When I was a child, I remember watching the antics of a certain “wascally wabbit” and his friends. Naturally, I had no idea that I was watching some of the same cartoons that my mother watched as a child. I bring this up because this year Bugs Bunny turns 70 years old. The first official Bugs Bunny cartoon was called A Wild Hare. It premiered on July 27, 1940, and was directed by Tex Avery. I say this is the first official cartoon because, while there had been a sort of Bugs Bunny prototype in the late 1930’s, this is the first cartoon in which he was
Nickelodeon hosts the wonderful cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants multiple times every day. As you probably know, the show tells of the adventures had by a quirky, yellow sponge and his best friend Patrick, who is a not too bright starfish. Also in the mix is greedy Mr. Krabs, Sandy the Squirrel, and Squidward Tentacles. Parents, wouldn't you like to see your child reading a book rather than sitting in front of a TV? Well, you're in luck!
There are many things that transcend the age-level they are geared for. Books written for teens and children frequently find themselves popular amongst adults for their amazing worlds and well-written stories. So, I hope that I can convince people of all ages to give this amazing animated show a try.
Tuesday, November 26th is the 91st birthday of Charles Schulz, creator of Charlie Brown. Sadly, Schulz passed away in 2000, but his legacy lives on in the beloved characters that he created in his comic strip. The Peanuts gang has been taken into the hearts of people of all ages. Today, most kids are having their first taste of this adventurous group not through the newspaper, but through television.