From 2012. Open thread below...
"But we're mad, we've been had, and we're not so glad, quoth the Lorax," Tina Fey said, remarkably similar to Palin. The most brilliant comedians know when something is so good that you don’t even have to change the words to make people laugh. Show More Summary
"But we're mad, we've been had, and we're not so glad, quoth the Lorax," Tina Fey said, remarkably similar to Palin
A superb adaptation.
From Noah And The Whale To Dr. Seuss: Charlie Fink On Soundtracking New Play 'The Lorax'
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Nov. 02--Opponents of the proposed Southwest light-rail line are invoking the prose of Dr. Seuss to illustrate the harm they say the $1.77 billion transit project will inflict on the environment. The Lakes and Parks Alliance (LPA), a local
Dr. Seuss's political leanings are well known — he was a liberal Democrat who opposed fascism in the 1940s and President Nixon in the 1970s. The movie of his book The Lorax is a fairly unsubtle pro-environment allegory. Less well celebrated...Show More Summary
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