Welcome back to the Retro Radio Memories Podcast! Each week we will briefly talk about an old time radio episode before presenting it for your listening enjoyment. Today we have an 1949 episode from the popular The Spike Jones Show that just so happens to feature Boris Karloff as a special guest star – so prepare yourself for some comedy skits and some classic music!
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Doctor Who has been a staple of my life for many years. I have a great fondness for the Doctors I grew up with (Peter Davison, Tom and Colin Baker and Sylvester McCoy) and an even greater fondness of the modern era Doctors. Because of this, I love Doctor Who fan-art that features the various actors in an ensemble, and that is especially true when one of my favourite artists takes on the task.
DrFaustusAU has long been on my regular watchlist for new art. His genre mashups in the style of Dr. Seuss are always memorable, and his take on Doctor Who adheres to that high standard. I love the instantly recognisable character traits – Capaldi’s shrug, Smith’s fez, McCoy’s umbrella and would you just look at that scarf!
As we approach the 30th anniversary of Ghostbusters, it is great to see so much fan-art making it’s way out on to the internet, especially when it’s as good as this Dr Seuss mashup from deviant artist DrFaustusAU.
I’ve featured the work of this artist here and here before and I encourage you to take time to look at his work for more inspired work.
As a big fan of The Terminator franchise and as someone who read plenty of Dr Seuss throughout my childhood, I was pleased to find that one of my favourite artists, DrFauststusAU created a mashup of the two to glorious effect.
As well as the art above, he also added a few words to the piece too:
They make them real mean,
and they build them real tough,
but one hundred such robots just wasn’t enough!
At Cyberdyne Systems the work’s never done:
they’ve created a model one hundred and one!
Oh, and it seems the artist isn’t the first to cross the two – Whose Line is it Anyway got their first when the Scenes from a Hat section of the show took on Hollywood movies in the style of Dr. Seuss…