Smoke and Mirrors: An Interview with Mamie Pound

I love how “Dream Barbie” walks a deft line between critique and empathy for its main character. On the surface, it’s peppered with political tension, but we can see the real conflict is gendered—the violence underneath masculinity and maleness. Given that, the central object of the doll becomes this complex vehicle that both emasculates the … Continue reading Smoke and Mirrors: An Interview with Mamie Pound