HBO Max’s Search Party, an addictive dark comedy, is about privileged, self-absorbed twenty-somethings entangled in a bizarre mystery. In the midst of its fourth season (airing now) the cast has been turned into Barbie dolls as part of the plot by custom doll maker Cyrus Bronock. And the results are truly mind-blowing. Read more
When you have enormous wealthy companies such as Disney behind the hottest new Star Wars TV series character for kids, there’s no dearth (double entendre intended) of officially licensed toys and games brought to market for the holidays. Running the gamut from interactive to cuddly, “The Child” whose real name is Grogu but is better known as the adorable Baby Yoda from The Mandalorian streaming series available on Disney+, is the subject of this year’s hottest Holiday toys. Read more
Barbie® celebrates Dia De Muertos 2020 with a second collectible doll inspired by the time-honored holiday. Read more
Emergency Medical Techs, Delivery Drivers, Doctors and Nurses are the new superheroes and Fisher Price is saluting these brave souls who carry on doing their jobs despite the risks in order to keep the rest of us safe, secure and healthy with 6″ tall, male and female special edition figures. Read more
Ordinarily you wouldn’t expect anyone to clamor after a doll dressed like a still-living 96 year-old, but the Barbie Styled by Iris Apfel Dolls are anything but ordinary. Read more
The Museum of Failure is the brainchild of Swedish clinical psychologist and self-described “innovation researcher” Dr. Samuel West. Brought to Los Angeles last December for an initial two-month run, the temporary museum exhibition consists of a 100+ marketing failures from some of the world’s best known brands and companies such as Mattel, Apple and Nabisco. Read more
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Today Barbie® announced the expansion of its Fashionistas® line with 15 new and diverse Ken® dolls, featuring three body types – slim, broad and original – and a variety of skin tones, eye colors, hairstyles and modern fashion looks. The new Ken dolls join an expanded Barbie® Fashionistas® line, making it the most diverse fashion doll line in the marketplace.
In 2016, Barbie introduced three new Barbie body types – tall, curvy and petite – along with new skin tones, eye colors, hairstyles and countless on-trend fashions and accessories. The Barbie brand has always reflected the times, so modernizing Ken is the next step in the brand’s evolution to offer more diverse products. Some of Mattel’s 15 New Modernized Ken Dolls are available now and others will be launched in Spring of 2018. Read more