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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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Flying Down to Sanrio

What, Hello Kitty isn’t a cat? Instead, she’s a little English girl who looks like a cat. I have to wonder what kind of interbreeding went on in her family. Actually, according to the Wikipedia article, a Sanrio spokesperson later … 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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Anthropomorphic Antics

In this post, I’m going to look at the age-old question about how the talking Goofy and non-talking Pluto can both be dogs in the same universe. This kind of thing often seems to happen with anthropomorphic animals. Hey, in … Continue reading

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What Would Geppetto Do?

Pinocchio (1940) – It’s kind of weird that this was actually Disney’s second full-length animated feature, because it’s just so dark. I mean, Snow White had some dark elements, but overall it was pretty cheerful and fun. But Pinocchio? The … Continue reading

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The Boys of Animation

A few days ago, Beth and I were trying to think of female characters from the classic Hanna-Barbera cartoons, and all we could come up with was Cindy Bear. Then we got to thinking about how animation in general is, … Continue reading

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