The ‘Barbie’ casting discourse explained: Why Ryan Gosling is the perfect Ken
A debate over Ryan Gosling being 'too old' to play Ken sparked a deeper conversation about Ken's role in Barbie lore.
On Apr 10, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
‘Begging for an advertisement in every aspect of your life oh, we are sick in the head’: Tweet complaining there’s not enough brand placement in ‘Barbie’ gets ratioed
The foot shot got a lot of reactions.
On Apr 6, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski
‘Barbie’ character memes are now all over the internet
Are you a Barbie or a Ken?
On Apr 4, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski
‘I literally cannot make this sh*t up’: Walmart employee delivers customer’s Barbie doll in the middle of the woods
'Walmart said let’s play hide n go seek.'
On Dec 22, 2022 by Lauren Castro
‘Frustrating and disappointing’: Disability advocates slam Barbie doll made in Helen Keller’s likeness
'It sounds like a doll for sighted girls.'
On May 21, 2021 by Jennifer Xia
Why you’re seeing all those ‘Barbie has a girlfriend’ memes
'Barbie got a gf before me and I am not okay'
On Jan 12, 2021 by Siobhan Ball
Barbie (yes, Barbie) made a video blog about racism
Barbie and her friend Nikki used their platform to have this discussion.
On Oct 8, 2020 by Michelle Jaworski
Campaign Barbie launches, is already being accused of orchestrating voter fraud
'Missing a lot of caffeine, Zantac and visible regret in the campaign staff here.'
On Jul 29, 2020 by Claire Goforth
The ‘this you?’ meme calls out the hypocrisy of brands and public figures
You don't want to be caught on the receiving end of a 'this you?' meme.
On Jun 5, 2020 by Stacey Ritzen
IRL Barbie Malibu Dreamhouse available to rent on Airbnb
You can be a Barbie girl, in a Barbie world for $60 a night.
On Oct 17, 2019 by Libby Cohen
Barbie maker Mattel introduces gender-neutral dolls
The dolls come with customizable hair length and dozens of outfit combinations.
On Sep 25, 2019 by Alex Dalbey
Darth Vader Barbie is the goth girlfriend of your dreams
We'd kneel before her.
On Aug 14, 2019 by Angeline Rodriguez
We might finally see a same-sex Barbie set, thanks to this couple’s Instagram post
Mattel is reportedly inspired by a gay couple who made a DIY set for their flower girl.
On Dec 17, 2018 by Alex Dalbey
Barbie is now a woke vlogger—and she is serving straight-up truth bombs
Barbie's feminist dreamhouse.
On Jul 17, 2018 by Brittany Vincent