Where’s the Fun From? – Barbie

Editor’s Note: Tim Walsh of Seize the Play reveals the inspiration behind Barbie and how Mattel has evolved the fashion doll, steered the Barbie brand through controversies, and kept her a topic of conversation for generations. 

Tim Walsh is an author, documentary filmmaker, toy industry veteran, and creator of the Seize the Play YouTube channel.
He is also founder of the game company, Roo Games.