Nicki Minaj Barbie Doll (all in the name of charity)

Michelle Wilding Reader Find

By Michelle Wilding in New Trends on Friday 23 December 2011

It’s ironic how so many females refer to themselves as Barbies, but the vast majority will never actually get to be one. But for Nicki Minaj, that’s an entirely different story. Mattel’s Barbie crew teamed up with the Young Money rapper to bring her Barbie persona to life in the name of charity. Think classic […]

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Alfred Hitchcock The Birds Barbie Doll

Nini Baseema Contributor

By Nini Baseema in New Products on Saturday 5 March 2011

For someone like me, who’s been a HUGE Alfred Hitchcock fan all of her life, this is an absolute must-have: The Hitchcock Birds Barbie Doll. YEs, finally a barbie who’s not for the birds. (Sorry, Mattel!) Sadly, this collector’s item seems to be sold out already. Maybe it’s time for a ‘Dial M for Murder’ […]

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Sweet Scrabble Ads

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in Video on Wednesday 29 April 2009

Film and animation blog Motionographer recently posted a trio of amazing ads for the iconic board game, Scrabble. The game, while popular, has traditionally been considered a square, family-safe activity, but with these animated shorts (they really are more shorts than ads), Mattel has infused the brand with a coolness factor.

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