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We promise this week's NPR news quiz isn't ALL about 'Barbie'

That's some pretty good side-eye, Barbie.
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That's some pretty good side-eye, Barbie.

This week, Barbie the movie broke box office records, lured people to a searingly depressing biopic, dominated Mattel's quarterly earnings call, and is somehow both corporate propaganda and a scream ofexistential angst. It puzzled and enthralled the Indigo Girls, and inspired this World Cafe playlist.

Barbie the doll may or may not be a feminist icon. She is a strong role model, and a reason to examine the history of women in the workforce. She's the star of this LAist podcast.

Thanks for taking this tour of Barbie and Barbie-adjacent content. Here's a quiz with just one question that references Barbie.

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Holly J. Morris
Holly J. Morris works on NPR's Training team. She was an editor at The Washington Post Express, National Geographic and U.S. News and World Report, and a college teacher.
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