#ThrowbackThursday: Meet the #Dogs Parents

This ‘old’ dog story by Adam Gopnik — from 2011 — about a couple getting a pooch for their daughter re-appeared on The New Yorker website last week, and I thought you might enjoy it!

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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)

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Maira Kalman Presents #Dogs Illustrated

1999_02_01_Kalman_Dog_Reading_1000-670In 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)

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Wes Anderson Doesn’t Like Dogs?

Ian Crouch of The New Yorker is positing the theory that perhaps Wes Anderson, the stylish, erudite director of The Royal Tenenbaums and Moonrise Kingdom, is not a fan of dogs. Personally, I think Mr. Anderson just likes to use his clever humor to subvert the public’s love for pups, but you can decide for yourself by reading the article here.