Archive for the ‘Cartooned’ Category
Damn, this is good. Hot on the paws of the previous post about cats and dogs as artists and writers comes Dyna Moe‘s take on Hipster Animals. From “Trust Fund Asshole” to “Full-Time Etsy Crafter,” she nails it. Her description:
Inspired by turn of the century cigarette cards, Texas-based illustrator Chet Phillips has made three sets of animal-oriented trading cards for readers, writers, artists and aesthetes. Each set of 20 cards imagines a world of famous authors or artists as dog and cat personalities complete with “its own informative biography that includes some of their famous works with humorous cat and dog flavored book titles”. The sets come packaged in hand-crafted paper portfolios with library card styled enclosure and are available for just $10 a piece in Chet’s Etsy shop. Check out Literary Pets (series 1), Literary Pets (series 2) and Artistic Pets. Click through for previews of the esteemed feline and canine literati. Read the rest of this entry »
Matthew Inman of The Oatmeal examines the state of the web in Winter 2010 with this set of predictably funny comics. Predictable because Inman, who was just interviewed by Mashable, has quickly become one of the best and most respected commentators about Internet culture on the Internet. (It’s all very meta.)
Check out the rest of this series after the jump.