Comic of the Week: Over at Electric Lit, check out Grant Snider’s comic on why we ban books. We look at The Lorax and other dangerous books in honor of Banned Books Week.
The co-creator of South Park is helping save a trio of sequoias under threat from development in Portland, Oregon, which means "Lorax Dave" the protester might finally be able to come down, KATU reports. According to the Oregonian, the trees were planted in the mid-1800s, but developer Everett Custom Homes...
In Theodor Geisel’s popular children’s tale The Lorax, the Once-ler uses fanciful logging machines to swiftly chop down the fictional truffula trees. Dr. Seuss might as well have thought of the kind of monstrous tree crushers the U.S. Army had used to level forests in Vietnam. In 1968, the Army leased two...
Dr. Seuss returns to bookstores today with his first "new" title in 25 years, making it a banner day for Lorax lovers, Horton huggers and Cat in the Hatters everywhere.
A Dr. Seuss classic that pulses with a distrust of materialism -- the very drive that causes the death of the Truffula trees -- has been turned into a vehicle for selling just about anything the studio could find a buyer for...
Leo Drey, the most important conservationist you’ve never heard of, was a tireless protector of forests even as he managed them for timber.
I’ve always thought that shearing transforms a fluffy overstuffed alpaca into a creature from a Dr. Suess book (the Lorax?). Below are before and after shearing pictures of the alpaca herd. In May the temperatures at Unity Farm have varied from a high of 90F to a low of 32F. Show More Summary
Dr. Seuss’s classic tale comes to life in this Earth Day-appropriate app, which can take as many rereadings as your old bound copy ever could. Readers of all ages have the option of having the book read to them or to jump in the driving (er, page-turning) seat themselves while the app augments the story’s famous illustrations with sound effects.Read full article >>
Photos by Jovell Rennie via This is Colossal Somewhere in the snowy forest of Willow, Alaska is a delightfully strange 12-story house that locals refer to as the "Dr. Seuss House." The house looms high above the surrounding trees...
Sterling Archer has always been one well-read secret-service agent, with his taste in books ranging from the erudite (hello, medieval French philosopher Peter Abelard!) to the whimsical ("One lousy Lorax!"). Indiewire compiled a supercut of all such literary references on Archer. (Well, almost all of them: sharp-eyed commenters pointed out... More »
Could you ever picture The Cat in The Hat eating tacos? How about The Lorax chowing down on a burrito? Two members of the BuzzFeed staff, writer Jean-Luc Bouchard and artist Andrea Hickey, collaborated on a story called “Dr. Seuss Goes To Chipotle.” This Theodor Seuss Geisel-inspired piece was created “with heaps of love and respect for Dr. Show More Summary
This is the where the Lorax actually lives. The Karri Loop House, in the town of Margaret River, Australia, was designed to save the trees. The trees in the property also sound like they were
If your one fish has a new fish he's about to roll away, (By Sweet Discoveries) And your Lorax speaks for trees because he has so much to say, (By 4 Kids Cakes, featured here) And your cake's all topsy turvy since the Things got in the...Show More Summary
This film was created by students in Maui Huliau Foundation's Huliau Environmental Filmmaking Club. Inspired by Dr. Suess's The Lorax, this claymation by our new middle school students uses 667 images to show how irresponsible shoreline development can impact our precious reef ecosystem. Show More Summary
(Video Link) Some people on the internet are referring to this amazing object as a Thneed--a multi-purpose object that everyone needs in Dr. Seuss's The Lorax. The salesperson is a great performer, showing how the scarf can be transformed instantly into several different garments, including a skirt, a wrap, and several different types of shirts. Show More Summary
One photo uploaded to Instagram was all it took for Isaiah Webb to realize he was on to something big. Sporting a bushy beard and t-shirt on Sep. 10, 2012, Webb posted a snapshot of himself with the caption of "The 'Lorax' beard" along with a number of hashtags. Show More Summary
A shocking new report finds that in addition to waging war against the only planet capable of sustaining human life, we're also attacking those who would seek to protect it. The survey, conducted by London-based Global Witness, revealed that between 2002 and
Heather says: The next time you are at the store and snicker when you see the canned air -remember The Lorax?- grab a can anyway. Why? Because it’s time to clean out your computer. I never remember to do this until my computer decides...Show More Summary
It’s safe to say, Democrats never find much inspiration in Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), but Monday night was an exception. Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) took a page from the tea party favorite’s playbook reading Dr. Seuss’s “The Lorax,” considered an ”environmental classic,” on the Senate floor. (A quick summary: A young boy embarks on a journey with a grumpy forest […]
So, as we all know, Senate Democrats had a sleepover to yammer on about “climate change” Monday night, which was mostly about fundraising and exciting the base, since they had no legislation to offer, and Democrats control the Senate. Show More Summary