Category:
Anthropomorphism

Follies of the Madmen #375



"You like your booze so much, why don't you marry her?"

"Thanks! I think I will!"

Original ad here.

Posted By: Paul - Sat Jul 21, 2018 - Comments (3)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Business, Advertising, Wives, 1940s, Alcohol

The CGI of 1985



1985 Clio Award winning Television commercial done for Canned Foods Information Council by San Francisco ad agency of Ketchum Communications. [This] spot, "Brilliance," won in Computer Animation category and featured a voice-over by motion picture star, Kathleen Turner.


Posted By: Paul - Fri Jul 06, 2018 - Comments (2)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Awards, Prizes, Competitions and Contests, Business, Advertising, Food, Robots, Computers, Special Effects, 1980s

In the Round Four-Cornered Forest



Pure nightmare fuel for any unsuspecting child.

"The habitants of the Round Four Cornered Forest are a happy bunch of nice, accepting, loving companions: Micker-Macker, Pretty Kitty, Seraphin Horse, Lajos Monster, Aromo, Great Zoard, Sigfrid Bruckner, Elek Mouse, and Dömdödöm."



Posted By: Paul - Mon Jul 02, 2018 - Comments (5)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Beauty, Ugliness and Other Aesthetic Issues, Surrealism, Foreign Customs, Cartoons, Europe, Twenty-first Century, Fictional Monsters

Follies of the Madmen #372



Sentient cigarette fulfills its duties as matchmaker, despite dying an excruciating fiery death.

Original ad here.

Posted By: Paul - Sat Jun 30, 2018 - Comments (3)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Business, Advertising, Tobacco and Smoking, 1930s

Black Knight, Freeman of London



Dominating the staircase is a big painting of Lady Violet Munnings riding a grey hunter, superbly assured against a finely painted sky and moorland setting. Lady Violet’s Pekingese, Black Knight, who was made a Freeman of the City of London (such are the benefits of dining with the influential), wrote a memoir that he called Diary of a Freeman. Actually I think he dictated it to Lady Violet, who was his devoted slave in all things. After he died she had him stuffed, and continued to carry him to the village on errands. He now reposes on a favourite cushion in a glass case beneath Munnings’s portrait of him, in a cubby hole off the main staircase. He remains extremely popular with regular visitors.


The artist.



Here is Black Knight's account of his life.






Posted By: Paul - Sun Jun 24, 2018 - Comments (2)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Art, Books, Dogs, Twentieth Century

S’mores Story


S'mores Story from Monster Truck Ninja on Vimeo.

Posted By: Paul - Thu Jun 21, 2018 - Comments (1)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Babies, Cannibalism, Death, Food

Mystery Illustration 71



What product and/or company is this image touting?

The answer is here.

And after the jump.

More in extended >>

Posted By: Paul - Thu Mar 29, 2018 - Comments (3)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Food, 1940s

Mystery Illustration

2018 NOTE: The very first in this series.

image

What does this great illustration by Jan Faust depict?

1) Young lads who prey on MILFs
2) Embezzlement by cash register clerks
3) Lyndon LaRouche's theory of Space Lizards among us
4) An incident from the next Spider-Man film
5) The dangers inherent in our food supply

Find the answer here.

Posted By: Paul - Wed Mar 28, 2018 - Comments (7)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Art, Women

Raus the Maus

Surely of interest to WU-vies.

Learn more here.



Posted By: Paul - Thu Mar 15, 2018 - Comments (1)
Category: Anthropomorphism, War, Cartoons, Europe, Twentieth Century

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