Book Review: “Artists, Writers, Thinkers, Dreamers — Portraits of 50 Famous Folks & All Their Weird Stuff”

May 8, 2014
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Artists, Writers, Thinkers, Dreamers: Portraits of 50 Famous Folks & All Their Weird Stuff is a weird cartoon bait-and-switch.

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Visual Arts Review: “Maus” and More — Art Spiegelman at the Jewish Museum

November 21, 2013
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Art Spiegelman believes that “MAD” magazine was more subversive for his generation of protesters than either marijuana or LSD. It certainly radicalized him.

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Film Review: The Ottawa Animation Shorts Festival

February 2, 2012
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I recommend keeping an eye out for this and other animation shows at local, independent theaters and museums. You will be dazzled and amazed.

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Book Review: What’s Opera, Doc?

December 5, 2005
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A groundbreaking book explores the music written for Hollywood’s animated cartoons and how the tunes shaped the characters and stories that are now a vital part of American culture. Read More

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