By now, you probably know that Rango and The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore are our new oscar winners. Any thoughts, guys? Don’t forget to check in your area to see if there’s movie theater playing the nominated shorts as a single event – totally worth it!
Legend of Korra
There’s a new Legend of Korra trailer! I’ve been saying for years that Avatar: The Last Airbender was required viewing for anyone working in children’s entertainment, and I’m excited to see if the sequel will fill those big shoes! It’ll have less episodes than the original, but a lot of the world has already been established, so I don’t think there will be any detriment there.
You can find a lot of show art here!
Want to catch up before the new show starts? The DVD sets aren’t that pricey right now – you can pick up the Book 1 DVD set, Book 2 DVD set, and Book 3 DVD set for a very reasonable price. The art of the show book is one of my personal favorites, and you can pick that up here!
Changes to the Website
You may have noticed, if you’re on the site regularly, that there’s a new area. We now have an Animated Store, which is basically one area on the site where you can go to buy things that we’ve talked about in the show, and everything you can buy is listed by podcast topic, with a section on the bottom for what Suzannah and Jon recommend in books about animation, video games, and comic books. We’re still linking to stuff in the podcast notes, but this collects everything together.
The store is powered by Amazon, which means that we get a tiny percentage of the profits if you buy something from our a-store. We’re looking for a way to offset the cost of webhosting, so if there’s anything in the store you want to buy, or if you donate through the paypal button on the site, you’re supporting the podcast.
It’s not a final thing. We’re hoping to find other, less obtrusive ways to cover the costs of webhosting.