I barely remember this book, having last read it when I was like, 9, but I hope it wasn't as terrible as this parody implies... I'll have to be sure to never re-read it to make sure. Still, this is pretty funny.
I'm always happy to see Barbie's corporate masters get a smackdown, but this is just stupid. Apparently some chick in a rockabilly band (did you know that there are still rockabilly bands? Neither did I!) thinks that she invented having bangs and tattoos or something.
HorrorPops lead singer Patricia Day has filed suit against toymaker Mattel and Hard Rock Cafe International for a doll the companies co-produced called "Rockabilly Barbie" that Day claims misappropriates her distinct image. [...] To pretend Page's classic pin-up look isn't the true nucleus for "Rockabilly Barbie," Patricia Day, and six squillion other Eisenhower Era-obsessed cuties is delusion on a titanic scale.