It's fun to take two topics and mix them into one cartoon.
Cogsworth, the character I did on 'Beauty and the Beast,' could be a bit flamboyant onscreen, because basically, he is a cartoon. But they didn't want Cogsworth to become Disney's gay character, because it got around a gay man was playing him.
I'm not saying I talk to cartoon characters all the time, but the characters are very real to me. In a very non-insane way.
With a standard editorial cartoon, you're taking tons of information and synthesizing it down to a single bite - a single moment in time. With animated editorial cartoons, it's more storytelling.
Even if you're drawing a cartoon and exaggerating, you want to capture something true about the person.
So, this is my plea to all Western editors and producers: Display the Muhammad cartoon daily, until the Islamists become accustomed to the fact that we turn sacred cows into hamburger.
There was a time when watching a cartoon was a nurturing experience. You would watch a Warner Bros. cartoon, and at the end of it you could probably win 'Jeopardy.'
It's a sad day when a cartoon is doing more and cares more and pays more attention to the environment than our president.
The new Disney cartoon 'Bambi' is interesting because it's the first one that's been entirely unpleasant.
Well, we certainly weren't making a cartoon show for kids. It was a completely different kind of idea.
Kids cannot follow stories. They don't know what the hell is going on in a cartoon. They like to see funny visual things happening.
People expect you to be this weird cartoon sometimes when you're a musician. I hate that. I hate standing out. I hate people looking at me. I just want to be part of the crowd.