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Image of the Day, 12/12/2013: Santa rebrand

Deadline extended to December 13! The Print Celebrates Design Competition 2013 is the first ever Print competition focused on all things festive! Join the party and submit your 2013 designs today! Just in time for the holidays, London-based Quietroom created …

Paul Krassner on Obama, Orgies, and the Art of Offensive Cartoons

There’s something oddly funny about Paul Krassner. And it’s been going on for more than 50 years. He palled around with Lenny Bruce, the pioneering 1950s “sick” comic, and even edited Bruce’s autobiography, How to Talk Dirty and Influence People. He …

The Cutting Humor of Art Director Michael Gross

Designer kids these days. They’ll never experience the toxic aroma of rubber-cement fumes. Or feel the intense drama of an X-Acto knife slicing into their thumb or plunging head-first into their knee. But Michael Gross remembers. In fact, Gross and …

A Wild Madhouse Riot of 1950s Comic Book Satire

Okay, here’s the setup. Marilyn Monroe knocks Joe DiMaggio’s head off with a baseball bat. So they go to a Chinese laundry to get it put back on. But the proprietor can’t help them because—get ready—it’s a hand laundry! Okay, …

Fast Talkin'

Remember John Moschitta, the fast talker for Federal Express? Here is the FedEx commercial that made him a household name, or at least mouth. In this rapturous age of rap, George Watsky is the latest fast mouthed marvel — the …