Witty Illustrations Capture the Pitfalls and Contradictions of Contemporary Life

Freelance illustrator Elia Colombo — also known as Gebe — is a gifted artist with a nonconformist perspective, crafting witty and thought-provoking snapshots of our contemporary lives and preoccupations. He’s particularly interested in the effects of schooling on personality and social media on self-perception, and those are just two of the themes that occur and […]

Haunting New Illustrations for Classic Horror and Ghost Stories

‘Tis the season for a good spooky story, and unsurprisingly, Folio Society has got you covered. The publishers of handsome, newly illustrated literary classics (and friends of Flavorwire) have just released The Folio Book of Horror Stories. Edited and introduced by British horror writer Ramsey Campbell, it features stories by the likes of Edgar Allan Poe, H. […]

Stunning Illustrations From the New, Limited Edition of ‘The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana’ [NSFW]

The phrase “Kama Sutra” is something of an easy punchline these days (particularly in our inexplicably puritanical culture) – and one often deployed by people who’ve never even bothered to read and/or peruse the work in question. Luckily, our friends at the Folio Society are filling that gap, with a knockout new limited edition of […]

Stunning Illustrations for New Editions of ‘Fahrenheit 451’ and ‘I Am Legend’

One of the great things about high-profile remakes and re-imaginings of old classics is how often they’ll send curious viewers back to the source material. HBO’s series adaptation of Westworld has reinvigorated interest in Michael Crichton’s original 1973 film; Big Little Lies became a bestseller again after HBO’s miniseries adaptation; Hulu’s acclaimed The Handmaid’s Tale has boosted […]

‘Jessica Jones’ Season 2 Episode Titles Announced With Pulp Illustrations

Jessica Jones season 2 hits Netflix this week, and the creators behind the Marvel series found a creative way to announce the new episode titles. In keeping with the season’s all-female director line-up, a team of female artists put together a series of pulp cover illustrations. See the illustrations and Jessica Jones season 2 episode titles […]

Beautiful New Illustrations for Madeline L’Engle’s ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

We’ve made no secret of our keen anticipation for Ava DuVernay’s upcoming film adaptation of Madeline L’Engle’s classic YA sci-fi novel A Wrinkle in Time. But we’ve still got a couple of months before it hits theaters, so it seems like a good time to revisit the original novel – and hey, whaddaya know, our […]

Imaginative Illustrations from Pop Culture’s Fake Theme Parks

From Disneyland to Universal Studios to Six Flags, movies have inspired theme parks and attractions around the world – but that equation works the other direction as well, with fictional theme parks working their way into some of our most beloved movies. And now, our friends at Gallery1988 have enlisted their stable of artists to […]

Charming Illustrations From Actor/Musician Kate Micucci’s Solo Show

You may know actor and comedian Kate Micucci from any number of places: as half of Garfunkel & Oates, from her roles on Scrubs, The Big Bang Theory, and Raising Hope, from her copious voice-over work, or from her appearances in The Little Hours and Don’t Think Twice. And if you saw the latter film, […]