Friday, May 11, 2012

watch this: maurice sendak on colbert

In light of Maurice Sendak's recent passing, I know these videos have been making the rounds. But just in case you haven't seen them yet, do yourself a favor and watch now. One of the funniest interviews Colbert has ever done. You, Mr. Sendak, were a badass.

Part One

Part Two

PS - Did you know? Where the Wild Things Are, probably Sendak's most famous work, was extremely controversial when it first came out. It's credited with changing the face of children's lit, expanding what was possible and acceptable in the genre.