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R.I.P. Michael Sporn (1946-2014)
February 7, 2014 10:28 AM   Subscribe

Can you believe he even existed? Did we conjure him up in a strangely unexplainable collective? On January 19th, the animation world lost one of its most idiosyncratic and principled voices, Michael Sporn. Sporn not only gathered accolades for his work, including an Oscar nomination for his short Dr. Desoto (excerpt) and four Emmy awards, he also won the respect of the animation community and the affection and high regard of those who worked with him, and for his wonderful Splog, which has been linked previously, 1 2 High quality clips of his work can be viewed at his website (see link in the comments.) posted by louche mustachio (6 comments total) 14 users marked this as a favorite

 
Michael Sporn Animation

Clips of Michael's work

Sporn's wonderful Splog


(all the links to his site were nuked be the Previouslies, but I wanted to include them somehow.)
posted by louche mustachio at 10:32 AM on February 7


Man, he was amazing. Such a loss. Thank you for the post.
posted by mykescipark at 10:34 AM on February 7


the sentence "Braingames is now over", said in a distressed mournfulness, is one of those sound clips permanently etched in my brain
posted by maus at 10:39 AM on February 7 [3 favorites]


PFFFAMK KHEW. It's been decades since I saw Dr. Desoto!

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posted by Smart Dalek at 11:36 AM on February 7 [1 favorite]


Oh! Michealspornanimation.com, yes! The absolutely lovely site that I kept on accidentally visiting while at work.

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posted by redsparkler at 1:05 PM on February 7 [2 favorites]


Great collection of Spornography!
posted by Renoroc at 2:46 PM on February 7


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