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Facials Are A “Brainy” Toy For Girls

What sort of “brainy” toys can your little girl play with from the MindWare catalog, which prides itself as “the nation’s best resource for educational toys for kids”? Facials! Your…

Jessica Wakeman | November 9, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Cuddle With Sarah Palin’s Cojones

These “cute and cuddly” Sarah Palin Talking Cojones plush toys are officially for sale. Squeeze them and hear a clip from her infamous “cojones” quote. $24.95 for one; $21.95 if…

Ami Angelowicz | October 19, 2010 - 6:15 pm

Barbie’s First-Ever TV Commercial

Long before she was a TV news anchor in a pink miniskirt, Barbie was just a “girl” with a “purse and hats and gloves galore” in this 1959…

Jessica Wakeman | September 23, 2010 - 8:15 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

Getting A Disease Has Never Been Cuter

Getting a disease or sickness has never been something that anyone looked forward to, but now you just might. These giant plush microbes are stuffed animals of diseases like syphilis,…

Carli Alexa Blau | June 30, 2010 - 7:45 pm

Put Away Your Ouija Boards, The Magic 8-Ball Is Getting A Movie

The Magic 8-Ball can now tell all the other fortune-telling toys that made fun of it to go suck it, because 8-Ball is about to get its own movie. Paramount…

Kelli Bender | April 30, 2010 - 5:40 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

Bucky Balls: The Go-To Gift For The Guy In Your Life

You’re probably thinking to yourself, “WTF, Amelia? Why would I want a bunch of metallic balls all stuck together?” Allow me to explain. You know how when you’re noodling over…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 16, 2009 - 8:15 pm

Hello Kitty Is Feeling Nipply

Oh, no! Hello Kitty! You got a nip slip! [BuzzFeed] …

Susannah Breslin | November 25, 2009 - 2:20 pm

Hello Kitty Spills Her Guts

Check out this latest version of Hello Kitty: It’s anatomically correct, sort of. If you’ve always wondered what, exactly, is inside of Miss Kitty, this is your chance to find…

Susannah Breslin | October 15, 2009 - 11:40 am

Michelle Obama Is Now An Action Figure

What with those sculpted arms and supermom credentials, it was only a matter of time before someone would turn the First Lady into some type of cartoon-y character. Behold the…

Leonora Epstein | October 14, 2009 - 2:40 pm

Little Kid Things For The Grown Ups

On a recent trip to my childhood home I sat in my kitchen in a daze. I was daydreaming about my childhood self playing in the corner of the room…

Justine Fields | July 5, 2009 - 4:21 pm
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