How responsible is the treatment of violence in cartoons? And what is the bigger cultural impact of this? The Animation Pimp takes a swing.
Column: The Animation Pimp
The Pimp takes a survey of some animation porn and comes to a surprising conclusion. Are we missing a piece of animation history here? Warning: This article contains some pretty racy content. Please dont read it if this type of stuff upsets you.
The Animation Pimp presents the unedited selection notes he took during the 2002 Ottawa Festival's selection process, where he, and two others, watched over 1600 films in nine days
Talking animals...why are we so attached to the talking animals? The Pimp, of course, has some ideas.
Whether ants, ogres or woolly mammoths, they all act like us North Americans. The Pimp questions just how tolerant we've grown; how far have we really come?
Why are we so scared to venture outside of the carefully planned linear world of storytelling? The Pimp ventures an opinion.
The Pimp ponders the true meaning of art. From Plato to Aristotle to Nietzsche to Murder, She Wrote...the Pimp takes it all in and tries to find meaning.
Enraged by why certain films are screened at festivals and others aren't? The Animation Pimp tells it like it is from INSIDE the festival room.
Far away from the buzzing SIGGRAPH floor is the art gallery where high tech meets fine art. Annick Teninge reports on this fascinating realm.
The Pimp reacts to the events of September 11, 2001 and relates them to our little animated corner of the earth.
The Pimp continues with his theories on projectionists and offers some solutions to their tyrannical control over presenting an artists work.
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Finally, something the Pimp likes! Rex The Runt. But, this month, we see that the Animation Pimp reads a lot into this show of four dogs.
Boy, the Pimp is never happy! This month, the Animation Pimp discusses his great distaste at being hit over the head with music. Of course, he uses more colorful terms...
The Animation Pimp takes a closer look at the sexual politics of Shrek, where it's better to promote bestiality than homosexuality.
The Animation Pimp has noticed something recently in animated features -- "coupling, specifically heterosexual coupling" -- and here's what he has to say about it.
This month the Animation Pimp, Chris Robinson, takes on the Academy of Arts and Sciences. Three films? Three films represent all the international animation arena has to offer?!
This month the Animation Pimp Chris Robinson takes on the U.S. job drain to Canada and reveals it is actually a two way street and has been for many a year...