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it's a doll's house and we're living in it (with Dr. Jillian Hernandez)

it's a doll's house and we're living in it (with Dr. Jillian Hernandez)

Update: 2023-05-24


This episode is a director's cut version of So we’re all obsessed with dolls right now, including extra discussions on dolls in horror films, "living dolls," the power of Bratz, and an interview with Dr. Jillian Hernandez, professor and author of Aesthetics of Excess: The Art of Politics of Black and Latina Embodiment.

You can find Jillian on Instagram @pastelitocookie!

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Ancient and Creepy Doll Head Discovered in Prehistoric Child Grave Joins World's Oldest Known Toy Collection

Paddle Doll | Middle Kingdom | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Voodoo for dummies: A quick guide to how magical possession works in the 'Chucky' universe

Myths About Voodoo 


The History of Creepy Dolls

The Other Sara Lee: A Doll Story - The Strong National Museum of Play

Are All These Diverse Dolls Actually Making a Difference for Kids' Self Esteem? | Allure

Antique Q&A: French papier-mâché doll.

The Lovely & Disturbing: The History Of Wax Dolls – Inherited Values

Oh, You Beautiful Doll : Wax Dolls Were Once as Popular as Their Cabbage Patch Descendants Are Today. This Year, One Antique Sold for $1,842

Porcelain Doll History and Origin

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Antique Infants: A Brief History of Baby Dolls.

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The Secret of Barbie's Rivals - TIME

The New Yorker (Dec 4, 2006)

A Brief Cultural History of Bratz

American Girl dolls: Where the brand has both championed and failed America's girls 

Cultural Exchange in Seventeenth-Century France and England by Gesa Stedman

Walk, Walk, Fashion Baby: 18th Century Fashion Dolls - The Costume Society

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The Secret History of the Dolls That Inspired Dior's Couture Collection

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20th Century Commercialization of Childhood

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Billboard (Aug 16, 1997)

Mattel Sues Aqua Over “Barbie Girl” – Rolling Stone

Margiela's "A Doll's Wardrobe" | helicon

Moschino Brings Paper Dolls to Life for Spring 2017

Cover up your dark circles in style with a giant doll's head

The 5 Most Influential Barbie Designers.

Moschino Creates Barbie Doll and Capsule Collection – WWD

Balmain Collaborates With Barbie on Fashion Collection – WWD

This Is What a Mowalola Bratz Doll Looks Like

Ball-Jointed Doll Wiki

Volks USA

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Super Dollfie - Wikipedia

ドール面 橋本ルル の活動終了理由について Reason for ending the Hashimoto Lulu Project (doll mask)

Subcultures and Social Trends: Living Dolls – The Quest for Plastic and Latex Perfection — Steemit

Meet Valeria Lukyanova, The 'Human Barbie' Who Claims She's Only Had One Plastic Surgery

Blondie Bennett has hypnotherapy to make her like 'brainless sex doll' | Daily Mail Online

A conversation with @klit.klittredge, American Girl doll meme maker and shitposter - Digital Culture

What Do American Girl Dolls Say About Us? - The Strong National Museum of Play

Written by Mina Le, Ella Gray, and Sophie Carter

Edited by Sophie Carter

Music by Olivia Martinez

Cover by Lindsay Mintz 
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it's a doll's house and we're living in it (with Dr. Jillian Hernandez)

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