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Artist Tony Ruth has turned Richard Scarry's BusyTown into the Silicon Valley inspired BusinessTown. (via)
posted by octothorpe (27 comments total) 38 users marked this as a favorite
 
I also like the Tom The Dancing Bug version.
posted by TheWhiteSkull at 2:01 PM on January 22, 2015 [17 favorites]


Richard Scarry is right up there with Jim Henson as Effing Brilliant.
posted by Melismata at 2:05 PM on January 22, 2015 [4 favorites]


where the hell is lowly

lowly or gtfo
posted by (Arsenio) Hall and (Warren) Oates at 2:09 PM on January 22, 2015 [15 favorites]


I also like the Tom The Dancing Bug version.
TheWhiteSkull

I love that the professional celebrity cat is the only one wearing no clothes.
posted by Sangermaine at 2:11 PM on January 22, 2015 [1 favorite]


lowly was in the first one, the brogrammers.. Needs more goldbug ..
posted by k5.user at 2:15 PM on January 22, 2015 [4 favorites]


TEDx Okoboji ?

Okoboji is an actual real place!

Good pheasant hunting, most years.
posted by Pogo_Fuzzybutt at 2:18 PM on January 22, 2015


The Information Architect kinda looks like Huckle Cat. I'm guessing Sally Cat's omission is intentional and meant to be pointed commentary.
posted by pziemba at 2:22 PM on January 22, 2015 [2 favorites]


I want to see Mr. Frumble in these. And Bananas Gorilla. And the beggars. (I am reading a lot of Richard Scarry these days, with twin 3-yr old boys)
posted by Emanuel at 2:23 PM on January 22, 2015 [1 favorite]


I looked at all of these and then my fist transformatively disrupted my monitor.
posted by backseatpilot at 2:25 PM on January 22, 2015 [1 favorite]


... and also, somehow work in how he PC-ified his books in reissues by, for example, adding pink bows to some construction workers to make them female.
posted by Emanuel at 2:26 PM on January 22, 2015


lowly was in the first one, the brogrammers

oh yeah

hey lowly

lowly your my favrit
posted by (Arsenio) Hall and (Warren) Oates at 2:37 PM on January 22, 2015 [7 favorites]


Other awesome things by Tony Ruth - some of the Farm Team Apparel designs and pretty much anything Lunchbreath.
posted by true at 2:47 PM on January 22, 2015


Oh no, Lowly worm has become Bro-ly worm
posted by Flashman at 2:59 PM on January 22, 2015 [10 favorites]


lowly was in the first one, the brogrammers.. Needs more goldbug ..

Ah, dude? He goes by his new name now: BitCoin.
posted by Chrischris at 3:02 PM on January 22, 2015 [3 favorites]


Being this angry at cute animals is a very uncomfortable feeling.



EXTRA YES
posted by louche mustachio at 3:20 PM on January 22, 2015


oh yeah

hey lowly

lowly your my favrit


I'm getting a little worried that this is sliding into lowly worm slash....
posted by GenjiandProust at 3:41 PM on January 22, 2015 [1 favorite]


Needs more goldbug ..
Ah, dude? He goes by his new name now: BitCoin.

Really? I thought it was something like Gencius.
posted by zamboni at 3:53 PM on January 22, 2015 [1 favorite]


This reminded me of the 21st Century Jobs version...
posted by JoeXIII007 at 3:56 PM on January 22, 2015 [1 favorite]


JoeXIII007: Indebted soft-drink dispenser to TheWhiteSkull.
posted by Smart Dalek at 4:16 PM on January 22, 2015 [1 favorite]


Yeah Ruben Bolling (of Tom the Dancing Bug fame) pretty much doesn't think (really, he doesn't) that this is a coincidence...
posted by tractorfeed at 4:54 PM on January 22, 2015 [1 favorite]


Emanuel: I want to see Mr. Frumble in these. And Bananas Gorilla. And the beggars. (I am reading a lot of Richard Scarry these days, with twin 3-yr old boys)

I don't know if it has a name, but the deranged-looking dog with the trench coat bearing the message "drink water" deserves his own book for certain.
posted by dr_dank at 4:56 PM on January 22, 2015 [1 favorite]


I so had my heart set on a complicated crowd scene I couldn't help but be disappointed.
posted by Zed at 4:58 PM on January 22, 2015 [5 favorites]


Yeah, something like the Bolling is what I had in mind!
posted by Zed at 4:59 PM on January 22, 2015


Needs a full page open office spread, with moar Hilda Hippo. Lowly is so obvs the data scientist.
posted by benzenedream at 10:28 PM on January 22, 2015


The Digital Prophet really does have hair like that.
posted by PenDevil at 12:01 AM on January 23, 2015 [2 favorites]


Yeah, I just realized that was Shingy. What a tool.
posted by TheWhiteSkull at 6:32 AM on January 23, 2015


I dunno, if he were *really* channeling Richard Scarry, those brogrammers would be driving a banana or a ping-pong paddle or something.
posted by the_blizz at 12:23 PM on January 23, 2015


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