"Dad is sad Very, very sad He had a bad day What a day dad had" -- Dr. Seuss in the immortal "Hop On Pop!" I can't recall how often I read those rhymes to my two small sons, so many years ago. It was one of their favorites and mine.Show More Summary
Racist Dr. Seuss Drawing Goes To Auction For 20K A California auction house is selling a racist early drawing by Dr. Seuss that’s sure to disappoint the parents and children who adore his later work. Via CNN: The 1929
Before Dr. Seuss became a popular children's author, he apparently worked as an illustrator of racist cartoons. Now, one of the works is up for auction as his legacy take a major blow.
A racist cartoon drawn popular children’s artist Dr. Seuss failed to garner any bids at an art auction in California on Thursday, reports BET. The cartoon, drawn early in the career by the creator of the Cat in the Hat and Horton the elephant, shows a man entering a room full of grotesquely...
There may be hope for the world yet. In a land (Los Angeles) where the utterance of this particular word recently and forever tarnished our memory of the actor who played Kramer, local auction house Nate D. Sanders has closed out Lot 272. Show More Summary
Guess it's kill-your-idols day here at Death and Taxes.
The baobab tree is one of nature’s weirder creations. With its branches high overhead like a set of upside down roots, it looks like it was plucked straight from a Dr. Seuss book. But something even weirder is happening inside. Read more...
Welcome to Drinks Decoded, a column dedicated to exploring how the country's best cocktails are made. Up now, the Matcha Ado About Nothing at Gracias Madre in Los Angeles. "I want to be Dr. Seuss" says acclaimed Los Angeles barman Jason Eisner. Show More Summary
Warning: The image included in this post may be offensive or upsetting to readers. Most of us know Mr. Theodor Geisel, also known as Dr. Seuss, for his classic children's characters like Yertle the Turtle and the Cat in the Hat. However,...Show More Summary
Health care consolidation affects every area of health care. What does this radiologist-illustrator think about it? I think it speaks for itself. James Chang is a radiologist and author of Oh Doctor, The Places You Will Go… He blogs at Poor MD and can be reached on Facebook. Your patients are rating you online: How to respond. Manage […]
I've always been a huge fan of Dr. Seuss. His stories provide a great message on many different levels. As a parent, the morals I found within his writings enabled me to teach my kids many valuable lessons. As I got into the business world, it was me who learned invaluable lessons as I read quote after quote from Dr. Show More Summary
We’ve collected the books debuting on Indiebound’s Indie Bestseller List for the week ending May 17, 2015–a sneak peek at the books everybody will be talking about next month. (Debuted at #8 in Young Adult) Nimona by Noelle Stevenson:...Show More Summary
Transformative work of the day, Dr. Seuss meets Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds edition. http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss
If you didn't get Dr. Seuss's "Oh, the Places You'll Go!" as a graduation gift, then you just haven't graduated yet. It's an inspiring book for the newly matriculated, to encourage them to chase after their dreams. It contains more pleasant...Show More Summary
Writers have chosen pen names over the centuries for reasons almost as varied as the names themselves. (We're looking at you, "Dr. Seuss.") While some changed their names simply for easier English pronunciation, others had to worry about readers' perception in the days before, you know, everyone realized women could write good books. Show More Summary
Many have attempted to illustrate Middle Earth, Barnes and Noble’s blog asked artist Grant Lindahl to imagine seven more. Head over to see his take on how Al Hirschfeld, Dr. Seuss, Edward Gorey, and others would draw Tolkien’s characters. Read more...
DrFaustsAu is at it again! The man who brought us these incredible horror/Dr. Seuss covers has now created a short story that uses the words of Nick Cave‘s “Red Right Hand” on top of Seuss-esque images. “Red Right Hand” has been used throughout horror, appearing in the first three Scream films as well as Hellboy, […]
Dr. Seuss is responsible for a number of charming, eccentric favorites in any book collection but charming and eccentric also means weird, and "Green Eggs And Ham" might be one of the weirdest. More » Lingering Questions Parents Have About Green Eggs And Ham is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
This week in book-related infographics: “A History of Pen Names,” from Robinson Crusoe to Dr. Seuss to Toni Morrison.
This "self-sufficient food garden complex," built off the coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia over a period of two decades by husband and wife Wayne Adams and Katherine King, looks like something out of a children's book. And...