Sunday, March 30, 2008

INTERESTING BLOG OF THE MONTH MARCH 2008

hello guys i know that most of you notices that im not being around ,,,,,
its because i not feeling better since last tuesday..
im so sick
im so sorry if miss a lot of your post
but i promise to go back i miss you guys

i also missed a lot of top five to be post... but i know that should noe t have miss this one

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INTERESTING BLOG OF THE MONTH MARCH 2008

are you looking for UNIQUE blogs? blogs with a doze of wonderful writeups that will cherish and foster you up?

well i would like to recommend you this two hot blogs.....

A DOZE OF TWINKLETOE
by twinks
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FOSTER ME UP
by chuck
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PhotobucketPlease kindly share with us what your blog is all about

PhotobucketMy memoir, which I’m currently writing … about being a ward of the state as a teenager. In general, I post about what’s happening to me now, what happened to me then and recently started posting excerpts as well. I’ll soon add more on book reviews, other recommended memoirs/reading, etc. BUT. Must. Make. It. Fun. So, I throw in as much humor as possible, a dash here and there about my poochie, ‘cause she’s perfect (Chinese Shar-pei) and a pinch about my family too so as to get people from all over the world to fall in love with me. What. I can’t help it. I am what I am.

PhotobucketMy blog is basically about my life. It’s my writing space. I consider my blog as the sanctuary of my thoughts; it’s my diary



PhotobucketYour blog is truly impressive and unique....Are you following a certain format or concept for it?

PhotobucketAhhh, what a nice thing to say, Blue *smoochies* I had Nap Warden of NW Designs redesign it to place the emphasis on my memoir – the rest is just plain fun. I want people to laugh (and maybe cry too when I share some of the sad times in my life, that is). My way of reeling people in *wink* Sorta maybe “playing on people’s emotions,” if ya know what I mean.

PhotobucketI don’t think I follow any certain format or concept in my blog. When it comes to posting, I just write what’s on my mind freely and expressively. Some readers may find my post interesting and some may find it pointless. When it comes to my blog’s design, I don’t follow any theme at all. I change my blog’s layout when my mood strikes me. If you noticed, I frequently change the layout, it’s because as much as possible I want the design of my blog to be unique and to be different from others; I want my blog to be a reflection of me; the artistic side of me.


PhotobucketHow did you start blogging? What factor or thing attracted you in blogging?



PhotobucketMy brother mentioned it, and I didn’t know what it was *giggling* After doing research for my book proposal, I learned about the importance of building a platform and thereby landed myself a blog. In other words, I started it to get my name out there and to get readers interested in who I am and what I have to say so that when my book is finally published (in the year 2020), they’ll want to share my story with me and subsequently spread the word.

PhotobucketI have always loved writing but I hate the idea of owning a diary. Then one day I started reading other people’s blog and I got fascinated by it. Reading and commenting on others blogs stimulated the writer in me. I got inspired by it that I created my own blog.


PhotobucketI know how attractive all your posts are. Are there any of them you consider the hottest or your most favorite and why?

PhotobucketMy favorites include all those labeled Memoir in the Works and Humor. I believe if I’m crying or laughing, then others will too.

PhotobucketI reckon my post “Being Asian Here” is the one I consider my favorite. That post was an eye opener to me. I wrote that post so that others will know what I’ve experienced being an Asian here. Fortunately, that post did receive quite a few comments of which I didn’t expect


PhotobucketDo you believe that "everyone’s blog is unique on its own special way"? Please support your answer.

PhotobucketOf course! We all have individuality to express – that’s the reason for having a blog: to spread the love in rare and distinctive ways

PhotobucketNobody is born equal, alike or the same. We all are different in every ways, our own ways. We all are unique in our own special ways. Every blogger has his/her own style may it be in the post, the content or even the design. The blog header itself creates a uniqueness in a blog, even the title



PhotobucketAre you prior to gain community member? if yes what principle you are much prefer to use "join my community and ill join yours" or join a community if and only you found it interesting or something you can relate to"?

PhotobucketThe world is a melting pot of all different types of people. I am all for joining as many communities as I can, so as to learn about others and find a common ground. I would hope others feel the same way, but if they don’t, that’s acceptable too.


PhotobucketWhen I started blogging I was very hot when it comes to joining communities. I thought the more communities I join the more readers I’ll gain but I was mistaken. I realized that others don’t really return the favor by joining my community too. I actually follow two principles: “join my community and I’ll join yours” and “join a community if and only you found it interesting or something you can relate to”


PhotobucketAny last words for our month theme "unique is hot"?

PhotobucketLive, love, laugh as if every day is your last

PhotobucketFirst and foremost, thanks a zillion blue for this opportunity. It feels great! Hihi. Honestly, I really really appreciate you finding my blog an interesting and unique one. I didn’t expect that I’ll be the IBOTM. To all, thanks for visiting my humble blog and thanks for being my friend. I hope that you all enjoyed every second of your visit in my blog. I’m currently on a vacation and is always on the go so updating my blog is the last thing I can do now. To all, please don’t be shocked or surprised if my blog ‘s last entry is weeks ago. I’m missing the blogsphere terribly already. I promise to visit you all when I get back. I do have a lot of stories to share. :] Once again, a heartfelt thanks to you blue and to all bloggers. Remember guys, “being unique is hot”. I wanna share to you this quote by Melissa Etheridge “Don't let anyone tell you that you have to be a certain way. Be unique. Be what you feel.”

wow thank you so much twinks ans chuck your blogs are certifiedPhotobucket



please do take this award as an appreciation
my award for IBOTM

so long my fello readers for the next IBOTM
next month theme will be "CLASSIC"

this is bluedreamer
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BREAKING THE BOUNDARIES

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

TOP FIVE HOTTEST BLOGS

HOORAY!!! after 25 consecutive days.....
the nomination of top 5 hottest blog was done....
first of all i would like to congratulate all blogs whose been nominated...
we've reached upto 144 submitted blogs.....
i dont like to be selfish to have a tie breaker for those blogs who got the same number of nomination so we will have two or more blogs for each top list.


and now lets start with the
TOP 5 HOTTEST BLOGS

lets begin with

1.KAREN'S RAMBLINGS

"Because she is a grand, eclectic Christ centered blogger, with scriptures, prophetic dreams, and photos."

2. DO YOU WEARY LIKE I DO

"I can count on her to point me to Christ every day, in every post; faithful, & consistent,she rocks (and she is funny too!)"

3.THREE GIRLY GIRLS

"Because she is such a wonderful Christ-centered walking in faith young wife and mother, and God has hold of her heart. "


4.REGINA'S FAMILY SEASONS

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Long, long ago I saw Regina everyday at this terrible little place called work. I learned more from working with her than I did in all of my years in college and working with her made the days fun… well as fun as they could be considering our circumstances. So, now we keep in touch through blogging and she has an amazing blog! "

"done a great job of showcasing my faith, my family, and my life and sharing my life with others!"

5.NUTTY GALS WAFFLES

"Nutty Gal blogs about her life as a single mom to her 6 month old baby girl and talks about her day to day life. She always has something fun going on at her blog!"

"she is single mum! I am in complete awe of her strength and spirit. I don't know how she does the mom thing alone"

6.HIP N COOL MOMMA

"What can I say? She is hip. And cool. And hot! I like her fashion sense and always visit her blogs. Just to see what she wore. I like her stories about her family, too. If it wasn’t for KC, I wouldn’t have met her. I’m really glad I did. She’s down to earth, very nice and friendly! Go to her for fashion advice ‘cos she knows what she’s talkin’ about! (I just know I’m gonna go to her one of these days, when I’m brave enough ha-ha!)"

7. PINAY WAHM

"the domain name itself is a winner. seriously, the reads are interesting."

8.SPLICE AND DICE

"a 21 yr old student who tackles Philippine political issues with gusto."

9. DESPERATE BLOGGER 1O1

"One of the blogs I visit daily. Interesting posts, good read, courtesy of Lena."

10. HANNA'S LOVE POETRY AND ART

"As the title suggests it is a blog about Love, poetry, art and much more. Written in Italian there is a translate feature on the page too."

"Blog of a poet and writer very valuable, with beautiful Schiele's drawings. "

11. NISHA'S WORLS AND BABY ALISHA

"For a sweet and caring friend with a blog that has things to share with all."

12. SPREAD LOVE EVRYWHERE

"In his young age, one cannot imagine how old the way he thinks"

"i'll give a little love to myself. Just a little. I'm the epitome of teenager living a life in fun with friends who really rocks. I live my life by faith and not by sight. And so far, I fought stress with a smile on my face.."

13.DANCE INSIDE

"-a person who's very smart living the life of an "Iskolar ng Bayan" but with a side full of fun and youthfulness."

"The outlet of UP hassles."

14.SHENGS SIMPLE THOUGHTS

"Actually, I don't know why I am stuck with such a personal blog like this one! But I am just hook how she adores her son and how she makes herself a perfect mom in everyday life."

"Informative..."

SO FOR ALL OF YOU....PLEASE DO TAKE THIS AWARD FROM BLUEDREAMERS TOP AS A MATTER OF GIVING RECOGNITION FOR BEING TOP 5 HOTTEST BLOG IN THE BLOGOSPHERE

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NOW FOR THOSE WHO HITTED THE FOURTH SPOT...

TOP 4 HOTTEST BLOGS

1.RANDOM THOUGHTS

"Pam has an awesome blog where she talks about anything and everything that goes on in her life. She is so open about her thoughts and feelings and her posts often reflect the same feelings I have as a wife and mommy."

"I really enjoy her blog, she is random just like me and very down to earth and honest. She says it how it is and I love that. She leaves lovely comments on my posts which really cheer me up and she chose me as one of her top 5 which I think is just fab seen as she has so many to choose from :o) ooooh, and she is really helpful with computery kinda stuff and all my random questions!"
2.ONE CORNER OF MY LIFE

"t's just we - ourselves, that we are pouring out from within our being definitely unique from one another. Life is so short that it needs to be flourished everyday. Reading my blog would give some unique way of practical confidence in oneself to be so true and out competing."

"a person living a life radiating in love with a big heart ready to help other people. Who can resist a smart Pinay?"

3.CLUMSY MOMMY

"one of my favourite mummy bloggers whose shes an inspiration to all mothers in her own unique way.I have learnt many wonderful things by reading her blog and i try to follow the loving advice she offers.. thanks sweetie pie..:)"

4.COOLINGSTAR 9

"for his original stories and great friendship"
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TOP 3 HOTTEST BLOG


1. HOT
SHIT FORM HERE.


"He's not only a future chemical engineer but an environmentalist as well. This is another interesting personal blog I would like to visit. "

"this guy speaks his mind in an outstanding manner, like the ramblings of young and dynamic writers mind.. in the making!"

2. LIVIN' WITH ME

"She is a great friend and she always have lots of fun things going on at her blog. "

"She is also a really helpful chick and we seem to have lots in common. She has cool stuff on her blogs that I keep pinching - I like all ther little quizzes and memes and if if wasn't for Melanie and her Meme Monday I wouldn't have met all these other cool bliggy bloggy people."

"This woman loves and enjoys her family and her life as a stay at home mom, she is also credited with getting me interested and started in blogging! And her baby is beautiful!"
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TOP 2 HOTTEST BLOG


SIT WITH ME AWHILE

"Sharon always has some amazing spiritual advice. I know I can usually get a good devotional when I visit her blog. "

"She's such a sweet Christ centered blogger who will never fail to confirm or illuminate a spiritual principal & will always make me think,laugh cry or all 3! My spiritual cuz'!"

"What a woman with a heart after God. Honest and far reaching into the heart and mind...it is as if she is reading my thoughts. Always challenging and comforting! "

"When I was thinking how to describe Sharon's blog and why I have chosen her, I had an image of her with a huge pick axe; wearing a helmet with a light on and bashing away at a Rock with unfaltering commitment and passion, until the Rock started to break up into small pieces.

This I do feel is very fitting of her, she is a Warrior Princess, she wars on behalf of others and presses forward into new territory that a way can be broken up for others"


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TOP 1 HOTTEST BLOG


SPACE OF REALITY

"set you thinking."

"Space of Reality is my favorite blog because this is where I share my opinions, thoughts, and passion. So, no questions asked... this is definitely my favorite blog."

"She recalls the hot topics in culture through the lens of a biblical worldview.Her point of view always inspire me to grow and be better person."

"her blog is worth reading!! She has a great way of expressing her opinions and thoughts on everyday life and topics."

"Hard topics being discussed here. Beware!"

"Honestly, I love to read Hye's write ups... I can relate to her posts... so realistic and practical. Hye welcomes the opinions of the readers... our opinions count!"


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Friday, March 21, 2008

ENTERTAINMENT ZONE PORTION

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hello guys here we are once again in my entertainment zone

last month we featured TOP FIVE MOST RENOWN ANIMAL PROTAGONIST IN A CERTAIN MOVIE this time lets see whose those hottest actresses get the highest talent fees

lets start listing

TOP FIVE HIGHEST PAID HOLLYWOOD ACTRESSES


TOP 5 HIGHEST PAID ACTRESS

Renee Zellweger

Renee Zellweger
( $10 million-$15 million )
With paydays of $15 million apiece for 2004’s “Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason” and 2005’s “Cinderella Man,” the buzz surrounding Zellweger was helped this year with the success of Paramount/DreamWorks Animation’s “Bee Movie.” Next, she will appear alongside George Clooney in Universal’s football-centric romantic comedy “Leatherheads” (the sports movie thing worked before for Zellweger), followed by Paramount’s thriller “Case 39.”
TOP 4 HIGHEST PAID ACTRESS

Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman
( $10 million-$15 million )
Oscar’s golden girl hit a rough patch this year with Warner Bros.’ “Invasion” — Kidman’s largest check ever, cashing in at $15 million-$16 million — underperforming at the boxoffice, while Noah Baumbach’s “Margot at the Wedding,” from Paramount Vantage, failed to awe audiences. Kidman will look to put an end to the downward spiral with the Dec. 7 release of New Line’s “The Golden Compass,” which reteams her with Daniel Craig. Looking ahead, Kidman could return to Oscar’s podium sooner than she thought when she joins director Baz Luhrmann again for Bazmark Films’ pre-World War II drama “Australia” and later stars opposite Ralph Fiennes in MGM’s postwar romantic drama “The Reader.”
TOP 3 HIGHEST PAID ACTRESS

cameron diaz

Cameron Diaz
($15+ million )
Diaz might have cashed in on her biggest payday to date this year courtesy of franchise cash cow “Shrek the Third,” which brought her more than $30 million. And while a paycheck like that could weigh down any girl’s handbag, it probably didn’t break the bank for the studio, which has taken in almost $800 million in worldwide boxoffice grosses from the third “Shrek” installment. Diaz will join the franchise for a fourth outing in 2010. In the near future, she will continue to tickle audiences’ funny bones with Fox’s “What Happens in Vegas … ,” co-starring Ashton Kutcher, and she will take a stab at the horror genre in the Weinstein Co.’s “The Box.”

TOP 2 HIGHEST PAID ACTRESS

angelina jolie

Angelina Jolie

($15 million-$20 million)

While 2005’s “Mr. & Mrs. Smith” was a boxoffice smash and payday success for Jolie, her reteaming with partner Brad Pitt proved not so prosperous at the boxoffice this year with the Pitt-produced “A Mighty Heart,” from Paramount Vantage. But her pull was reconfirmed as she lent her voice to Paramount’s 3-D take on the epic poem “Beowulf,” which netted Jolie around $8 million for five weeks of work and opened No. 1 at the boxoffice on its opening weekend. On deck, Jolie will return to animation with DreamWorks’ “Kung Fu Panda,” which pairs Jolie with an all-star cast on her first family-oriented film since 2004’s “Shark Tale.” Jolie will also appear in Universal’s upcoming “Wanted,” based on Mark Miller’s graphic novel with Morgan Freeman and James McAvoy, and Universal’s mystery “The Changeling,” with John Malkovich

THE HIGHEST PAID HOLLYWOOD ACTRESS

Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon

($15 million-$20 million)

America’s sweetheart is returning to her romantic comedy — and boxoffice green — roots with the slated Christmas 2008 release of New Line’s “Four Christmases,” which Witherspoon is also producing. Her upcoming schedule remains active with the horror flick “Our Family Trouble,” produced by her own Type A Films, but the hardworking actress and producer recently took a hit with the flop of New Line’s “Rendition,” which received more action from its behind-the-scenes romance rumors than at the boxoffice.

if you want to see the whole article about them and the rest of the highest paid celebrity who failed to make it on the top five list just go here

Monday, March 17, 2008

TOP FIVE PORTION

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HELLO THIS TIME I WILL GOING TO HAVE A SCIENCE RELATED TOP FIVE
THEY ARE TOP FIVE MOST CANCER CAUSING FOOD
these top five article was came from ybot or toby of "BALITANG KALYE"



CRACKERS
TOP 5 MOST CANCER CAUSING FOOD
"Chips, crackers, and cookies"

All are usually made with white flour and sugar. Even the ones whose labels claim to be free of trans-fats generally contain small amounts of trans-fats
french fries
TOP 4 MOST CANCER CAUSING FOOD
"French fries"

Like doughnuts, French fries are made with hydrogenated oils and then fried at high temperatures. They also contain cancer- causing acryl amides which occur during the frying process. They should be called cancer fries, not French fries, said Adams .


Doughnut
TOP 3 MOST CANCER CAUSING FOOD
"Doughnuts"

Doughnuts are cancer-causing double trouble. First, they are made with white flour, sugar, and hydrogenated oils, then fried at high temperatures. Doughnuts, says Adams , may be the worst food you can possibly eat to raise your risk of cancer.


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TOP 2 MOST CANCER CAUSING FOOD
"Processed meats and bacon"

Also high in the same sodium nitrates found in hot dogs, bacon, and other processed meats raise the risk of heart disease. The saturated fat in bacon also contributes to cancer.
Hot Dogs
THE MOST CANCER CAUSING FOOD
" Hot dogs"

Because they are high in nitrates, the Cancer Prevention Coalition advises that children eat no more than 12 hot dogs a month. If you can't live without hot dogs, buy those made without sodium nitrate.
you can also check the whole related article here

Friday, March 14, 2008

CAR-TUNED PORTION

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hello guys its Car-tune time.... last month i featured out top 5 well-love animators.... and one of them was the HANNA AND BARBERA CREATIONS.... so i will make you recall all their wonderful classic collections by listing
TOP FIVE WELL KNOWN HANNA-BARBERA CARTOONS
For nearly sixty years, William Hanna and Joseph Barbera have been creating characters that are cherished by loyal fans everywhere. In the process, they have won more citations and awards (including a record seven Oscars) than virtually any other filmmakers. For the first time, the story of this incredibly successful artistic partnership is told in the lavishly illustrated Hanna-Barbera Cartoons. The deluxe format captures the spirit of these cartoons--from the thirty-inch foldouts to the special acetate cel on the cover depicting some of the all-time favorite characters.
NOW LETS BEGIN!!!!
TOP 5 WELL-KNOWN HANNA-BARBERA CARTOON
"THE JETSONS"

Jetsons

jetsons

The Jetsons is a prime-time animated television series produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions. The original incarnation of the series aired on Sunday nights on ABC from September 23, 1962 to March 3, 1963. Like The Flintstones, it is a half-hour family sitcom projecting contemporary American culture and lifestyle into another time period. While the Flintstones live in a world with machines powered by birds and dinosaurs, the Jetsons live in a futuristic utopia of elaborate robotic contraptions, aliens, holograms, and whimsical inventions.
TOP 4 WELL-KNOWN HANNA-BARBERA CARTOON
"YOGI BEAR"

Yogi Bear

Yogi Bear

Yogi Bear is a fictional anthropomorphic bear who appears in animated cartoons created by Hanna-Barbera Studios. He made his debut in 1958 as a supporting character in The Huckleberry Hound Show. In 1961 he was given his own show, The Yogi Bear Show, which also included the segments Snagglepuss and Yakky Doodle. Hokey Wolf replaced his segment on The Huckleberry Hound Show. There was a musical animated feature film, Hey There, It's Yogi Bear!, in 1964.

Like many Hanna-Barbera characters, Yogi's personality and mannerisms were based on a popular celebrity of the time. Art Carney's Ed Norton character on The Honeymooners was said to be Yogi's inspiration. Yogi's name is a nod to the famed baseball star Yogi Berra.
The plot of most of Yogi's cartoons centered around his antics in the fictional Jellystone Park, a takeoff on the famous Yellowstone National Park. There had been a 1941 Bugs Bunny cartoon, Wabbit Twouble, that used the more obvious name "Jellostone" Park, a play on both the name of the national park and the dessert Jell-O. Yogi, accompanied by his reluctant best friend Boo Boo, would often try to steal picnic baskets from campers in the park, much to the chagrin of Park Ranger Smith. A girlfriend, Cindy Bear, turned up sometimes, and usually disapproved of Yogi's antics.

TOP 3 WELL-KNOWN HANNA-BARBERA CARTOON

"THE FLINSTONES"

flinstones

flinstones

The Flintstones is about a working class Stone Age man's life with his family and his next door neighbor and best friend. The first prime time cartoon geared for adults, the show originally aired from 1960 to 1966, on the ABC network. It was also ABC's first series to be televised in color. While the show was originally syndicated by Screen Gems (until 1981, then DFS Program Exchange from, and then Turner Program Services), Warner Bros. Television later acquired the rights (through parent Time Warner's purchase).

The FlintstoneS


Fred Flintstone - The main character of the show.
Wilma Flintstone (née Pebble, later Slaghoople) - Fred's ever-patient wife.
Pebbles Flintstone The Flintstones' infant daughter.
Dino - The Flintstones' pet dinosaur, which barked like a dog.
Baby Puss - The Flintstones' pet sabertoothed cat.
Pearl Slaghoople - Wilma's mother.
Tex Hardrock - Fred's uncle on his mother's side.

The Rubbles


Barney Rubble - Fred's best friend and next door neighbor
Betty Rubble (née Elizabeth Jean McBricker) - Barney's wife.
Bamm-Bamm Rubble - the Rubbles' abnormally strong adopted son.
Hoppy - The Rubbles' pet Hopparoo (a kangaroo/dinosaur combination creature)

Other characters


Mr. Slate - Fred Flintstone's boss at the stone quarry.
The Gruesomes - the Flintstone's strange next-door neighbors (inspired by the then-popular monster sitcoms The Addams Family and The Munsters)
The Great Gazoo - an alien exiled to Earth who helps Fred and Barney, often against their will. (possibly based on the Superman character Mister Mxyzptlk)
Arnold - the paper boy.
Joe Rockhead - a friend of Fred's.
Sam Slagheap - the Grand Poobah of the Loyal Order of Water Buffaloes.

TOP 2 WELL-KNOWN HANNA-BARBERA CARTOON

"SCOOBY DOO"

Scooby Doo

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Scooby-Doo is a long-running American animated series produced for Saturday morning television in several different versions from 1969 to the present. The original series, Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!, was created for Hanna-Barbera Productions by writers Joe Ruby and Ken Spears, CBS executive Fred Silverman and character designer Iwao Takamoto. Hanna-Barbera produced numerous spin-offs and related works until being absorbed in 1997 into Warner Bros. Animation, which has handled production since then. Although the format of the show and the cast (and ages) of characters have varied significantly over the years, the most familiar versions of the show feature a talking dog named Scooby-Doo and four teenagers: Fred "Freddie" Jones, Daphne Blake, Velma Dinkley, and Norville "Shaggy" Rogers.
These five characters (officially collectively known as "Mystery, Inc.", but never referred to as such in the original series) drive around the world in a van called the "Mystery Machine", and solve mysteries typically involving tales of ghosts and other supernatural forces. At the end of each episode, the supernatural forces turn out to have a rational explanation, typically criminal plots involving costumes, latex masks and special effects intended to frighten or distract. Later versions of Scooby-Doo featured different variations on the show's supernatural theme, and include characters such as Scooby's cousin Scooby-Dum and nephew Scrappy-Doo in addition to or instead of some of the original characters.

THE MOST WELL-KNOWN HANNA-BARBERA CARTOON

"TOM AND JERRY"

Tom and Jerry

tom and jerry

Tom and Jerry was a successful and long-running series of theatrical short subjects created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The cartoons centered around a never-ending rivalry between a housecat (Tom) and a brown mouse (Jerry), whose chases and battles often involved comic violence. Hanna and Barbera ultimately wrote and directed one hundred fourteen Tom and Jerry cartoons at the MGM cartoon studio in Hollywood, California between 1940 and 1957, when the animation unit was closed down. The original series is notable for having won the Academy Awards for Best Short Subject (Cartoons) seven times, tying it with Walt Disney's Silly Symphonies as the most-awarded theatrical animated series.
In 1960, MGM had new Tom and Jerry cartoons produced by Rembrandt Films, led by Gene Deitch in Eastern Europe. Production of Tom and Jerry shorts returned to Hollywood with Chuck Jones' Sib-Tower 12 Productions in 1963; this series lasted until 1967. Tom and Jerry later resurfaced in TV cartoons produced by Hanna-Barbera and Filmation Studios during the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s. Today, Warner Bros. owns the rights to Tom and Jerry, and produces the series Tom and Jerry Tales for The CW's Saturday morning "Kids WB" lineup, as well as a string of Tom and Jerry direct-to-video films.

The plots of each short usually center on Tom's frustrated attempts to catch Jerry, and the mayhem and destruction that ensues. Since Tom rarely attempts to eat Jerry and because the pair actually seem to get along in some cartoon shorts (at least in the first minute or so), it is unclear why Tom chases Jerry so much. But some reasons given may include normal feline/murine enmity, duty according to his owner, Jerry's attempt at ruining a task that Tom is entrusted with, revenge, Jerry saving other potential prey (such as ducks, canaries, or goldfish) from being eaten by Tom, or competition with another cat, among other reasons.
Tom rarely succeeds in catching Jerry, mainly because of Jerry's cleverness and cunning abilities, but sometimes because of Tom's own stupidity. Tom sometimes beats Jerry, usually when Jerry becomes the instigator or when he crosses some sort of line.
The shorts are famous for some of the most violent gags ever devised in theatrical animation: Jerry slicing Tom in half, shutting his head in a window or a door, Tom using everything from axes, pistols, explosives, traps and poison to try to murder Jerry, Jerry stuffing Tom's tail in a waffle iron, kicking him into a refrigerator, plugging his tail into an electric socket, pounding him with a mace, club or mallet, causing a tree to drive him into the ground and so on. Despite the frequent violence, there is no blood or gore in any scenes. A recurring gag involves Jerry hitting Tom when he's preoccupied, with Tom initially oblivious to the pain - and only feeling the effects moments later, and vice versa; and another involves Jerry stopping Tom in midchase (as if calling for a time-out), before he does something, usually putting the hurt on Tom.
The cartoon is also noteworthy for its reliance on stereotypes, such as the blackening of characters following explosions and the use of heavy and enlarged shadows (e.g., Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Mouse). Resemblance to everyday objects and occurrences is arguably the main appeal of visual humor in the series. The characters themselves regularly transform into ridiculous but strongly associative shapes, most of the time involuntarily, in masked but gruesome ways (see also Cartoon physics).
Music plays a very important part in the shorts, emphasizing the action, filling in for traditional sound effects, and lending emotion to the scenes. Musical director Scott Bradley created complex scores that combined elements of jazz, classical, and pop music; Bradley often reprised contemporary pop songs, as well as songs from MGM films, including The Wizard of Oz and Meet Me In St. Louis. Generally, there is no dialogue in Tom or Jerry, apart from the occasional few lines in certain moments. The character, Mammy Two Shoes, has lines in every episode. Most of the dialogue from Tom and Jerry are the high-pitched laughs and gasping screams, which may be provided by a horn or other musical instrument

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