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Singer Plays Alice for Disney Channel Campaign To Promote Web Safety for Children

Singer Una Healy of the band “The Saturdays” has partnered with the Disney Channel’s Club Penguin for a new anti-bullying ad campaign “It Starts With You,” promoting safer surfing and constructive communal behavior online. In the ad, Ms. Healy poses as Alice, falling into an unknown digital Wonderland.  Kudos to Disney and to Ms. Healy… [read full post]

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A Site About Wonderland on the Web

Recent Carleton College graduate Lauren Millikan has created a web site called “Curiouser and Curiouser: The Evolution of Wonderland.”  Here is a brief description of the site’s purpose, from the “About” page: “The internet is a pretty crazy place. It’s very easy to get lost in it. Many of the people that you meet are… [read full post]

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A Jabberwocky for the Computer Programming Age

Today, we received this note and clever riff on Lewis Carroll’s famous poem Jabberwocky, from Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There.  Thank you, Austin Dixon, for sharing this with everyone!  Readers: if you enjoy it, please post a comment here to let Austin know you appreciate his efforts.  Thanks!  Now, we just need someone to… [read full post]

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A website theme and typeface inspired by Alice, whoever she is

Alice WordPress theme by Raygun
Alice WordPress theme by Raygun

When we are told something is “Alice in Wonderland inspired,” we all know it can mean many things. In the case of restaurants, for example, it may simply mean that the china doesn’t match. In the case of tennis dresses it can mean anything at all. Spotting the Alice in the “Alice-inspired” can sometimes be… [read full post]

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Good Alice images on Avax News

Baby Leroy
Baby Leroy as “Joker” in the Paramount production of “Alice in Wonderland” (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). 1933

Avax News is a website for interesting photos. Their mission is clearly stated: Every day, Lord Almighty is responsible for hundred thousands of fascinating and mysterious events in our earthly existence, which people gaze upon with wonder through the lenses of the camera. The most gripping of those images you can find within these pages…. [read full post]

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Yours, virtually, for free: the original Under Ground manuscript

eBook Treasure: Alice’s Adventures Under Ground

The British Library has a new project: high-definition images of their most precious manuscripts available for download by one and all. These eBook Treasures are viewed in a virtual “3D” environment where you can zoom in, turn pages, search content and generally do everything but smell the paper or spill your coffee on it. This… [read full post]

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Madness Returns next week! The long awaited sequel to American McGee’s Alice

On June 14, Electronic Arts will release American McGee’s Alice: Madness Returns, the sequel to the 2000 computer game American McGee’s Alice. The new game will run on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 as well as PC. Judging from one of the trailers, the graphics are luscious and the scenarios violent. A dark-haired adult Alice at… [read full post]

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Watch the LCSNA Spring 2011 Meeting online

The Internet Archive, San Francisco

All the thrills of the LCSNA Spring 2011 Meeting in the privacy of your own home! Thanks to our host Brewster Kahle and the magnificent Internet Archive, last month’s San Francisco/Petaluma meeting is now available online. If you missed the event, or would like to relive the highlights, you can download any or all of the meeting segments here…. [read full post]

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