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Free Political Characters Icon Set

Posted in Cool Stuff with tags , , , , , on January 27, 2010 by bearmancartoons

I was going to name this post “Funny you don’t look Il” but I figured there is only one person that would appreciate it. 

Hongkiat has worked out a deal with IconShock to give away a free set of eight different Political Characters including the above Kim Jong-il, President Obama, Hugo Chavez among others.  Click on the pic above or here to go directly to Hongkiat to download.

So Kim Jong fans and political junkies have at it.

Extending Album Art Gallery

Posted in News with tags , , , , , on April 12, 2009 by bearmancartoons

Some of us old enough to remember albums can remember listening to records and staring at the album art.  Well thanks to a tip from Hongkiat, you can see a gallery of “extended” album art.

It seems that had a contest to have posters “show us what happens beyond the borders of classic album sleeves”.

See all the entrants here but one of my favorites from P3te is:


Things to do with your photos before you put them on Facebook

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , on March 24, 2009 by bearmancartoons

Hongkiat has done it again.   I posted earlier about making cartoon characters from your picture based on their blog entry.  Now they have posted a link to 25 Websites to have Fun with you Photos.

I decided to check out Photofunia.  I nabbed the blog image of a couple of frequent commenters here to show you what it could do.  All you  need to do is choose one of your images and where it should go. 

First is our friend Brit from Blunt Delivery.  This photo proves there are weirdos on the net who will do anything when they find your picture online.  Actually the photo from a blogger named Chris Pirillo was one of the options on the site.


Ram’s Food Here blog is a fictionalized humorous account of a convenience store owner.  He has been coming up with Ram Branded products lately so I figure it is only time before he starts making his own money.

ram money

So many more to play with so check them out.

Create Cartoon Characters of Yourself

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , on December 15, 2008 by bearmancartoons has a great post about 11 different sites that you can visit to create cartoon characters of yourself. My favorites were the South Park Studio and Simpsonize ME (obviously to create your own Simpsons character.

I created a cartoon likeness of a family member and had it made into a photo cake. Regular photos look too cheesy but give your friend/loved one a cake with an cartoon likeness of them and they will love it.