Posts tagged "toys"

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 you buy in bulk. Christmas shopping ... done! [Hero Builders]…

By: Ami Angelowicz / October 19, 2010

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 commercial. It's apparently the first Barbie ad to ever appear on television. The times — and Barbie — sure have changed, huh? [YouTube]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 23, 2010

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 hair, a gold fan, and some gladiator heels which are badass-looking, but I'm thinking not particularly Japanese. Ken is dressed as a bare-chested samurai warrior…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 16, 2010

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, herpes, anthrax, and mad cow, which are only some of the many different stuffed diseases that are available. Giving someone herpes or the kissing disease…

By: Carli Alexa Blau / June 30, 2010

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 recently announced that as part of their continuing deal with toymaker Mattel, the all-knowing 8-Ball will be the next toy to get the Hollywood treatment.

By: Kelli Bender / April 30, 2010

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 this maniacally laughing doll. [Copyranter]…

By: Lily Q / April 7, 2010

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 an idea, or talking on the phone, and you need something to do with your hands and masturbating wouldn't really be appropriate? Well, Bucky Ball…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 16, 2009

Hello Kitty Is Feeling Nipply

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

By: Susannah Breslin / November 25, 2009

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 out. The "Anatomy" figures are the result of a collaboration with Dr. Romanelli and come in white, pink, and blue or tan and red. If…

By: Susannah Breslin / October 15, 2009

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 new Michelle Obama action figure, a product of Jailbreak Toys (which also produces the similar Barack Obama action figure). While the doll's huge head and…

By: Leonora Epstein / October 14, 2009

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 where my toy kitchen set used to be. I spent hours in front of that mini-kitchen and despite all the playtime back then, today I…

By: Justine Fields / July 5, 2009
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