Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Hasbro's Latest Sexist Shopping List

Hasbro's latest recommended toys.

For boys (the entire list):

TRANSFORMERS MOVIE FIGURES
BUMBLEBEE MOVIE VOICE MIXER HELMET
TRANSFORMERS MOVIE CONSTRUCTICON DEVASTATOR
G.I. JOE MOVIE 3-3/4-INCH MOVIE FIGURES
G.I. JOE MOVIE NIGHT RAVEN VEHICLE
G.I. JOE MOVIE ACCELERATOR SUIT DUKE
STAR WARS DUEL ACTION LIGHTSABER
STAR WARS CLONE TURBO TANK
WOLVERINE ELECTRONIC CLAW
MARVEL UNIVERSE 3-3/4-INCH ACTION FIGURES

For girls (the entire list):

MY LITTLE PONY PONYVILLE SWEETIE BELLE'S GUMBALL HOUSE
LITTLEST PET SHOP COZY CARE ADOPTION CENTER
FURREAL FRIENDS LULU, MY CUDDLIN’ KITTY
ZAMBI THE BABY ELEPHANT
STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE BERRY CAFE Playset

The 1950s are alive and well in America.

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2 comments:

Gerald McD said...

Some things never change...

Caleb N. Diffell said...

Well, it may be they market things that way because that's what their research shows boys and girls buy. I mean, should they market GI Joe to girls even though they know through research that few, if any, girls buy or are interested in GI Joe? I guess I'm not really sure what your beef is here.