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Sarah Haney Casts A Troubling Dark Shadow Over Barbie And Ken

Barbie is recognizable for many reasons, not the least of which is her long blonde hair and warped 39-18-33 measurements, but photographer Sarah Haney has taken that impenetrable plastic smile…

Rachel Krause | March 22, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Barbie Gets An Afro For The Holidays

When I picture Barbie, it’s with her signature straight blonde hair, unrealistically perky (and hard) boobs, and undeniably Caucasian skin tone and features. Sure, there’s darker-skinned Teresa and, uh, gingery…

Rachel Krause | December 13, 2011 - 3:20 pm

A Tattooed Barbie We’d Actually Want to Hang Out With

You knew it was only a matter of time before Barbie would step into the modern era and begin exploring the world of body modification. Though she’s not exactly a…

Julie Gerstein | October 4, 2011 - 10:40 am

Money Shot: Post-Coital Barbie

Uh oh. Barbie has JBF hair. Somebody’s been gettin’ wild in the Dream House. And who is that strapping, plastic man she’s with? It’s certainly not Ken. Get it, girl.

Ami Angelowicz | August 26, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Wait, A Real Life Barbie Movie Is Happening?

Every time I watch the new “90210,” I have a very distracting thought—Trevor Donovan, who plays Teddy on the show, looks life a walking, talking version of Ken. I mean,…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | August 5, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Alice + Olivia’s Modern Take On Barbie

Okay, so Alice + Olivia haven’t designed a new Barbie doll, but the styling of this model in its resort lookbook really reminds me of a classic Barbie. Alice +…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 4, 2011 - 5:00 pm

David Lynch + Barbie+ Coffee = Very Strange Commercial

I am huge David Lynch fan. I try not to understand his work, but rather appreciate it. I cannot say I have yet grown to appreciate his commercial…

Ami Angelowicz | May 8, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Starry Night Barbie

Barbie meets art for the new 2011 line of Fine Art Barbies featuring gowns inspired by Van Gogh, Da Vinci, and Klimt. For the girl who already knows she’s highbrow.

Ami Angelowicz | May 1, 2011 - 10:00 am

Today’s Lady News: This Is What A Life-Size Barbie Looks Like

This is what the proportions of a life-size Barbie doll would look like. She’s made by anorexia survivor Galia Slayen and stands 6 feet tall with a 39″ bust, 18″

Jessica Wakeman | April 15, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Barbie And Ken Are Back Together

Thank you, Cupid, for this Valentine’s Day miracle. After breaking up in 2004, Barbie and Ken have decided to get back together. Yesterday, Barbie, who apparently has a Facebook page…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | February 14, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Dr. Phil Tells Mom To Not Let Son Play With Barbies

Dr. Phil doesn’t want your son to be “confused” — especially if “confused” means “gay.” Not that one of America’s most prominent psychological experts (thanks a lot, Oprah) comes right…

Jessica Wakeman | February 7, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Serial Killer Barbie

I always knew Barbie had a dark side. Mariel Clayton explores Barbie’s evil alter-ego in her doll dioramas. [The Daily What]

Ami Angelowicz | January 16, 2011 - 1:00 pm

“Genuine Ken” Looks Scary Bad

I love me some bad reality television, but, as we suspected when it was announced, the new Hulu series “Genuine Ken: The Search for the Great American Boyfriend” is…

Ami Angelowicz | January 11, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Sweet Talkin’ Ken Is Barbie’s Bitch

At last, a man who says everything you want him to say! Meet Mattel’s Sweet Talkin’ Ken doll ($31), who records five seconds of your voice and plays it back…

Jessica Wakeman | December 28, 2010 - 4:20 pm

Naked Barbie Calendar Is Creepin’ Us Out

Breno Cosa and Guilherme Souza created the 2011 Matchbox Barbie Calendar which features two dolls, naked, posing for the camera like they’re sexy. Or as the artists claim, they made…

Simcha | December 8, 2010 - 6:10 pm

Janet Jackson Is A Barbie Doll

Mattel has captured Janet Jackson’s fabulousness with the “Divinely Janet” Barbie doll, a doll that wears the glamorous gown and catsuit the real Janet wore on “American Idol.” The Barbie…

Annika Harris | December 6, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Nicki Minaj Is Armless Barbie For “Pink Friday”

This is the cover art for Nicki Minaj’s debut album, Pink Friday, which drops this week. It’s very pink. Nicki appears to have lost both her arms, like the Venus…

Susannah Breslin | November 23, 2010 - 12:10 pm

Barbie Gets Angel-fied

Farrah Fawcett gets a posthumous Barbie makeover. In February, you can own the Farrah Barbie for a mere $1,500. Striped blanket included. All proceeds will go to the Farrah Fawcett…

Ami Angelowicz | November 19, 2010 - 5:10 pm

Lady Gaga: The Barbie Slayer

At a show in Ireland over the weekend, Lady Gaga killed a Barbie. She did it Ozzy Osbourne-style, by sticking it in her mouth and beheading it … and then…

Simcha | November 3, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Ken Gets A Reality Show. Whitney Port Hosts?

“The City” is dunzo, but Whitney Port is moving onto bigger and better things. You know, like hosting an online reality series about … wait for it … Barbie’s hunkahunka…

Jessica Wakeman | October 29, 2010 - 3:50 pm