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Heritage Animation Auction Nov. 20th
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November 4, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Heritage Animation Auction Nov. 20th

Heritage Auctions is holding its second sale devoted to rare original animation art materials on Wednesday November 20th – and this is an unabashed plug for you to examine the…

Anime – The Game Influence
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
November 3, 2013 posted by Fred Patten

Anime – The Game Influence

TV anime was and is made primarily for children and adolescents. Everybody knew this. By the 1990s children and adolescents were also getting increasingly — “addicted” is not too strong…

Animation Anecdotes #134
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
November 1, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #134

What’s In a Name? Beaky Buzzard in the Warner Brothers cartoons was known around the studio as the “Snerd Bird” because he was based on (and sounded like) the intellectually…

8mm Cartoon Boxes
Animation History
October 30, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

8mm Cartoon Boxes

In honor of my appearance on today’s live broadcast of Stu’s Show (at 7pm Eastern, 4pm Pacific, if you miss it: archived downloads available here) where we’ll be discussing collecting…

The Jam Handy Building
Animation History
October 28, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

The Jam Handy Building

I had an incredible time last weekend in Detroit Michigan, presenting a screening at the Detroit Institute of Arts and visiting with Steve Stanchfield. Let me say again that if…

Super Sentai Shows
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
October 27, 2013 posted by Fred Patten

Super Sentai Shows

WARNING! This week my column is not about animation! However, all the super sentai (aka super-team) programs I discuss here have a “cartoony” aura about them. When the Cartoon/Fantasy Organization…