GRATUITOUS PLUG: SKY BLUE

Back on Aug. 7th I raved about a new “anime” film from Korea, SKY BLUE. The visuals are incredible and the story, though familiar, is …

DUCK & COVER

Ken Sitz, Creative Director of CONELRAD.com (All Things Atomic) informs us of the completion of his latest project:Just wanted to let you …

Preserved Popeye

The Library of Congress has announced its 2004 additions to the National Film Registry, and there are two cartoons on it: Fleischer’s …

A.A.P. RECORDS #2

Former Guest-Brewer Mark Mayerson sent in large scans of his 45rpm copy of the same A.A.P. Popeye record discussed below. He’s had his …

A.A.P. RECORDS?

I learn something new every day.I did not know AAP (Associated Artists Productions), the company that bought the pre-48 Warner Bros. film …

Team America Takeoff

If you have a few spare minutes and a broadband connection, check out this little film that Dell Computer made, apparently for in-house …

Motel Hell

To follow up on yesterday’s comments on the adult merchandising of cartoon characters, Brew reader Juan Lara points out the proper place …

MIGHTY MOUSE PANTIES?

Viacom has a very frustrating merchandising agenda regarding their classic Terrytoon cartoon stars. Thus I wasn’t sure what to make of …

The Gospel According to Zemeckis

Here’s a SLATE piece on the marketing of THE POLAR EXPRESS as…an evangelical film? Read it and be fascinated. Merry Christmas!

POPEYE IN NEW YORK

The last time I was in the Big Apple, I wanted to go to the Popeye exhibit at the Museum of Television and Radio–but I got food …

Happy Holidays!

Best wishes for a safe and happy holidays to all of our friends and readers! I’ll personally be taking a break from the Brew until after …

‘TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS…

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all our readers who check in to read whatever comments, opinions, wisdom or nonsense we …

Notes from Northern California

A few notes from my trip to northern California last week… I visited Chronicle Books for a meeting with Alan Rapp, the editor of my …

Abner Graboff

I hadn’t heard of Abner Graboff until recently, but really like his work – a very stylized approach yet also a bit more light and airy …

KIDDIE RECORDS WEEKLY

In 2005, KiddieRecords.com will feature an entire year of albums from the golden age of children’s records, transferred from original 78s …

VOOM GOES BOOM

Oh well, it was fun while it lasted.Cablevision has decided to suspend its Voom satellite service, which included the ANIMANIA channel …

HOLIDAY GIFT SUGGESTION #2

Cartoon historian Ray Pointer, through his Inkwell Images label, has just issued George Herriman’s Kinomatic KRAZY KAT Kartoon Klassics, …

Notes from the Cartoon Blogosphere

> Eddiemuerte (a.k.a. MUCHA LUCHA’s Eddie Mort) has finished a new music album LO-FI IN LOS FELIZ and you can download all fifteen tracks …

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