Posts tagged "ken"

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

Creepy Real Life Barbie Girls

Photograher Hayden Wood spent a lot of time as a retoucher and graphic artist, which is probably why his photos of models posed as Barbie and Ken are so eerie.

Julie Gerstein | April 19, 2012 - 9:40 am

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

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/ | August 5, 2011 - 3:20 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/ | February 14, 2011 - 6:20 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

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

Could Mattel’s Japanese Barbie And Ken Be Any More Stereotypical?

A geisha girl and a samurai warrior: these are the stereotypes Mattel used for Japanese Ken and Barbie dolls. Barbie is dressed as a geisha with lotus blossoms in her…

Jessica Wakeman | September 16, 2010 - 4:40 pm

Move Over, Barbie: Ken Doll Models For Esquire

Barbie had a million jobs, but did we ever really know what Ken did? With that head of hair, of course he’s a model. This month, Ken is tricked out…

Jessica Wakeman | July 8, 2010 - 6:20 pm

Ken’s Dream House And Inferiority Complex

I’ve always had questions about the Ken doll. What’s his relationship with Barbie anyway? Does he like men or women? What’s up with the ascot? Where did he get…

Kelli Bender | June 2, 2010 - 5:40 pm