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Freaks and geeks mix with the stars at Melbourne’s Oz Comic Con – The Guardian (blog)

Posted: Sunday, July 06, 2014

Thousands of fans descended on Melbourne’s Royal Exhibition Centre on 5 July for the third annual Oz Comic Con. A strong lineup of television stars from the sci-fi and fantasy genre, including Game of Thrones and Doctor Who, was on offer, as well as from cult favourites like Community. Scores of pop-culture fanatics, some dressed in cosplay, were seen lining up for photos and autographs with the stars. At midday…

Navigating traffic at Fair St. Louis – KSDK

Posted: Saturday, July 05, 2014

.(Photo: KSDK) ST. LOUIS (KSDK) – The first night of Fair St. Louis in its temporary location at Forest Park drew decent crowds inside, but how were the roads getting there? NewsChannel 5 had crews out and about Forest Park throughout the afternoon and didn’t run into a lot of traffic, but did see a lot of people walking. You have to walk if you park outside or inside of…

Barbie: ‘I’d Like to Connect with You on LinkedIn’ – Boston.com

Posted: Friday, July 04, 2014

The company’s tagline? “If You Can Dream It, You Can Be It!” Barbie’s page displays career tips, her impressive resume and links to real-life successful female entrepreneurs, including Sugarfina candy shop’s Rosie O’Neill and decorating gurus Susan Feldman and Alison Pincus, who founded One Kings Lane, an online home decor site. The featured female entrepreneurs, or “Chief Inspiration Officers,” are showcased to “pave the way for the next generation of…

Comic-Con 2014: The Complete TV Lineup – Hollywood Reporter

Posted: Friday, July 04, 2014

With Comic-Con quickly approaching, The Hollywood Reporter‘s Live Feed has compiled a look at the TV fare heading to the July 24-27 event at the Convention Center in San Diego.  No Last Minute Comic-Con Pass ‘Resale’ This Year Comic-Con: Linkin Park to Headline MTV’s First Fan Festival, Awards Show San Diego Comic-Con Fashion Show Planned Comic-Con Only Selling Single Day Passes for 2014 Show…

There’s a new ‘Human Barbie’ in town: Another real-life doll – from same city … – Daily Mail

Posted: Friday, July 04, 2014

Alina Kovalevskaya once friends with ‘Human Barbie’ Valeria Lukyanov They are both from Odessa in the Ukraine The 21-year-old model is searching for her real-life Ken Her YouTube videos have attracted hundreds of thousands of views Controversial model Valeria has been branded a ‘racist space alien’ By Catherine Hardy Published: 12:50 EST, 3 July 2014 | Updated: 14:27 EST, 3 July 2014 88 View comments ‘Human Barbie’ Valeria Lukyanov, 28,…

Security checkpoints at Forest Park for Fair St. Louis – KSDK

Posted: Friday, July 04, 2014

Security checkpoints are up at the three entrances to the Fair St. Louis grounds at Forest Park. KSDK

SDCC 2014: Arrow Star Stephen Amell Teases Big Comic-Con Plans – IGN

Posted: Friday, July 04, 2014

By Eric Goldman What’s Stephen Amell up to at San Diego Comic-Con? The Arrow star will be part of the panel for his series, of course, but today he teased much more is in store. During a longer Facebook post, Amell wrote the following: You know I’m going to be at San Diego Comic-Con International this year, but you have no idea what I’m going to be doing. The Arrow…

Comic-Con 2014: WBTV Brings Supernatural, Vampire Diaries, Big Bang, Arrow … – TVLine

Posted: Thursday, July 03, 2014

It’s almost that time of year when hordes of TV fans storm San Diego to get a sneak peek at their favorite returning shows and the upcoming season’s best new offerings at San Diego Comic-Con. Here, TVLine is compiling the latest news. Up first: Warner Bros. TV’s extensive line-up. We’ll be updating this page as more panels are announced, so make sure to bookmark and check back often! WEDNESDAY, JULY…

Mom Of 6 Has 36 Surgeries To Look Like A Barbie Doll — Did It Work? – Hollywood Life

Posted: Thursday, July 03, 2014

Lacey Wildd is on a mission to become the most extreme human Barbie. She recently completed her 36th surgery, and thanks to her body transformation we now know it is possible to wear a size LLL bra! Step aside, Regina George! There’s a new plastic in town, and her name is Lacey Wildd, 46. This mother of 6 has gone under the knife a whopping 36 times in order to become a…

Mattel Agrees To Produce More Bald Barbie ‘Ella’ Dolls For Little Kids With Cancer – Huffington Post

Posted: Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Thanks to a brave little girl and her mother, Mattel will continue to make bald Barbie “Ella” dolls for children battling cancer. The toy company produced a limited supply of the dolls after two women, Beckie Sypin and Jane Bingham, asked them to make bald Barbies in 2012. They started a Facebook movement for the cause, which gained over 100,000 ”likes” and ultimately succeeded: Mattel agreed to produce the bald…

Fair St. Louis venue change means changes to fireworks – KSDK

Posted: Wednesday, July 02, 2014

A new, smaller venue for Fair St. Louis means fewer fireworks; but it also means a more artistic display for the Fourth of July. Stephanie Diffin explains. KSDK

Mattel Agrees To Produce More Bald Barbie ‘Ella’ Dolls For Little Kids With Cancer – Huffington Post

Posted: Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Thanks to a brave little girl and her mother, Mattel will continue to make bald Barbie “Ella” dolls for children battling cancer. The toy company produced a limited supply of the dolls after two women, Beckie Sypin and Jane Bingham, asked them to make bald Barbies in 2012. They started a Facebook movement for the cause, which gained over 100,000 ”likes” and ultimately succeeded: Mattel agreed to produce the bald…

Mattel Agrees To Produce More Bald Barbie ‘Ella’ Dolls For Little Kids With Cancer – Huffington Post

Posted: Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Thanks to a brave little girl and her mother, Mattel will continue to make bald Barbie “Ella” dolls for children battling cancer. The toy company produced a limited supply of the dolls after two women, Beckie Sypin and Jane Bingham, asked them to make bald Barbies in 2012. They started a Facebook movement for the cause, which gained over 100,000 ”likes” and ultimately succeeded: Mattel agreed to produce the bald…

Greenpeace Targets Lego for Shell Partnership in New Campaign – Adweek

Posted: Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Environmental group Greenpeace staged a protest today at Legoland in Windsor, England, targeting Lego for their partnership with Shell, The Drum reports. Shell has faced harsh backlash from environmentalists for its arctic drilling program. The campaign follows a report from Greenpeace, released today, which documents Lego’s partnership with Shell and saw the environmental group placing banners reading “Save the Arctic” and “Block Shell” across various…

Fair St. Louis – New location, new parking rules – KSDK

Posted: Wednesday, July 02, 2014

.(Photo: Elizabeth Matthews, KSDK) ST. LOUIS (KSDK) – We are just days away from Fair St. Louis in its new location at Forest Park, which means it’s time to start thinking about transportation. Those who live in the area surrounding the park are cautiously excited about the festival. It’s a St. Louis tradition that for the first time will not be held under the Gateway Arch. “I was actually really…

Greenpeace urges Lego to end Shell partnership – The Guardian

Posted: Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Lego is putting sales above its commitment to the environment by partnering with Shell, according to Greenpeace, which is launching a global campaign to force the world’s biggest toymaker to end a deal that puts the oil company’s logo on the famous bricks. On Tuesday the environmental group will target the Danish company, which has distributed more than 16m Shell-branded toys via petrol stations in 26 countries, hoping to pressure…

Toy Story Was Originally Going to Feature GI Joe and Barbie – The Atlantic

Posted: Monday, June 30, 2014

You likely know the charming plot of the charming movie Toy Story: A boy named Andy has a beloved doll, a cowboy named “Woody.” On his birthday, Andy gets a new toy: a spaceman action figure named Buzz Lightyear. Buzz becomes Andy’s new favorite; Woody gets jealous. The two toys fight; then, on an outing in the family car, a fight leads to the toys getting left behind. Adventures ensue. …

‘Star Wars’: Carrie Fisher’s Daughter To Play Young Princess Leia – Hollywood Life

Posted: Monday, June 30, 2014

seriously wtf. makes no sense. why would they need a younger leia? i thought they go forward. leia’s daughter perhaps? or you really wanna make this look like they gonna do episode 3.5? or they gonna rebooot it with a spin off? that’s so trendy. lol. no thx. no hollywoood madness pls. straight forward. Share this comment at