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Phil’s Art Direction: Are you SURE Bradbury is sufficiently recognisable enough to appear on his own book covers? Well, jazz it up a bit; he looks a bit plain.
Published 2009

Actually, that cover IS a classical work of art!I would touch it without protective gloves.I've seen worse. Far, far, worse.Interesting, but I would still read it in public.Middlng: Neither awful nor awfully goodWould not like to be seen reading that!Awful... just awful...That belongs in a gold-lame picture frame!Gah... my eyes are burning! Feels so good!Good Show Sir! (Average: 8.03 out of 10)
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15 Responses to “We’ll Always Have Paris”

  1. SI Says:

    The man who said:

    “Lets get Bradbury on there with an exploding book.”

    I salute you! Good Show Sir… good show!

  2. bincat23 Says:

    Paris is always primary when Rays in town. Has he ever presented countdown?

  3. A.R.Yngve Says:

    Shouldn’t the more appropriate title be RAY BRADBURY’S BOOKS OF BLOOD…?
    Oh, right, Clive Barker’s got dibs on that one.

  4. A.R.Yngve Says:

    You have to look a LOT of times at the author name to spot the “super-duper-clever” use of color to hide “Ray” inside “Bradbury.”

    Way to go, Art Department.

  5. THX 1138 Says:

    “Read this and you’ll be aware of my work!”

  6. Al Says:

    I bet it was this cover that inspired Rachel Bloom to write her masterpiece:
    .

  7. Al Says:

    Woops, let’s try the link again…

    http://www.ucbcomedy.com/videos/play/6825/fuck-me-ray-bradbury

  8. fred Says:

    Subtle use of the flag colors of Fran…Romania? We’ll always have Bucharest.

  9. Phil Says:

    That “hide the name RAY inside the name BRADBURY” trick has been annoyingly used on a whole load of his books:

    http://tinyurl.com/embeddedray

    Another favourite in this vein is his book of essays which appears to double as a TWO RONNIES tribute:

    http://img.neoseeker.com/boxview.php?iid=14140&eid=33989&type=front

  10. A.R.Yngve Says:

    Ray Bradbury’s THE DAY THE EIFFEL TOWER WAS COVERED IN BLOOD
    (Parental Advisory – Lots of Blood)

  11. Anti-Sceptic Says:

    It looks like Ray blasted the Eiffel Tower with a giant “sh-art”. He’s trying a bit of subterfuge by showing us his book of lights.The look of guilt is clear on his face.

  12. anon Says:

    “That “hide the name RAY inside the name BRADBURY” trick has been annoyingly used on a whole load of his books”

    I bet they’re paying the designers by the number of characters.

  13. WWWWolf Says:

    Who here has played Ultima series of games?

    “KILLER JOKES
    by Trixter

    Welcome reader and learn the age old art of practical jokes. I, Trixter have studied long and hard from the tomes of the ancient masters to achieve the knowledge and wisdom that I may now impart on you, the novice.

    Chapter One:
    Exploding Books

    (Heh, heh…)”

  14. David Cowie Says:

    Re: bRAdburY:
    It could have been worse. At least they resisted the temptation to to for
    bRADbury. Totally radical, dude!

  15. GSS noob Says:

    Cool guys walk away from explosions, but our Ray just stands there holding them and smiling genially. This is why he’s a legend.

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