That random thought of some Golden Age animators like Chuck Jones lived long enough to make it to the late 90's to early 2000's
Then you start to realize they co-existed with modern things like Rap and Metal music, the rise of CGI, Video Games, and most importantly the 90's resurgence in animation.
I feel like Adult TV animation in the last 4 years is starting to improve despite some bumps in the road while Kids TV animation is in an awkward spot where it's on throw whatever at the wall and see what sticks mode thanks to streaming and the pandemic.
Why does society keep devolving for the last century or so, why is America 50 years behind where it should’ve been? And anybody who tries to makes things better will be swept under the rug or get screwed over by cancer or disease.
I hate to get political here especially but for what happened today I can’t help
Man I remember when Gravity Falls was coming up, I thought it was going to be a Regular Show knock off due to the premise and art style looking similar. It didn’t help that the trailers made it look terrible.
It wasn’t until the word of mouth got theough that the show blew up bigger than expected
I know this is nerdy pedantry but it bug me when writers refer to cartoons that aired in Prime Time or Syndication as "Saturday Morning Cartoons". I don't expect the average person to know/care, but when you're writing an article or a video essay? Come on, you should get that right.
Posting less going well. No warnings for anything so I think the board agrees. Still present for everything and DO read what you guys say. But if I see something I don't like I keep my damn mouth shut. It's for the best.
20 Years ago today, Discovery Kids on NBC launched , it was my first introduction to Discovery Kids. I didn't have digital cable so I didn't have the channel. I liked Trading Spaces: Boys vs Girls. Tutenstien, Kenny the Shark, Time Warp Trio, Darcy's Wild Life.