Pop Culture Periscope Presents TEDDY BEAR DEVOLUTION. The Golden Years. 1924 - Pooh, Winnie The. Innocent as a bear can be. 1944 - Smokey. Found life purpose in preventing forest fires. 1958 - Paddington. Unfailingly polite immigrant bear; liked marmalade. Transition Period. 1993 - Bear From Bjork's "Human Behavior" Video - First known appearance of a female pop star inside a giant bear. Devolution. F#@k! 2010 - Ted. Hollywood's ill-mannered, substance-abusing bear (blatant ripoff of alt-cartoon bear Mr. Wiggles.) 2013 - Video Music Awards - Miley Cyrus drags bears to all-time low.
Jen Sorensen's Editorial Cartoons
Slowpoke. Pop Culture Periscope. The original great depression was a decidedly un-ironic affair. Might I shine your shoes for a crust of bread, sir? Lost everything please help. Now that we live in the age of irony, how could this one be different? I just spent my last $150 buying this boss shirt on eBay! Defunct financial firm swag is the hot new thing! Lehman Brothers. Bear Stearns. Next up on urban streets: Dust Bowl Retro. Now Playing: The Grapes of Snark. I carefully studied Dorothea Lange's "Migrant Mother" Photos for this ensemble! Rad! Soup Kitchen Twittering. Waiting in line for some beige-colored slop! 2:31 PM Mar 27. About to get the beige-colored slop! 2:33 PM Mar 27. Now serving beige slop. 2:33 PM Mar 27.