A picture tells a thousand puns

Article: A picture tells a thousand puns

As a lover of puns (an unfortunate quality of mine for my pun-hating friends), I love this entry at Lenscratch, which compiled this ode to puns, intentional and otherwise, snapped by various photographers with a sense of humor. I especially like the 50 Cent image (above), taken “on the mean streets of Portland by Neil DaCosta. The painting elevates it to the realm of “art,” but it does remind me a lot of the “sleeveface” phenomenon a while ago, where people photographed themselves holding record cover sleeves in a similar manner.

Zoopreme Court

Article: Zoopreme Court

Warren E. Bearger (Chief Justice 1969 – 1986) Dan Schofield and Alice DuBois hit on the trifecta of three of my favorite interests and topics (“animals, justice and puns”) with “Zoopreme Court” where these two artists “plan to illustrate all 112 justices of the Supreme Court, as well as some landmark cases.” This really APPEALS…

Masterpiece Silhouette Theater

Article: Masterpiece Silhouette Theater

Artist Wilhelm Staehle’s Masterpiece Silhouette Theater is a a whimsical “modern spin on vintage tales with twisted turns” and lots and lots of awesome puns. Here are a few from this collection that made me chuckle.