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Trevor Brown’s Alice Special Edition & Extremely Special One-of-a-Kind Homemade Pop-up

Trevor Brown’s Trevor Brown’s Alice originally came out during 2010’s March Hare Madness, and is being released again in a fancy $78 Special Edition. It appears to be a book with lots of pictures but no conversations (so, a 50% rating on the Alice Scale of Good Bookness.) Brown is a British artist who has… [read full post]

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TimeOut’s Review of Wonderland Musical is a fantastic Jabberwocky parody

Art by John Turner of Creative Goods Design & Supply, for Wonderland, in a New York Times special feature “Adventures in Communicating a New Alice”

The reviews have been coming in all weekend for Frank Wildhorn’s Wonderland: A New Broadway Musical (the musical formerly known as Wonderland: A New Musical and Wonderland: A New Musical Adventure.) Wonderland‘s website quotes the New York Times: “INSPIRATIONAL, FANCIFUL & GROOVY.” The Times’ review by Charles Isherwood was actually a bit more nuanced, but I… [read full post]

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Alice in Sunderland

When I first saw this article about Alice in Sunderland, I thought it might be a forgotten manuscript republished by Michael Everson of Evertype, who has recently released such lost gems as “Clara in Blunderland: A political parody based on Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland” and “Lost in Blunderland: The further adventures of Clara: A political parody… [read full post]

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More of The New Yorker’s photos of The Alice-in-Wonderland Follies

New York Theatre Ballet’s Alice-in-Wonderland Follies, photographed by the New Yorker’s Julieta Cervantes

You might have noticed the above photo in the The New Yorker Magazine, April 11th, as the large image starting the Goings On About Town section. The picture was taken by Julieta Cervantes, a shot from New York Theatre Ballet’s Alice-in-Wonderland Follies, which ran April 8-9 at Florence Gould Hall.  The New Yorker’s listing included… [read full post]

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A Better Book Title for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland?

A better book title for “Alice’s Adventure’s in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll?

The website Better Book Titles has suggested a better book title for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland: “Inside a Cat Lady’s Opium Nap.” This project has been going on for years; some of my previous favorites include Horny Drunk Guys Invent Philosophy for Plato’s Symposium, and  One of my Best Friends is Black for Huckleberry Finn.

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Kate’s Middleton’s honors dissertation: “Angels from Heaven’: Lewis Carroll’s Photographic Interpretation of Childhood”

Any 6-year-old girl obsessed with Disney Princess merchandise will tell you that Alice was not one of the princesses (‘princi‘?). However, it turns out a real princess seems to have been interested in Alice.  At the center of the media spotlight right now is Prince William’s royal fiancée Kate Middleton, to be wed in a few short… [read full post]

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