Remember when classic cartoons were considered good family entertainment? That was before uptight parents condemned politically incorrect Bugs Bunny episodes and Wile E. Coyotes promotion of violence. Yeah, because a cartoon canine blasting an animated roadrunner with TNT will clearly damage your kids fragile psyche. But American Dad and Gossip Girls remain as family-hour favorites. Cough.
"Censorship, I believe, is the most dangerous enemy to all human communication, said the late Oscar-winning Bugs Bunny creator Chuck Jones, who had one cartoon banned from television for decades for being too racy.
See Joness work including fine art portraits, drawings, and animation cels of his famous characters in the Chuck Amuck: A Legacy of Laughter exhibit. The event includes a memorabilia display with awards, scripts, and the cartoonists actual desk.
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