I loved watching Rocky and Bullwinkle reruns as a kid.
Of course, the indelible characters and slapstick humor were tremendous fun. And I was smart enough to pick up on some of the puns (though not all), but not yet savvy enough to recognize all the social satire masquerading as children’s entertainment.
Richard Corliss of Time.com has written a fascinating piece (linked below) about Alexander Anderson, who passed away last Friday. Contrary to what the closing credits of The Rocky and Bullwinkle show may have inferred, Jay Ward was not the creator of moose and squirrel.
Facebook Co-Founder: "What I Learned From 'The Social Network'"
In this fascinating, insightful, and empowering article, Facebook Co-founder Eduardo Saverin - portrayed in the movie by Andrew Garfield (pictured below) - talks about the insights he gained by recently viewing the story of his college life on the big screen.
It’s a must read for young people, middle-aged people, older people, and anyone else with a hint of entrepreneurial spirit.
Follow Eduardo’s advice and go out to change the world!
First came the 50th anniversary of the premiere of “The Flinstones” on Thursday, and tomorrow - October 2 - marks the 60th anniversary of the first newspaper publication of Charles Schulz’ brilliant “Peanuts.”
The article linked below discusses the events taking place today in Washington, DC at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery and National Museum of American History to honor the memory of Schulz and the cultural impact of “Peanuts.”