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August, 2014

  • 13 August

    Robin Williams, friend to and lover of Animation, left us this week

      Robin Williams, long-time friend to and lover of animation and a comedic and dramatic role model for many left us this week. We talk about what impact his life and career had on us and the field of animation as a whole. Other stories we cover in this episode …

  • 8 August

    A Phoenix Takes Flight: Julia Stiles & James Wirt Off-Broadway

    West Village, New York – Friday, August 8, 2014 Molly and I headed out to Cherry Lane Theatre on Monday night to catch the first preview of Phoenix, a play starring Julia Stiles and James Wirt, written by Scott Organ and directed by Jennifer Delia. This two-character play features Sue and Bruce, …

  • 6 August

    Studio Ghibli might be closing, YouTube’s Algorithm hurts animators, and Spongebob gets a new movie

    This week we talk about the new Spongebob Squarepants movie, Studio Ghibli might be closing, and Ross “rubberNinja” O’Donovan breaks down why YouTube’s algorithm is hurting Indie Animators. Oh also, guess what? We made it to 40 episodes! Not a traditional milestone but who cares… we haven’t completely fallen on …

  • 1 August

    The Impressionist Life Of Robert De Niro Sr.: An Artist Out of Time

    New York – Friday, August 1, 2014 Robert De Niro has immortalized the Soho art studio of  his late father,painter Robert De Niro Sr. 1922-1993, as somewhat of a time capsule, a  shrine, and private family museum he has maintained for the past 21 years.  It’s obvious that he has taken great  pains to ensure …

July, 2014

  • 31 July

    Artist Sui Park Weaves Innovation & Tradition With Future Tech

    New York – Thursday, July 31st , 2014 Artist Sui Park is a rising star in the New York City art scene with work that is both innovative and traditional. Park practices the ancient techniques of basketry using mono filament and cable zip ties as elemental units. She produces organic flexible forms that seduce the …