Comic Riffs: google doodle


Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 01/16/2013

FRANK ZAMBONI: As Google Doodle game celebrates cool inventor, here are 8 Things You Don’t Know About the Zamboni Machine

Frank Zamboni: Interactive Google Doodle game celebrates cool legacy of the ice-rink machine

By Michael Cavna  |  07:15 AM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  google doodle, frank zamboni

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 11/11/2012

VETERANS DAY 2012: Artists salute our troops

Artists salute the troops.

By Michael Cavna  |  01:38 PM ET, 11/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  veterans day, google doodle

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 11/08/2012

BRAM STOKER BOOKS: In bloody-good fashion, Google Doodle toasts the towering ‘Dracula’ creator

Google toasts the ‘Dracula’ creator’s 165th birthday with ghoulish Doodle.

By Michael Cavna  |  10:34 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bram stoker, dracula, google doodle

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 10/29/2012

BOB ROSS’s GOOGLE CANVAS: Doodle artfully celebrates the PBS icon of the paintbrush

Doodle artfully celebrates the PBS icon of the paintbrush.

By Michael Cavna  |  10:12 AM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  google doodle, bob ross

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 09/07/2012

‘STAR TREK: THE ORIGINAL SERIES’ DOODLE: Google boldly celebrates show’s 46th birthday with stellar animated adventure

‘Star Trek: The Original Series’ Doodle: Google boldly celebrates TV series’s 46th birthday with stellar animation

By Michael Cavna  |  02:56 PM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  star trek, google doodle

Posted at 08:20 AM ET, 08/15/2012

JULIA CHILD DOODLE: Google tips its toque with art to celebrate late TV chef’s 100th birthday

Events, books and writings abound to celebrate legendary TV chef.

By Michael Cavna  |  08:20 AM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  julia child, google doodle

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 07/04/2012

4TH OF JULY DOODLE: To celebrate freedom, Google urges viewers to support ‘an open and free Internet’

4TH OF JULY DOODLE: To celebrate freedom, Google urges viewers to support ‘an open and free Internet.”

By Michael Cavna  |  08:24 AM ET, 07/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fourth of july, google doodle, take action campaign

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 05/23/2012

By Michael Cavna  |  07:00 AM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  google doodle, robert moog

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 05/01/2012

MAY DAY GOOGLE DOODLE: Google constructs logo to mark International Workers’ Day (*offer not available in U.S.)

Much of the world over — although not in the U.S. — Google celebrates International Workers’ Day with an industrial “working woman” logo.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:08 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  may day, international workers day, google doodle

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 03/23/2012

JUAN GRIS Google Doodle: Logo lyrically celebrates the lesser-sung Spanish Cubist

Friday’s homepage logo lyrically celebrates the 125th anniversary of the great Spanish Cubist’s birth.

By Michael Cavna  |  07:00 AM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  juan gris, google doodle, pablo picasso, georges braque

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 03/20/2012

SPRING EQUINOX GOOGLE DOODLE: Spring, and a young Google’s fancy turns to creatively fertile logos

By Michael Cavna  |  07:00 AM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  google doodle, spring equinox, vernal equinox

Posted at 12:30 AM ET, 03/17/2012

ST. PATRICK’S DAY GOOGLE DOODLE: The Emerald style! Artist reveals the real inspiration behind elegant Irish logo

Google artist Jennifer Hom reveals the true inspiration behind today’s elegant Irish design.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:30 AM ET, 03/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  google doodle, st. patrick's day, jennifer hom, tomm moore

Posted at 12:00 AM ET, 03/14/2012

AKIRA YOSHIZAWA ORIGAMI GOOGLE DOODLE: Folded logo celebrates father of the modern art form

By Michael Cavna  |  12:00 AM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  akira yoshizawa, google doodle

Posted at 12:03 AM ET, 02/29/2012

GIOACHINO ROSSINI ‘LEAP YEAR’ GOOGLE DOODLE: A high note! Musical ‘Leap’-frog logo celebrates Italian composer’s birth

Google’s logo for Feb. 29 marks both the Leap Year’s extra day and the 220th anniversary of the Italian composer’s birth.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:03 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gioachino rossini, leap day, google doodle

Posted at 12:04 AM ET, 02/07/2012

CHARLES DICKENS GOOGLE DOODLE: Classic characters populate today’s logo to celebrate author’s 1812 birth

Google paid tribute to the 200th anniversary of the author’s birth with its prominent perch.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:04 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  charles dickens, google doodle

Posted at 08:22 AM ET, 12/12/2011

ROBERT NOYCE GOOGLE DOODLE: Logo conducts tribute to Intel co-founder and ‘mayor of Silicon Valley’

Monday’s logo on the search titan’s homepage celebrates the Intel co-founder and father of the integrated circuit.

By Michael Cavna  |  08:22 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  robert noyce, google doodle

Posted at 01:40 AM ET, 10/12/2011

ART CLOKEY ‘GUMBY’ DOODLE: Google celebrates birthday of late clay-animation pioneer

New “Doodle” logo celebrates 90th birthday of the late Claymation pioneer.

By Michael Cavna  |  01:40 AM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  art clokey, anthony scott, gumby, clay animation, google doodle

Posted at 02:44 AM ET, 09/16/2011

Google Doodle celebrates Vitamin C scientist Albert Szent-Györgyi

By Michael Cavna  |  02:44 AM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  google doodle, Albert Szent-Györgyi

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 09/04/2011

FREDDIE MERCURY: Google Doodle honors late Queen singer to mark his 65th birthday [UPDATED]

Google Doodle honors late Queen singer with music animation to mark his 65th birthday

By Michael Cavna  |  11:12 AM ET, 09/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  google doodle, freddie mercury

Posted at 05:34 AM ET, 03/31/2011

GOOGLE DOODLE: Animation marks the 200th birthday of chemist Robert Bunsen

By Michael Cavna  |  05:34 AM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  google doodle, robert bunsen