She's an icon, a polymath, a fashionista, and she's absolutely everywhere right now.
Where did Barbie come from? What has she represented to the many who have bought and played with her? And what makes her an American doll?
In this episode, M.G. Lord joins Don to introduce us to Barbie, her friends and her creators. M.G. is the author of Forever Barbie: The Unauthorized Biography of a Real Doll. She is also the host of the podcast LA Made: The Barbie Tapes from LAist Studios, So Cal Public Radio.
Edited and produced by Sophie Gee. Senior Producer was Charlotte Long.