Sunday, March 8, 2009
I think my sister had a Barbie when she was growing up. I do seem to recall zooming the Barbie Corvette across the kitchen floor at high speeds and watching it carom off the chairs (Demolition Derby Barbie, new from Mattel!). However, I don't think Barbie was ever a major part of the household and so, with Barbie's 50th birthday coming up, it's not resonating very much. Nevertheless, the coverage is everywhere, inescapable, which is how I came across this hilarious commentary on the darker side of Barbie.