United Nations Invites Lynda Carter to Celebrate “Wonder Woman Day,” Plus USPS Unveils Wonder Woman Stamps
All Wonder Woman all the time. Forever. And ever.
The United Nations has invited Lynda Carter to help ring in the first Wonder Woman Day on October 21st.Read More
US Postal Service Celebrates Star Trek’s 50th Anniversary (and Other Space-Related Stuff) With New Stamps
With Star Trek turning fifty, we've got Star Trek Beyond coming out in July and Creation Entertainment's Star Trek 50 Convention in Las Vegas in August to look forward to, as well as countless other celebrations worldwide. Now, the US Postal Service is doing what it does best when it comes to celebrating anything: releasing commemorative stamps.Read More
Boy, suddenly I wish I was at TIFF: according to The Hollywood Reporter, Jason Reitman hosted a live-read of The Princess Bride that starred Rob Reiner as The Grandpa, Rachel McAdams as Buttercup, Donald Glover as Vizzini, and Patrick Stewart as Humperdinck. Cary Elwes also reprised his role as Westley, because he does what we wish. […]Read More
Former Postmaster General Calls Harry Potter Stamps “Prostitution” In Textbook Example Of Muggle Curmudgeonliness
Clutch your pearls, world! Here comes Harry!
LOL, stamps. What are they good for? Do you use them to mail your phonograph to a time traveler? Adorn the walls of your tribe's cave? Burn them to protest the relentless march of modernity? Well a Mr. Benjamin F. Bailar does none of things. The eighty-year-old Bailar served as Post Master General from 1975-1978, and was a proud member of America's Citizen Advisory Stamp Committee--that is until recently, when he resigned over the national disgrace that is Harry Potter.Read More
Sometimes I forget that stamps are still a thing, because we live in the future now, but then something tremendous happens in regards to stamps that reminds me of their existence. The United Kingdom's Royal Mail service is commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who with a series of stamps featuring all 11 doctors. There's even a miniature sheet featuring the TARDIS, Daleks, the Ood, Cybermen and Weeping Angels. Sadly they'll only be available in the U.K., and I imagine they'll sell out quickly. Perhaps even sadder, there's no K-9 stamp. Poor little guy can't get any love.Read More
You can now buy the most easily useable, easily understandable, and frequently applicable meme from the Pokémon universe on a stamp, specifically for marking students' work. If you wanted a quick and easy way to identify with your students -- both the young'uns who play Pokémon and the old'uns who enjoy the meme (and also play Pokémon) -- you could spend twelve bucks on this Pokémon stamp and let your students know that they did well on their work and you are also hip to their jive.Read More
From the UK's Royal Mail, the above set of stamps features some of the most (currently) famous wizards, witches and enchanters. Featuring characters from Harry Potter, Terry Pratchett's Discworld series, the legends of King Arthur, and characters from the Narnia series. Who else is thrilled The Luggage makes an appearance? He follows his owner everywhere, after all. Head past the break to see a larger version of the set.Read More