For a short time, Ryan had a cat he named Ashley Katrina. Not sure where the name came from. Amazingly the cat actually got along with our two dogs, German Shepherd (Lady) and St Bernard (Marisa). A little grainy, but I always liked this shot. Happy Birthday, Ryan.
With the upcoming Comic-Con 2009 coming up, it's of note that former Portlander (Oregon City actually) Bill Plympton will making an appearance Thursday July 23rd, presenting Horn Dog. He will also screen some of his newer animated shorts, feature a Q&A after the screening and give away free Bill Plympton drawings to all attendees.
As if that's not cool enough, John Kricfalusi (John K, creator of Ren & Stimpy) will be at Comic-Con talking about his career, past, present and future.
But wait, there's more! (drum roll, please) Legend Stan Freberg will be making an appearance on Friday, July 24th. Wow.
The Don Martin Dictionary is an online archive by Doug Gilford, which features ALL the sounds, grunts, noises and various utterances from his MAD Magazine cartoons. (AAHT AAHHT BLOOOOT) I wonder how long it took him to get all those documented?