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Lego to Meet With Feminist Parents, As Conservatives Defend Toy Line

In December, Lego expanded its MinFigs line — its slightly more realistic line of toys — to include a range of female characters. The company made a real effort to make the toys, dubbed Lego Friends, multi-cultural (they brought in a range of consultants from different countries). But two aspects of the new toys made [...]
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Artist turns Lego's 'Friends' dolls into badass superheroines

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (1 hour ago)

Lego's Friends line has been met with plenty of success, but it came under a lot of fire when it launched for conforming to female stereotypes. Artist Jon Lazar decided to change that with his Lego Super Friends project, taking thes... Read Post

LEGO Update! Official Marvel & DC Lines Announced, Plus the Trailer for the LEGO ‘Star Wars’ TV Special

Odd : Nerd Bastards (3 years ago)

Nothing brought me more joy as a child than an afternoon with a tub of LEGO bricks. Kids today though, man, they have it great. Not only is LEGO still a staple of children’s toys but their ever expanding partnerships create some of ... Read Post

At least someone is building houses out there

US Politics / Liberal : AmericaBlog.com (5 years ago)

Very retro but I loved Lego as a kid.Lego has positively thrived during the recession, as parents revert back to longer-lasting toys. Its parent company, Lego Group, has now posted a two-thirds rise in pre-tax profits to £99.5m, boo... Read Post


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