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The Quality of Mercedes Is Not Strained

To demonstrate the new “intelligent voice control” feature of the 2020 Mercedes Benz GLE, their television commercial “Wonderland” begins with an English-accented young lady reading, “‘Curiouser and curiouser,’ said Alice,” then shows a white rabbit in the snow as the car goes into a tunnel (“The rabbit-hole went straight on like a tunnel for some… [read full post]

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The Art of Bewigged Wasps

Larissa Averbug is a Brazilian graphic designer and researcher in children’s literature, carrying out her PhD at PUC-Rio, Brazil, in the Arts & Design Department, and has been studying Lewis Carroll and Alice since her master’s degree in 2011. She is presently a visiting PhD researcher at Queen Mary University of London, under the supervision… [read full post]

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A BBC Snark

On January 2 at 9:15 pm (Greenwich Mean Time) BBC Radio 4 Extra rebroadcasted a 45-minute adaptation of “The Hunting of the Snark,” directed by Charlotte Riches, narrated by actor Tony Richardson, and with music and songs composed by Katie Chatburn. First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2015, it is available for online… [read full post]

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Andrew Sellon will Introduce Paramount’s 1933 Alice at Film Forum in NYC

LCSNA president emeritus Andrew Sellon will be giving a very brief intro before the screening of the 1933 Paramount “Alice in Wonderland” film this Sunday, December 6th at the Film Forum in NYC.  Showtime is 12:45 pm.  For tickets and more info click here.

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July 9th Tee Fury T-Shirt Design Features Cheshire Cat and Alice

Attention Carrollians! Today’s TeeFury T-Shirt features the Cheshire Cat and Disney’s Alice. This shirt is available today (Wednesday, July 9th) only!   If the design is popular enough (which seems likely), then at some point TeeFury will bring it back in their Gallery.  But then it will cost $18.  Today only, it’s only $11 plus shipping…. [read full post]

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Royal Ballet Invites ZooNation to Create Hip-Hop Tea Party for 2014 Holiday Season

London’s Royal Ballet will remount their acclaimed production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland during the 2014 holiday season.  And in a clever cross-marketing move, the Ballet has also invited popular hip hop dance company ZooNation to present their own “hip” (and “hop,” presumably) version of the tale, The Mad Hatter’s T Party, in their smaller theatre downstairs… [read full post]

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Murdoch Mysteries Episode Has Wonderland Theme

A mimsy minion reports that popular Canadian TV series Murdoch Mysteries offered an episode where a murder is committed at a Wonderland-themed party, and Murdoch himself is suspected. To read IMDB’s description of the episode, click me. You can buy the episode on Amazon Instant Video for $2.99. Reminder: If you do shop on Amazon, remember… [read full post]

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List of 550 Free Audio Books and 550 Free eBooks Includes Carroll Titles

Another of our resourceful mimsy minions has pointed us to the Open Culture educational resource web site, where they offer one page with links to 550 free audio books, both classic and contemporary, and another page with links to 550 free eBooks.  Both lists include versions of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland–and intriguingly, the audio books list… [read full post]

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Lunch Lady Graphic Novel for Kids References Alice Books

Here’s another report from one of our mimsy minions, this time about a 2009 children’s book called Lunch Lady and the League of Librarians by Jarrett Krosoczka (Lunch Lady #2 in the series), with fun Carrollian references: “ The plot revolves around an evil librarian and her minions vs. the superhero Lunch Lady and some good kids. The bad… [read full post]

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