Paul Ryan’s Awful Giraffe (and a brief blog update)

Among the many people I had the good fortune of getting to hang out with at CONvergence was the amusing and philosophically capable Joshua Preston, who asks all the famous people he meets to draw him a giraffe. This was the giraffe Paul Ryan, who is Mitt Romney’s new running mate, drew: [Read more...]

Where’s Wall-E?

A charming, clever, well drawn idea for a tribute to sci-fi robots: Click on the image for a much bigger version. Richard Sargent’s “Where’s Wall-E” poster is available for purchase. How many robots can you recognize? How many can you name? H/T: Seth Andrews Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

"All My Friends Are Dead"

At a store downtown, I flipped through the novelty book All My Friends Are Dead with Camels With Hammers’ webmaster Dave Smith and his hilarious fiancé Meagan, and the three of us just laughed our heads off. It’s a charmingly macabre book for morbid children of all ages. Here are a few images from it: It goes [Read More...]

Catholic Icons For Super Heroes?

I enjoy super heroes on a mythic level, so in principle I was open to this idea and thought it an interesting prospect. But Igor Scalisi Palminteri’s art presenting super heroes in Catholic hagiographic poses and dress highlights that it is not only the distinctively Christian imagery I like so much in normal Catholic iconography, it’s the [Read More...]

Kermit's X-Ray

A little more muppets for the blogathon, since I just saw this and, with 36 blog posts to generate by 8:15 tomorrow morning, it was just too good to pass up on: (via). You can buy the t-shirt at Fashionably Geek. Many more amusing representations of the insides of famous fictional characters have been collected [Read More...]

100 Marathons in 100 Days

Insane: Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Vader and Son

Darth Vader and Son, a book amusingly exploring what it would have been like for Darth Vader to raise Luke Skywalker, is out April 18. Here are a few of the panels: 9 more panels here. Order the book here. Jeffrey Brown, the author and illustrator, gave an interview to the Los Angelas Times. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Crazy Food Art

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It's Hands All The Way Down

So creepy and cool: And the full creepy YouTube version from which this is pulled: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]