Thursday, June 23, 2011
CHICANONAUTICA CELEBRATES BULLFIGHTING
I confess my love of bullfighting in my latest Chicanonautica over at La Bloga.
This was bit of a problem when it came to coming up with extras to offer here at Mondo Ernesto -- seeing that a lot of you out there are sensitive artistic and literary types who get disturbed by videos of actual bullfights. Luckily, over the decades, animators have recognized tauromaquia's cinegenic qualities. So here's three wonderful bullfighting cartoons:
First, we give some time to the "anti" viewpoint from everyone's favorite two-fisted vegetarian:
Next an example of high weirdness from the twisted mind of Tex Avery:
And finally, a masterpiece of the ridiculous and the sublime (often simultaneously) by the immortal Chuck Jones:
at 7:12 PM