Spendthrift DVDs

Friday, April 23, 2010

DVDs are perhaps the best thing to ever happen to home video since the invention of, home video! Fancy that. Besides offering a resolution far beyond that of…

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Creator’s Block

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

We’re all familiar with writer’s block, that agonizing thing when it feels like you can write nothing. But what about creator’s block? I certainly got it today with…

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Mickey Mouse’s Copyright Law

Monday, April 19, 2010

How old is Mickey Mouse? Well, he’s about 82 years if he’s a day. So why is he still under copyright while other early cartoon stars are not?…

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Toys As A Creative Source For Cartoons

Thursday, April 15, 2010

To be frank, I don’t remember an awful lot of these. being a child of the mid-80s, I missed more than half the decade, also having been raised…

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Celebrity Voice Acting Part Deaux

Sunday, April 11, 2010

This morning I was watching CBS Sunday morning. It’s a show I particularly like because, quite frankly, there aren’t many shows like it being broadcast, at least not…

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Renewing TV Shows

Friday, April 9, 2010

It is the dream of every show creator to be renewed for another season. It is in many ways the ultimate compliment; “your show is so great and…

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Lead Female Protagonists in Mainstream US Animation

Sunday, July 27, 2008

Animated TV programmes with female lead characters. Are they a rare occurrence? Certainly when compared to the numbers with male lead characters. Now, I’m not saying that females…

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