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Alice Around Town

The New York website Woman Around Town has a series of articles about Alice this week, two quoting Lewis Carroll Society of North America president Andrew Sellon. From Charlene Giannetti’s obligatory round-up of Alice movies, “Lewis Carroll’s Alice—A Favorite for Film Makers”: When Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland opens on Friday, March 5, the film… [read full post]


AudioFile Magazine presents a Listeners’ Guide to Alice In Wonderland and Free Audiobook Download

AudioFile, the magazine and website devoted to audiobooks, has announced that for two weeks only it is going “mad about Alice!” – a remarkable instance of infectious disease control and an example to Hollywood. In its madness, Audiofile is offering a free download of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, as narrated by Michael York, courtesy of… [read full post]


Alice’s Kitchen Sink Released on March 2nd, 2010

Paramount’s Alice in Wonderland (1933), directed by Norman Z. McLeod, has been mentioned a lot in the past few weeks, as the first big Hollywood all-star blow-out adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s books (with such stars as Cary Grant, Gary Cooper and W.C. Fields.) Slightly lost amongst the thousands of other Alices being released this month… [read full post]


Mad Tea Party and Guided Tours at the Rosenbach, PA

Alice considered a little, and then said, “Wash your hands. Cover your cough. Stay home if you are sick. Get vaccinated.”

Now that the Alice pandemic has reached the WHO-defined Phase 6, “increased and sustained transmission in general population,” the last few weeks have felt a bit like blogging through the looking-glass: it seems to take all the blogging we can do to keep in the same place. To actually inform our readers of events in… [read full post]


Around the blogosphere: Burstein’s Alice Film Roundup & Hero Complex’s Countdown

The LCSNA’s very own Mark Burstein has written a concise list of “all those awful Alice movies” (a theme that many in the media have been attempting, as reported here) for Lucas Films’ Blockbusting blog. An excerpt: The groovy Sixties found a resurgence of interest in Carroll’s otherworld of mushrooms and hookah-smoking caterpillars. Hanna-Barbera’s Alice… [read full post]


Tenniel family menu cards up for auction

Menu cards  (porcelain plaques), created by John Tenniel for family dinners, based on his illustrations for Lewis Carroll’s Alice books, are up for auction at PBA Galleries (133 Kearny St, San Francisco) – low estimate $20k, high estimate $30k. The product description from their website: Six small hand-painted porcelain plaques by John Tenniel, each with… [read full post]