Everything We Do Is Animation

This video of plane landings by Cy Kuckenbaker has been quite the sensation this week, amassing over 1.7 million views…

72 Years Ago Today: Bugs Bunny Was Born

Seventy-two years ago today – on July 27th, 1940 – Bugs Bunny appeared in Tex Avery’s A Wild Hare. The Warner Bros. short is widely …

More MGM Model Sheets

More from that cache of vintage MGM model sheets obtained by Mike Van Eaton. I don’t think these have been reprinted, or are on any other …

Tex Avery Tattoo

Tex Avery tats spotted on line at Disney World. You know what? “I’m happy!” (Thanks, Uncle Wayne)

French TV coverage of Tex Avery’s passing

Unlike the United States, the French considered Tex Avery a genius in his time. When he passed away (8/26/80), the French mourned – and …

“Kool Aid” by Tex Avery

I’ve been drinking the Kool-Aid for Tex Avery, for years now. Little did I know Avery actually directed a Kool-Aid TV spot, until I came …

Remember Tex Avery

As we head into this heatwave (west coast)/hurricane (east coast) weekend, we pause to take note of the passing of Tex Avery 31 years ago …

High School Drawing by Tex Avery

This comic from Tex Avery’s days at North Dallas High School (see larger version here) is currently up for auction on Howard Lowery’s …

Avery in N.Y. / Sita in L.A.

Two plugs, two cities: New York, N.Y. TEX AVERY CARTOONS at MoMA. I think this is in conjunction with the massive must-see Tim …

Tex Avery 102

Friday will mark Tex Avery’s 102st birthday. To commemorate, the students of North Dallas High School, Avery’s alma mater, the place …

Comic Starring Jones, Avery and Kimball

The late Ward Kimball, Chuck Jones and Tex Avery have a showdown with the notoriously mean-spirited Alan Smithee in this week’s edition …

My Cinecon Goodies

Cinecon, the film buff convention I attended over Labor Day weekend, is not a place to do animation research, but from time to time I’ve …

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