Over the fifty-something years since her introduction, Mattel‘s flagship girl’s fashion doll, Barbie, has been the object of as much scorn and controversy as love and devotion. The perennial issue driving the anti-Barbie movement is her wildly unrealistic measurements and bodily proportions. It is believed by many (and apparently backed up by statistics) that Barbie’s impossible curves make her an inappropriate role model for little girls, and are also causing sales of the doll to plummet.
Well, a Mattel executive has decided to step into the arena and defend Barbie’s bod. (more…)
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Welcome bastards to a new installment of “Stuff You Want, Things You Need, & Everything You Can’t Have” by yours truly, Eric aka geektrooper. I’m back to inform you about some of the awesome goods out on the market for your collecting pleasure. Prepare to fork over your hard earned credits for these awesome goods.
Welcome bastards to a new installment of “Stuff You Want, Things You Need, & Everything You Can’t Have” (maybe this title needs to be bit shorter…) by yours truly, Eric aka geektrooper. Let’s keep it simple and sexy as I give you a rundown of some epic stuff from around the web during the week of January 30th to February 5th.