Tag Archives: Dr. Seuss

Fat-Headed Censors

You would have to have been living under a basket to avoid the recent brouhaha over the re-editing of classic books by so-called sensitivity readers and editors. Here in the Colonies we’ve been through this with the books of Dr. … Continue reading

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Chortle at some nonce words and neologisms

Who knew that Dr.Seuss coined the term “nerd” way back in 1950 in his now canceled book If I Ran the Zoo. Well, it seems that Dr. Erica Brozovsky was aware of the origin of the now ubiquitous nonce word. In the … Continue reading

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Time Enough For Subtlety

The artist Javier Jensen has reimagined some of the most iconic covers in literary history and added clever GIFs. The effect is subtle so you have to take your time with each image. But most of us have lots of time … Continue reading

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Berlin: Word on the Street

h/t Herakut & Dr.Seuss  

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Be Who You Are

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Be Who You Are

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Literary gifs

Santiago, Chile-based art director Javier Jensen has a whale of a time creating understated book cover gifs. Look closely.

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Maybe They Should Call It Seussville

Springfield, no not the home of the Simpsons, but Springfield, Massachusetts the home town of Dr. Seuss, has announced plans to open the world’s first museum dedicated to the beloved children’s book author. The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum … Continue reading

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