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From Comic-Con@Home 2021: The Science of Art

How is STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) used to inspire and create our most beloved popular arts? What do portrayals of science and scientists in popular media get right and wrong? From world-building to special effects and cosplay, IF/THEN ambassadors (www.ifthenshecan.org) Sydney Hamilton (aerospace engineer), Myria Perez (paleontologist), Dr. Samantha Thi Porter (archaeologist), and Dr.…

Tom & Jerry

Eighty years ago today, Tom and Jerry made their debut in the short Puss Gets the Boot. Initially named Jasper and Jinx at the time, they would go onto become the most famous animated cat and mouse duo of all time and pave the way for some of the greatest animated slapstick. pic.twitter.com/uLGUxxanZq — Animated…

Trump as The Joker from Batman: The Animated Series

We’ve a long, difficult slog ahead, but occasionally a bit of humor will make the journey easier. Mark Hamill, who was the voice of The Joker on Batman: The Animated Series, has recorded one of Trump’s many unhinged tweets as though Trump were that comic book villain: The Trumpster quote #1#ANewJeersToast https://t.co/qZQEGU18r6 — Mark Hamill…

Sunday Animation: Krazy Kat – Bugologist

| Story, George Herriman. | Duration: 3:21 at 22 fps. | While in the woods studying bugs, Krazy Kat and Ignatz Mouse encounter a sleeping bee and an angry elephant. | Summary from M/B/RS shelflist card. | Based on George Herriman’s comic strip Krazy Kat. Via Origins of American Animation @ Library of Congress.