Heard a really interesting story on Weekend America this past weekend. Two-time US Poet Laureate, Billy Collins, talks about Looney Tunes’ influence on him, and shares some poetry to that effect.
when he is gardening alone
far from conversation
and the terrible stammering
far from Petunia, nag and tease
just resting on a hoe
as he contemplates
the blue background of his flat world —
a Zen pig.
Go check it out!
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Last night I watched the Porky Pig cartoon with the two leprechauns…
Not the greatest of the classic Looney Tunes, but not bad.
After doing some looking around on Google about it I found some interesting stuff, but this Dell comic (#426, Sept/Oct 1952) cover caught my eye instead and it was too much fun not to include today.
Sure and here’s hopin’ ya have ye a Happy St. Patrick’s Day!