So apparently this weeks theme is Disney. Don’t ask me why. Maybe it’s the holidays. Do we associate the holidays with Disney? No? Eggnog. It’s eggnog. That’s Christmasy.
Nonetheless, we are going to keep on throwing coal in the Disney train until the Disney train is…taken over by Zombies. (That reminds me, we WILL be talking about Train to Busan at some point. Which…is not Disney and not Christmasy. It’s sad and its scary as hell. Digression)
This Disney post is one that made me smile. Firsts are important. Your first step. Your first day of school. Your first accidental taste of wasabi because you were curious as to what that green stuff was. All fantastic. Well Disney has its first too. But one that stands out a little more than the others is Floyd Norman.
Floyd Norman is an animator, writer, comic book artist and all around amazing individual. Floyd is also considered a “Disney Legend”. He is the first African American animator at Disney and helped with projects such as sleeping Beauty, One Hundred and One Dalmatians, and the Sword in the Stone.
Floyd is SO amazing in his lifelong dedication to the arts that a documentary entitled “Floyd Norman: An Animated Life was released. The very best news of this all is, IT’S AVAILABLE ON NETFLIX NOW.
That’s right. Now I wouldn’t suggest this be the choice of your Netflix and Chill sessions, because I think that’s…just…not right but also you need to pay attention. Can’t do that trying to slide to 2nd base now can you.
For more information about Floyd Norman: An Animated Life, you can head over to Netflix to see it as well as www.floydnormanmovie.com/ to learn more about Floyd and to purchase the DVD.