He was the one who figured out that if movies were just a series of still pictures, he could draw a series of still pictures and make a movie out of them. He personally drew thousands of pictures for his first animated movie, about Gertie the Dinosaur.
I was enchanted by the short films inspired by McCay Roger Ebert showed us at Ebertfest this year. This one is by Thomas Edison, circa 1904.
Interview: Adriana Trigiani of "Big Stone Gap" Adriana Trigiani really is from a coal mining town in Virginia called Big Stone Gap and the biggest movie star in the world did choke on a chicken bone there.
Now if that is not enough to inspire a book and a movie, I don't know what ...
Carolyn Hax on the Toughest Media Question Parents Face I am a huge fan of advice columnist Carolyn Hax, whose compassionate and insightful responses are always illuminating and often very funny. And I love the witty meta-commentary in the accompanying illustrations from Nick Galifianakis. Today, ...
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