Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Welcome to Thad Komorowski and Bob Jaques' podcast examining the best classic cartoons ever made, and just why they are the best classic cartoons ever made! 

Historical overviews, scene-by-scene analysis and highlights from classic shorts, intricate breakdowns from an animator’s perspective, occasional animator and historian guests… all you could ever want to know about ancient cartoons in this modern age, from two gents who’ve done the research and are just bursting to share that knowledge with our listenership.

Learn more—and get more—at:
http://patreon.com/cartoonlogic

Nov 30, 2020

Our first (of few) forays into TV animation, examining the early days of Bill Hanna and Joe Barbera's "planned" animation empire! We talk about what went wrong at Hanna-Barbera, and what went right in the early days, thanks to folks like Ed Benedict (whom Bob met), Daws Butler, Alan Reed, and Carlo Vinci. We also...


Oct 26, 2020

Here to guide us through the history of NYC's Van Beuren Studio in the '20s and '30s is our most qualified special guest, historian and musician Charlie Judkins! Learn how Paul Terry, John Foster, and Jim Tyer shaped cartoons that never came close to matching the Fleischers (despite being right across the street!), and...


Sep 28, 2020

Warner cartoon legend Art Davis was a long-term animator and had an exceptionally memorable three-year run directing the studio's "D-unit" in the late '40s. We discuss Davis' history that began in the silent era as an errand boy on Mutt & Jeff; how he became the business' first assistant/inbetweener; his many years...


Aug 17, 2020

Because no one asked for it, we're givin' you some CRINGE. We return to the subject of Famous Studios to zero in on what exactly made their cartoons of the 1950s so infamously unfunny. What's your favorite Famous cringe? Herman mutilating Katnip? Popeye trying to seduce Poopdeck Pappy? Just Casper? Or Little Audrey's...


Aug 3, 2020

In lieu of our regular episode this week, we're offering the first episode of Spinach Skrewtny, our Patreon-exclusive chronological examination of the Popeye cartoons made by the Fleischer Studio. We hope this sample entices you to join us!

In our premiere, Bob gives a summation of his lifelong history (re: obsession)...