DICK HUEMER MURAL

Richard P. Huemer, son of Scrappy animator Dick Huemer, has an urgent request:A bit of Disney history is about to crumble under the …

MR. LAWRENCE

There are two great events happening this Saturday in Los Angeles. Both are opposite each other at 3pm and I’m somewhat involved with …

THE GOLDEN AGE OF PIXAR

I just read this piece in Hollywood Reporter. It is typical of Hollywood’s constant astonishment with Pixar and the success of THE …

MIGHTY MOUSE IN TOYLAND

One of our loyal readers (who wishes to remain anonymous) sent us this classic cartoon treat:I just found this 78 after a decades-long …

Pictoplasma Review

Here’s an in-depth REPORT by Michael Fuchs about the 1st Pictoplasma Conference On Contemporary Character Design & Art which took place …

NYU JOB OPENING

John Canemaker tells us of a search for a 3-D Computer Animation Teacher at NEW YORK UNIVERSITY Tisch School of the Arts Kanbar Institute …

THE POLAR EXPRESS

Mo-CrapThis isn’t so much a review than it is a rant.I saw THE POLAR EXPRESS today, and my immediate take is: It’s awful. The INCREDIBLES …

An Expensive Lesson in Animation

I can’t think of anything sweeter than watching Zemeckis and Hanks fall flat on their faces with the absolutely pathetic opening of POLAR …

Evian’s Waterboy

Harald Siepermann points out an interesting European commercial recently created for Evian called “Waterboy.” The simple, yet effective, …

DAYTON ALLEN (1919-2004)

The man who talked for “the talking magpies” has passed away. Comedian and comic actor Dayton Allen has died. He was a mainstay at the …

POPEYE TRIBUTE

From the AP: An image of Popeye sits in an exhibit dedicated to the cartoon character at the Museum of Television and Radio in New York …

Cartoon Poster Extravaganza

In the world of online auctions, it’s practically impossible to compete with eBay–but for cartoon and comics fans, Heritage Comics does, …

VAN BEUREN’S TOM & JERRY

With those 99¢ Store dvds of Van Beuren’s TOM & JERRY flying off the shelves, interest in this early talkie cartoon duo has never been …

A SPACE CADET DIES

Mike Mallory dropped us this note:Ed Kemmer, star of “Space Patrol” on TV and the cheesy sci-fi film “The Spider”, has died at 84. …

FRIDAY NIGHT INSPIRATION

Crusader Rabbit TV syndication salesmen have a drink and blow off a little steam (circa 1957). Click on image for larger picture.(Image …

The Return of Stevie and Zoya

Here’s something exciting. Joe Horne is producing new Flash episodes of THE ADVENTURES OF STEVIE & ZOYA. It seems only appropriate to …

Return to Tendlar

I’m a big fan of what I call “mystery art”–stuff that’s entertaining in part because it’s confusing. This piece of original art I happen …

MEL BLANC LETTERHEAD

Brew reader Tim Stevens sent in this cool letterhead (from a letter from Blanc to Tim’s grandfather). Thanks for sharing, Tim!

OSCARS AND ANIMATION

Brew readers who live in the New York metropolitan area, may want to attend this special classic cartoon screening next Monday night.The …

BREW RADIO

Heads up! This Saturday, Brewmaster Jerry Beck will be heard as a guest on a radio show based in New Orleans, which will be broadcast on …

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