Lucille Bliss (1916-2012)

Animator Dave Nimitz has informed me that Lucille Bliss passed away on Thursday night (November 8th). Bliss was a pioneering television …

Mad Monster Parties in LA

A couple of cool Halloween happenings in Los Angeles next weekend I thought you should know about. Both related to Rankin-Bass’ classic …

June Foray and Johnny Carson

Everyone has to start somewhere. Johnny Carson started in 1951 with a painfully unfunny sketch comedy show called Carson’s Cellar. That, …

Daffy Duck Shoes

Aren’t these attractive? Almost everyday some rare oddball piece of vintage cartoon memorabilia or ephemera shows up on Facebook or in my …

Happy 95th Birthday, June Foray

Why is this night different from other nights? No, wait… that’s not exactly what I meant to ask. But on this day and night every year …

Harveytoons Fall Fashions

Good Lord, no… Here we go again… trendy New York hip-hop clothing maker Mishka is tying its new fall fashion line to Harvey …

Scary Warner Bros. Costumes

With Halloween just around the corner, Warner Bros. has started selling a new crop of character costumes on their on-line store. Is it …

Betty Boop And Popeye In Europe

Classic American cartoon characters pop up throughout Europe in unexpected ways. A couple examples from my recent trip: Betty Boop …

Does Pen Ward Toot?

Kid President asks the tough questions that we all want to know.

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