Sarah Haskins on chick flicks

We don't care if we look like pathetic fangirls -- Sarah Haskins just keeps being too funny to resist.

Published August 22, 2008 5:18PM (EDT)

Yes, we know some of you are sick of us posting Sarah Haskins videos. No, she's not paying us (at this writing). Honestly, we keep waiting for her to do a video that sucks so we won't feel compelled to post it with yet another intro about how we know some of you are sick of it, and we don't really care. Fortunately or unfortunately, the woman stubbornly insists on being hilarious every time; watching her skewer "chick flicks" in this latest installment is just too damned fun to resist. Take it up with her if you don't like it

If you really must rag on our devotion to all things Haskins, though, knock yourself out. 'Cause hey, sometimes we like to cry for fun.

By Kate Harding

Kate Harding is the author of Asking For It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture--and What We Can Do About It, available from Da Capo Press in August 2015. Previously, she collaborated with Anna Holmes, Amanda Hess, and a cast of thousands on The Book of Jezebel, and with Marianne Kirby on Lessons from the Fat-o-Sphere. You might also remember her as the founding editor of Shapely Prose (2007-2010). Kate's essays have appeared in the anthologies Madonna & Me, Yes Means Yes, Feed Me, and Airmail: Women of Letters. She holds an M.F.A. in fiction from Vermont College of Fine Arts and a B.A. in English from University of Toronto, and is currently at work on a Ph.D. in creative writing from Bath Spa University

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