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Barbie (fictional character)

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  • Sunless tanning: In search of a golden glow

     
    I just wanted “a little color” on the two glow sticks I call my legs. Back in the day, I would have basted in baby oil at the beach to get that Malibu Barbie tan. But since experts now say you'll croak of cancer by merely thinking about the...
  • Yes, guys welcome at Benefit Boutique

     
    If someone offered to put hot wax on my face and then use muslin strips to rip hair out by the root, I would naturally decline, yet in the name of journalism this is exactly what I found myself doing at Benefit Boutique on Armitage....
  • Critics everywhere endorse ‘X-Men,’ Woody’s ‘Midnight’

     
    Oh, that Rotten Tomatoes tomatometer, suggesting, with its rating, that everybody is head over heels for “X-Men: First Class.” 92% positive? Yes, virtually every review is an endorsement. But it repeats things we saw in the first “X-Men&...
  • Jaycee Dugard's grand jury testimony provides personal account of kidnapping, rape and captors

     
    At times, the voice is young and terrified -– an 11-year-old girl who was kidnapped during the last week of school , raped for years and kept in line under threat of pain. At times, the voice is brave and......
  • Greenpeace campaign targets Mattel

     
    Activists rappelled down the face of the 15-story El Segundo headquarters of Mattel, the world’s largest toy company, on Tuesday and hung a giant banner of a frowning Ken doll look-alike with the message: “Barbie, it's over. I don’t...
  • Mattel to investigate suppliers for links to rain forest destruction

     
    Mattel Inc., the world’s biggest toy company, said it would direct its suppliers to stop buying wood pulp from Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), an Indonesian-Chinese company that has clear-cut vast swaths of Indonesia’s rain forest. As a global...
  • Mattel, under siege, promises new rain forest packaging policy

     
    Toy maker Mattel, under siege by environmental critics, announced Friday that it would develop a new policy to make its packaging suppliers “commit to sustainable forestry management practices.” Greenpeace, which launched a global campaign...
  • Greenpeace versus Mattel: A social media battle over rain forest [UPDATED]

     
    The battle between Mattel, the world’s biggest toy company, and Greenpeace, one of the world’s largest environmental groups, moved into a social media combat phase Wednesday as more than 180,000 people viewed a spoof video of Ken breaking up...
  • Bob Mackie lets fans own a piece of Hollywood history

     
    He's been called the Sultan of Sequins. L.A.'s own Bob Mackie, the go-to designer for divas everywhere, from Carol Burnett to Cher, Diana Ross to Pink, is giving fans an opportunity to own a piece of Hollywood history. For the......
  • Album review: Dolly Parton's 'Better Day'

     
    In case you were wondering, Dolly Parton did not throw her lot in with Harold Camping, the Oakland-based radio personality who famously predicted that Judgment Day would take place last month. “Nobody knows when the end is coming, but some......
  • Amanda Knox, by the book

     
    Amanda Knox says she doesn't know what happened the night of the murder; a 2010 book tries to explain what did....
  • Michele Bachmann's campaign rollout: Iowa to New Hampshire to South Carolina and 5 morning shows

     
    Morning-show hosts quiz Rep. Michele Bachmann, occasionally finding time for questions about the issues...