Thursday, January 27, 2005
Wednesday, January 26, 2005
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In continuing with Chuck Jones, I wanted to post a few quotes that he had said over his years.
"Anyone can negatively criticize -- it is the cheapest of all comment because it requires not a modicum of the effort that suggestion requires."
"Censorship, I believe, is the most dangerous enemy to all human communication, and piety of intention is probably the most dangerous, the most virulent and the most self-satisfying."
“Children probably consume more and contribute less to our economy than any other class with the possible exception of pigeons; it makes you wonder why we continue to put up with them.”
"Human beings will line up for miles to buy a bucket of catastrophes, but don't try selling sunshine and light -- you'll go broke."
"We must not confuse distortion with innovation; distortion is useless change, art is beneficial change."
"The rules are simple. Take your work, but never yourself, seriously. Pour in the love and whatever skill you have, and it will come out."
"Jackie Gleason said that comedy is the most exacting form of dramatic art, because it has an instant critic: laughter."
Monday, January 24, 2005
One of the great animation directors for Warner Brothers pictures was Chuck Jones. He brought a unique visual style to already known characters such as Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig and Daffy Duck.
He also created the characters of Marvin the Martian, Road Runner, and Pepe Le Pew. He also directed "How the Grinch Stole Christmas".
An amazing talent who worked for over 60 years in the buisness, winning 3 Oscars.
A recently unpublished interview has been posted on the web and you can find it here: