Animator Chuck Jones once said: “June Foray is not the female Mel Blanc. Mel Blanc was the male June Foray.” June, who passed away in July 2017, was the voice of our childhood. Yesterday would have been her 100th birthday.
California tumbles into the sea That’ll be the day I go back to Annandale.
“When you control the mail, you control… information.” * * * * * * * * Illustration Friday used the word “mail” as the topic in December 2010. Here is my illustration from then.
Pizza guy! Who ordered the double cheese and sausage?
Okay, Andy, are my fifteen minutes up yet?
Adam West ended the decades-long controversy in a single sentence on an episode of the sitcom The Big Bang Theory: “It should be me, Keaton, Kilmer, Lego, Bale, and the pretty boy Clooney.” Adam passed away on June 9, 2017 after a short battle with leukemia. He was 88. Here’s my own memory of West’s …
My mom, circa late 1939.
A guy is sitting in his living room, watching television, when he hears a knock at the door. He gets up and opens the door to find a snail on his front porch. The guy looks around and sees no one. Angered by the interruption to his TV watching, he reaches down, grabs the snail …
“Heroes need monsters to establish their heroic credentials. You need something scary to overcome.” — Margaret Atwood
Then one day he was shootin’ at some food and up from the ground come a bubblin’ crude. Black gold. Texas tea.