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Got a Barbie in your collection?

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Barbie approaches her 55th birthday. Created by Mattel in 1959 and inspired by a fashion doll named Bild Lilli from Germany, these dolls were first introduced at the New York Toy-fair and were an instant success. Mow more demure than ever, ‘Barbie in India’ has several avatars like the one wearing a wedding outfit, one dressed in gharchola saree representing ...

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Top Five unknown facts about Phillips Seymour Hoffman

Phillips Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his Manhattan apartment of a suspected drug overdose. JAM went digging and dug up five facts that we bet you didn’t know about him – 1. Phillips Hoffman was born in New York in 1967. 2. Hoffman is as respected as a stage actor as he is as a film actor. He has ...

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GAP’s Ad With Indian Sikh Model Defaced

GAP the American brand of jeans, released an advertisement featuring a Sikh actor and jewellery designer Waris Ahluwalia. This ad was part of their campaign called “Make Love” featuring diverse models of several races. This poster advertisement inside a New York subway was defaced. The campaign caption had been changed from ‘Make Love’ to ‘Make Bombs’. The writer had also ...

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