Mattel's Ken doll turns 50 this week.
For many little girls who grew up with "Ken Carson of Willow, Wisconsin," he always seemed an enigma. He's usually described as Barbie's other half, but for reasons which are obvious even to 9 year olds, he seems too asexual to be up to the task. Their relationship has always seemed like something else, more like Angelina Jolie's deal with her brother than a bona fide boyfriend/girlfriend thing.
Still you can't help but admire Ken. Dude has been through...Full Story