Character Sundays: Mandy

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Okay Grim, when the rainbow appears, you take me to the end of it, and I’ll shake down the leprechaun for its gold. I first discovered the Grim…

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How Not to Get Your Favourite Show Un-Cancelled

Friday, September 16, 2011

 Via: Fred Seibert on Flickr While there are a few cartoons could be said to have re-ingnited my passion for animation, one had a bit more of a…

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Popeye’s Tarnished Record

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Via: Mick Luckovich on Truthdig

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Slate’s Cartoon Color Wheel Displays The Entire Spectrum of Characters

Friday, August 19, 2011

Via: Slate The fine people over at Slate used the premiere of the Smurfs movie as an excuse to do some goofing about and this is what they…

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The F**k Yeah John Lasseter Tumblr

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Is well worth a look if you like your funny bone tickled and don’t mind some sardonic humour at the expense of one of the best directors around…

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When More Than The Colour Changed in Cartoons

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Eddie Fitzgerald (whose blog I’m sure you all read on a daily basis) wrote an excellent post the other day on something I had never thought of before….

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The Secret to Great Comedy

Monday, June 20, 2011

The difference between what the audience expects, and what it actually gets Once the audience is set up, the animators are free to go nuts with Tom and…

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Remembering that Cartoons Can Come From Anywhere

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Via: Wikipedia Producer Tristan Homer was kind enough to send over an e-mail to inform me that Almost Naked Animals, the latest show by Noah Z. Jones began…

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The Fleischer Superman Shorts, Now Available on Netflix

Monday, June 13, 2011

Via: the Superman Wiki The other day, while browsing the “Recently Added” section of Netflix, I was pleasantly (although not entirely) surprised to see that the entire series…

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Fart Humour Done Correctly

Monday, May 23, 2011

‘Son of Stimpy’ is one of the standout classics of the series. Not only is it completely absurd, it also caused a ruckus at the time for its…

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Just How Low Was the Cartoon Nadir of the 1970s and 80s?

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Via: ComicMix Just ask Joe Barbera: I can’t even have a character throw a pie in someone’s face anymore. Or how about Bill Scott (of Rocky and Bullwinkle…

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