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Maurice Sendak

Today In Obvious

Someone Tried To Kickstart A Where the Wild Things Are Sequel Book

Why do people think they can get away with crowdfunding something that doesn’t belong to them? 

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Our Adorable Past

Happy Birthday, Maurice Sendak! Have A Google Doodle!

Today would have been Where the Wild Things Are author Maurice Sendak’s 85th birthday. To celebrate, Google dedicated their daily doodle to him. Hit the jump to see it in motion.

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Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: J.J. Abrams Makes Captain Kirk Cry

Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: Prohibition-Era S.H.I.E.L.D.

“I recognize the government has made an Amendment, but given that it’s a stupid-ass Amendment I’ve elected to ignore it!” By DeviantArtist Sairobi. (via io9)

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Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: The Justice League, Ottoman Empire-Style

The Justice League meets the Ottoman Empire, by Ben Senturk. My inner history nerd is freaking out so much right now. Hit the link for individual shots, plus Ottoman-style Joker. (Geek-Art)

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Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: Where Our Knowledge of British Culture Comes From

No, but seriously: we watch Sherlock, too. (Doctor Who on Tumblr)

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so long and thanks for all the fish

Maurice Sendak on Children, Childhood, and Death; Unedited and Uncensored

When news of Maurice Sendak’s death spread earlier this week, the video most often linked (and for good reason) was a recent interview he’d done with Stephen Colbert. Last night the Colbert Report kindly aired several previously unseen clips from the segment that were edited out. They’re pretty special.

(If anybody finds a video for international folks, please leave it in the comments.)

(via io9.)

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Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: Paper Doll Batgirl

Here is a paper doll of Stephanie Brown and her alter-ego, Batgirl. Artist Kyle Hilton also did a Chris Hemsworth Thor version so, you know, you can mix and match their outfits. Check out the a whole bunch more including a Maggie Smith/Violet Crawley from Downton Abbey! (via Comics Alliance

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so long and thanks for all the fish

Beloved Author and Illustrator Maurice Sendak Dies at 83

There are a lot of former children in mourning today for Maurice Sendak, author of some of the best beloved picture books of the last half century and illustrator of even more, who died today of complications related to a recent stroke.

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Wise Words

Stephen Colbert’s Interview With Maurice Sendak Is As Awesome As You Heard It Was [Video]

You may have heard about the two-part interview that Stephen Colbert conducted with author/illustrator Maurice Sendak (Where the Wild Things Are). You may have also heard that it was pretty awesome, and everything you’ve heard is correct. We’ve posted both parts here, and we invite you to join this highly intellectual discussion on who Sendak really writes for and his opinions on one of the current presidential candidates. If we’d been a fly on the wall for this, we would have buzzed around Maurice Sendak just to see what kind of curmudgeonly reaction he’d have. Part 2 appears after the jump.

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