"The Old New World" (Photo-based animation project) from seccovan on Vimeo.

Take some old photographs, add animation in the foreground, do some other things I can't explain without exposing my ignorance, and the result is a delightful short. Amid Amidi has details at Cartoon Brew.

Much will be said about the greatness of Bob & Ray, but no one can demonstrate it more clearly than they can themselves.

Bob Elliott died today, age 92.

Bobrayplaybill.jpgMuch will be said about the greatness of Bob & Ray, but no one can demonstrate it more clearly than they can themselves: The Komodo Dragon Expert, for instance. (mp3)

I remember going up from Philadelphia to Carnegie Hall with my father to see them onstage, 1983 I think it was, in coonnection with their public radio show, not the earlier "The Two and Only". I've rarely seen my father laugh so hard (or eat so many pastrami sandwiches in so many Manhattan delis in one day). He was as nimble as a teenager as we ran for the train home at Penn Station afterwards, perked up by Wally Ballou and the rest of the characters filling our heads.

 

bobandray.com

1947-2016

1947-2016. The stars look very different today. ...continue reading "David Bowie: Lazarus"

December 12, 2015, 1-2. Be part of the crowd that says "Yes, I was there. Let us never speak of it."

Can Walt Maguire read all of "A Christmas Carol" in only an hour? Maybe if he weren't reading it aloud in front of an audience.

Since he is, take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime gape-inducing wonder. Be part of the crowd that says "Yes, I was there. Let us never speak of it."

Saturday, December 12, 2015

1-2 pm

Free

5 East Gravers Lane
Chestnut Hill, PA

Part of the Chestnut Hill Sugarplum Saturday Christmas events.