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Playful and gory, the cartoonish paintings of Dee Dee Ramone, bassist for The Ramones, are every bit as shocking as their creator.‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings|Melissa Leon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A study in American military control, a haunting sui generis novel, and a playful new short story collection.
As that clip played, Camille leaned over and gave her husband a playful poke in the ribs.
Their playful exhibitions are often meant to be interactive and instill a childlike sense of joy in the viewer.
“I think the concept of my bar is playful and child-like and silly,” says Kristen North, one of the owners of Boobie Trap.
Mary that evening was more than usually inclined to be playful.Doctor Thorne|Anthony Trollope
Her expression was tragic, a world of anguish in it, for all the restraint of her manner and playful glibness of her speech.The Far Horizon|Lucas Malet
"You are a monkey you'self," she returned with a playful pout.Yekl|Abraham Cahan
Oliver Goldsmith once wrote a series of playful epitaphs for his friends.The Story of Doctor Johnson|S. C. (Sydney Castle) Roberts
Marie looked into Germain's eyes with playful boldness; then of a sudden she turned away her head and trembled.The Devil's Pool|George Sand