Gendered Toy Commerical Mashups Are Insane (And Telling, Too)Doug Barry3/30/12 11:40amFiled to: BadvertisingToysGendersboysGirlsBarbieG.I. JoeGettypictweetFb38EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkWe've seen how Lego's boy and girl commercials seem intent on keeping the genders separate from childhood, but what about the rest of the toy world? What happens when, for instance, you play G.I. Joe's bone-crunching heavy metal toy commercial music in a video of Barbie trying on her latest swimsuit? Total and utter gender-warping insanity. If you prefer to keep your toys gender discrete thank you very much, don't visit the HTML5 Gendered Ad Remixer and listen to how imperative it seems to toymakers that young boys become war-crazed super soldiers and young girls become budding fashionistas or responsible mothers.