Producer of short films. Live Action/Animation writer. Film and Animation enthusiast who can wax poetically about both.
Welcome to the SPACE JAM! Joelle Monique Returns to the Podcast to help break down the new trailer and discuss the history of the Franchise along with Lebron's career moves into Michael Jordan's shoes!   Watch the Trailer HERE!   The Website: LeBron James (KingJames) falls into the reject's world aka TuneWorld!   Poster Release! Zendaya Joins as the voice of Lola Bunny!   Shorts Discussed:  Water, Water Every Hare (1952) Dir. Chuck Jones. Bugs Bunny Rides Again (1948) Dir. Friz Freleng. Stills Property of Warner Bros. FOLLOW THE SHOW! Instagram - YOUTUBE - Twitter - Facebook - FOLLOW THE Guest!
Follow the link to help our Asian Communities as they are experience heavy hatred and violence against them in the US.   Speedy Gonzales has been beloved by Mexican American's for years, but recently there are have been discussions around his problematic nature and origin resulting in a column written by LA Times contributing writer Gustavo Arellano, so I asked him to join me in discussing this complex history. He agreed! Columnist Gustavo Arellano's painting of Speedy Gonzales hanging in his home office.   Happy 80th Cecil the Turtle! Cecil the Turtle first starred alongside Bugs Bunny in Tortoise Beats Hare (1941) Directed by Tex Avery. Bob Clampett and Friz Freleng would also go on to direct the turtle in following shorts. He has appeared in every series of the Looney Tunes, including the latest series on HBO Max with had him tormenting the rabbit in not only a race, but a math test and a carrot eating contest. That short, "Shell Shocked" is directed by Pete Browngardt.   New Batch of Looney Tunes Cartoons dropping April 29th! This new batch will introduce more rare characters into the fold, such as Pete Puma and the Gremlin character from Falling Hare! Stills Property of Warner Bros. Shorts Discussed: Speedy Gonzales (1955) Dir. I. Freleng Written by Warren Foster. La Bamba by El Jarocho 1939 FOLLOW THE SHOW! Instagram - YOUTUBE - Twitter - Facebook - FOLLOW THE Guest! Gustavo Arellano:
This Episode was originally recorded in December of 2020 and I held it off until new Space Jam: A New Legacy promotion started as we discuss the history of the Space Jam Franchise! Dan Romanelli is the man behind Warner Brothers Consumer Products and who allowed Bugs Bunny and Batman into Six Flags Theme Parks across the world! He brings a lot of stories to the show and I'm so thankful for the one regarding a Warner Brothers Store that was located in one of the Twin Towers during 9/11 that stood tall after the attacks. Come along as we explore his legacy as well as examine a true Chuck Jones classic in Frigid Hare which introduced the Playboy Penguin. Shorts Discussed: Frigid Hare (1949) Characters introduced into The World of Mayhem: Snow Bunny Bugs Bunny in drag! Louis De Guzman has created an incredible piece of art that went on sale in December and sold out immediately! Check out his site for more info on how to get your hands on one of these fabulous scuptures! Check out Love Your Melon for these cool Winter head warmers!   Space Jam: A New Legacy Arcade XBox Contest has ended and now you can see the winners! Congrats to Ricky in the US and Narayan in India! FOLLOW THE SHOW! Instagram - YOUTUBE - Twitter - Facebook - FOLLOW THE Guest!   Follow Dan on Linkedin    
We finally have some new detail on Space Jam: A New Legacy thanks to Entertainment Weekly and their April Issue! In part to new images being released, Lola Bunny has caught some controversy which set Twitter ablaze and on those heels, Pepe Le Pew was a hot topic across the internet after Deadline reported a scene with him was cut out of the new film. In this week's episode, I'm joined once again by the talented singer/songwriter Reina Mora (see LOLA IN SPAAAAAAACE!) and John Carmack, a friend from college and the CEO of VEGIFY also stops by for some much needed insight to discuss these topics and more!  Congratulations to the Warner Brother's Animation Team on their Annie Awards! Especially, Jim Soper (character design) and Andrew Dickman (Storyboard Artist) for Looney Tunes Cartoons! Space Jam:  A New Legacy: Photos courtesy of Warner Brothers Ent. Entertainment Weekly: Original Concept Art of Lola Bunny Jerry Rees, Tony Cervone, Ashanti Ghania, Brian Smith, Jim Kammerud and Gary Dunn all had a hand in designing Lola Bunny for Space Jam. (1996).   Deadline: Shorts Discussed:  Odor-able Kitty - (1945) Dir. Chuck Jones Written by Ted Pierce. The Pepe Le Pew Affair - (2018) Pepe is voiced by friend of the show Eric Bauza! World of Mayhem Characters discussed: Phantom Le Pew, Yodel Pepe, Pepe Le Bard, Gentlemen Pepe   FOLLOW THE SHOW! Instagram - YOUTUBE - Twitter - Facebook - FOLLOW THE Guests! John Carmack CEO of VegifyApp VegifyApp - Company Twitter - Personal Twitter -   Reina Mora Willow Crest - Listen to their music on Spotify! Reina Mora on Spotify WillowCrest on Spotify  
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Dec 31st, 1986
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