One of the cutest videos you’ll see today.
“I got an idea! You can get a job and buy whatever you want.” – Mom.
Last week, 800 hardcore Barbie collectors gathered in Nashville to buy, sell, and trade dolls, clothes, and tiny furniture. I asked vendors and attendees one question: “Why do you love Barbie?”
Ruin your childhood with the slidey thing.
Clearly the TMNT toy line’s designers were like, “Fuck it, some kid will buy it.”
Feel the good vibrations!
“Anal lube that tastes like birthday cake and is vegan is really a niche market.”
Because it wasn’t all about Cabbage Patch Kids, My Little Pony, and Transformers.
Barbie was pretty groovy in the early ’70s.
If you love small things, and Pantone colour cards, Tiny PMS Match is the Tumblr you’ve been waiting for.
Oh, how we yearn for the days of Dream Phone.
Were there glow in the dark stars on your bedroom ceiling? Did you go pond dipping? And fossil hunting?
Plus the highly dangerous ’90s toys you loved so much, the new pizza with fried-chicken instead of dough, and ways to speed up your metabolism.
Plus 15 bootleg toys that might ruin your childhood memories, how to raise happy kids, and babies doing Judo.
Did you have a Slip’N Slide? What about a Mr Frosty? And a dance mat?
All I have to say is: It’s good to be Barbie. And, yes, for the record, life in plastic is indeed fantastic.
Photographer and journalist Gabriele Galimberti spent a year travelling to over 50 different countries. At the end of it he had these wonderful pictures for his book Toy Stories.
Plus Bill Murray teaches us how to drink a case of champagne over a weekend without getting a headache, a flow chart that will decide if you should go out tonight, and 23 annoying toys that that prove your parents love you.
Sure, you remember Mall Madness, the essential slumber party board game, but what about Ask Zandar?
The lesson here is that you NEVER should’ve opened and played with your toys.
This was the only reason to go to McDonald’s.
It’s never the same after the first time.
These dolls from the ’60s and ’70s are the stuff nightmares are made of.
Holding on to these things won’t make you a hoarder. Promise.
Because you still have the Perfection jingle stuck in your head.
These dolls prove life in plastic is indeed fantastic!
Nothing made you want to get an bathtub quicker than having one of these bad boys to play with.