Cartoonist Steve Brodner
sketches the American candidates for president as Odd Couples
in a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
. Best. McCain. Evah.
Sometimes called "The Ed Wood of Animation", director Sam Singer had an interesting career. He was responsible for some of the most godawful cartoons
ever produced, and through his work on 1975's Tubby the Tuba
, was present at the birth of Pixar
. [more inside]
There is a bear in the woods.
Some people say he is adorabley blotto.
Some people say he is a ponderous Pooh.
Still others say he is as cute as a bug's bottom.
Since nobody really knows for sure, isn't smart to be smarter than the average bear?
If there is a bear? YouTubery Ahoy
As a teenager, Bernard "Hap" Kliban joked
about wanting to join the Air Force to strafe civilians. Instead, he became a fabulously successful
cartoonist best known for his Cats
. But his non-cat work was perhaps more influential, and certainly funnier. Gallery 1
, gallery 2
, gallery 3.
Casper the Friendly Ghost video
One of the oddest animated characters
since the 1940's, Casper the Emotionally Needy Dead Boy continues to elicit uneasiness
. On the other hand, his catchy theme song
* has inspired some
*. *warning: sound