Author: Marlene

A Disney gift for every geek!

Santa’s erudite elves, particularly those working the Disney beat, have outdone themselves this year! The current Disney literary (a.k.a. Disney Publishing Worldwide or Disney Book Group) offerings – from Disney Editions, Disney Press, Hyperion, Marvel Kids, and others of their ilk – are an impressive bunch. The 2016 Disney reading list ranges from splashy coffee… Continue reading

‘Sonic Boom’ season 2 kicks bot

Blazing hot on the heels of Sonic the Hedgehog movie news comes a big announcement about ‘Sonic Boom.’ In basic terms, team Sonic is speeding back to kick more bot. The second season of CG series ‘Sonic Boom™,’ starring SEGA’s iconic Sonic the Hedgehog™, will premiere on Boomerang in the USA. The launch date is… Continue reading

‘Producing Animation’ and other indoor sports

Ye olde Animation Examiner (i.e., Marlene Sharp, animation columnist from the now-defunct AXS news outlet Examiner.com) has run the cartoon gauntlet lately. Besides the search for a new publishing platform, she has experienced the usual day-to-day challenges of a pro kids’ content collaborator, including head scratching, nail biting, stomach churning, and of course, putting one’s… Continue reading