Category:
Anthropomorphism

Sleep Robot





Posted By: Paul - Mon Nov 09, 2020 - Comments (0)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Inventions, Sleep and Dreams, Europe

I Go Pogo

Your election alternative.

Posted By: Paul - Thu Oct 29, 2020 - Comments (0)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Humor, Satire, Politics, Comics, 1980s

Tomato



Posted By: Paul - Sat Oct 17, 2020 - Comments (0)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Government, Police and Other Law Enforcement, PSA’s, Sexuality

Revolt of the Beavers

The more things change, the more they stay the same...

Revolt of the Beavers was a children's play put on by the Federal Theater Project by Oscar Saul and Louis Lantz. One critic described the play as "Marxism a la Mother Goose".[1] The show ran at the Adelphi Theatre in New York City from May 20, 1937, to June 19 of that year.[2] Jules Dassin [3] and John Randolph [4] were among the play's cast. The play involved a worker beaver named Oakleaf, who leads a revolt against "The Chief" Beaver who was exploiting the workers. Though the play was a fantasy fable intended for children, it was attacked by the HUAC for promoting Communist ideals.


Wikipedia page (source of quote).

More photos here.



Posted By: Paul - Tue Sep 22, 2020 - Comments (3)
Category: Animals, Anthropomorphism, Politics, Theater and Stage, 1930s

Follies of the Madmen #487



This impossible freakish dog is a true representative of the species, and thus can be a fine judge of the sponsor's food.

Plus, cats are jealous of both dog food and cigarettes.

Ad source.

Posted By: Paul - Sun Sep 06, 2020 - Comments (1)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Business, Advertising, Food, Cats, Dogs, 1950s

Happy Fourth of July 2020!

Posted By: Paul - Sat Jul 04, 2020 - Comments (3)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Holidays, Comics

Follies of the Madmen #472

That mouse is definitely giving the finger. Is it supposed to be a sexy lure for male mice to entice them into the trap? I'm confused....



Source.

Posted By: Paul - Fri Apr 10, 2020 - Comments (8)
Category: Animals, Anthropomorphism, Antisocial Activities, Business, Advertising, Death, 1960s

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