The Simpsons Disney Couch Gag

Over the past two years, The Simpsons really seemed to have upped their game when it comes to delivering unique and bold iterations of their ongoing couch gag in the opening credits. Last year’s couch gags included a tribute to Rick and Morty and an opening from Ren & Stimpy creator John Kricfalusi. Plus, back in 2014, The Simpsons took a cue from Disney’s animated hit Frozen. Now their latest couch gag reaches back into the history of Disney, thanks to animator Eric Goldberg, the man responsible for bringing Genie to life in Aladdin and much more.

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D23 Expo 2015 Prints

D23 Expo 2015 kicks off on Friday in Anaheim, California, and pop culture screen print collectors should take note as the convention will see a ton of new officially licensed screen print releases from top artists like Mark Englert, JC Richard, Dave Perillo, Joe Dunn and more. We’ve covered some of the prints already on the site, but so many new prints have been posted since, I thought it was time for a good round up of what is available and where. Hit the jump to see the D23 Expo 2015 print releases.

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After the break you’ll find the next two installments of my “Frogumentary”, focusing on The Princess and the Frog animator Eric Goldberg and clean-up animator Marshall Toomey. You may wish to catch up on part one first.

I want to extend my congratulations to Goldberg who last night won a richly deserved Annie Award for Character Animation in a Feature Production with his rendering of Louis in The Princess and the Frog. You’ll get some idea of why from the video below.

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