HBO’s crime drama True Detective has proved itself a success, and gained quite a following. Art inspired by Detective Rustin Spencer “Rust” Cohle and Detective Martin Eric “Marty” Hart, the protagonists of the show, was simply expected to follow. In this series, artist Todd Spence imagines True Detective characters as covers for Hardy Boys books. Yup, the detectives make quite a match to Hardy Boys, except all the ass.
Illustrated and written by Jeffrey Brown, Star Wars: Vader’s Little Princess is a book that deals with the life of Darth Vader and Princess Leia. For the book, the Sith Lord is doing his usual duties for the empire, but he also has a young daughter to take care of. The situations obviously often get humorous.
Our earth is home to millions of species, yet most of us only know a few, often overlooking some very fascinating some very fascinating species that cohabit this planet with us. Ross Piper through his book Animal Earth seeks to bring attention to the several species that the author feels do not get the attention they deserve. In the views of Piper, humans have so far cataloged about 1.5 million different species, yet there may be more than 200 million still waiting to be discovered.
Libraries pictured in our minds are somewhat simple, orthodox rooms with books lining up shelves and a few people scattered and reading in silence. While that description would be generally true, libraries can also be architecturally and aesthetically pleasing structures that house a wealth of human knowledge. In the book The Library: A World History, James W. P. Campbell and Will Pryce take a look at the history and development of libraries through civilization. A huge attraction of the book happens to be these magnificent photographs of libraries by Will Pryce.
The World is shrinking fast, we meet different people everyday, and we often travel to different places. What would come really handy in all these scenarios is to swear at people from around the world, in their own language. That helps to establish you as an alpha. Go to different places, swear at people, rule the world. The book by Jay Sacher is available on Amazon.
Book Flower Pot can live almost imperceptibly with your books, showing its presence only in a beautiful plant foliage. The flower pot is made from PMMA and PVC for waterproofing, and wrapped in the cover of a book titled The Life of Plants.
The phrases that make the headline happen to be the most used in three popular young-adult series, Hunger Games, Twilight and Harry Potter, in order. An analysis by Ben Blatt of Slate runs through the favorite adjectives, adverbs and the way to start off a sentence for each author. Me on the other hand, being a superficial idiot, find it hilarious to put their sentences together and laugh at the nonsense that ensues. Here’s more: “I don’t know. He sighed. Harry looked around.” and “I shake my head. I shrugged. Harry stared.” 10x points for visualizing the characters saying these lines in a very cheesy setting.
Artist Thomas Wightman carves books or manipulates paper into these well crafted and artistic pieces.
A hilarious commentary on life after marriage, the ‘Married Kamasutra’ is a non-erotic guide to life after marriage. It’s mostly the illustrations in an Indian style that do the trick, while the commentary on non-existent positions adds to the hilarity of the situations depicted. The book by Simon Rich and Farley Katz is available on Amazon.
Black Labyrinth Book II by Joe R. Lansdale is rooted in psychological horror that focuses on the conflict and tensions of the mind and the battle to overcome the horror within. To carry along the theme of horror, the book will feature surreal illustrations from artist Santiago Caruso, an artist who is masterful enough to bring the horror of the book alive with his illustrations.