TVNewser Show TVNewser FishbowlDC AgencySpy TVSpy LostRemote PRNewser SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

I Don’t Want To Blow You Up!: ‘Pot For Kids’ Author Back With Terrorism Coloring Book

Brooklyn’s Ricardo Cortes, author of the controversial It’s Just a Plant children’s marijuana book, is back with another sure-to-be explosive project. This one? A children’s coloring book about terrorism called, naturally, I Don’t Want To Blow You Up!.

blow_you_up.jpg

According to Cortes, I Don’t Want To Blow You Up! is “for the child who’s head is filled up with all this crazy carnage and fear… yuck! Were you ever scared of nuclear war when you were a kid? Well, it’s much worse now for the little 7-year-old troublemaker: Orange Alerts and CNN got kids thinking that Indian/Pakistani/Korean guy over there is plotting… right.. now!”

The book features illustrations of “people from around the world who are doing something significant in their lives,” each concluding with the book’s refrain.

One individual who will not be included is Keith Ellison, the first elected Muslim member of Congress, who declined to be included, writing to Cortes that he needs to “err on the side of caution to ensure my office complies with House Administration rules”:


keith_ellison_blow.jpg

Cortes has also relaunched the It’s Just a Plant Web site with French, German, Hebrew, Korean, Portuguese and Thai translations.

EARLIER:

  • Brooklyn ‘Pot For Kids’ Author To Appear On Court TV
  • Sponsored Post

    Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

    Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.