This month, Dr. Toon gets animated with historian, film preservationist, producer, promoter of animation festivals and events, and rather prolific author Jerry Beck.
Column: Dr. Toon
This month, Dr. Toon takes a psychedelic trip back to the late ‘60s and early ‘70s when Saturday Morning cartoons rocked.
Martin “Dr. Toon” Goodman takes on taboo racial topics in light of the debut of Adult Swim’s Minoriteam.
In this month's column, Dr. Toon sits down with the makers of Hoodwinked to talk about many an animator's dream — producing their own independent feature.
This month, Dr. Toon dives into the deep end of the animation pool to see what “adult” really means throughout toon history.
This month Dr. Toon plays the “What If” game to see how the world of animation would be different if in an alternative reality Dick Tracy was an animated star, Bob Clampett lived longer or Walt Disney never lost Oswald the Rabbit.
Dr. Toon draws parallels between Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote cartoons and the Cold War, the Vietnam War and the current Iraqi War.
For a second spin, Dr. Toon profiles some comic strips he thinks would make great animated properties.
Dr. Toon discusses one of the joys of being an animation fan — discovering unexpected gem moments within something seemingly awful.
Dr. Toon talks to producer/writer/director/animator Rob Renzetti about his career, his influences, and that spunky Robotic Global Response Unit XJ9 (a.k.a Jenny Wakeman), star of My Life as a Teenage Robot. The show’s first one-hour special airs on Nickelodeon August 13.
Dr. Toon investigates the gender role cultural values that children and tween animation present to the world of young spenders.
Dr. Toon ponders the areas of animation in which he covers via a comment made by The Animation Pimp.
The liberal left. The religious right. Dr. Toon gets in between the two sides of the culture war that has invaded toonland.
Dr. Toon acts the part of a Vegas bookie and casts the odds for each short listed film’s chances in the big Oscar race.
Dr. Toon takes a look at the new Looney Tunes box set for the improvements over the first Golden Collection and what the future may behold for the more non-PC shorts on DVD.
Dr. Toon takes a philosophical look at the possible economic, artistic/aesthetic and cultural effects that may have occurred if Walt Disney's gamble on Snow White would have failed.
Dr. Toon interviews John Kricfalusi about his favorite cartoons, which have inspired the Ren & Stimpy creator's forthcoming screening series at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood, California.
If this "what if?" piece, Dr. Toon ponders what it would be like if the vintage kings of cartoons were revived.
Dr. Toon encourages adults to bring cartoons out from the caves of their childhood memories and embrace the nonsense sometimes.