These are two videos from China of saleswomen quickly demonstrating the incredible versatility of a magical scarf garment (possibly inspired by the Thneed from Dr. Seuss's The Lorax). It can be worn as a scarf, shawl, vest, hat, hood, skirt, and a bunch of things I don't even know what to call -- the possibilities are endless. Show More Summary
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While driving home from a weekend trip, my children were watching The Lorax in the backseat, and I couldn’t help but think how acutely applicable its theme is to the current state of medicine in America. Just as seemingly small changes in the name of “progress” slowly altered the environment in The Lorax, a handful […]
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Dr. Seuss gave us children's classics including The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, The Lorax and so many more. Read Across America,
by Rich Smith This man is no Lorax. He speaks for no trees. Courtesy of Dave Reichert Last week, Congressman Dave Reichert (WA-8) voted along with a majority of Republicans to pass two bills: the HONEST Act (formerly known as the “Secret...Show More Summary
The dark red polka-dotted fuzzy plant looked like one of the Lorax's beloved Truffula trees
Dustin Yellin told The Creators Project how Marcel Duchamp, Hieronymus Bosch, and 'The Lorax' influenced his most recent work.
The new trailer for Illumination’s Sing has just debuted online, which you can check out below. Illumination has captivated audiences all over the world with the beloved hits Despicable Me, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, Despicable Me 2 and Minions, now the second-highest-grossing animated movie in history. Show More Summary
Daily Show writer Daniel Radosh was asked by his son’s school to sign a permission slip in order to read Ray Bradbury‘s Fahrenheit 451. Hilarity ensued. Also: remember that time a bunch of parents tried to censor The Lorax? The post Sick Burns appeared first on The Millions.
Illumination Entertainment has debuted the new Olympics TV spot for the animated SING, which you can check out below. Illumination has captivated audiences all over the world with the beloved hits DESPICABLE ME, DR. SEUSS' THE LORAX, DESPICABLE ME 2 and MINIONS, now the second-highest-grossing animated movie in history. Show More Summary
The Lorax might have spoken for the trees, but it turns out that trees can speak for themselves. At least to other trees, that is.
Dr. Seuss would be proud.
Who will be the Lorax for the adverb, that most-maligned part of speech? Who will speak on the adverb’s behalf? For once again, it would seem, it is under attack. Christian Lorentzen’s New York Magazine piece, “Could We Just Lose Adverbs...Show More Summary
Over at The Atlantic, Lydia Millet argues for the power and legitimacy of The Lorax’s moral message. Millet believes that the heavy-handedness of activist-minded fiction like The Lorax is powerful partly due to “its shamelessness. It pulls no punches; it wears its teacher heart on its sleeve.” The post No Matter How Small appeared first on The Millions.
Do you own the things you own? No, that is not a riddle being served up by the Cat in the Hat. Nor is it a rhyme spoken by the Lorax -- after all, he speaks for the trees, not for copyright laws. It seems like every week there is a debate about a new topic involving ownership rights. Show More Summary
Dr. Suess’s The Lorax, whence comes the title question, is socialist drivel of the most ignorant sort. But just because Theodore Geisel was a leftist dimwit who described the book as “ straight propaganda ” doesn’t mean trees are bad. Conservatives...Show More Summary
Corporate profitability has been a reliable early warning indicator of a coming recession and bull market top. According to the April 4th quarterly review by Strategas Research Partners, the S&P 500 peaks on average 7 quarters after corporate profit margins peak. Given the most recent peak...
by Rich Smith W.S. Merwin: Poet. Environmental activist. Living legend. Hottest Lorax you've ever seen. Lisa Kristine W.S. Merwin is a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, former Poet Laureate of the US, and a guy who, though honored by them,...Show More Summary