00pm

Current TV has an amusing send up of the way yogurt is marketed towards women. The best part is when the video's narrator, Sarah Haskins, describes the yogurt eater as the gray-hoodie wearing demographic who has "I have a masters but then I got married" look. But on the serious, that yogurt that makes you poop is… » 5/12/08 4:40pm 5/12/08 4:40pm