“Cynicism is an unpleasant way of telling the truth.” –Lady Ev, Emerald City At this risk of looking like a sore loser, and/or an ingrate…I sincerely hope this is received with both good humor – and constructive criticism – if not – to hell with it…here goes… The 2017 Doll Observers Fashion Doll Awards (DOFDAs) nominations recently were released and voting has begun. Skipping 2016, … Read More May I Have The Envelope, Please?
Category: doll humor
A big recap means too much thought..what do you think? Yeah…a fun year with lots of bullshit…let’s recap: IN OUT GlamourOz Dolls Tonner Dolls Superdoll Conventions Integrity Conventions Not Needing Integrity’s ‘Official Announcement’ Waiting for Integrity’s ‘Official Announcement’ Barbie as a Trump Mistress Barbie for President Fake News FDQ Original Sculpts Recasts Fantasy Fashion Bodies Big Doll Heads Sewing for Dolls Doll Photography Stand … Read More 2016…Really?
What an interesting year for dolls, indeed. Whereas we were missing the pomp and circumstance of big anniversary passages in 2014, 2015 still delivered all the goodies. Mattel, on more than one occasion, left us scratching our heads with new promotions, Integrity unleashed its usual round of 4.5 trillion dolls, Superdoll continued to amaze and delight, virtually nothing happened with Madame Alexander, and Tonner … Read More 2015 – The Year That Was in Dolls
The International Doll World just got a little closer – thanks to Cecile at Miss Vinyl Blog – my French-Speaking Puddings can now enjoy the satire, too! Here’s what ma chérie has to say: Note de l’auteur: Cet extrait des Sombres Chroniques des Wentworth est une « fan fiction », une pure parodie. Nul n’en fait commerce… le but en est l’amusement et le respect de la devise … Read More Tommydoll en Français
It’s always interesting and wonderful to see what you’re reading most…and Puddings, you have been reading Tommydoll! Thank you so very much for tuning in..and if you’ve missed any of these, please add them to your Fall Reading List! #10 – Precious Independence #9 – March Fashion Madness – A Photo Shoot #8 – The Anatomy of an Icon #7 – The Art of the Bride #6 – 2014 – The Year … Read More Tommydoll Top Ten 2015 Posts…So far
“Sport” is an interesting word. It has both verb and noun usages – can even take the form of an adjective in its variations (sporty). But the primary definition most associated with this fascinating word identifies physical activity engaged in for pleasure, or a particular activity (as an athletic game) so engaged in. Commonly known sports include such competitive athletic games like soccer and … Read More Is Doll Collecting a Sport?
Lire cet article en français! – cliquez içi Author’s Note: The following excerpt of The Wentworth Shadows Chronicles is purely fan fiction parody. No one is making a red cent from it…and it’s all in good ‘power of play’ fun. If Hollywood happens to be sifting the internet looking for story ideas, this one will cost you a license from Tonner Doll Company, the rightful … Read More OWN Exclusive Interview: Tyler Wentworth with Oprah
You WON’T want to miss this…UPDATE: Re-scheduled to June 15 – Game of Thrones Season Finale is on Tonight, and Oprah doesn’t miss that… …check local prime time listings.
We all know them, and pretty much any of us can find a fit with one or many of these folks. Despite the satire associated with this, I must emphasize that it is because of people like these that doll collecting is what it is – sometimes a pain, mostly a joy. It’s an exciting hobby that invokes such imaginative and colorful people, that … Read More What Type of Doll Collector Are You?
Well, I’d love to pat myself on the back…but the other nominees in my category had been doing this much longer than I have…so Congratulations to ALL the Winners …Awards like these can be very exciting…and it’s always good fun to be included! Now how about that Oscars Red Carpet…?
They’re mostly simple expressions doll collectors hear in the course of their hobby activities – but imagine a non-doll collector eavesdropping while you and your doll friends sat around over a glass of wine at some chic bistro…imagine, indeed… Is no one checking quality control anymore? Wow…a friend just PM’d me with a NRFB BJD with a set of MIB FBR and 2 IT … Read More Things Only Doll Collectors Would Understand…Really.
2014 was an interesting year for dolls, no? You had true magnificence and devastating disappointments, as we always do in the doll world. There is no question we are much more impassioned about our hobby than say…stamp collectors. Be that as it may, we cheer along with the grandest, and repress conniptions when we feel that age-old turn of the marketing machine’s thinking we’re some … Read More 2014 – The Year That Was In Dolls