The Madeleine Brand Show for March 9, 2012

Dinner Party Download: Aussie spider invasion and Barbie's birthday

Bild Lilli Doll

Bild Lilli

Bild Lilli Doll

Brendan Francis Newnam and Rico Gagliano of The Dinner Party Download are back to provide smart and witty conversation fodder for our weekend dinner parties.

Today on the show: A nightmare Down Under. The small town of Wagga Wagga in New South Wales, Australia has been overrun with creepy, creepy spider webs.

Plus, happy birthday Barbie! Born on this date in 1959, the popular and ubiquitous doll is based on a German doll named "Bild Lili," which Mattel later bought the rights to.

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