Barbie goes back to her roots. Unfortunately.

In case you haven't ever learned about the origins of Barbie dolls, it's important that you know this: … [Read more...]

Greetings from a Looking Closer reader in Georgia. (No, not THAT Georgia.)

I love hearing from readers, especially when they turn out to be old friends... especially when it turns out those old friends have been up to some amazing things! Greetings from Tbilisi, Georgia! It's been far too long since I've dropped you a line, but I have continued to be a regular visitor to your Looking Closer website. I love the Blog, too -- what a great idea! Your review of Zhang Yimou's Hero has me really intrigued. I doubt the film will make it to Georgia any time soon, but I'm … [Read more...]