Year Of The Living Dolls

New business magazine Portfolio has just published a Q&A with "Barbie fashion designer" Kim Culmone, who says that designing for the 11.5-inch, high-heeled plastic blonde is way preferable to designing for real people (maybe because they can't talk back!). "There's a sense here that anything is possible, which we… » 4/16/07 1:18pm 4/16/07 1:18pm

Year Of The Living Dolls

For some reason (It's the money, stupid! -Ed) Hollywood has decided that making a movie based on the ever-popular and increasingly-sickening Bratz dolls is a good idea. Coming this August from Lionsgate is Bratz: The Movie, a live-action (comedy? tragedy?), in which the Bratz — Sasha! Jade! Chloe! Yasmin! — enter high… » 4/05/07 3:56pm 4/05/07 3:56pm

Year Of The Living Dolls

News from the headquarters of San Francisco-based, female-run Benefit Cosmetics: A new makeup collection for fall that will be modeled by dolls. "They're great to work with since they agree to everything and don't talk back," explains company co-founder Jane Ford of her well-behaved mannequins. Ford, of course, is… » 3/30/07 11:32am 3/30/07 11:32am

Year Of The Living Dolls

The Showbiz Show's Jessi Klein takes down The Pussycat Dolls. Klein is Exhibit A that sometimes, there's nothing more cathartic than a hormonal pregnant woman on a verbal rampage. » 3/29/07 2:29pm 3/29/07 2:29pm

Year Of The Living Dolls

While the members of girl-group The Pussycat Dolls are totally fine with promoting boobs and butts to young girls in the name of feminism, they draw the line at booze. P-Doll Carmit Bachar says she and her sharp-clawed cohorts turned down an offer from Heineken to star in a beer commercial because they didn't want to… » 3/09/07 12:50pm 3/09/07 12:50pm