Throughout the production of Drawn, there have been so many great moments in interviews that didn't quite fit into any of our episodes, but we wanted to make sure that listeners got to hear them. So today, it's all random interview moments.
While most of the high-profile positions in animation have been occupied by men for decades, women have been part of animation from the beginning. How has the industry changed for women over the years, and what does the future hold?
Cartoons have gone through a number of identity shifts in terms of their intended audience. How did a medium initially aimed at adults become such an essential part of childhood, and then blossom again as a medium full of adult-oriented content?
From Mel Blanc and June Foray to Tara Strong and Billy West, some of the most familiar sounds of childhood come from the mouths of rarely seen actors. Who are the people behind the voices that make us laugh, and how did this become a career?
From Oswald the Lucky Rabbit candies to today’s mass-market collectibles, cartoons have driven an entire industry of branded merchandise. How did it go from pez dispensers to housewares to amusement parks?