GEICO has long been known for its charming (though some might say annoying) talking lizard spokesanimal — but the insurance behemoth has sprinted ahead of the pack with this new clever Pamplona spoof! (YouTube)
Category Archives: Dog Cartoons
This #Dogman Don’t Need No Underpants!
Captain Underpants might be cutting loose on the big screens this weekend — but best-selling author Dav Pilkey’s Dog Man series has been wooing (and woofing up) underage book buyers for almost a year now…
Every #Dog Statue Has its Day!
As this Labor Day weekend marks the official end of the dog days of summer, I’ll try to get through my pile of unread New Yorkers — but I’ll probably just skip right to the cartoons, including this classic by Charlie Hankin.
Pixar Goes to the #Dogs!
Here’s “The Present” — an award-winning student film from future Pixar animation wunderkinds, Jacob Frey and Markus Krantzler — that is a gift to all dog lovers! (Vimeo)
Beloved Dog #Books!
If you’re going to buy just one dog book for the holidays, I’d heartily recommend Maira Kalman’s Beloved Dog. It’s a gorgeous, colorful, witty publication –– and all about the love of a good dog!
And I’m not alone. See the heartwarming reviews in Brainpickings or Modern Dog!
Dr. Seuss Needs Your Help: #Dogs or #Cats?
A few weeks ago, the literary world discovered some unpublished works from the former home of longtime cat fan, Dr. Seuss. Whether or not the treasure trove was buried in the pantry underneath the stockpile of green eggs and ham, we’ll never know — but on July 28, the first title, What Pet Should I Get? — will be released for all of us animal lovers to adore! (NYT)
An Oscars Feast for #Dogs
Beanie Babies of Your Favorite #Dogs #Cats
Remember the bobblehead and Beanie Baby craze of the last few years? Well, there’s a company now called CuddleClones that’s making stuffed animal replicas of your pet — which could be the next big trend! (BuzzFeed)
Yeah, #Dogs Rule by @MarkUlriksenArt
One of my all-time favorite (dog) artists, Mark Ulriksen, has a new book out called Dogs Rule Nonchalantly, which is a humorous storybook for kids and adults, featuring some of Ulriksen’s greatest
illustrations kibbles ‘n bits from The New Yorker and other fine publications that make up this touching, dog-crazy tale. (Amazon)
The New Yorker Festival Debates: #Cats vs. #Dogs
This past weekend, there was a very big issue discussed in an open forum that affects billions of people all over the world…
Yes, that’s right — The New Yorker Festival breaks down Cats vs. Dogs — with many high-profile, high-brow writers/pet owners weighing in, including Malcolm Gladwell, Joyce Carol Oates, David Remnick, Jesse Eisenberg, and more.
Maira Kalman Presents #Dogs Illustrated
In honor of last month’s announcement that The New Yorker was opening up its archives for FREE to readers (back to 2007) — I thought I’d suggest this essay on the colorful illustrator/writer/dog lover, Maira Kalman, whose work you’ve no doubt seen on the mag’s covers for years! (Slate)
French #Dogfriendly Book for Kids…and #Chiens
If you enjoy the artwork of Maira Kalman or Wendy MacNaughton (Lost Cat), then you will surely love the witty illustrations of Jackie Clark Mancuso in her new kids book, Paris-Chien: Adventures of an Ex-Pat Dog.
The charming dog tale is all about Hudson, a curiously inquisitive Norwich Terrier, trying to fit into the Parisian lifestyle. Bon appétit! (Picture Book Review)
Nat Johnson #Dogs Video
If you like dogs, cartoons, and music videos — then you will probably dig this simple, soulful animated video from British singer, Nat Johnson, courtesy of Brainpickings.
Snoopy Movie Coming to a Theatre Near You!
Get ready, blockheads, because Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the Peanuts gang are skedded to hit the big screen! (But don’t rush out to buy tickets yet since the film won’t be in cineplexes until sometime around November 2015.)
Let’s hope the new fancy-schmancy animation can stand up to the simple charms of Charles Schulz’s beloved cartoon classic. (THR)
Here’s What Dogs Really Think About Cats Taking Over the Internet…
via Paul Noth from The New Yorker…