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Outlandish Cat High-Jinks Become Adorable Miniatures Sculpted by Meetissai

 Art #cats #epoxy #humor #miniature #sculpture December 30, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Meetissai Fluffy catpuccinos, stealthy shorthairs squeezed into bizarre positions, and gymnastics-prone tabbies: Inspired by the real life antics of feline companions, Meetissai crafts tiny sculptures that preserve the ridiculous, most charming moments of cat life—these include fluffy characters flattened like …

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Snacks and Household Goods Are Fodder for Vanessa Mckeown’s Quirky Compositions

 Art Food Photography #fashion #humor #sports December 16, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Vanessa Mckeown, shared with permission A scroll through Vanessa Mckeown’s Instagram reveals a bottomless trove of absurdity and the playfully unexpected: cooked spaghetti pours from a bronze tap, a tennis ball bounces off a tennis racket made of waffles, and …

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Absurdly Flexible Chicks Lunge, Twist, and Stretch into Perfect Yoga Poses

 Art #birds #chickens #humor #painting #yoga December 10, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Lucia Heffernan, shared with permission Calm, flexible, and undeniably adorable, Lucia Heffernan’s brood of chicks would likely be the star students of any yoga class. The fluffy creatures curl into backends, contort into triangles, and stretch their feathered little bodies …

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Two Curious Rats Endure the Disastrous Effects of an Experiment Gone Haywire in an Animated Short

 Animation #humor #rats #short film #video December 1, 2021 Grace Ebert [embedded content] What happens when a pair of curious (and hungry) rats find themselves in a kitchen of potions, tonics, and jars of strange preservatives? “Experiment” is a short film by Zoé Berton-Bojko and Susana Covo Perez—they produced the piece as part of …

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Serendipitous Shots Capture the Unexpected Everyday Humor of New York City’s Streets

 Photography #humor #new york city #street photography November 10, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Eric Kogan, shared with permission Photographer Eric Kogan is adept at spotting quirky coincidences on New York City’s streets. He captures bizarre and extraordinary scenarios in which pigeons mirror an X painted on a wall in the backdrop, a …

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‘A Library of Misremembered Books’ Is a Witty, Illustrated Compendium of Mistaken Titles

 Illustration #books #humor #satire November 5, 2021 Grace Ebert All images courtesy of Chronicle Books, shared with permission Marina Luz’s A Library of Misremembered Books is an ode to all of our favorite titles that we can’t quite recall: there’s the ’80’s high-school classic “Popular Girls Who Shoplift,” the one with the “Cat Possibly …

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Dead Meat: A Pair of Hungry Seagulls Fight Over a Hotdog in a Quirky Animated Short

 Animation #birds #humor #short film #video October 20, 2021 Grace Ebert  Selfish, hungry, and more cunning than he appears, the zany seagull in Adnan Peer Mohamed’s “Dead Meat” sends feathers flying. The animated short opens with the creature scouring a boardwalk for food, and after mistaking a bolt for a snack, he snatches …

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An Absurd Mockumentary Follows a Disheveled Robot that Mooches Off His Ornery Creator

 Amazing #humor #robots #science fiction #short film #video August 26, 2021 Grace Ebert  Brian and Charles are just like any other roommates. They enjoy bedroom dance parties and competitive games of Scrabble, pull dated clothes from each others’ closets, and even argue over whose food is whose—Charles is notorious for sneaking bites of …

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‘A Great British Spraycation’: New Works by Banksy Cheekily Interpret Summer Vacation

 Art #humor #murals #public art #street art August 16, 2021 Grace Ebert All images courtesy of Banksy In what’s dubbed A Great British Spraycation, ten new artworks by Banksy (previously) recently popped up across coastal towns in England in witty interpretations of quintessential summertime fun. A short film posted to Instagram shows the anonymous …

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Clever Paper Cutouts by Paperboyo Transform Architecture and Landmarks into Amusing Scenes

 Craft Photography #architecture #cities #collage #humor #paper #silhouettes August 4, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Paperboyo, shared with permission Rich McCor (aka Paperboyo) has a way of imagining the potential for quirkiness and whimsy in existing architecture. Using tourist attractions, landmarks, and urban settings as his backdrops, the Brighton-based artist and photographer (previously) …

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