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The Horrors Of Life In A Fairy Tale Kingdom

This Disney themed series by┬áRodolfo Loaiza show the dark side of animated life, placing the dainty princesses in some precarious predicaments and bringing the horror of fairy tale fame to the foreground. They’re dark but generally tongue-in-cheek, so even Disney himself wouldn’t ban these goofy spoof pics, except for the one where Snow White has a [...]

Humorous Street Art Installations By Leon Reid IV

Brooklyn’s own Leon Reid IV brings the funny to the city streets with his tongue in cheek public artworks. This is the kind of street art guaranteed to brighten your day. A melting newspaper box, George Washington dressed up like a tourist, and walking street signs that look like they’re ready to follow you around town are [...]

School Tries to Solve Budget Deficit by Selling Itself on eBay

Photo: Matt Rourke/AP A lot of schools are facing budget deficit, but one alternative high school in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, has a unique way to raise funds: it’s selling itself on eBay*! For sale: "One Pre-owned, [...]

The Gastric Subway

Steven McGaughey is a medical student by day and "design nerd" by night. He created this clever map, The Gastric Subway, a tongue-in-cheek subway map version of the human digestive system. We all know [...]

Pop Culture Paintings By Dave MacDowell

Images of the Dude abound in the newest works by painter and pop culture junkie Dave MacDowell. They’re brightly colored, tongue in cheek dedications to the gods of geekdom. Gallery 1988 is currently showing the works of Dave MacDowell at their Santa Monica location now through June 2nd, and these works look even better in person, [...]

Image Of Chairman Mao As Pop Culture Icon

I’m quite certain that Mao never wanted his image to become an icon of pop culture, especially because of the rampant commercialism associated with popular art, and the fact that his image is often used in a tongue-in-cheek manner, poking fun at corporations and at Mao himself. But pop artists from Andy Warhol to Kozik have [...]

A Christmas Card From Terry Gilliam

(YouTube Link) Iconic animator, Monty Python alum, and one of the best darn filmmakers ever Terry Gilliam made The Christmas Card back in 1968, as part of an animated short called Storytime. Full of Gilliam’s signature tongue-in-cheek humor and cut paper style animation, it sure puts me in some sort of holiday mood! –via BuzzFeed

World’s First Cell Race

Ladies and gentlemen, place your bets! This is what happens when you put a bunch of scientists together on the track. The petri dish track, that is: In a tongue-in-cheek contest of microscopic mobility, a line of [...]

This Bear Will Protect Your Deodorant

The advertising team behind Old Spice deodorant are continuing with their hilarious, tongue-in-cheek campaign by releasing a limited edition deodorant holding bear statue for the 2011 holiday season. So, if you’re worried about someone breaking in and stealing your deodorant, this guy and his toothy grin have got you covered. Link

11 Broadway Musicals Featuring Characters in the U.S. Military

Not only have the men and women of the United States Armed Forces served their country, they have also served as inspiration for the Great White Way. 1. Carmelina (1979) This was the story of a single mother who told everyone in her small Italian town that the father of her teenage daughter was an American soldier [...]