10 Ways to Create Comics Online Creating cartoons and comic strips can be a good way to get reluctant writers writing. While creating comics you and your students can work through the elements of fiction in a context that is fun and familiar to them. Witty Comics provides a simple platform that students can use to create two character dialogues. To use Witty Comics students just need to select the pre-drawn background scenes and the pre-drawn characters they want to feature in their comics. Meet the Coolest Mayor in the World Meet Jon Gnarr, mayor of Reykjavik, Iceland’s largest (and coolest) city. Photo by Aleksander Radulovic He never went to university, used to be a taxi driver and played in a local punk rock band called ‘Runny Nose’. After that, Jon became well-known in his country as a comedian and actor. (That’s him on the right).
Part I: A Brief History of Political Cartoons Benjamin Franklin's "Join or Die", which depicts a snake whose severed parts represent the Colonies, is acknowledged as the first political cartoon in America. The image had an explicitly political purpose from the start, as Franklin used it in support of his plan for an intercolonial association to deal with the Iroquois at the Albany Congress of 1754. It came to be published in "virtually every newspaper on the continent"; reasons for its widespread currency include its demagogic reference to an Indian threat as well as its basis in the popular superstition that a dead snake would come back to life if the pieces were placed next to each other . Franklin's snake is significant in the development of cartooning because it became an icon that could be displayed in differing variations throughout the existing visual media of the day-- like the "Don't Tread on Me" battle flag-- but would always be associated with the singular causes of colonial unity and the Revolutionary spirit.
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North American Indian Photographs (Newberry Library) : Home Collection Description This selection of photographs of Midwestern Indian tribes—Menominee, Ojibwa, Winnebago, Santee, Yankton, and Yantonai—is derived from a much larger collection of over 6,000 images of North American Indians in the Newberry Library's world-renowned Edward E. Ayer Collection. In collecting contemporary 19th and early 20th century photographs, Ayer sought to document Indian experience during his own lifetime.
Nicolas Berggruen Nicolas Berggruen (born 10 August 1961) is a philanthropist and investor. A dual American and German citizen, he is the founder and president of Berggruen Holdings, a private investment company and the Berggruen Institute on Governance, a think tank that works on addressing governance issues. Through the Berggruen Institute he is also a co-founder with the Huffington Post of The WorldPost, a media publication dedicated to global issues. His father created the Museum Berggruen in Berlin. The press has sometimes referred to Berggruen as "the homeless billionaire" because he lives in hotels and does not own a home. Education and Business Career Berggruen was born in Paris, the son of art collector Heinz Berggruen, and actress Bettina Moissi.
10 free tools for creating infographics For all the importance we place on text, it's an indisputable fact that images are processed in the brain faster than words. Hence the rise and rise of the infographic which, at its best, transforms complex information into graphics that are both easy to grasp and visually appealing. No wonder magazine readers and web visitors love the best infographics. The only problem is, infographics that look like they were simple to make are often anything but. Fortnightly Club of Redlands October 8, 1998 Freedom & Authority In the Theatre of the Absurd by Paul J. Little Ph.D. Assembly Room, A. K. Fresh Air Remembers Author Maurice Sendak Hide caption Children's book writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak, author of Where the Wild Things Are, died on Tuesday at Danbury Hospital in Danbury, Conn. He was 83. AP Hide caption Published in 1963, Where The Wild Things Are was a different approach to children's books — full of dark forests and fierce-looking monsters. HarperCollins/AP Hide caption In the Night Kitchen tells the story of a boy who sneaks out of bed and visits three singing bakers. The boy's nudity caused controversy in 1970.