Get a Load of These Killer ‘Game of Thrones’ Stamps

Get a Load of These Killer ‘Game of Thrones’ Stamps

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I can’t say for sure what a Venn diagram of Game of Thrones fans and stamp enthusiasts would look like, but once each party has been exposed to these amazing Game of Thrones stamps coming out in the UK, I’d be fairly confident that the Venn diagram would become a circle.    The new set of stamps, honoring the British contribution to HBO’s hit series, will feature ten characters: Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke), Jon Snow (Kit Harington), Arya Stark (Maisie Williams), Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey), Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner), Tywin Lannister (Charles Dance), Eddard Stark (Sean Bean), Olenna Tyrell (Dame Diana Rigg), …

The First Black Protagonist in a Children’s Book Coming to a Post Office Near You

The First Black Protagonist in a Children’s Book Coming to a Post Office Near You

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Ezra Jack Keats’ beloved children’s book The Snowy Day is being honored by the United States Postal Service with its own line of Forever stamps.    Image via Huffington Post   The Snowy Day tells the story of Peter, a young child who spends his day playing in the snow. Published in 1962, this groundbreaking book was the first American children’s book to feature a black protagonist.   The four stamp series will debut on October 4th, featuring iconic imagery from the book: Peter forming a snowball, Peter sliding down a mountain of snow, Peter making a snow angel, and Peter leaving …

Celebrate Disney Artists With These New Disney Villains Stamps!

Celebrate Disney Artists With These New Disney Villains Stamps!

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In honor of the Walt Disney Studios Ink & Paint Department, the U.S. Postal Service has released a stamp collection of ten Disney villains.   The announcement came from the D23 Expo over the weekend, and was easy to overlook with some of the other massive announcements. There’s no better way to send a birthday card than a picture of Cruella de Vil.   Image courtesy of D23.com   The stamps are now available from the USPS’s online store here.   Featured image courtesy of YouTube.