Posts tagged "dolls"

“Celebrity” Cabbage Patch Kids Equal Parts Random & Terrifying

Show me a little girl who doesn’t want a Cabbage Patch Kid doll in the likeness of Al Roker and I’ll show you a liar. All small children are just…

Jessica Wakeman | November 8, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Creepy Prince William & Kate Middleton Dolls Will Eat Your Brains While You Sleep

Poor Prince William and Kate Middleton. The pizza with their faces recreated in vegetables was bad, but that’s got nothing on these vacant-eyed dolls from the toy company Arklu. A…

Jessica Wakeman | August 21, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Doll-Hoarding Grandmother Forced To Face Facts

By day, she’s a certified nursing assistant in Griffin, Georgia, but by night, Phyllis, a grandmother in her 60s, has a shocking secret: She’s addicted to doll collecting.

Huffington Post Weird News | June 25, 2011 - 6:30 pm

An Anatomically Correct Anthony Weiner Doll

Action figurine company has wasted no time jumping on Weinergate. They have released an Anthony Weiner doll that comes in two versions—regular ($39.95) and anatomically correct ($49.95). While the…

Kate Torgovnick/ | June 15, 2011 - 12:20 pm

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

Two Men And A Baby … Kind Of

There are alternative ways of becoming a parent if traditional human child rearing is not your cup of tea. Partners of 26 years, Mark Kirby and A.J. Sapolnick, adopted their…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 21, 2011 - 3:40 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

So Wrong: Baby Wee Wee, A Doll That Pees

I’ve never been able to get behind dolls that perform bodily functions, but I especially cannot understand why you would want one that does so animatronically. After the jump, check…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 8, 2010 - 4:40 pm

You Must Watch This: The Scariest Baby Doll Of All Time, Ever

Sorry to be pansies, but this baby doll commercial makes us pee ourselves a little. There’s literally not a single child’s toy we can imagine wanting less than…

Lily Q | April 7, 2010 - 12:27 pm

The Barbie-fication Of “Mad Men”

For those of us who have dreamed of sleeping with Donald Draper, we may soon have our chance — courtesy of Mattel, that is. The toy company has announced that…

Wendy Atterberry | March 10, 2010 - 2:40 pm

A Doll Whose, Uh, Privates You Can Shave

This doll is all sorts of wrong. Because hair removal is such a big topic on the minds of little kids, you can shave this dolly’s armpits and pubes. Also,…

Kate Torgovnick/ | February 22, 2010 - 4:40 pm

Jason Wu Designs Creepy-Chic Madame Alexander Dolls

Jason Wu, arguably the most adorable new-ish American designer in the business these days, has just upped his awesome factor by designing limited-edition dolls for Madame Alexander. We’ve dug around…

Lily Q | February 6, 2010 - 5:30 pm

Don Draper Is A Doll

Do you want Don Draper? Don’t we all? A New Zealand ad agency tasked with promoting “Mad Men” — apparently, the show’s not a hit there — created this very…

Susannah Breslin | November 23, 2009 - 2:40 pm

5 More Harajuku Cuties From Gwen!

If you’re into collectibles, listen up. Gwen Stefani has five brand-new Harajuku lovers for your collection, and they’re beyond adorable.To spice up the winter line, Snow Bunnies, she’s created the…

Bianca Posterli | November 13, 2009 - 8:15 pm

Ladies, Meet The Palm Beach Sugar Daddy Ken Doll!

Because Barbie’s careers in medicine, dentistry, teaching, astronomy, and pop music were always total bulls**t, right Mattel? [Topless Robot]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 28, 2009 - 5:50 pm

Barbie Goes Back To The ’80s

Barbie collectors, get psyched for December: Mattel is launching their “Ladies of the ’80s” line, complete with mini interpretations of the great Joan Jett, Debbie Harry, and Cyndi Lauper.

Bianca Posterli | October 26, 2009 - 3:40 pm

Does Anyone Remember The Marvelous World Of Shani & Her Friends Dolls By Mattel?

Mattel recently released a line of black Barbie dolls that is supposed to be more authentic. The So In Style by Barbie dolls, developed by Stacy McBride-Irby, have fuller lips,…

Annika Harris | October 22, 2009 - 1:20 pm

Tinker Bell Gets Non-Slutty Makeover

Yesterday, many of you expressed shock and outrage at Hallmark’s tragic sexification (is that a word? probably not) of one of Gen Y’s most beloved children’s characters, the once-indefatigable Rainbow

Erin Flaherty | October 15, 2009 - 6:10 pm

Rainbow Brite, We’ll Always Remember You Before You Got Slutty

Rainbow Brite was the original fag hag, what with her sassy attitude, outrageous clothes and her BF, Twink. Those of us who were little kids in the ’80s spent Saturday…

Erin Flaherty | October 14, 2009 - 6:40 pm

Karl Lagerfeld Is Watching His Figurine

Seems like Karl Lagerfeld has been lightening up recently which is nice, because, really dude, why so serious? Now the K-man’s image is getting a makeover in the form of…

Leonora Epstein | September 25, 2009 - 2:40 pm