Racist Dr. Seuss drawing up for auction


By Melonyce McAfee/CNN A California auction house is selling an early drawing by Dr Seuss that’s sure to disappoint the parents and children who adore his later work. The 1929 color illustration for “Judge” magazine depicts a blatantly racist scenario and uses a slur to describe black people. It’s being auctioned for a minimum bid ofContinue reading “Racist Dr. Seuss drawing up for auction”

Norwegian Putin satire goes viral in Russia


The clip shows alternative scenarios to explain Putin’s absence. Screengrab: NRK Humor/YouTube The Local/Norway A Norwegian animated satire on this month’s 11-day disappearance of Russian President Vladimir Putin has hit a nerve in Russia, winning almost 900,000 views on YouTube, almost all of which came from the former Soviet Union “Where did Putin go?”, aContinue reading “Norwegian Putin satire goes viral in Russia”