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Barbie (fictional character)

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  • Pacific Standard Time makes a bid for L.A. in art history

    Pacific Standard Time makes a bid for L.A. in art history
    It seems worthy of an old-fashioned Hollywood epic, with a cast of thousands and a plot that spans four decades: "The Greatest Story Ever Told About Southern California Art." Over the next six months, more than 60 museums and arts venues from Santa...
  • Follow that food truck

    Follow that food truck
    Follow the food trucks like a pro. Since they're constantly on the move, here's how to find some favorites on Facebook and Twitter. Where multiple, non-truck-related Facebook pages exist for a given truck name, we have provided a website. Entering...
  • Elliot Handler dies at 95; co-founder of Mattel, inventor of Hot Wheels

    Elliot Handler dies at 95; co-founder of Mattel, inventor of Hot Wheels
    Elliot Handler, a pioneering toy maker who co-founded Mattel and invented Hot Wheels, has died. He was 95. Handler died Thursday from heart failure at his Century City home, according to his daughter, Barbara Segal, after whom the Barbie doll was named....
  • Book review: 'Take One Candle Light a Room'

    Book review: 'Take One Candle Light a Room'
    She's gotta do it: write in the language of the people she knows, filling the pitcher to overflowing. It started with "Aquaboogie," linked stories set in her hometown of Riverside, peopled with her people, perched on the sides of dry river beds, always...
  • Movie review: 'Rango'

    Movie review: 'Rango'
    A marvelous mash-up of Old West and newfangled, "Rango" rewrites the animation playbook with its eye-popping critters and varmints, and its hero's tale (tail?) of a chameleon desperate for a SAG card and a town desperate for a sheriff. What fun. In a...
  • Dolly Parton follows her instinct to 'Better Day'

    Dolly Parton follows her instinct to 'Better Day'
    Don't get Dolly Parton started about end-of-the-world prognosticators. The Country Music Hall of Fame member was raised and remains devoutly religious, as she demonstrated so artfully in her biblically rooted classic song "Coat of Many Colors." But the...
  • Toy company Hasbro reports profit slump after Mattel says sales down

    Toy company Hasbro reports profit slump after Mattel says sales down
    Big summer movies such as “Battleship,” “The Avengers,” “Amazing Spiderman” and “G.I. Joe” – and the packaged toys that will be sold with them – can’t come soon enough forHasbro Inc., whose...
  • Goldman Sachs, Mattel profits fall; Coke, J&J post gains

    Goldman Sachs, Mattel profits fall; Coke, J&J post gains
    Goldman Sachs had a miserable first quarter — but mainly when it comes to public relations. The firm managed to beat analysts' expectations with better-than-anticipated profit, joining a pageant of generally strong earnings reports that buoyed the...
  • Nicki Minaj red-hot as 'Pink Friday' lands

    Nicki Minaj red-hot as 'Pink Friday' lands
    Nicki Minaj never envisioned herself as hip-hop's reigning "it" girl. The question alone makes her giggle as she offers an answer nowhere near as cocky as her saucy rhymes. "When I was growing up I thought I'd be a famous actress," she says. "Acting came...
  • Will your relationship fail?

    Will your relationship fail?
    You're in a relationship and things start to get difficult. Is there something you can do to weather the storm? We chatted with psychologist Travis Bradberry, author of "Emotional Intelligence 2.0" (Talentsmart), about identifying the symptoms that...
  • Of salad bowls and party hats: Divine Design turns 20 in style

     
    Divine Design kicked off its 20th year by honoring Thomas Keller, Patricia Field and Viola Davis at a gala dinner at the Beverly Hilton on Dec. 7....
  • Pornification of private parts: A new body dysmorphic disorder?

     
    "What's happening to America's vaginas?" asks Ashley Fetters in a cultural trend story for the Atlantic. "Is pubic hair going extinct?" In Tuesday's piece, she examines the rise of down-there hair removal, especially among women under 30, and zooms in.......