Maurice Sendak, 'Where the Wild Things Are' Creator, Honored in Monday's Google Doodle

Maurice Sendak, 'Where the Wild Things Are' Creator, Honored in Monday's Google Doodle If you Googled anything on Monday (including TheWrap), you probably noticed a pretty sweet rotating animated Doodle. The drawing is a tribute to "Where the Wild Things Are" illustrator and author ...

Maurice Sendak Google Doodle invites users to join the Wild Things

Maurice Sendak Google Doodle invites users to join the Wild Things A wild rumpus is happening on Google right now!Today’s Google Doodle celebrates what would have been the of 85th birthday of Maurice Sendak, beloved children’s book author and illustrator of classic ...

Banned Comic Books for Banned Books Week

(In honor of Banned Books Week (September 30-October 6, 2012) we are reprinting this list from the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, and will be reprinting lots of stuff from them over the coming week to ...

John Ostrander: Maurice Sendak – in passing

He was a curmudgeon who didn’t have children, didn’t especially like children, and yet was probably the most noted children’s book writer and illustrator in the past fifty years, J.K. Rowling ...

Maurice Sendak Has Died

Maurice Sendak Has Died "I don’t write for children," Maurice Sendak said when being interviewed by Stephen Colbert. "I write. And somebody says, ‘that’s for children.’” But children – and adults – everywhere will be sad ...

Maurice Sendak Is Heaven’s Cranky Genius Children’s Author Now

Children’s author Maurice Sendak has passed away this morning at the age of 83 due to complications of a stroke. His death marks the official end of your childhood, but you were getting super-old ...

R.I.P. 'Where The Wild Things Are' Author Maurice Sendak (1928-2012)

"Please don't go. We'll eat you up, we love you so" - Maurice Sendak, "Where The Wild Things Are" Only a few days after the death of Beastie Boy Adam Yauch, more sad news has arrived today, with The ...

Watch Maurice Sendak's wild, hilarious appearance on 'The Colbert Report' -- Video

Watch Maurice Sendak's wild, hilarious appearance on 'The Colbert Report' -- Video For so many of us, the words of Maurice Sendak were an imperative part of our childhoods. His transcendent and timeless tales, particularly the classic Where The Wild Things Are helped shape us into ...

Children's Book Author Maurice Sendak Hates Everyone

Maurice Sendak, the author of whimsical children's classics like Where The Wild Things Are and In The Night Kitchen, is... not so whimsical. In fact, he comes off as kind of a d*ck, even going so far ...

Weekend Shopping Guide 10/16/09: Boosh Is Mighty

The weekend’s here. You’ve just been paid, and it’s burning a hole in your pocket. What’s a pop culture geek to do? In hopes of steering you in the right direction to blow some of that hard-earned ...

[DVD Review] Where The Wild Things Are… And 5 More Stories by Maurice Sendak

With the release of the new Spike Jonze re-imagining of the children’s book Where The Wild Things Are this week, it’s only natural that there is a corresponding flurry of Wild Things merchandising. ...