There are so many kinds of jeans, that Dr. Seuss himself would have no trouble filling a book called New Jeans, Old Jeans, White Jeans, Blue Jeans. And on the page where he mentions “frayed-hem mayhem,” you’d find a photo of a furry Seussian character throwing a pair of blue jeans into a blender in a desperate attempt to be more fashionable than everyone else. Read more...
When I was in junior high school I excelled in literature and math. You know -- fractions, algebraic equations, and Venn diagrams. Economics, not so much. Too many theories, too abstract. It wasn't concrete like Given: and To Prove. Show More Summary
Elderly woman: Come on now, we're disemboating…Sassy son: “Disemboating”? How about “disembarking”? What are they teaching you at the home, English for Americans? –Ferry to Governors Island Overheard by: Loves to Disemboat and her colleague, Chronic Disemboater
Nothing excites the public imagination more than the discovery of buried treasure from popular culture. Witness the runaway success this summer of newly exhumed “lost” books by Dr. Seuss and To Kill a Mockingbird [...] The post 5 movies you may never see appeared first on The Moderate Voice.
‘Today is your day!’ This morning we shared Dannelle and Stephen’s beautiful wedding on the blog. And we couldn’t help but prick our ears up when Dannelle said her favourite moment of the day was when her son, Finn, read an excerpt from Dr. Seuss’ ‘Oh, the Places You’ll Go’ during their wedding ceremony. There […]
From the patriotic number that Uncle Sam sports to the titular topper in Dr. Seuss’ 'The Cat in the Hat,' top hats showcase personality and style—and their history is just as colorful as the people who wear them.
Today's comic by Ruben Bolling is Dr. Seuss's old shopping list… now a new book!: These Daily Kos community posts were the most shared on Facebook August 19: The Biggest Scandal in US History That We're Still Not Talking About, by mtosner Bwahahaha!...Show More Summary
A new Dr. Seuss manuscript has been discovered “stuffed in a 1962 issue of TV Guide.” Ruben Bolling (of Tom the Dancing Bug) has What Pie Should I Buy?, a story based on the author’s shopping list, at Boing Boing.
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A story of alternate universes involving one where Dr Seuss is bad and the Berenstein Bears are misspelled.
The self-published picture book has outsold Harper Lee and Dr. Seuss. News by Raine Winters The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep, a self-published bedtime story for children, has yawned its way to the top of Amazon’s bestsellers listShow More Summary
Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH Dr. Seuss's new book, Which Pie Should I Buy, is based on a long-lost "manuscript"! Read the rest
Classic Dr. Seuss Tale Remains a Television Staple for Family Viewing
Readers respond to a recent review of Dr. Seuss’ “What Pet Should I Get?” and more.
How the representation of queerness is changing in African writing; new Shirley Jackson and Dr. Seuss; teen magazines; sexism in publishing; and more.
After initially announcing a first printing of 500,000 in mid-February, the publisher increased the total to 1 million based on demand.
As you can see, there is a steady progression of thingedness in pop culture. Things become more thing-like from 1957 until 1982. It begins with Dr. Seuss's Thing 1 and Thing 2 from The Cat in the Cat, then proceeds to The Thing from Fantastic Four, Thing T. Show More Summary
A mother of two has used an ode to Dr. Seuss to illustrate her humorous take on the the travails of breast-feeding in her new book.
With green eggs, Who-hearing elephants, and cats with tall cats, Dr. Seuss' books teach valuable lessons on racism, prejudice and diversity The post In Dr. Seuss’ Children’s Books, a Commitment to Social Justice that’s Still Relevant Today appeared first on The Good Men Project.