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  • Goth Barbie? Monster High dolls are revolutionizing Mattel

     
    NPR describes the Monster High fashion dolls as looking "like the underfed love children of Tim Burton and Lady Gaga." And it's true: Frankie Stein, Draculara and friends let their freak flags fly. But Mattel says it's all for the good of the kids....
  • Holiday gift guide: ‘The Hobbit,’ ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Sherlock’ and more

     
    Stressing out about a last-minute gift idea for the Trekkie, Time Lord or Jedi Padawan in your life? Look no […]...
  • ‘Man of Steel’ merchandise: Costumes, shirts, toys flying into stores

     
    The already-ubiquitous Superman symbol is about to get a lot more popular. Whether or not “Man of Steel” dominates the […]...
  • Barbie Dream House on sale for $25 million: Mattel knows she's just a doll, right?

     
    Mattel announces Barbie is selling her three-story Malibu Dream House for $25 million. She even has an MLS listing and a celebrity real estate agent....
  • Holiday gift guide 2013: ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Hobbit,’ ‘Thrones’ and more

     
    You don't have to take your broom to Diagon Alley, cross the Bifrost, traverse the Misty Mountains or steal a […]...
  • Black Friday store openings & deals

    Stores offer doorbuster deals starting at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving. Here's a rundown of times and offers: 8 p.m Thanksgiving Kmart Deals: Barbie Ballerinas for $2.99; 24-inch LED 1080p HDTV for $88 Sears Deals: 2-carat total weight diamond jewelry...
  • Barbie's boy toy Ken is working on a comeback

    Barbie's boy toy Ken is working on a comeback
    Ken Carson, always something of a stiff, is loosening up. On the eve of its 50th birthday, the doll that defined boyish American urbanity is working on a comeback, proclaiming on billboards in Los Angeles and New York his love for Barbie. Critics raved...
  • Hard to write in beautiful Laguna, but write she does

    Hard to write in beautiful Laguna, but write she does
    Growing up in Toronto, Lisi Harrison could care less about labels. Although her classmates made sure that Ralph Lauren graced every tee, she enjoyed a shopping spree at Kmart. She wasn't a rich bully or hiding a monster beneath her designer duds. No,...
  • Pop Culture 101: Final Exam 2011

    Pop Culture 101: Final Exam 2011
    Were you paying attention to the pop culture in 2011? It was certainly an eventful year, with pop stars and talk show hosts grabbing headlines and a colorful cast of Republican presidential hopefuls jockeying for position. Here's a little test to make...
  • Beautiful and Bald Barbies Created For Young Cancer Patients

    Beautiful and Bald Barbies Created For Young Cancer Patients
    Jane Bingham started an online movement to urge Mattel to create a bald Barbie in honor of young cancer patients. The movement has touched off a national campaign for the cause. It turns out that Jane has battled cancer herself and her son's also...
  • 'Games' fans hunger for more merchandise

     'Games' fans hunger for more merchandise
    Danielle Pepers is such a fan of"The Hunger Games"that she had the book's unofficial mascot — a mockingjay — tattooed on her right arm this month. But her intrigue with the books and movie, which hit theaters Friday, didn't stop there. On a...