Posts Tagged ‘history’

Toonzone Interviews Tommy Stathes and J.J. Sedelmaier on Early New York Animation

by Ed Liuon May 18, 2015
Many animation fans have seen and even purchased collections of public domain cartoons on home video, but Tommy José Stathes used those earliest collections (on VHS tapes in the 1990’s) as a springboard to become an early animation historian, archivist, and preservationist, with a focus on the earliest animated cartoons produced from the 1900’s to […]
An Animated History Of The Van

An Animated History Of The Van

by Alex Beanon September 27, 2014
You may or may not [we are going to place our wager on “may not”] have been sitting around wondering to yourself – “Gee, I wonder how the van came to be…” – but just in case of the off chance you were sitting around in such wonderment, Mercedes-benz has your back…


History Channel Launches Planet H

by Alex Beanon August 8, 2014
History Channel is launching Planet H, a mobile phone app using animated games to instruct children ages 7-11 about history. The first two apps released are “Empire Run” – a race through various historical worldwide empires – and “Frontier Heroes” [with mini-games set specifically in American history]. Both “Empire Run” and “Frontier Heroes” are available […]

Review: “Horizon on the Middle of Nowhere Season 1 (UK Edition)” – Nowhere Near What You’d Expect

by Grant Whiteon September 16, 2013
Usually I’d offer a brief explanation of the plot’s starting point but on this occasion I find myself more than a bit bewildered. As the adaptation of a later saga in a massive sci-fi epic, Horizon does itself few favours by beginning the show with a hurdle in the form of a four episode ‘introduction’ […]