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Talking Barbie Could Eavesdrop On Kids, Critics Warn

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.11.2015 | Business

Mattel has plans to release a tech-savvy, wifi-connected doll called "Hello Barbie." And, apparently, she can have whole conversations with you. ...

Why The 'Body-Positive' Lammily Doll Is Anything But

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 01.19.2015 | Style
Nikki Gloudeman

I hate to criticize Lammily -- the new "normal" looking doll for little girls -- as challenging the all-mighty Barbie and her size negative-four standards is a commendable act. That said... I'm about to criticize Lammily.

The Violence of Abortion Barbie, Wendy Davis

Molly Rosner | Posted 08.09.2014 | Women
Molly Rosner

Affiliating Wendy Davis with Barbie attempts to transform a political leader into a vapid and empty-headed doll famous for her over-sexualized body. The pink Barbie-like frame of the poster plays up girlhood and downplays womanhood.

FIRE IN THE HOLE: This Doll Is Definitely Not Safe For Kids

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.14.2013 | Weird News

Is your crotch burning? If so, call 911 immediately. When you get back from the hospital check out the Fanny Flambeaux doll, an extremely dang...

GPS Guide: Peace, Pretty In Pink

Robin Hickman | Posted 11.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Robin Hickman

Twenty years ago, a divine gift touched my soul and stirred my spirit. While visiting my cousin in California, her then-6-year-old daughter Nikki and I spent a whole glorious day playing dolls.

Astoria Characters: The Church Lady

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 01.08.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Eileen Cuhaj, a plain, serious soul with a wisp of white hair and wire-rim spectacles that make her brown eyes sparkle, was raised a good Catholic girl. All these years, she has called upon her faith to sustain her.

PHOTOS: Sweet And Sinister Painting And Sculpture At Obsolete Gallery

Posted 11.12.2011 | Arts

'Power in Each Step,' a new show at Obsolete Gallery in Venice, probes the depths of birth and death. Marianne Kolb paints isolated portraits of a...

The Rent Is Too Damn High Action Figure

Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Are you in search of a small, bearded toy that reaffirms the Rent Is Too Damn High party platform? You are in luck! Oxford-based toy company Hero Bui...

Baby Glutton: Controversial Doll Lets Little Girls Pretend To Breast-Feed (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Spanish toymaker Berjuan released a doll that allows children to "breast-feed." A child wears a special halter top with flowers instead of nipples tha...