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Animation Anecdotes #117
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 5, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #117

Candice Bergen. Candice Bergen is the daughter of ventriloquist Edgar Bergen who was a good friend of Walt Disney. Candice has always claimed that Walt Disney was her godfather. As…

Book Review: “Nudnik Revealed!”
Reviews
July 3, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Book Review: “Nudnik Revealed!”

What’s Nudnik? Nudnik was animator Gene Deitch’s favorite creation, the star of a series of twelve Paramount theatrical cartoons in the 1960s – and a character pretty much forgotten today….

Animation Auction Alert!
Animation History
July 1, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Animation Auction Alert!

Opening this month at the Van Eaton Galleries in Sherman Oaks, California, is a preview showing of original animation art being offered in an incredible auction by Profiles in History….

Sanrio and Me
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
June 30, 2013 posted by Fred Patten

Sanrio and Me

Sanrio Co., Ltd. was founded in Japan in August 1960 as the Yamanashi Silk Company, by Shintaro Tsuji, to design, manufacture, and sell “cute” wearing apparel. In April 1973 the…

Animation Anecdotes #116
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 28, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #116

Bugs Bunny Not So Sweet. Back in 1965, Bugs Bunny was the spokesman for Kool-Aid and even appeared on pre-sweetened packages. However, those were also the days when there was…

The Jerry Report – Update #1
Events
June 27, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

The Jerry Report – Update #1

I suppose I’ll periodically update my doings with these “Jerry Report” posts. It’s been over a month, so we are about due for a new run-down of public events I…