Phillip K. Dick science fiction writer and author explains in this interview about the differences in literary expression in both France and America. Dick was the author of Man in The High Castle and Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? , which would later on be adapted to television and films. Dick criticizes American desire for […]Read more "Phillip K. Dick Interview in France (1977)"
Stand up comedy is in many ways is an art form. Laughter and comedy have been used to educate and expose hypocrisy in American politics. Dick Gregory used his stand up talents in the name of civil and human rights. He was not afraid to discuss race relations or American politics to the audiences he […]Read more "Dick Gregory on Late Night with David Letterman (1984)"
The drawing above shows Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd in their first Warner Brothers Cartoon. Animation drawings are done first before being transferred to cells in which they will be inked and painted. Prior to computer technology animation was done all by hand. Bugs Bunny made his official debut in the Tex Avery cartoon “A […]Read more "Bugs Bunny Animation Drawings (1940)"
The Simpsons originally appeared in animated shorts on the Tracy Ullman Show in 1987. The characters of Homer, Bart, Marge, and Lisa Simpson were created by Matt Groening. These characters became so popular that it was decided to turn the shorts into its own program in 1989. The show made its debut as a Christmas […]Read more "The Simpsons Series Premiere (1989)"
Jim Henson was a puppeteer, cartoonist , producer, and musician known for the creation of the Muppets. This rare interview of Jim Henson explains his views on the future of video and cable in entertainment productions. Always an innovator in his works, he was willing to try some new special effect. Henson also discusses his […]Read more "JIM HENSON THE FUTURE OF VIDEO & CABLE"
Wilma Rudolph set records in the 100 and 200 meter dash. She competed in both the 1956 and 1960 Olympics. Wilma Rudolf became an international sensation with her performance in the 1960 Rome Olympics. She was an African American icon and inspired many young athletes. This was critical especially during the Civil Rights Movement in […]Read more "Wilma Rudolph"