Posts tagged "barbies"

RIP Society: “Human Barbie” Blondie Bennett Gets Hypnosis To Make Herself More Stupid

“Human Barbies” are a sub-group of humanity who fascinate and horrify in equal measure. Of the many questionable life decisions of the Human Barbies — multiple plastic surgeries to look like…

Jessica Wakeman | February 19, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Covering Up Naked, Immodest Barbies Is Apparently A Thing

There are people who are worried that Barbies give little girls unrealistic expectations about their bodies.

Then there are people who are worried that when Barbie’s clothes come…

Jessica Wakeman | October 17, 2013 - 1:00 pm

I Tried To Play Feminist Barbies With My Nieces And Kinda Failed

I think I’m a decent aunt. Not so good at remembering birthdays, admittedly, but what I lack in presents-giving, I make up for in lots of facetime. We play all…

Jessica Wakeman | July 26, 2013 - 11:00 am

Photographer Dina Goldstein Imagines Barbie’s Life If Ken Liked Men

Back in the day, Ken was always a hot commodity whenever my friends and I fought over whose Barbie would be the lucky lady that day. Turns out, Ken might…

Daley Quinn | June 16, 2012 - 12:00 pm

How Badly Do You Want These “Mad Men” Barbies?

“Mad Men” may be almost done for the season, but fret not! Here’s a whole mess of “Mad Men”-inspired Barbie dolls to keep you entertained. No, Mattel hasn’t suddenly sanctioned LSD…

Jessica Wakeman | June 4, 2012 - 1:40 pm

The Black Baby Doll Project Puts Dollies In Hands Of Little Girls

One of the privileges I had as a little white girl was always having had toys that look like me. In fact, American Girl’s brown-haired, brown-eyed Samantha Parkington doll looked…

Jessica Wakeman | December 8, 2010 - 4:20 pm