Category Archives: funny names in cartoons

Whistle While Iwerks

Most self-respecting Americans would recognize that mouse and that Disney mustache anywhere. But today we celebrate the man on the right, Ubbe Eert “Ub” Iwerks, aka Walt Disney’s oldest and dearest friend. Ub was born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1901. His father, … Continue reading

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Lake Street Dive, I’d like you to meet Fred and Wilma Flintstone

I spent a great hour Saturday smiling at the band Lake Street Dive. Not because of a funny name, though it might qualify as somewhat of a head-scratcher for this young foursome out of Boston. Let drummer Michael Calabrese explain … Continue reading

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