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5 More Animals That Romped Through New York

An escaped peacock from New York’s Central Park Zoo found perching on Fifth Avenue window ledges drew attention—and international headlines—from news crews, bird watchers and well wishers last week. The now-famous cerulean fowl, which eventually returned to the zoo on its own, got us thinking about a handful of other animals that have taken unexpected trips [...]

Real Life Wiley E. Coyote and Road Runner Cartoon

(Video Link) Apache Pictures made a short film that imagines Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner as human beings. It’s called Wiley vs. Rhodes. The special effects are impressive for an independent short film. via Nerdcore

Top 10 Cartoon Villains

Within a storytelling construct, an antagonist is key, and cartoons have had some of the most dynamic, interesting villains throughout history. The list at Bezbrige has ten interesting choices, including everybody’s favorite desert dog: Wile E. Coyote. Wile Ethelbert Coyote seems to have an endless supply of Acme tools that he can use against the innocent [...]

Mel Blanc: Man of a Thousand Voices

Although you may have never seen Mel Blanc’s face, you’ve definitely heard his voice — he voiced hundreds of classic cartoon characters including Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Speedy Gonzales, Barney Rubble, Foghorn Leghorn, and bunches more. Known as the “man of a thousand voices,” he actually claims roughly 400 voices in the video below — [...]