Archive for December, 2009

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Blueprints for the Eiffel tower

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Fiestas on ice

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The latest offering from Franz Schulz

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , on December 22, 2009 by pictureplane

R.Sikoryak fuses classic cartoons with literary classics.Want

“Blondie and Dagwood act out Genesis in Blonde Eve; Garfield tempts Jon into a deal with the devil in Mephistofield; and Batman turns into Raskol for a reworking of Crime and Punishment…These retellings linger on the philosophical underpinnings of such tales; coupled with the allusions and baggage of these familiar cartoon characters, the crossovers take on a life of their own to become legitimate adaptations.”amazon review

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The telephone

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on December 22, 2009 by pictureplane

This groundbreaking communication device allowed people a more dramatic way to end conversations with subordinates or lovers, and also played a key role in Martin Scorcese’s film The Departed.

Part of the Onions summation of the last 4.5 billion years.

Posted in Uncategorized on December 22, 2009 by pictureplane

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Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on December 21, 2009 by pictureplane

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