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Today on Stu’s Show
Event
August 7, 2013 posted by

Today on Stu’s Show

Today at 7pm Eastern/4pm Pacific I’ll be appearing once again on Stu’s Show, the weekly internet radio show that discusses all sorts of pop culture – but mainly classic television…

Lou Scarborough (1953-2013)
News
August 6, 2013 posted by

Lou Scarborough (1953-2013)

Artist, animator, friend Louis Scarborough Jr. passed away last night from cancer (colon, lung and pancreatic). He was 60 years old. Lou was an animator and storyboard artist on countless…

“The Puppetoon Movie” on Blu-Ray
News
August 6, 2013 posted by

“The Puppetoon Movie” on Blu-Ray

It’s tough-sledding these days for classic animation collectors with less and less being made available on DVD and Blu-Ray. But here’s some good news. A boutique video producer/distributor, B2MP, Inc….

“Space Alien Pipi” (1965)
LOST PLANET ANIME
August 6, 2013 posted by

“Space Alien Pipi” (1965)

Combining live-action and animation has been around since the dawn of film itself. Max Fleischer had success with it, doing Koko the Klown with this process. Walt Disney also did…

Fleischer For Sale
Animation History
August 5, 2013 posted by

Fleischer For Sale

Super animation art collector Ryan Englade is putting some choice Fleischer Studios pieces up for auction on October 21 and 22. The auction is via S/R Labs with a hard-copy…

Betty Boop in “I Heard”
Animation History
August 3, 2013 posted by

Betty Boop in “I Heard”

Max Fleischer’s I Heard is one of my favorite Betty Boop pre-code cartoons, with one of the best soundtracks the studio ever had. But here’s a little mystery recently brought…

Animation Anecdotes #121
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 2, 2013 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #121

Limpet At Disney. When thinking about animation, how many fans forget about Warner Bros.’ The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964), that according to the credits featured “Special Piscatorial Effects” by such…