Non Sequitur by Wiley Miller for September 10, 2021

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    Bring Back "The Good Place"  over 2 years ago

    Of course, “Angry White Ken” comes with a MAGA cap and a little TV that only gets Fox News

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    sirbadger  over 2 years ago

    The Flash can do bulimia faster.

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    GreasyOldTam  over 2 years ago

    At least Ken has something to be angry about. He’s got nothin’ downstairs, and neither does Barbie. Although “depressed” would probably be a more appropriate reaction than “angry”.

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    Concretionist  over 2 years ago

    There’s unrealistic… and then there’s aspirational.

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    jasonsnakelover  over 2 years ago

    Bulimic or anorexic Barbie?

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    Ken 2049 Premium Member over 2 years ago

    My right forearm is bigger and more muscular than my left. Web MD was not helpful.

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    jvo  over 2 years ago

    When Barbie looks at Ken she throws up. :/

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    TampaFanatic1  over 2 years ago

    Hmmmm Angry White Ken must be friends with a dude from South Park called “Alabama Man”. Just go to YouTube and search for South Park Alabama Man and you will find the video. I have a feeling the post would be flagged if I linked the video as it is “South Park” after all, complete with political incorrectness, abusive language and domestic violence.

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    eastern.woods.metal  over 2 years ago

    A grandfather walks into a toy store wanting to buy a Barbie for his granddaughter

    He asks the woman in the store which one he should get

    She takes him to the display and says’: " We have Fashion Barbie for $19.95. We have Camping Barbie for $19.95. We have driving Barbie for $19.95. We have Boating Barbie for $19.95. And we have Divorced Barbie for $65.95 "

    Grandfather asks " Why is Divorced Barbie so much more expensive "

    The woman replies " Divorced Barbie comes with Ken’s clothes, Ken’s car, Ken’s RV, Ken’s car and Ken’s boat "

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    mr_sherman Premium Member over 2 years ago

    Would that include Raggedy Anne?

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    Brockie  over 2 years ago

    Bet Raggedy Anne is now in the obese category from what I see….

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    mikeyman  over 2 years ago

    Karen comes woke with iPhone

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    SNVBD  over 2 years ago

    Angry white Ken! Love it…. now with improved fragile masculinity? :-D

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    keenanthelibrarian  over 2 years ago

    Never really into dolls, myself.

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    Dobby53 Premium Member over 2 years ago
    There was once a doll called Betsy Wetsy – very much ‘Truth in Advertising.’
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    MS72  over 2 years ago

    How ‘bout yesterdays “walking the dog while being black”.

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    cdnalor  over 2 years ago

    Wiley is behind the times on this one. Bulimia is out, obesity (but only for women) is what gets you a job as a fashion model and on magazine covers today. Supposedly, that extra 50+ pounds is “healthy” now. See: Ashley Graham, Iskra Lawrence, Lizzie, etc.

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    well-i-never  over 2 years ago

    At least it’s Ken and not Karen.

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    grocks  over 2 years ago

    TMI Toys. Nice touch.

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    scottbruce  over 2 years ago

    I bet the Taliban Joe action figure is selling well here.

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    JohnTheFoole  over 2 years ago

    Now THIS is reality comix!

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    Pickled Pete  over 2 years ago

    Wonder if this is where the guy in ( ) went shopping?

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    johndifool  over 2 years ago

    The new line will include Chads, Stacys, and Beckys…

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    Ermine Notyours  over 2 years ago

    Pretty Little Dolly, by Mona Abboud

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    sandpiper  over 2 years ago

    There’s a lot of that going around. Seems there is no cure so omeone might as well make a buck on it.

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    Iseau  over 2 years ago

    1950’s Betsy Wetsy the beginning of the end?

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    vaughnrl2003 Premium Member over 2 years ago

    Suddenly, I want one. Maybe a platoon of old fashioned GI Joes. You know. The ones with the kung fu grip.

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    Radish the wordsmith  over 2 years ago

    Angry white Ken won’t let pregnant Barbie get an abortion.

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    jader3rd  over 2 years ago

    The Toys that Made Us documentary had a good explanation: Barbies proportions are so that a girl can hold the legs, and Barbie looks normal with the clothes on. Threads behave differently at that size. Barbie was designed to be played with dressed, not naked.

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    Actually,Ken never complains.He’s under Barbie’s hypnotic spell.

    And I remember a 5-foot tall doll from the 1960’s—“You can wear Patty’s(the doll) clothes,and she can wear yours!”.

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    mindjob  over 2 years ago

    I’m saving my money for the Dementia Joe and Kackling Kathy dolls. Unfortunately brains won’t be included.

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    captastro  over 2 years ago

    Also available, “Chaotic Karen” with a tiny little pistol.

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    thedogesl Premium Member over 2 years ago

    Presumably Ken’s list needs to be updated daily. At least.

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    Ka`ōnōhi`ula`okahōkūmiomio`ehiku Premium Member over 2 years ago

    TMI toys. Yes, Mr @Wiley – spot on.

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    Baucuva  over 2 years ago

    I used to be an angry young man. Now I’m an angry old man. Lol

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    JenSolo02  over 2 years ago

    He’s angry because he’s a eunuch!

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    keenanthelibrarian  over 2 years ago

    I hadn’t realised the image in the window was of (I assume) Bulimic Barbie with her head down the toilet.

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    bike2sac  over 2 years ago

    They need a Karen doll. The doll with an attitude.

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    GreenT267  over 2 years ago

    Barbie is a fashion doll manufactured by the American toy company Mattel, Inc. and launched in March 1959. American businesswoman Ruth Handler is credited with the creation of the doll using a German doll called Bild Lilli [a doll intended for adults] as her inspiration. Barbie helped Mattel launch a new marketing strategy based on ‘add-ons’ and on television advertising, which has been copied widely by other toys. It is estimated that over a billion Barbie dolls have been sold worldwide in over 150 countries, with Mattel claiming that three Barbie dolls are sold every second [BBC News 2010]. According to the Economist [Dec 2002], "From her early days as a teenage fashion model, Barbie has appeared as an astronaut, surgeon, Olympic athlete, downhill skier, aerobics instructor, TV news reporter, vet, rock star, doctor, army officer, air force pilot, summit diplomat, rap musician, presidential candidate (party undefined), baseball player, scuba diver, lifeguard, fire-fighter, engineer, dentist, and many more….When Barbie first burst into the toy shops, just as the 1960s were breaking, the doll market consisted mostly of babies, designed for girls to cradle, rock and feed. By creating a doll with adult features, Mattel enabled girls to become anything they want. But I think this message was lost in the merchandizing.Barbie also caused girls to believe they had to look like Barbie and ‘act’ like her as well (Teen Talk Barbie, whose stock phrases included, “Will we ever have enough clothes?”, “I love shopping!”). To be successful (get a boyfriend? be popular?), they had to be blonde bombshells. Even after they tried to give her a less idealistic body shape and more diverse skin tones, she was still barbie with different hair and skin — expensive to change shapes and features very much (would require a whole lot of different molds) and then there were all the clothes and furniture, etc. that had to be interchangeable.

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