069: The Simpsons, The Lorax, and Other News

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An episode with several loosely-related-to-Pixar items: More on The Simpsons, a review of The Lorax, and more talk on John Carter and (100% Pixar) Brave! Guest: Hunter Phillips from 500 Days of Homer

New Japanese trailer for Brave (Do not watch if you are avoiding spoilers! I personally have not seen it myself and do not plan to): http://www.pixartalk.com/2012/03/japanese-brave-poster-and-trailer

More info about singer Julie Fowlis: http://www.scotsman.com/scotland-on-sunday/scotland/gaelic_singer_finds_global_stage_with_song_from_the_heart_for_pixar_s_brave_1_2152820

Interview with Brenda Chapman from Dec 2011 on Pixar Portal: http://www.pixarportal.com/blog.php?id=brenda-chapman-interview-part-one-career

Stephen Colbert points out the hypocrisy in the Lorax marketing: http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/409243/february-27-2012/movies-that-are-destroying-america---oscar-edition----a-separation-----the-lorax-

More on that: http://bottomline.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/03/05/10584075-lorax-promotions-try-to-balance-marketing-with-message

How to Train Your Dragon Arena event:

LA Times interview with Andrew Stanton: http://herocomplex.latimes.com/2012/03/03/john-carter-andrew-stanton-refuses-to-underestimate-your-intelligence

Andrew Stanton was a recent lead-off speaker at TED: http://legallyeasy.rocketlawyer.com/whats-your-story-10-lesson-learned-at-ted-94652