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Mattel Uses Barbie to Titillate Adult Male Sports Fans

Nancy Hogshead-Makar | Posted 04.30.2014 | Women
Nancy Hogshead-Makar

Mixing young girlhood and sexuality and selling it to male sports fans is ... just creepy.

Barbie Gears Up For Interplanetary Mission

Space.com | Robert Z. Pearlman | Posted 08.06.2013 | Science

A new collaboration between NASA and Mattel, the largest toy company in the world, is turning the Red Planet a tad more pink. "Mars Explorer Barbie,...

Barbie Fights For Her Life

AP | MAE ANDERSON | Posted 07.19.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- As far as catfights go, this is a doozy. Barbie, long the reigning queen in the doll world, has suddenly been thrust into the battle of h...

The Beginning Of The End For Barbie?

AP | MAE ANDERSON | Posted 09.16.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Vampy teen Monster High dolls are taking a bite out of squeaky-clean Barbie. Mattel said Wednesday its second-quarter net income fell 24 ...

Happy Birthday, Barbie!

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 03.09.2012 | Home

When American businesswoman Ruth Handler first launched Barbie on March 9, 1959, she probably didn't expect the doll to become as controversial as she...