Wild Wife

In the early 50’s, several of the animation studios made shorts that sort of poked fun at our culture’s idea of domestic bliss.  Robert McKimson’s 1954 Looney Tune “Wild Wife” is a good example.  It’s an interesting short to watch…at some moments it seems like pro-feminist animation, and then a few seconds later, it pulls…

Who’s Minding the Store

When I think of Jerry Lewis, my brain does not automatically think of him as being one of the biggest comedy film stars of all time.  Having grown up in the 70’s and 80’s, when his film career was on the decline, my first association with him is as the host of that telethon.  I…