Friday, September 30, 2016

Pop Culture Roundup: Basil Wolverton; Shel Silverstein; Doctor Who

Via Diversions of the Groovy Kind: A gallery of Basil Woverton's back-cover illustrations for DC Comics' Plop!


Via BoingBoing: Shel Silverstein's not-for-kids book, "Uncle Shelby's ABZ Book," is back in print.


Britons have voted the T.A.R.D.I.S. from "Doctor Who" as their favorite fictional "home." Here's the full list:

1. The TARDIS (Doctor Who)
2. Highclere Castle (Downton Abbey)
3. Southfork Ranch (Dallas)
4. Rachel and Monica’s apartment (Friends)
5. Chatsworth House (Pride & Prejudice)
6. Carrie Bradshaw’s apartment (Sex in the City)
7. Del Boy’s flat (Only Fools and Horses)
8. 221B Baker Street (Sherlock)
9. Frasier’s penthouse (Frasier)
10. The Good’s home (The Good Life)
11. Tracey Island (Thunderbirds)
12. The Banks family mansion (The Fresh Prince of Bel Air)
13. Mrs Brown’s home (Mrs Brown’s Boys)
14. Father Ted’s home on Craggy Island (Father Ted)
15. Red Dwarf (Red Dwarf)
16. The Addams family mansion (The Addams Family)
17. Flintstone House (The Flintstones)
18. Winterfell Castle (Game of Thrones)
19. The Royles’ home (The Royle Family)
20. Evergreen Terrace (The Simpsons)

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