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Animation Addicts #104: ‘Hotel Transylvania’ – Everyone Killed the Wife

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  • Lilo & Stitch schedule change.
  • Main Discussion: Hotel Transylvania (2012)
  • First thoughts on Hotel Transylvania.
  • World Rabies Day. Are we celebrating rabies?
  • Genndy Tartakovsky: Dexter’s Lab & The Powerpuff Girls, Samurai Jack film, panned Popeye film, animation icon, master of timing.
  • Six directors for this film over the years.
  • Animation style of Hotel Transylvania: Chuck Jones/Tex Avery. Wait, no live-action reference?
  • Morgan’s motion blur rant makes an appearance again in the podcast.
  • Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, but animated…and with monsters.
  • Voice actors: Adam Sandler and phonebook friends AKA the “Happy Madison Gang”; Selena Gomez replaces Miley.
  • Universal monsters fiasco: Why isn’t Dracula’s cape red on the inside? Why isn’t Frankenstein green and where are the bolts in the neck?
  • Sony releases free rig for bellhop character.
  • Are the tables monsters?
  • Jonathan respects Dracula instead of rebelling.
  • Other characters: Werewolf, kids, Mummy, Frankenstein’s Bride, Quasimodo.
  • Have all the voice actors worked with each other?
  • Classic animated dance party at the end.
  • Ratings, Listener Twitter question
  • Voicemail: Sarah
  • Don’t forget to use the hashtags #AnimAddicts and #AnimAddicts104 when talking about this episode on Twitter!

Runtime: 01:18:44,  57.3 MB



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About Morgan Stradling

Morgan is a native of Arizona and is a desert rat who loves the heat--she doesn’t even turn on the AC in her car in the middle of the summer! She loves big eyeliner, Survivor, Lady Gaga, and, of course, animated films. She has her MBA in Marketing from ASU and now works as a Product Manager for a tech company. Follow her on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.