Adultizing Innocence

Adults are reverting to childhood themes, but with mature twists
Implications - Children’s literature is becoming wildly popular on the big screen and off. The adult world is starting to take refuge from its hardships by diving into child-like innocence while giving it a twist of adulthood by mixing in mature themes such as love, sex and horror.
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Surreal Fairytale Photography - Flux Fotography's 'Alice in Wonderland' Goes Down the Rabbit Hole
SCORE: 6.9
Viral 158,721 Clicks Pub: Sep 5, 09
Surreal Fairytale Photography
Flux Fotography's 'Alice in Wonderland' Goes Down the Rabbit Hole
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SCORE: 6.7
Viral 73,275 Clicks Pub: Sep 30, 09
Gruesome Fairytale Interpretations
Marina Storme Embodies a Bloody Queen of Hearts
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Scarytale Photography - Miwa Yanagi's ‘Fairytales' Series Will Keep You Up At Nigh
SCORE: 6.4
V. Hot 102,931 Clicks Pub: Sep 19, 09
Scarytale Photography
Miwa Yanagi's ‘Fairytales' Series Will Keep You Up At Nigh
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Mad Hatter Flash Mobs - Disney Promos Tom Binns' 'Alice in Wonderland' Jewelry Line
SCORE: 6.6
V. Hot 38,714 Clicks Pub: Sep 4, 09
Mad Hatter Flash Mobs
Disney Promos Tom Binns' 'Alice in Wonderland' Jewelry Line
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Candy Floss Fantasies - MAC and Hello Kitty Channel Alice in Wonderland
SCORE: 5.9
V. Hot 64,735 Clicks Pub: Feb 24, 09
Candy Floss Fantasies
MAC and Hello Kitty Channel Alice in Wonderland
A muse wakes up on a mountain of candy floss and follows a black cat into a delicious pink fairy tale land which is best described as a mix between David Lachapelle and Alice in Wonderland. Turns out to… [More]
Movie-Inspired Costumes - Christian Joy Creates Suits Based on ‘Where the Wild Things Are&#821
SCORE: 5.4
V. Hot 23,181 Clicks Pub: Sep 18, 09
Movie-Inspired Costumes
Christian Joy Creates Suits Based on ‘Where the Wild Things Are̵
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