Visit Some of Our Favorite Websites!
BJ AND DIRTY DRAGON!|
Puppets (of the other kind!) that we love! Anyone who grew up in Chicago in the early 70's will remember Bill Jackson, creator and star of Cartoon Town, The BJ and Dirty Dragon Show, and Gigglesnort Hotel! These shows also featured some of the most memorable hand puppets ever created
(also by Bill)! Visit this site where you can finally order clips from these classic shows on video!
QUISP! Visit Quaker Oats' webpage
featuring the Quazy Energy cereal! Download free wallpaper|
featuring our one of Jay Ward's finest creations!
Visit the characters of one of the Kings of the puppet world: JIM HENSON!
This is a fun site for the entire family. JIM HENSON PRODUCTIONS bring you a lavish website and games galore.
KIRSTEN ULVE'S OFFICIAL WEBSITE! |
Check out our friend Kirsten Ulve's site! The icon is a sneak peak from her illustration in Rick's
upcoming book and she has done illustrations for TV LAND and ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY to name a few!
He did make it to an 'ANIMAGIC' figure BUT didn't make it to a final special.
You don't have to be FRENCH to like Jerry!
Visit our friend Ron Dante's site for some "Sugar, Sugar!" Not only was he the lead singer on the ARCHIE records BUT he has Produced performers like Barry Manilow and Cher!
Your one stop shop for ENESCO and PLAYING MANTIS RANKIN/BASS items! They even have EXCLUSIVE ENESCO items based on RANKIN/BASS' RUDOLPH there. You may want to pick up a CAPTAIN ACTION figure or a toy replica from your childhood!
TV PARTY! |
A great site! Lots of nostalgic television here! Be sure to click on BOZO's picture on the "Lost Children's Shows" page for an article on
WGN's Bozo's Circus written by (once again!) Rick Goldschmidt!
RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER! |
This one takes you directly to Rick Goldschmidt's article on RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER at TVPARTY! What's
the dentist elf's real name, Herbie or Hermey? What makes the doll on the Island of Misfit Toys a misfit? Answers to these and other
burning Rudolph questions can be found here!
BURL IVES' OFFICIAL WEBSITE!|
Everthing you've ever wanted to know about the man who voiced one of our favorite Rankin/Bass characters, Sam the Snowman!
MITCH OCONNELL'S OFFICIAL WEBSITE!|
Visit the site of our friend, talented artist Mitch O'Connell, for some more samples of his artwork! (Mitch designed and
painted the group picture on our home page!)
DAVID SHELDON'S OFFICIAL WEBSITE!|
You've seen artist David Sheldon's work on Nick-at-Nite as well as on compact discs and other merchandise! Check out his site
and see why we like his cartoonish style!
HERB THE VEGETARIAN DRAGON!|
One of Jules Bass' latest projects is this great children's book by Barefoot Books! Check it out at this site!
THE MISFITS ROCK BAND! |
Check out the site of The Misfits, who have recenly incorprated MAD MONSTER PARTY clips into their latest music video "Monster Mash"! (Rare 45 rpm single of the song on green vinyl also still available at the site as well as Misfits T-shirts featuring Boris from Mad Monster Party!)
Visit our friend Craig Marin's website and enjoy his world of PUPPETS including the ones he did for SHINING TIME STATION!
His wife did some work with famous puppeteer Bil Baird and Craig's work was appreciated by Jim Henson!
Visit the world of WACKY WOBBLERS with our friend
Mike Becker at the helm! This is a GREAT line of classic bobble heads