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August 30, 2019

In my humble opinion, there can never be enough opportunities to celebrate the brilliant artistry of Mary Blair!

The story of this remarkable lady has been explored before, but never with such delight, whimsy and spirit as "Mary Blair's Unique Flair!" This treasured vol...

August 19, 2019

Sherri Vandoli, the last of the premium painters who worked on hand-painted productions at the Walt Disney Studios, has passed. 

When I began working on my Ink & Paint book a number of years ago, this talented lady was the last painter within Disney Studios Ink & Paint...

August 14, 2019

I'm deeply saddened to learn today of the loss of an amazing soul, a talented artist & dear friend — Laurel Wiley. After a lifetime of critical health issues, this vibrant and beautiful (inside & out) lady is now at peace.  

In my life as a musician, it was a g...

July 28, 2019

One of the most recognizable and beloved voices of all time has passed. The sad news of the loss of the great Russi Taylor is still sinking in. This sweet, gentle lady embodied the magic of the many characters she voiced, but she will always be remembered primarily for...

July 22, 2019

The tragic events of July 18th marked damaging changes to the animation industry. The Kyoto Animation Studio Fire, set off by a deranged arsonist attack, brought the senseless loss of 34 young animation artists whose talent and stories will sadly never be known. Nearly...

July 21, 2019

Once a year the beautiful city of San Diego, CA transforms into the Mecca of all things pop-culture, comics, animation, super-heroes, cinema and toys. Fifty years ago, a humble meet-up of earnest comic-book sellers and fans has now evolved into a teeming temporary metr...

June 5, 2019

Today marks 100 years since the passing of the 19th Amendment by Congress on June 4th, 1919, ensuring all American women the right to vote.

"The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be defined or abridged by the United States or by and State on accou...

June 3, 2019

The world lost one of its warmest souls yesterday — the great Leah Chase. A dynamic presence, a brilliant chef, a positive force and remarkable woman, Leah passed yesterday at the age of 96 years young. Her legendary restaurant, Dooky Chase, is a New Orleans institutio...

May 31, 2019

As a young dreamer, the journey of my life ahead could easily be tracked by such milestone phrases as "You're hired," "I do," "It's a healthy baby––" "You've just won the lottery," "I'd like to thank the Academy...." Come on, admit it! We've all planned our dream weddi...

May 27, 2019

Of our loved ones who bravely fought and served our country, let's take a moment to recognize the countless women who quietly served right along their brothers in arms. Throughout our collective past, women have always been present, with dedication and fortitude, to de...

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