Ten dolls whose glassy, unblinking eyes will haunt your dreams

Some people are scared of Barbie and her seemingly anti-feminist position in pop culture. And those people are just plain terrified of Bratz dolls and their big-eyed whorishness. But some dolls... some dolls aren't disturbing because of your social views, or for reasons having to do with the ways you might not want your daughters to look. Some dolls? Are just freaking scary.

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Teague Bohlen is a writer, novelist and professor at the University of Colorado Denver. His first novel, The Pull of the Earth, won the Colorado Book Award for Literary Fiction in 2007; his textbook The Snarktastic Guide to College Success came out in 2014. His new collection of flash fiction, Flatland, is available now.
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