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    John Kricfalusi

    Anyone else fuckin hate this guy?
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    I like him, =]

    but i'm curious to know why he rubs you the wrong way?
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    Yeah, I like him too and he has a great blog too. But I don't know him personally. What's your beef?
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    You must read his blog a lot.
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    I enjoy his blog a lot. He talks a lot of sense. Please enlighten us?
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    Haven't paid attention to him since Ren & Stimpy, but I love his art style.
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    Edit: I just took a look at his blog after many years and it's amazing how much he teaches
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    I read his blog daily. I didn't like Ren and Stimpy as a kid. But now I really like it.
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    This bit of the rabbit stammering is very uncomfortable for me to watch. It goes on too long and seems completely inane. I think what makes me like Warners animation so much more than Disney's is it's much more character-oriented. I can identify with the characters in WB cartoons. They have motivations and personalities that I recognize. It didn't hurt that they had Mel Blanc doing the voices - a keen observer and satirist of human types. All the voice talent at WB was better suited to cartoons than the Disney voices, and that gave WB another advantage over Disney in creating convincing characters that seem to really exist.

    Disney himself must have had a really naive ignorant understanding of human nature because his voices just tend to be silly and juvenile. His animators had to evolve a style of acting that wasn't very natural because they didn't have anything to hang any natural animation on. The voices and written characterizations just aren't very intelligent. It's like trying to wrap sophisticated animation around baby-talk.
    I agree with John Kricfalusi. Cartoons use to blow when I was growing up.
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    I don't agree with that last quote at all. Not every cartoon needs to be pessimistic satire. That may have worked for him, but it seems like the guy is just player hating Disney for being more succesful than him while having a different outlook on life and animation. The whole blog is him building his own hype, it's ridiculous.
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    Very true. I also know a few people who've worked for him who've said he's an asshole in person and treats his artists like shit. The guy honestly isn't even that talented himself. I mean he draws cartoons for a living and considers himself an artistic genius.
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    He's an opinionated SOB who's notoriously bad with deadlines. If you aren't in a professional relationship with him I don't see how either one has any bearing on your life.

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