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"Looney Tunes Golden Collection" Vol. 6: Less Bugs, More Bosko

by Dr. Daedaluson October 29, 2008
I’m not going to lie: when I first read the list of contents for the sixth Looney Tunes Golden Collection, I was a tad underwhelmed. Eventually, I got just as excited as every other year’s release (and purchased it on release day, as always), but back when news first broke, all I could think of […]

"Tiny Toon Adventures" Vol. 1: A Worthy Successor to Bugs and the Gang

by Dr. Daedaluson September 12, 2008
So I’m about to review Tiny Toon Adventures Vol. 1, a show which has been a favorite of mine since I was seven, and in the back of my mind, a nagging voice is saying to me, “You sure you don’t like it only due to nostalgia? I mean, you have liked it since you […]

"Looney Tunes Golden Collection" Vol. 6 Special Features Announced

by Dr. Daedaluson July 29, 2008
Previously, we reported that Looney Tunes: Golden Collection vol. 6 would be released on 10/21/08. Thanks to a post over at Cartoon Brew, we now have info on the special features as well. * Disc 1: – Extra Cartoons: Sniffles Takes a Trip (1940, Jones), Hippety Hopper (1949, McKimson), Rabbit Rampage (1955, Jones), Boyhood Daze […]

"Looney Tunes Golden Collection" Vol. 6 Announced

by Dr. Daedaluson July 9, 2008
Vol. 6 of the annual Looney Tunes Golden Collection has been announced. It will be released on 10/21/08 for $64.92. Cartoons included on the four discs: Disc 1: Looney Tunes All Stars * Hare Trigger: 1945 – Freleng * To Duck… Or Not to Duck: 1943 – Jones * Birth of a Notion: 1947 – […]

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Cites "Looney Tunes" as Major Influence

by Ed Liuon June 30, 2008
An editorial in the Wall Street Journal by former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins cites the Looney Tunes characters as a major influence on his work as a poet, stating that they provided, “an alternative to the static reality around me that dutifully followed the laws of the physical world.” Several excerpts of his Looney […]

Toon Zone Throwdown Final Round: Top 5 Takedowns

by Ed Liuon June 13, 2008
Here at Toon Zone News, we firmly believe that non-violent solutions to Real World problems are the ones that should be actively sought out and implemented. These solutions are harder to do, but if done correctly, they will tend to be more permanent, resulting in less ancillary suffering of innocent bystanders and more long-term happiness […]

Toon Zone Throwdown Round 4: Top 5 Comedy Fights

by Jameson June 12, 2008
Here at Toon Zone News, we firmly believe that non-violent solutions to Real World problems are the ones that should be actively sought out and implemented. These solutions are harder to do, but if done correctly, they will tend to be more permanent, resulting in less ancillary suffering of innocent bystanders and more long-term happiness […]

"Looney Tunes Golden Collection" Vol. 5: What a Fan-f-f-fanta-fantas-f... Great DVD!

by Dr. Daedaluson November 22, 2007
It doesn’t take a genius to figure out why Looney Tunes has endured for so long. Its only goal is to make the audience laugh, and thanks to its talented animators and directors, it succeeds nearly all the time. Now you can laugh even more with the fifth volume of Looney Tunes Golden Collection, starring […]

"Looney Tunes Golden Collection" Vol. 5 Announced

by Dr. Daedaluson July 11, 2007
Warner Bros. announced the fifth volume of the annual Looney Tunes Golden Collection today. The set will be released on 10/30/07. As usual, the discs are broken down by theme: * Disc 1: Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck * Disc 2: Fairy tales * Disc 3: Bob Clampett * Disc 4: Porky Pig & other […]

A Note of Recognition for...the Top 5 Fathers and Top 5 Father Figures in Animation

by Ed Liuon June 17, 2007
We had so much fun with the Top 5 Animated Mothers article for Mother’s Day that we decided that we had to do a follow-up for dads. Presented for your enjoyment are Toon Zone News’ opinionated picks for the top 5 animated dads in honor of Father’s Day, plus a collection of the top 5 […]