Monday Dec 2
The Winnipeg Free Press
Gender politics R Us?
GoldieBlox founder Debbie Sterling and her toy designed for girls called Goldie Blox and the Spinning Machine.
Beastie Boys sued by toy company
Fifteen years after the late Beastie Boys member Adam Yauch rapped that he won't "sell my songs for no TV ad", the hip hop group has become embroiled in a copyright lawsuit with a toy company over a viral advertising campaign.
Beastie Boys Accuse Viral Toy Commercial Of Copyright Infringement
The Beastie Boys have always been vocal about their refusal to license their music for TV commercials, but I'd thought they'd made an exception for the Princess Machine, a girls' toy that puts big emphasis on engineering rather than, like, sparkles.
International Business Times
Watch Viral Video: GoldieBlox's Ad Version of Beastie Boys'...
Back in 1987, when American Hip Hop band Beastie Boys had first released its tune "Girls" would have never imagined that thirty years down the line it'll become a viral hit.
Viral Toy Commercial Gives Beastie Boys' "Girls" A Feminist Rewrite
The Beastie Boys were always vocal about their refusal to license their songs for TV commercials, but it looks like they've made a very justifiable exception.