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Devil’s Due Turns AOC into a Comic Book Superhero

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who is also known by her initials, AOC, is an American Democratic politician and activist who’s been the U.S. Representative for New York’s 14th congressional district since January 3, 2019. Fast becoming a political heroine for both the Democratic party and Latinas everywhere, she’s now been immortalized as a superhero with her own commemorative comic book. (more…)

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Sparkly Punk Buddhas by Metis Atash

Sparkly Punk Buddhas by Metis Atash
Chanel inspired Buddhas

Meet artist Metis Atash and her fabulous sparkly Punk Buddhas. The German artist’s buddha sculptures are outfitted with spikey mohawks and painstakingly clad with Swarovski crystals to emulate fashions inspired by the work of well-known artists and fashion designers. (more…)

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The 7 New Illustrated Harry Potter Covers Work As One

For the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in the United States, Scholastic commissioned Brian Selznick, author and illustrator of Caldecott Medal-winning The Invention of Hugo Cabret, to reimagine the cover art for the entire Harry Potter series. (more…)

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Twas The Night Before Christmas Book Covers on The Night Before Christmas

A look at at a bunch of different style illustrations for bound versions of Christmas’ most famous poem, A Visit From Saint Nicholas, aka The Night before Christmas (with or without the “Twas”). From old engraving style illustrations through midcentury modern style illustrations to computer generated images, take a look at these interpretations of the famous Clement Clarke Moore story. (more…)

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The New Nativity Set For Evolutionists.

When we posted the Hipster Nativity set two years ago on the official Facebook If It’s Hip, It’s Here page, we received a ton – and I mean TON- of comments (the video has over 4,000 comments, many referring to sacrilege). This Nativity Set is bound to cause a similar reaction amongst believers. Artist Ron English’s New Nativity Scene is for those who believe more in Science and Evolution than The Almighty. (more…)

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Inconceivable! 25 Great Gifts for Princess Bride Fans

He dies, she gets kidnapped, but it all turns out okay.” Released over 30 years ago director Rob Reiner’s beloved 1987 film, The Princess Bride just keeps gaining fans and inspiring products. A cult classic for both young and old, it combines humor, romance and adventure with an extraordinary cast that results in a movie one can watch over and over again. And quote over and over again. “As You Wish”, “Inconceivable”, “Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father, Prepare to die”, “Twoo Luv”, “I’m Not A Witch, I’m Your Wife.”, “Sleep well, I’ll most likely kill you in the morning.”  (more…)

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