The Calvin Awakens

Brian Kesinger, a story artist at Walt Disney and an artist for Marvel Comics, captures the bratty, imaginative Calvin at his best. (But makes Kylo just a bit too sympathetic.)  Awesome tip, Shane!

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Wizard Of Tarantino

Nothing like an old-school Dave Macdowell painting to pull me out of my pop culture slumber. Love this one, especially Dorothy as Beatrix Kiddo. Badass.

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Orange You Glad To See Us?

There was me, that is Alex, and my three droogs, that is Pete, Georgie and Dim…

Justin Harder (Claus) for Gallery 1988’s Crazy 4 Cult 9.

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And Stop Calling Me 'Nip'!

Seinfeld references meets Red Hot Chili Pepper's album Mother's Milk in Augie Pagan’s "Elaine's elusive red hot nips.” See more at Gallery 1988’s Art Show About Nothing.

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The Last Robot Apocalypse Supper

“But woe to that robot who betrays the Son of Man! It would be better for him if he had not been built.”

Robot Rescue, by Mark Bryan for Gallery 1988's show Robot Carnival.

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All Men Must Fry

Ever wondered what the cast of Game of Thrones would look like drawn in the style of Bob's Burgers? Of course you have! Wonder no more, thanks to the work of artist CarlosDanger101. (Via Mashable)

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I Shall Never Cross Its Threshold Again In My Lifetime

M. Gustave: Why do you want to be a lobby boy?
Zero: Well, who wouldn't - at the Grand Budapest, sir. It's an institution.

Max Dalton for Spoke Art’s upcoming Bad Dads VI, their sixth annual
Wes Anderson art show.

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Unreal Estate IV: The Movie

I want you to do me one favour.
What's that?
I want you to hit me as hard as you can.

We scared each other pretty good, didn't we?
We sure did.

What a piece of junk.

Tim Doyle returns to pop culture locales,  this time taking on the big screen's cult classics in Unreal Estate IV: The Movie, his solo show at Spoke Art.

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Game & Watch: For Hours And Hours

Game & Watch was my first introduction to Nintendo and video games (I don’t think Merlin counts). Illustrator Mark Borgions made posters of three classics for the iam8bit 10th anniversary show: Parachute, Octopus and more.

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Nest Forrest, Nest!

Forrest Gump nesting dolls (Matryoshka dolls) featuring Forrest, Bubba, Jenny, Mamma, Lieutenant Dan, and Forrest Jr.

By Andy Stattmiller for Gallery 1988’s Tom Hanks show, No Sad Stuff.

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