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The Wind-up… The Pitch…
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June 14, 2014 posted by Mike Kazaleh

The Wind-up… The Pitch…

Remember when every normal, red-blooded American kid wanted to play baseball, and only the real weirdo’s wanted to draw pictures? Major league players like Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris were…

Animation Anecdotes #166
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
June 13, 2014 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #166

It Pays To Advertise. At the beginning of Wet Blanket Policy (1948) is an advertisment for the DELL comic book New Funnies that featured stories of the Walter Lantz characters….

“Kitaro” (1968)
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June 11, 2014 posted by Charles Brubaker

“Kitaro” (1968)

“Yokai” is a class of supernatural monsters in Japanese folklore, ranging from mischievous creatures to those who bring good fortune to those that prey humans and hurt them. However, there…

Donald Duck’s Quacked Records
ANIMATION SPIN
June 10, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Donald Duck’s Quacked Records

In honor of his 80th birthday, today we fill the Animation Spin bill with fowl material from three decades of Donald Duck discs. DISNEY’S GOIN’ QUACKERS Disneyland Records #2513 (12”33…