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Published on August 16, 2013, by in Animation, Design.

If I have to explain the wonders of Don Bluth’s animation to you, this is not the blog you are looking for.  At the risk of alienating kind-hearted souls on the basis of ignorance, I will expend a couple precious sentences for clarity.  Unless you are quite young, you are probably already an unknowing fan

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The continued search for the latest and greatest in toys and distraction led Toy Joy to New York this week.  As the Javits Center hosted the 111th Annual American Toy Fair®, we searched the aisles for fun, and here is what we found: “Captain, there appears to be only toys on this planet.”  What an

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This past Saturday, I was lucky enough to be at the Alamo Drafthouse’s Summer of ’82 screening of The Dark Crystal.  In our current era of unimaginative film studios,  enjoying a great classic movie can often be marred with negative associations from poorly produced, or just plain unnecessary remakes.  The following list is all based of internet rumors, which

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Published on July 24, 2012, by in Animation, Design.

Rodent Gumshoes! The internet is awesome.  It has things like this, and this, and also this.  Threadless is also one of those awesome internet things, and a dear friend of mine has the above submission awaiting your approval.  If perchance you don’t understand the pop culture reference embedded in the image, please leave a comment.  I’m certain someone will explain things! I don’t ask the internet

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Having just returned from San Diego Comic Con (SDCC), you’re gonna have to deal with a couple related posts.  Sorry!   Regardless, one of my favorite experiences this past con was the Cartoon Network Artshow!  Celebrating their 20th Anniversary of collecting and creating amazing animation with over 100 pieces of original artwork, by both staff artists and friends.

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Have you met Mameshiba?  These adorable bean-dogs have been a part of my life for some time now, so I am always surprised to find people unawares!  I could type several descriptive paragraphs about what makes these Japanese hybrids both adorable and quirky, but it’s best to catch them in action:   Click here to view the

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he’s pointing at you! Two months ago I wrote a quick viewing guide for Jem and the Holograms (because everything needs instructions!).  Lamentably absent from that list was Season 3, which had not yet been released to Netflixinstant viewers.  Apparently the demand was great, and now the most wonderful and weird season of 80′s cartoon rock magic are

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Outrageous News!  Season 1 & 2 of Jem and the Holograms is now available on Netflix instant!  You know I couldn’t let this go by without a mention, and maybe something extra.  So, if you are looking for some rock and roll, read on! 3 different episode menus, for 3 different Jem personality types.  Keep in mind

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Published on April 18, 2012, by in Animation, Design.

Business as usual Check it out! I know, the world might not need another tumblr, but consider this a preventative measure.  I have a bad habit of collecting rather strange gifs.  If I don’t share them somewhere they are bound to start hijacking briteshiny.com!  It’s better this way, trust me!

 
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Recent Pop Culture trends are revealing a new generation of grown-ups that can’t let go of their favorite childhood indulgences.  As a result, characters and cartoons originally created for a much younger market find a fan base with an entirely different set of needs and desires.  Briteshiny talks a lot about the lack of products to meet the

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