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Animation Business as Unusal

January 23, 2013

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Bits from Rocko Live that you may not See On October 6th, 2012, Carlos Alazraqui, Tom Kenny, Charlie Adler, Doug Lawrence ( the original voice cast of Rocko’s Modern Life) and myself, got together for a reunion of sorts. I’m … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusal Life in Art

March 16, 2012

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In a Life in Art, Uncertainty Needs a Comfortable Place to Sit. I learned it young. I aspired to be a newspaper comic strip artist while I was growing up, as the newspaper comic business was shrinking. Thinking I had … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusal Life in Art

January 27, 2012

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Kaboing is NOT Kaput! I was just made aware today of a news post on a major animation site that joyfully announced the demise of Kaboing TV. ( along with some negative comments about myself and the site). Well, you … Continue reading

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Business as Unusal Serious Thoughts

October 16, 2011- Blog Action Day

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On this years Blog Action Day, I’m choosing to discuss the food issue of lunches served in out public schools. Living in LA, I can tell you, from what I see at my daughters school, that the food is not … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusal Life in Art Life is so Daily

September 16, 2011

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The Art of Persistence “If you are going through hell,, keep going”- Winston Churchill It’s a lot of crap. This life in art as fairy dust, days of blissful solitude, the envy of all. It sucks. A lot of time. … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusal

September 14, 2011

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I’ve been working with my friend Mark Haslett on some story writing, ( a great feature script writer I might add) and I realized I had not touched on in my book the role of the “Contagonist”. Athough I have … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusal Filmmaker Spotlight Life in Art

September 9, 2011

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Dirdy Birdy on KaboingTV My old friend John Dilworth’s classic Dirdy Birdy cartoon short is gracing our indie showcase on KaboingTV. Check it out. John and I know each from way back in the early nineties when he directed the … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusal

August 25, 2011

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Shout Factory and I have worked out a deal where I will be designing and supplying the the art for cover of the new Season 2 Rocko DVD. We are also discussing some new bonus features. We will see. It’s … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusal Life in Art Serious Thoughts

August 1, 2011

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Ahhhh, this would have been my fathers birthday. I guess it still is. I think about his affect on my life, and whether his dismissal of my art life gave me more drive to push through the disapproval. I was … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusal Life in Art

July 26, 2011

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Working on some great projects with a couple different studios. It’s invigorating to see growth in the industry, and studios willing to take chances. It’s a bit of a focus changing challenge to go from meeting with my students, to … Continue reading

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