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Popeye, Olive Oyl, and Bluto in THE 'HYP-NUT-TIST' (1935) - Swami, how I love ya

(WARNING: Major spoilers abound!)

Popeye and Olive Oyl attend a performance of Bluto, “The Great Hypnotist.” But even though Bluto levitates a drum and makes a cane walk off the stage, Popeye says, “I don’t believe in such t’ings.” (Bet’cha Popeye couldn’t do that stuff even after eating a can of spinach.) 188 more words

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Popeye Update: The Adventure Begins

Today Aletha’s husband Mike drove Karate Kid, Sas and I to the start of the trail. We are so thankful for Aletha and her wonderful family! 321 more words


Popeye and Olive Oyl in BIG CHIEF UGH-AMUGH-UGH (1938) - Here's where things get a little itchy

When Warner Home Video posted that political-incorrectness disclaimer at the start of those Popeye DVDs, it’s a foregone conclusion that they were referring to cartoons such as this one. 354 more words

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Ridiculous Episodes Of History

Tamim Ansary’s book Games Without Rules: The Often Interrupted History of Afghanistan describes the first time Afghanistan sent a diplomatic mission to the United States: … 760 more words


The Greatest Comic Strips of all Time (That are No Longer Around)

I loved getting the newspaper and reading the comic strips when I was growing up. I wanted to be a cartoonist. I saved my allowance to buy the latest Peanuts, Pogo, and B.C. 721 more words


PIP-EYE, PUP-EYE, POOP-EYE AN' PEEP-EYE (1942) - Boy, do they not like spinach

The second appearance of Popeye’s quartet of like-minded (and -sounding) nephews finally yields pay dirt. It also amply demonstrates that, even in one of their final Popeye cartoons, the Fleischers could still concoct wicked variations on their familiar themes. 138 more words

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Popeye, Olive Oyl, and Bluto in HOSPITALIKY (1937) - Taking a turn for the nurse

(WARNING: Major spoilers abound!)

Olive Oyl is a hospital nurse. To get Olive for himself, Popeye and Bluto each knock on the hospital door and try to garner Olive’s sympathy with their fake illness. 224 more words

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