Author Archive: goldstar

Toon Adjacent: Wacky Races Get Real!

Hey! Let’s talk about Hanna Barbera/Heater-Quigley’s animated series Wacky Races. You know it, you love it (assuming that you grew up in the era when the show was airing on TV). But did you know that some people made real life the Wacky Races customized cars? Yes, you heard right. Some people made actual replicas of …

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Pop Dream #9: Lynn and Lucy

Are you still there? Good, ’cause it’s that time again! Time for the next Pop Dream! Before we start, I’d like to once again apologize for the delay. I didn’t intend for the gap between segments to get this long. I planned to do this last month (September), but real life kept getting in the …

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Peeks: Muppet Babies Series Reboot

It would seem that the twenty teen years are the era of the reboot. Many series that fans watched from the 90s to the early 00s seem to be getting a reboot or revamp of some kind. These shows range from the good to the “eh”. This past Saturday, we became aware of the latest …

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Pop Dream #8: Luna and Luan

Guess what, everybody… Before we begin, I’d like to apologize for the delay. I meant to get this one out earlier this month, but I got sidetracked by another creative project that Damon and I are working on which may lead to something significant in the near future. But I don’t want to reveal too …

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Unpopular Opinions: Franklin

For a moment, let’s talk about Franklin. No, not him… Him. Franklin (no last lame given) made his debut in Charles Schultz’s Peanuts comics strip on July 31st, 1968. His debut was heralded by some publications, siting that was good to see that Charlie Brown wasn’t colorblind. Indeed, Franklin was one of the first African-American …

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