ABC is taking a gamble on walking, talking Troll doll* Malin Akerman in a new comedy called Trophy Wife, as well as a show starring professionally unfunny and non-adorable person** Rebel Wilson as a dorky lawyer who's gonna make it, after all.
In February, at a panel about "embarrassing" products and women, someone mentioned that menstrual blood is rich with stem cells. Comedian Sarah Haskins quipped, "one day we'll all be living on period farms." Good news: That day is almost here.
Yesterday Slate hosted a panel on "Marketing Embarrassing Products to Women," in which Target: Women genius Sarah Haskins, writer Susan Kim, and TV producer Allison Silverman taught us about rubber aprons, electric vibrators, and the mysteries of blue liquid.
When Sarah Haskins emailed to say that her Target Women career had come to an end, we were sad. But it also gave us a chance to talk to her - below, DILFs, baby bridesmaids and being yelled into greatness.
"Advertising is so ridiculous because it's trying to still use some of the traditional gender roles, while also trying to match the changes in the past 40 to 50 years." — from an interview with Sarah Haskins. [NY Post]