There have been a lot of adaptations of Alice in Wonderland over the years, including a Disney animated version, an X-rated musical, and Tim Burton’s lavish CG fantasia (which is getting a sequel!). But the strangest, and maybe best, is the 1972 version...featuring Peter Sellers as the March Hare and Dudley Moore as…
Some of the best children's books are actually quite strange, even dreamlike. And this is especially true of kids' books from the 1960s and 1970s. In an interview with BoingBoing, author Jonathan Lethem talks about the kids' books that he loved, including the "mysterious and rich" Rabbit Hill by Robert Lawson (above).
Charles Dodgson, the author and mathematician better known as Lewis Carroll, wrote about a young girl lost in surreal dreamscapes. But Dodgson had trouble navigating treacherous landscape of his own: literary fame.
Lewis Carroll's first iteration of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was a much shorter work titled Alice's Adventures Under Ground. Although the final product is well known for John Tenniel's memorable illustrations, Carroll himself illustrated his original manuscript.
What happens should you find yourself on the other side of a mirror, so that the girl staring at you from its surface becomes, well, you? Do you replace her? Does she replace you? Or do you come together into another, third girl altogether?
In 1967, artist Ralph Steadman — whose freewheeling design would go on to be synonymous with Hunter S. Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas — drew an edition of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. Just like Salvador Dalí, here was an illustrator whose style was a custom fit for Carroll's phantasmagoric fantasy…
Last night on Bravo's Work of Art, the reality series commissioned a pack of artists to redesign the book covers of a few genre classics, from Frankenstein to the Time Machine. A few interpretations were just brilliant. Take a look!
With Tim Burton's revisionist 3D flick Alice hitting theaters this Friday, it's time to revisit the origin story: Lewis Carroll's original novel. Why has this story endured, and been championed by artistic rebels from 1960s hippies to today's steampunks?
This week's Warehouse 13 featured a trip to Vegas and a pair of guest stars from Eureka. But those were overshadowed by the ghost of Alice Liddell and a disco ball fueled by the magic of sex and drugs.