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(Just a little) more ranting

Another opportunity for marketing to me missed… Apparently attendees of the Comic-Con presentation were told to follow the ImportantDate tweetstream, which eventually told followers how to get tickets into an offsite exhibit of props and costumes. Supposedly this will be a touring exhibition, but no where and when information is yet forthcoming.

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Disney/Burton/Depp

After much accidental online leakage (I would very much like to know the story behind that – coerced intern? anarchist webgeek? media outlet that doesn’t respect embargoes?) one day prior to Tim Burton’s official showing at Comic-Con (with surprise visit from Johnny Depp) and an early release to Mad Hatter’s fans on Facebook yesterday, the… [read full post]

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Alice at NY’s Museum Village

“Travel down the rabbit hole to Museum Village on the 8th of August and join the Queen to play croquet… Have tea with the Mad Hatter and Alice… Watch as costumed performers fill the stage for a Live Chess Match… Come in best attire for all to admire at the costume contest… And beware the… [read full post]

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Dress-Up Alice

“Play the Alice in Wonderland Costume game and dress Alice in strange costumes worn by the characters of Wonderland, then click on the ace of spades to give Alice an item from the Mad Hatter!” This mildly amusing dress-up game from FlashArcadeGamesite.com appears to be designed for tween and younger girls. I do wonder if… [read full post]

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Warehouse 13

Remember where the Ark of the Covenant is stashed at the end of Raiders of the Lost Ark? The new TV show Warehouse 13 runs with that idea, telling the story of two government agents assigned to find such mysterious and dangerous objects and to store them safely. One fun aspect of the show is… [read full post]

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A(nother) Wonderland

Opening the Ice Factory Festival at NYC’s Ohio Theatre, Anonymous Ensemble‘s A Wonderland plays July 8 through July 11. “Alice, a talented, urban dreamer approaching middle age, is caught in a quagmire of diminishing potential, corporate insignificance and the mirage of celebrity. This is Lewis Carroll deconstructed by the mind of a modern, mature songstress… [read full post]

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Strangely Awesome

“Ever wondered what it is like to be Alice in Wonderland? Jump down the depths of the Rabbit Hole and find out! ‘Alice Free Fall‘ [game for the iPhone] lets you re-experience the dreamlike and strangely awesome decent, which Alice made in pursuit of the White Rabbit. Just as in Lewis Carroll’s novel your journey… [read full post]

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La chasse au Snark

Geneva-based publisher éditions Notari has just released a bilingual version of The Hunting of the Snark. The original English text is accompanied by a new French translation by M. Vertut and illustrations by the Franco-Swiss artist Jean-Marie Reynier made up of (if Google and I are translating correctly) collages of eighteenth century prints colored with… [read full post]

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