‘Barbie’ Movie Banned in Kuwait, Twitter Reacts

August 10th, 2023 3:11 PM

Kuwait officials also accused the film of “promoting homosexuality.” Unless you live under a rock, you’ve likely heard about the new "Barbie" movie with Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling. You’ve also probably heard that it strays away from tradition and towards progressivism.

Column: Dreadful ‘Fascist’ Barbie Dominates the Cinema

August 4th, 2023 9:04 AM

Anyone watching television in the last few months has been inundated with marketing for the “Barbie” movie. It wasn’t just in the movie commercials. It was in commercials for cars and other products.  It was inserted into the plots of reality shows. It was everywhere. It’s not a movie I had any interest in seeing, whether it was a movie made for grade-school girls or a satirical sendup for the…

Tokyo Olympics Themed Barbie Dolls Without Asian Representation?

August 10th, 2021 1:53 PM

Mattel has Barbie fans mad once again because of their new Tokyo 2020 Olympic themed products. This new line of dolls was created to promote “inclusivity and innovation” but fans are angered because of their failure to represent Asians. The company’s spokesperson issued a backhanded apology to keep the raging leftists at bay, stating that it “fell short” and “fully receive and recognize the…

How Mainstream is Porn? Media Ignore Implications of Body Art Barbie

March 11th, 2009 10:48 AM
CMI's Matt Philbin discussed Tattoo Barbie in his latest column: We can be sure she's not the first of her generation to mark her 50th birthday by getting tattoos. After all, the cultivation of youth-obsessed narcissism and bad taste is a Baby Boomer hallmark (see Clinton, Bill). But "Totally Stylin' Tattoos Barbie" is no less disturbing for being a product of her generation.Mattel is celebrating…