Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Jesus & Mo on Newsnight

Did you catch Newsnight this week? The Author of the Jesus & Mo cartoon was interviewed by Jeremy Paxman.

Prior to this, the Author made his thoughts known regarding the censorship imposed by Channel 4.
"This will be obscure to you if you don’t know the backstory. Last night, Channel 4 News did a piece on the Maajid Nawaz/J&M controversy. They showed the comic, but censored Mo – thus playing to the worst stereotype of Muslims as violent fanatics, pushing liberal Muslims “further into a ditch” (Nawaz), betraying the principles of journalism in a democracy, and providing fuel for true anti-Muslim bigots.
Nice work, Channel 4 News."

Jesus & Mo
Jesus & Mo greeting cards  at Cool Cards

Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Postman Pat: The Movie

(pronounce in a deep, gruff, american accent)
"Postman Pat: The Movie"

Pat gets seduced by the lure of fame and fortune.

"The 3D animated film will see Stephen Mangan voice the beloved cartoon character as he enters a TV talent show competition. Ronan Keating will provide the singing voice for Pat.

Speaking to Digital Spy at the recent Sky Arts South Bank Awards, Mangan admitted that he hopes the movie will take Pat to "the dark side".

"What can I say about Postman Pat?" he said. "One of the most iconic cartoon characters ever, and also one of the nicest.

"Being nice for an hour and a half is not that interesting, so we take Pat to the dark side. He gets seduced by the lure of fame and fortune.

"He even falls out with Jess. That's all I'm saying, don't tell the kids!"

David Tennant, Jim Broadbent and Rupert Grint also feature in the voice cast for Postman Pat: The Movie, which will be released in UK cinemas on May 23."

iMDB - Postman Pat - The Movie

Monday, 3 February 2014

Vinegar Valentines

Who knew that Vinegar Valentines was a thing? And why are Hallmark not milking it?

The Collectors Weekly have a great piece on these forgotten gems of anti-sentiment, entitled Happy Valentine's Day, I Hate You.

The Collectors Weekly - Happy Valentine's Day, I Hate You

Sunday, 2 February 2014

Exclusive - Uncooked Valentines

Available only from Cool Cards, a wonderfully snarky range of Uncooked Valentine's Cards:

View these, and more, at Cool Cards