Nov
01
1995

Invasion of the Magazine Snatchers

The Sassy/'Teen Merger:

Amid teenage girl magazines' standard fare of earnest advice about boyfriends, self-esteem and cosmetics purchases, Sassy was always a stand-out. Take how Sassy dealt with the issue of flirting. The cover of the September 1994 issue might not have stood out on the newsstand—"How to Flirt Like an Animal" was the main story. But rather than recycle the same age-old drivel about how flirting requires a pleasant laugh, an ability to make small talk, a dose of self-confidence and a modicum of restraint, Sassy gave an extensive description of various types of mating behavior practiced by animals, then detailed their […]