Poor Barbie!

I never knew that the original Barbie was based on, according to this article, a “German doll called Bild Lilli, which (…) was based on a prostitute from a German adult cartoon.”  That, I love.  And this quote from the article: “…the doll she created was a merchandiser’s dream. In…

Firsts, part 2

And it was like that, like my entire self was being peeled open to reveal the deepest part of me, and I had brought him there, invited him there, sucked him inside of me there.