Lewis Carroll, before sitting down to write Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland, was a mathematician at Oxford University. Though he was good at it, he found the work boring and his mind wandered. However, he did enjoy playing with numbers and developing secret messaging systems. Eventually, his boredom led to writing and developing the amazing settings of Wonderland, Jabberwocky and others.
Tim Burton has taken Carroll’s imagination and expanded it, as seen in trailers for his vision of Alice In Wonderland, coming out this week. I’m not the first GeekDad to note that Burton’s vision is a little freakish. If Carroll were alive today, he might also find it freakish and agree with us that:
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