Ig Nobel Prize winner Jim Knowlton, who won his prize in 1992 for creating the educational poster “Penises of the Animal Kingdom”, figures in a report today by John Kelly in the Washington Post: A real double take: Readers share their cases of mistaken identity … In the early 1990s, Brian Knowlton’s father, James Knowlton, was a professor […]
Behold the OFFICIAL POSTER for the 29th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony, designed by Geri Sullivan. Click on the image to produce a downloadable, printable PDF version. If you are in the Boston (Massachusetts) area, and can help post some paper posters in places your colleagues, neighbors, friends, and rivals will admire them, please […]
Colin Dickey, writing in Topic magazine, explores the history of the Ig Nobel Prize-winning poster “Penises of the Animal Kingdom” and its creator, Jim Knowlton. Dickey’s report bears the headline “The Penis Poster That Rubbed People the Wrong Way“: “… Knowlton had been a graduate student at Columbia University, working on a PhD in particle […]
Today’s historical industrial safety poster is from Russia, part of a collection amassed by an admirer of this distinctive form of art:
Here’s this year’s Ig Nobel Prize ceremony poster, designed by Geri Sullivan: You can download a high-res, PDF version, if you like. Tickets for the ceremony go on sale today, Wednesday, August 1.
Henning Lederer made this animated version of Fritz Kahn‘s 1927 poster Der Mensch als Industriepalast [Man as Industrial Palace] [vimeo]6505158[/vimeo] (HT Diana Issidorides) BONUS (unrelated, probably): Man forced to eat his beard, he says: (Thanks to investigator Dan Gallo for bringing this to our attention.)