There Are 'Haunted' Dolls for Sale Online and They Cost a Fortune

Collecting dolls is intense enough. Collecting HAUNTED dolls? That's really graduate-level eccentricity. And yet, if that appeals, the Internet is ready and waiting to facilitate your interest. » 3/16/15 6:30pm 3/16/15 6:30pm

20 Weird, Insane And Extremely Disturbing Barbie Dolls

There are plenty of lists about the "weirdest" Barbie dolls on the internet, but they only scratch the surface of the insane, sometimes terrifying world of the best-selling doll. Here are 20 totally real, official Barbies that prove she hasn't just conquered girls toys, she may have literally conquered the universe. » 1/30/15 1:28pm 1/30/15 1:28pm

Doll With a Penis Freaks Out Shoppers

One mom was recently alarmed to discover that the "boy" version of a diaper-changing doll she bought for her daughter at Toys R Us came complete with anatomically correct groin. » 7/30/14 12:20pm 7/30/14 12:20pm

Woman Spends Thousands on Fake Babies Despite Having 4 Kids Of Her Own

Wendy Archer is a 40-year-old woman who loves her children. She bathes them, she feeds them and she dresses them in the latest styles. She's spent thousands on toys and accessories for them and she tells The Daily Mail that she couldn't bear to be without them. Archer is the perfect mother. There's just one catch: The… » 6/23/14 9:30pm 6/23/14 9:30pm

Doctor Barbie Makes Girls Care Less About Becoming Doctor People

Astronaut, computer engineer, Hawaiian haver of "fun" —Barbie's held more jobs for which she's clearly unqualified than Ryan Seacrest. But all of her career costumes were supposed to be a means to an end, a way for girls to play with a doll who would encourage them to pursue their big dreams. Turns out, career-having… » 3/05/14 3:00pm 3/05/14 3:00pm

What Bizarre and Depraved Things Did You Subject Your Barbies To?

If you have been on the Internet in the past few weeks, it's likely been brought to your attention that Barbie, a little hunk of plastic shaped like a woman with synthetic hair on it, appeared in Sports Illustrated. Many feminists see this unholy union as a perfect reification of the problems with both crumbling… » 2/21/14 1:20pm 2/21/14 1:20pm

At Least Barbie's Not 'Slutty' Like Those Other Dolls

Time has a blog post defending Barbie against its "bad body image" critics, but it does so in a curious way, by calling Bratz dolls sluttier. » 2/06/14 5:10pm 2/06/14 5:10pm

Barbie Design Boss Explains Doll's Ludicrous Measurements

For years, Barbie has been the go-to example of the ways our culture teaches girls to strive toward unrealistic beauty standards. Well, the brand's VP of design has finally responded to the critics. She counters that the realism isn't the point—the doll's design is mostly about making tiny clothes that actually fit. » 2/03/14 11:00am 2/03/14 11:00am

Nigerian 'Queens of Africa' Dolls Give Girls What Barbie Can't

Any minority who has felt the frustration of trying to find a doll that corresponds with a specific ethnicity knows the true meaning of futility. I usually switched between my Mulan Barbie (whose hair never fucking reattached), and hand-me-down Indian Barbies from the Dolls of the World Collection. (Because a… » 1/29/14 3:30pm 1/29/14 3:30pm

Channel 4 Doc Explores the Men Who Turn Themselves into Living Dolls

Tonight, Channel 4 in the UK will premiere an hour long documentary, Secrets of the Living Dolls, about female maskers and the men behind them.

Female maskers/dolls are a community of men who use latex rubber suits to recreate and exaggerate the female form. Also, they wear full face masks often with heavy drag… » 1/06/14 12:40pm 1/06/14 12:40pm

Look at This Victorian Doll Ripping Out Her Intestines

If you love subversive, macabre art, then these Victorian Dolls are for you. Along with the self-disemboweling one, there's also a porcelain figurine with an open throat wound, one with half its skull exposed, and one that's decapitated. And looking so ladylike the whole time! » 12/19/13 5:25pm 12/19/13 5:25pm

The Glorious, Unmitigated Hysteria of the American Girl Doll Store

"This place is three floors? Oh my God," a wide-eyed dad let slip after taking a quick pic of his gleeful daughter. "Holy cow," he added a moment later, still unable to process what he'd gotten himself into. Clearly someone had not been properly prepared for the sublime majesty of the Fifth Avenue American Girl Place. » 12/19/13 4:05pm 12/19/13 4:05pm

Oh No, the Holidaze Are Ruined Because of Confiscated Poison Dolls

U.S. Customs has stopped more than 200,000 dolls from getting in the hands of children this holiday season because they were toxic. » 11/20/13 12:20pm 11/20/13 12:20pm

These Abandoned Toy Factories and Shops Will Haunt Your Nightmares

Once these stores and factories sold the stuff of children's dreams, but now that they lie abandoned—filled with decaying displays and disembodied doll heads—they are more likely to inspire nightmares. » 11/06/13 10:08pm 11/06/13 10:08pm

Make Sure to Add 'Menacing Dolls' to your Halloween Shopping List

Baby dolls displayed in a coffee shop in a trendy area where thousands of tourists visit in Cape Town, South Africa, Saturday, Oct.19, 2013. South Africa's western Cape area is well known for its natural beauty and good restaurant catering fresh products from local farm lands and the ocean. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam) » 10/19/13 2:30pm 10/19/13 2:30pm

Barbie Is Still Hella Super Rich

Despite the best efforts of many feminazis hell bent on tearing down the impractically built and impossibly chipper Barbie, the original B is still making mad cheddar. (Which she doesn't eat, of course. No other way to keep that 39-18-33 brick house-ish measurements.) » 10/18/13 9:30am 10/18/13 9:30am

The Book of Jezebel: B Is For Barbie

Welcome! As you may have heard, on October 22nd we'll be publishing our first book, a 300-page, hardcover, illustrated encyclopedia called The Book of Jezebel. In honor of this milestone —which took many years and dozens of contributors to execute—we'll be posting one entry from the book a day, starting with "A" and… » 9/24/13 1:43pm 9/24/13 1:43pm

The Children's Treasury of Creepy Paper Dolls

There's something very satisfying about paper dolls; I'm not sure if it's their orderly little rectangular tabs, their two-dimensional simplicity, or my fond memories of devising dramatic plot lines with my extensive "Titanic" themed paper doll set (yep). These paper doll sets, however, range from uncanny to… » 9/23/13 4:50pm 9/23/13 4:50pm

Meet the Man Who Owns 6,000 Barbie Dolls

He says his past girlfriends are all jealous of his Barbies: "I will never be one of these. What's my waist line?" Yes, I'm sure the worry over their figures is the reason you guys broke up. It's not the 6,000 BARBIE DOLLS RUN FOR YOUR LIVES. » 9/04/13 10:00am 9/04/13 10:00am

Like Barbie Before Them, One Direction Dolls Are Forced to Fake Fuck

Forget having Skipper dry hump Ken in a darkened corner of your Barbie Dreamhouse, the kids these days are all about Harry grinding on Zayn. » 8/28/13 10:00am 8/28/13 10:00am