Looks like someone other than Tina Fey is bringing the feminist funny to the Saturday Night Live writer’s room. I’m missing Sarah Haskins’ takedowns of lady advertising (and hoping her replacement will be able to find the funny) so I was excited to see this spoof of osteoporosis drug ads:
Transcript after the jump.
Hi, I’m Sally Field. I want to talk to you about a problem that lots of women face: bone loss. Even if you don’t have it now, no matter what age you are all women are inherently weak and very fragile. You get this one body and this one life. You have to take care of this now. Are you bummed yet? That’s why there’s Preniva. There doesn’t have to be anything wrong with you to take Preniva, you just have to be scared. Which you should be. Preniva makes sure you’ll be able to keep doing your favorite everyday low impact activities like doing yoga, spritzing your plant, fanning out your magazines, swallowing pills for other things your doctor scared you with, and having bangs. Preniva won’t solve all your problems: you’ll always be a woman. This is the average woman’s spine, and this is your spine without Preniva. I’m not f*cking around you guys.
Preniva: your weakness is our strength.