Tag Archives: goofy

Mice, Ducks, and Aliens

The Song of Wirrun, by Patricia Wrightson – Paul Dana recommended this trilogy of books based on Australian mythology: The Ice Is Coming, The Dark Bright Water, and Behind the Wind. I have a passion for mythology, but I haven’t … Continue reading

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Dragon Nance

The Reluctant Dragon – I’ve seen this 1941 picture referred to as the first Disney film to mix live action and animation, but the two formats don’t really interact with each other that much. It starts with Robert Benchley’s wife … Continue reading

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All in the Disney Afternoon

One thing the Internet is good for is finding information on cartoons you haven’t watched in years. Back in 1994, when the Disney Afternoon was a thing, Disney Adventures magazine did an ongoing story that incorporated all of the shows … Continue reading

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I Am Become Death

I like to do a post around Halloween about horror or horror-adjacent movies I’ve watched, but since we still have out two Netflix we haven’t watched, you might have to wait until November for that. In the meantime, here are … Continue reading

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Stevenson in Space

Treasure Planet – I can’t say I’ve ever read Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island, so I couldn’t say exactly how much this film sticks to the source material. From the summary on Wikipedia, it looks like most of the characters … Continue reading

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Goofy Genetics

One question that I’ve seen raised many times is, if Pluto is a dog, then what is Goofy? I’ve even looked at it myself, but I think it might be time to examine it again. These certainly aren’t the only … Continue reading

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Oh, Mickey, You’re So Fine

Following my recent trend of reading old comics, I recently finished the first two volumes of Floyd Gottfredson’s Mickey Mouse strips, Race to Death Valley and Trapped on Treasure Island. The situation here is sort of the reverse of Popeye, … Continue reading

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