excerpts from   

        The Distorted Barbie
        by Mark Napier

       "The positioning from the very first commercial was that 
        she was a person.  We never mentioned that she was a doll"  
        on the marketing of Barbie

        [x-acto] Why distort?

                                     Thoughts on Barbie [thoughtful]

        Alternative Barbies [alt.barbie]

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