Tag Archives: Barbie

Todds R Us

With the help of some shelves and signage, fan Todd Olexo has turned his basement display into a re-creation of Toys "Я" Us through the ages: And now, some more OAFEry:Yo Joe! A Real American Hip-Hop Musical Community's GI Joe … Continue reading

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Meet Bild Lilli, the original Barbie

That line in today's review was not just a throwaway joke: You can learn a bit more here. And now, some more OAFEry:Realistic Buzz Lightyear If "Ghostbusters" met "The Shining" Rustin's Spoils of the Week #5 Rustin's Spoils of the … Continue reading

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The type of face men recognize better than women

Finally, psychologists have discovered a type of face that men are better at identifying than women: the faces on Transformer toys. It's a first. All previous scientific studies have found that either women are better than men at identifying faces … Continue reading

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Get ready to watch the Toy Wars

Toy Wars: The Epic Struggle Between G.I. Joe, Barbie, and the Companies that Make Them, a book detailing the rivalry between Hasbro and Mattel, is being adapted to an Amazon original series starring Josh Gad. Via Deadline: Journalist and novelist … Continue reading

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New Barbie

From this week's Saturday Night Live: And now, some more OAFEry:North Korea releases a new propaganda video Behold - Atheist Barbie Zombie Attack Barbie Toy Shop Christians vs. He-Man

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ATFC '16 - Day 3: Mattel/Mega Bloks

And now, some more OAFEry:Illusion is the ultimate weapon ATFC '16 - Day 1: Hasbro - Star Wars Flippin' through Previews - May '16 Brown Costume Wolverine addendum Imaginext Blind Bagged Figures Series 7

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Beggar Ken

"Found this doll on Clinton Street propped up against a planter. Took photo for preservation and left only footprints. Strange art installation, I guess." And now, some more OAFEry:Barbie trashes her Dream House Barbie's Best Kept Secret Mattel's SDCC exclusives … Continue reading

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Bad toy texts

From the latest Cracked photo contest come a few disastrous sext messages tangentially related to toys, toy fans, or toy characters: And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' Through Previews - February '09 Flippin' through Previews - August '11 Custom Titan Masters … Continue reading

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Asian American Doll - the doll that's Asian American!

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What if Barbie looked like a real woman?

Are you feeling fat from all that Thanksgiving food? Or just because you're comparing yourself to the wrong models? Artist Nickolay Lamm used the magic of 3D printing to create a version of the famous doll that matches the proportions … Continue reading

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