Monday, January 30, 2012

Disney Princes

"We've seen plenty of clever and quirky artwork centered on Disney's stable of princesses, but what about their other halves? The Disney princes finally get their due, taking center stage on the covers of familiar magazines."

More at io9 and Petite Tiaras

The Most Important Scandal of the Hour

Kitten-Sized Controversy: Is Hello Kitty from London or Japan?

The Atlantic takes on Hello Kitty's new Publishing scandal...  

"A controversy is brewing among Japan’s fanatical followers of Hello Kitty: Is the character who has been plastered on everything from stickers to face massagers to toasters to panties to deodorant sprays and long officially described as an English citizen actually a Japanese national?"

Friday, January 20, 2012

Capitol Couture

The Hunger Games Extended Media Campaigns are launching. Check out Capitol Couture #lookyourbest

Fans Affect Storylines: ABC's Revenge

Part of the challenge for Kelley – and any showrunner for that matter – is keeping the fans happy with where the series is going. So, THR spoke to Kelley about his writing process and how much viewers’ expectations affect what happens on the series.

More at The Hollywood Reporter

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Barbie goes Black Market in Iran

The latest casualty of worsening Iran-US relations is Barbie. The Iranian government is apparently cracking down on the sale of the popular perma-heeled doll, forcing some dealers underground.