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Target Women: Lessons 2009 (VIDEO)

Posted December 18, 2009 | 14:15:02 (EST)

Here's a few things I learned while watching hundreds of hours of ads this year...

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Target Women: Broadview Security

Posted November 13, 2009 | 13:29:30 (EST)

Dear Women,

You are never safe. Seriously. We mean it.

Hugs n' kisses,

Broadview Security

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Target Women: Beauty Contraptions

Posted October 16, 2009 | 15:43:09 (EST)

Beauty is an important part of American culture. But so are machines. And when they get together...wow.

Check out "Target Women: Beauty Contraptions":

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Target Women: How To Get Hot Chicks

Posted October 2, 2009 | 17:16:01 (EST)

Hey dudes. Ever wondered how to improve your dating life? Maybe it's time you watched a few commercials and saw how mini-burgers can make a MAJOR change.

You can check...

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Target Women: Back 2 School (VIDEO)

Posted September 18, 2009 | 20:49:45 (EST)

Back 2 School time! We all know what that means: awesome loft parties, lunchroom fashion shows and acting like a rich celebrity. Ugh! So stressful! I wish it was summer!

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Target Women: Brooke Shields

Posted August 28, 2009 | 20:30:32 (EST)

From jeans to eyelashes, Brooke Shields has sold it all. And we know why: she has the power of the mom-a-morphosis.

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Target Women: You're Old

Posted August 15, 2009 | 08:51:07 (EST)

I turned 30 this week, and promptly began to fall apart. Fortunately, modern medicine is here to help with my arthritis, incontinence, and bone loss...for now.


WATCH:

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Target Women: Doofy Husbands

Posted July 31, 2009 | 13:21:37 (EST)

The Modern Woman is expected to work, raise children, keep a clean house, do the laundry, cook, and generally manage her home and family like a prosperous corporation (remember those?). We know that it is impossible for The Modern Woman to do this without the aid of several thousand dollars...

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Target Women: Dating Advice

Posted July 17, 2009 | 18:50:47 (EST)

When I am having trouble with romance, the first place I head is the bookstore. For every love problem, there is a solution if you can just find the right dating advice book. Is he just not that into you? Is he way too into you? Is he standing outside...

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Target Women: Hair

Posted July 3, 2009 | 16:17:20 (EST)

You may remember this popular medieval fable from school. Griselda, a serf, is standing in a pile of barn muck one day, contemplating how the noble knight she loves won't give her a second glance. Then a lion that someone brought back from the Crusades walks by and inspires Griselda....

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Target Women: Charm School

Posted June 28, 2009 | 01:19:12 (EST)

Vh1 makes a lot of money off of misbehavin' ladies shakin their thang and getting hammered on its reality shows. But fear not, fellow etiquette lovers, Vh1 is also providing a solution to the crass behavior so callously encouraged on "Rock of Love Bus" and "Real Chance At Love." They...

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Target Women: Lady Friends

Posted June 12, 2009 | 13:33:00 (EST)

We all know the best part of being a woman is all the fun you have with your girlfriends!!!! OMG!!! BFF!!!! But what dudes might not know is what goes on when they aren't around. Do we talk about sex? Boys? No. We love to talk about helpful products. All...

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Target Women: Story Time

Posted June 5, 2009 | 13:40:25 (EST)

Once upon a time in a big, tall building on Madison avenue, a very thoughtful businessperson had an epiphany. "I know" he or she thought, "we can create an emotional connection to our product by plumbing the collective childhood unconscious of our demographic." And so he did. And everything sold...

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Target Women: The Cougar

Posted May 29, 2009 | 13:39:21 (EST)

"The Cougar" - a specious sociological trend invented by journalists to describe older women who hunt younger men is finally getting the attention it doesn't deserve. If you can't wait for ABC's "Cougar Town" next fall, don't worry. Cougar-based programming is already here on the TV Land network with the...

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Target Women: Laundry

Posted May 22, 2009 | 15:45:04 (EST)

Why are women always doing laundry? Because of years of inculcated gender roles? Oh no. There's a dirty little secret - we're addicted to it. Laundry is the ladies' drug of choice. We just can't stop.

Sarah Haskins explores this secret addiction in her latest segment, "Target Women: Laundry."...

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Target Women: Obama Arms

Posted May 8, 2009 | 13:49:58 (EST)

The first one hundred days of Barack Obama's administration have come and gone and America is excited: we've got stimulus! We've got a puppy! But there's STILL one thing all American women want: Michelle Obama's super buff guns.

In "Target Women: Obama Arms," I explore the media's unbridled passion...

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Target Women: Medicine

Posted May 1, 2009 | 13:50:03 (EST)

Sick? You should try medicine. It can make your achy face, sweatpants and bear head go away. No need to go to the doctor, just self-diagnose from the comfort of your own couch.

This week "Target Women" looks at the ridiculous ways advertisers market their medical remedies.

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Target Women: "Tough Love"

Posted April 24, 2009 | 17:17:59 (EST)

Are you single? PUT THE GUN DOWN. There's help.

Being a single woman is only slightly more appealing than a full body rash. I know, because I saw "He's Just Not That Into You." Luckily, the producers of that film weren't just going to leave us ladies high and dry...

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Target Women: Your Garden

Posted April 17, 2009 | 15:04:25 (EST)

When you think of the beautiful natural world, do you think, "I want the environment to be as clean as my vagina." 
No?  Well, maybe you should.

In "Target Women: Your Garden," a segment from the Current TV show "infoMania," I take a look at...

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