All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘GoldieBlox’

Beastie Boys Settle “Girl” Lawsuit

You may have seen the YouTube ad video that showed a bunch of young girls turning up their noses as traditional girl toys and choosing to make a Rube Goldberg device while singing their own version of the Beastie Boys’ song Girls. If you didn’t see the video, you probably heard all the hype about the lawsuit when it made …

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Beastie Boys Song ‘Girls’ Parody Turns Into Lawsuit

The Beastie Boys’ 1986 album License to Ill included a single entitled, “Girls,” in which the group sings, “Girls to do the dishes/Girls to clean up my room/Girls to do the laundry/Girls and in the bathroom.” Now, a toy company has used that song in a spoof empowering girls, promoting academia instead of being “Princesses.” GoldieBlox, a San Francisco toy …

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