The Secret Connection between Dr. Seuss and E.T.

We know lots of little details about Steven Spielberg's E.T.'s (like the fact that E.T. the creature is neither male or female). But we never knew about the connection between E.T. and Dr. Seuss — until we got a glimpse of this vintage concept art. » 9/18/13 12:24pm 9/18/13 12:24pm

For some reason, the Grinch is getting another movie—this time in CG

After the rage-inducing financial success of The Lorax, Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures is apparently on a mission to ensure that Dr. Seuss' most popular books all know the touch of CG. The next Seussian project on their slate is another remake of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Mr. Grinch's… » 2/09/13 1:00pm 2/09/13 1:00pm

A Seussian adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's "The Tomb" for beginning readers

Want to introduce your early reader to the cosmic horrors of H.P. Lovecraft? Thanks to R.J. Ivankovic (DrFaustusAu)'s interpretation of Lovecraft's "The Tomb" in the style of Dr. Seuss, it's never too early for children to learn about insanity, hedonism, forbidden knowledge, and an overwhelming obsession with death. » 9/29/12 4:00pm 9/29/12 4:00pm

The extraordinarily surreal World War II editorial cartoons of Dr.…

For those of you who grew up with such classics as Green Eggs and Ham and Horton Hears A Who, these World War II editorial cartoons by Theodor Geisel may take you by surprise. This wasn't a dalliance for Seuss either — the illustrator was a prolific newspaper contributor during the early 1940s. » 5/30/12 8:25am 5/30/12 8:25am

The Cat in the Hat comes back to the big screen, this time in CG

What do you do when your Dr. Seuss adaptation makes a ton of dough at the box office? Make another one! Universal is wasting no time in lining up the next big-screen Seussfest, but this time they're going with a property they've already demolished: The Cat and the Hat. » 3/18/12 11:30am 3/18/12 11:30am

The Lorax: A Movie Whose Heart is 9 Sizes Too Small

The Lorax is everything it claims to be against. It's plastic. It's fake. It's utterly disposable. It has no love in its heart for nature, or for anything else. They took one of Dr. Seuss' most famous books and turned it into a dull comedy, full of tedious pop-culture in-jokes and bland songs. Interspersed with… » 3/02/12 9:00am 3/02/12 9:00am

Posters That Prove Dr. Seuss Movies Could Always Get Worse

Hollywood's latest Dr. Seuss movie adaptation, The Lorax, has been accused of brain washing our kids against capitalism and later put the Lorax himself to work peddling SUVs. Hollywood didn't just miss the point of The Lorax, they lit his mustache on fire just to watch the yellow fellow burn. Then again, it's kind of… » 2/29/12 7:12am 2/29/12 7:12am

Dr. Seuss taxidermy is equal parts disturbing and charming

Sculptor Carl Turner has created a series of half-realistic, half-fantastical mounted animal heads that were seemingly poached out of a Dr. Seuss book. According to Turner's back story for this project, these extinct specimens were acquired by zoologist Erasmus P. Jiggins and Sir Bartholomew Scoffer during an 1863… » 2/13/12 7:00am 2/13/12 7:00am