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Animation Anecdotes #120
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 26, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #120

Telephoney. Back in the 1960s, producer Lee Mendelson who was working on all those “Peanuts” television specials spent a lot of time on the phone. However, even he was surprised…

This Weekend in Brooklyn and Toronto
Events
July 24, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

This Weekend in Brooklyn and Toronto

I’m off this week to a visit back east. I’ll be in both New York and Toronto over the next few days – doing what I like to do best,…

Comic Con Finds
Commentary
July 22, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Comic Con Finds

Just got back from the San Diego Comic Con, and thought I share a few of things I came across that I liked. If you can put up with my…

The Ursa Major Awards
FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
July 21, 2013 posted by Fred Patten

The Ursa Major Awards

Probably most of you know that I am one of the founders and the longstanding Secretary of the Anthropomorphic Literature and Arts Association (ALAA), which administers the annual Ursa Major…

Fleischer’s Animated News #7
FLEISCHER'S ANIMATED NEWS
July 20, 2013 posted by Jerry Beck

Fleischer’s Animated News #7

Another edition of Fleischer’s Animated News, the Paramount cartoon studio in-house newsletter from 1935 (click thumbnails below to enlarge). This time, a new editor and an issue highlighting a wedding…

Animation Anecdotes #119
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 19, 2013 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #119

Where’s Porky Pig? The National Stuttering Project complained when Disney’s animated feature The Fox and the Hound was first released on videotape in March 1994. According to the NSP, the…