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To Be Strong

Ken Spooner | Posted 07.30.2014 | Arts
Ken Spooner

Over the past few years, the artistic talent and creative drive has been on the rise in North Jersey. Young filmmakers are producing high quality content with nothing more than a few pieces of necessary production equipment and some passion to bring stories to life through picture and sound.

Your Ex Old Man Lends a Hand: A Christmas Poem for Single Moms

Christina Pesoli | Posted 02.05.2014 | Divorce
Christina Pesoli

'Twas the month of December And e'r'where you looked There was stuff to get done-- You were way overbooked. If only you had Someone else who'd pitch...

Wanted: A Barbie Who Doesn't Mind a Hairy, Greasy Ken

Rym Tina Ghazal | Posted 08.19.2013 | Comedy
Rym Tina Ghazal

What do Arab men want? Well, I spent two weeks asking every single Arab man I met that question.

Christopher Rudolph

LOOK: Barbie's Ken Comes Out! | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

With his perfect blond hair and chiseled features, Ken always seemed to care more about his appearance than about his counterpart, Barbie. The Huffing...

Doctor: 'Every Patient Is A Walking Poem'

Leah Kaminsky | Posted 05.19.2012 | Home
Leah Kaminsky

On the morning of my seventh birthday my hands trembled as I tore the wrapping paper from a big box. Dad was beaming with the sort of smile that meant I was about to be spoiled rotten. Finally, I thought, a friend for my Barbie Nurse with her crisp, white cap and hot water bottle.

Whitney Houston, One Amazing Crack Ho: An Open Letter to John and Ken

Erin Harper | Posted 04.23.2012 | Black Voices
Erin Harper

Until now, I have not written about Whitney Houston, largely because so many others have. However, when I learned that Los Angeles radio hosts, John and Ken of KFI AM 640 had referred to Ms. Houston as a "crack ho", I could not remain silent.

Drowning Barbie

Christal Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Christal Smith

Artist Daena Title plays with Barbies. Unlike Barbie's key demographic, she is not a young girl trying on new outfits or setting up yet another date with Ken.

The Price of Beauty: Are Eyes Sexy?

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Susan Albers

On VH1's Price of Beauty, women in Marrakech pointed out that you can be sexy with just your eyes. It's the anti-Victoria Secret approach to seduction.

Cock Ring Ken: Dumping Western Consumer Products in Eastern Europe?

Scott Diel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Scott Diel

I imagine manufacturers' warehouses full of defective appliances awaiting shipment to Eastern Europe where many customers haven't yet a clue they're supposed to be king. Does this, in fact, happen?

New Rule: Bat Out Of Mattel

Bill Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bill Maher